Walvis Bay, Namibia
Welwitschia Plains & Oasis Drive
Duration: 5-6 hours
Price: ZAR950.00 (min 4pax)
Discover the arid and ancient landscape of Namibia, its geology and its flora. Then enjoy a cold drink at Goanikontes Oasis before heading towards the old colonial town of Swakopmund.
See the flamingos
Climb Dune 7
Learn about the ancient welwitschia plant
Visit our oasis in the middle of the desert
See the busling streets of Swakopmund
After meeting you at the cruise ship terminal and a quick briefing, you will e whisked away for a wonderful day out and about.
The first stop will be at the Walvis Bay lagoon to view the thousands of greater and lesser flamingo who calls this their home.
Then its over to Dune 7, its the highest dune in the Walvis Bay district at approx 130 meters tall. Kick off your shoes and see how high you can climb up and enjoy the view from the top!
Next we drive for approx 30mins to reach the welwitschia plains, its a area that is littered with these ancient plants and your guide will give you all the neccissary info on this plant that you may need.
After a photo stop, you will be taken to Goanikontes Oasis wher you will have some time to relax with a cold drink under the shade of palm trees( drinks at own cost).
From the oasis we head towards the old collonial town of Swakopmund, where you have some free time to wander the streets in search of that perfect gift, or just to absorb the local culture.
From here we take the coastal road back to your cruise ship to conclude your day.
Your guide will co ordinate stopping times as the day progresses and will allow for ample stops to stretch legs and take photos.
Please note that we do supply bottled water only for this tour, so pack something light to eat,or you could have something to eat at the oasis.