If you find yourself in Swakopmund, the coastal town of Namibia, not knowing how you can spend a delightful time with the family, here is a small list of activities that will put a smile on everyone’s face.
This museum offers a great insight into Namibia’s complexity. It does not only exhibit Namibian history, but also features the extraordinary Namibian wildlife and is well worth a visit.
While at the coast, it is advisable to learn more about the creatures living in Namibia’s Oceans. The Aquarium features a variety of sharks, sting ray’s and many more fascinating ocean inhabitants. An exciting place that the kids will enjoy.
Enjoy a relaxing camel ride along the Namibian coastline and the Swakopmund river while feeling like true royals!
If you want action, this should be the activity for you, cruising through the dunes on a guided tour to the roaring sound of your quadbike. You can also try yourself in dune boarding or paragliding in the dunes.
A self- drive tour through the Naukluft park to see the oldest plant in the world should be both an educative and exciting morning trip for the family. Just remember to get your permits for the tour at the MET offices in Swakopmund first.
The view from the top of the tower is exceptional and showcases all of Swakopmund. Downstairs you will find an art gallery where you can feast your eyes on Namibia’s best art pieces.
- Shop at the Street Market
If you are in the mood for shopping, the city street market can keep you busy for hours, sifting through the elegant jewelry made from indigenous Namibian materials by Namibian locals.
This centre hosts the workshops for many local artists who showcase their talents in embroidery, jewelry making and art where you can witness firsthand how these crafts are made.
Cape Cross is not only home to seal colonies but also many historical monuments spread all over the vicinity.
For an ultimate thrill, visit the snake park where you can view and if wishes interact with Namibia’s reptiles.
Here is our delightful map of Swakopmund showing you exactly where to find these activities and attractions :
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