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Walvis Bay Waterfront

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Address: End of Atlantic Street, Walvis Bay 9000, Namibia
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+264 81 147 3933
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Sun, Beach & Flamingoes

During a cruise ship stop, my husband and I took a beautiful stroll around the bay in Walvisbaai. Even though the day was a bit windy and low tide, there were people wading and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Ventura, California
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Orange, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was so easy to get up relatively close to the flamingo. Could get great photo's. Also saw dolphins in the bay. Interesting house architecture.

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Ventura, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

During a cruise ship stop, my husband and I took a beautiful stroll around the bay in Walvisbaai. Even though the day was a bit windy and low tide, there were people wading and splashing in the tranquil water, families and dog walkers strolling along too. Everyone we passed said hello and good morning to our friendly smiles. We stopped... More 

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galveston, texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The main waterfront walk is near the cruise ship docks. During our 2 visits to the waterfront walkway via a tour bus, the pink flamingos were everywhere. It is an upscale and safe area. Across the street are several nice condos and a very cool Chinese hotel.

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Thank GalvestonJT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great walk for early morning,with the noise of the Flamingo's,and the water near by. Sit down and wait while the Flamingo's get closer as if they know you will be taking their photograph. Many other birds to see too.

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Thank Wayne K
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The relative calm of Walvis Bay is welcome after the crowds and tat of Swakopmund. The perfect and reliable spot to view the flamingoes. Sadly the environmental impact of local development is serious, but quickly forgotten when viewing the quirky personalities of the flamingoes. Not much else along the water here - which is the draw. Spend a few minutes,... More 

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Nimes, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking over the lagoon. Pelikan point light house on the horizon. Flamingos and pelikans flying by. The last South limit of life in the Namib sands. (Lüderitz is 400 km further South, and no road beyond the dunes). Sand Wind blowing across!!!! And still, beautiful ! And nice places such as "the Raft" The restaurant/bar where most people go for... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a casual stroll along the waterfront looking at the wildlife. Obviously the famous pink flamingos were the biggest attraction.

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Thank dunbro
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

After Luderitz on a Sunday, Walvis Bay seemed like a hub of activity! The waterfront gives a nice view of the cold Atlantic sea, but best of all are the hundreds of beautiful flamingos ...their movement around the pools of water left by the outgoing tide makes the flamingos look as if they are dancing. When they take flight they... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

The waterfront is the place to go to check out all the tourism possibilities around Walvis Bay. It also features a couple of nice restaurants and lots of curio sellers. Overall, a really nice vibe.

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Walvis Bay, Namibia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Bird watchers from around the world visit the lagoon area on a regular basis. The flamingos are stunning and so plentiful - one of the best places on earth to see them up close. However, there are many other birds and sea life. If you're fortunate, you will see seals and dolphins in the lagoon and along the waterfront. Sunsets... More 

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