Swakopmund Packages & Accommodation

Where to stay in Swakopmund

Where to stay in Swakopmund. It is the perfect stopover on your epic Namibia safari. Great accommodation options and deals, fine restaurants and a host of adventure activities to enjoy.

Swakopmund is the second biggest town and most popular summer capital in Namibia, an old German harbor town offering comfy accommodation as part of thrilling holiday packages. When you see the huge Bavarian Church spires and palm trees emerging from the thick coastal fog on Namibia’s stark West Coast, you know that you have arrived.

Surrounded by the huge dunes of the Namib Desert, Swakopmund is a great base for skydiving, fishing, abseiling, kayaking, dune boarding, quad biking and safaris! Join other visitors flocking to the annual German Bierfest and fall in love with the German architecture, top hotels, and food. Swakopmund is the gateway to the great Namib-Naukluft National Park, Sossusvlei, Twyfelfontein, and the Skeleton Coast. 

If you’re on a quest to see Welwitschias, continue east along Welwitschia Drive to the Moon Landscape, an extraordinary vista across eroded hills and valleys carved by the Swakop River. Then pop into the farm and oasis of Goanikontes, a haven for botanists, originating in 1848.

Did you know?

The giant Welwitschia Mirabilis are extraordinary ancient plants estimated to be 2000 years old at least with huge underground stems up to four meters wide! 

Highlights

  • Visit the horse graves near Swakopmund and the regimental badges at Spitzkoppe if you like military history. 
  • The National Marine Aquarium provides an excellent introduction to the cold offshore world in the South Atlantic Ocean so walk through the tunnel to see rays and sharks up close.
  • Cape Cross Seal Reserve is home to one of the largest Cape Fur Seal colonies in the world, named after the stone cross initially erected by the Portuguese explorer, Diogo Cão in 1486.
  • Check out the Swakopmund Skydiving Club at Swakopmund Airport and see if you can try this awesome activity! 

Contact Voyage2Africa for your Swakopmund accommodation package and what to do in Namibia!

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