Swakopmund
Canoe & Kayak Tours

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Our most recommended Swakopmund Canoe & Kayak Tours

  • Kayaking and Sandwich Harbour Combo Tour

    1. Kayaking and Sandwich Harbour Combo Tour

    Enjoy a scenic morning drive along the Walvis Bay Lagoon to Pelican Point. On this full-day combo tour you’ll stop along the way to see countless flamingos, pelicans and large flocks of cormorants. Get your kayak ready at Pelican Point, home to as many as 50,000 Cape fur seals. Paddle right next to the friendly creatures. Your guide will take some photos and email them to you after the tour. Head into the Namib Desert for a 4x4 dune drive. Enter the Namib Naukluft National Park, stopping to photograph wildlife at various points during the drive. If weather permits, enjoy lunch at Sandwich Lagoon – featuring finger snacks, sparkling wine, and local beer.

    The kajak tour was so much fun! It was great to interact with the seals and the guide was great! The Sandwich Harbour tour with Jaques was excellent! Can‘t wait to do this again! Totally recommend :-)

  • Kayaking at Bird Rock

    2. Kayaking at Bird Rock

    Launch near the historic landmark known as Bird Rock and paddle for about an hour in calm waters sheltered by the bay. Enjoy the wonderful bird life, see seals playing and dolphins swimming. See pelicans, cormorants and flamingos. Paddle for about 1 hour before enjoying some hot beverages on the beach. The brand new Fluid Synergy kayaks can be paddled solo or as a double and can accommodate a small child together with parents for fun for the whole family. Bird Rock is also known as Guano Island. Learn about one man's entrepreneurial drive to build a man-made island to harvest its “white gold.” By about 12:30 PM you’ll be back in Swakopmund to get ready for your afternoon activity.

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What people are saying about Swakopmund

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 5 reviews

A great day trip with kayaking in the lagoon around Pelican Point in the morning. We were very close to the young seals. Unfortunately, dolphins or whales were not seen. A special highlight in the afternoon was the tour to Sandwich Harbor with our guide JP. He drove us up and down the dunes, dug out a gecko and explained a lot about the flora and fauna in the dune landscape. His lunch was perfectly homemade by his wife. A glass of sparkling wine in the dunes was the crowning glory. I can only recommend this tour.

The kajak tour was so much fun! It was great to interact with the seals and the guide was great! The Sandwich Harbour tour with Jaques was excellent! Can‘t wait to do this again! Totally recommend :-)