Walvis Bay Holidays

The deep water harbor made this central coast city a haven for whaling and fishing vessels hundreds of years ago. Today, the fishing culture persists but desert sport and marine nature tours has turned this town into a quaint and quieter alternative to Swakopmund for Namib desert vacationing.

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How to get to Walvis Bay

Here's what you need to know about getting to Walvis Bay. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Walvis Bay takes 16 hours, 5 minutes.

When to go to Walvis Bay

Typical Holiday Price

£1097 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Walvis Bay varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - February is the cheapest month to go to Walvis Bay.

Things to see and do in Walvis Bay

Olivier Bruchez | FlickrSandwich Harbour 4x4
Sandwich Harbour 4x4
Olivier Bruchez | FlickrDolphin & Seal Cruises to Pelican Point
Dolphin & Seal Cruises to Pelican Point
jan-borgstede | FlickrMola Mola Marine Safaris
Mola Mola Marine Safaris
dconvertini | FlickrDune 7 Picnic Area
Dune 7 Picnic Area

Reviews of Walvis Bay

Cwayita Bizana
Cwayita Bizana

Huzaifa Saley
Huzaifa Saley


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