Skeleton Coast Marine and Bird Life


© Sam's Giardino, Swakopmund

Description

Exciting marine and birdlife is easily seen along the Skeleton Coast, particularly at Cape Cross, and Sandwich Harbour.


Popular boat cruises on Walvis Bay Lagoon offer incredible sightings of bottlenose and Heaviside's dolphins, Cape fur seals, pelicans, flamingos, cormorants, sunfish, turtles, and even whales.


Bird watching along Swakopmund's beaches, the coastal stretch of the Swakop River Valley, close to Long Beach and further south is also rewarding. Please respect the nesting sites of endangered Damara Terns if you walk along the shore. All beaches are open to the public and easily accessible from a number of designated parking spots.


A visit to the Cape Cross Seal Reserve is a must (120 km north of Swakopmund). Birders will find the guided 4x4 tours to bird colonies at Sandwich Harbour incredibly rewarding.

This place was added by Sam's Giardino Hotel

Skeleton Coast Marine and Bird Life Map

In and Around

Accommodation near Skeleton Coast Marine and Bird Life

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

from R1,420
1 night, 2 adults

The Stiltz

Sleeps 26 Swakopmund Coast Lodge, Swakopmund Coast Bed and Breakfast in Swakopmund Coast
4.44km from Skeleton Coast Marine and Bird Life

Unique in every aspect, staying at The Stiltz offers the most spectacular views in Swakopmund overlo...

from R990
1 night, 2 adults

Beach Hotel Swakopmund

Sleeps 82 Swakopmund Coast Hotel in Swakopmund Coast
4.60km from Skeleton Coast Marine and Bird Life

This owner-managed hotel is located only 50 m from the Atlantic Ocean and is within walking distance...

from R890
1 night, 2 adults

Swakopmund Sands Hotel

Sleeps 74 Swakopmund Hotel in Swakopmund
4.64km from Skeleton Coast Marine and Bird Life

A jewel between the Atlantic Ocean and the dunes of the Namib Desert, Swakopmund Sands Hotel offers ...

from R364
1 night, 2 adults

Fish Rest House

Sleeps 2 Swakopmund Coast Self-catering in Swakopmund Coast
4.68km from Skeleton Coast Marine and Bird Life

Fish Rest House features one bedroom with two single beds and one bathroom with a shower, toilet and...

from R419
1 night, 2 adults

Gecko Rest House

Sleeps 4 Swakopmund Self-catering in Swakopmund
4.68km from Skeleton Coast Marine and Bird Life

Gecko Rest House features two bedrooms with a double bed in each and a kitchenette equipped with a t...

from R766
1 night, 2 adults

Spitzkoppe Rest House

Sleeps 6 Swakopmund Coast Self-catering in Swakopmund Coast
4.68km from Skeleton Coast Marine and Bird Life

Spitzkoppe Rest House comprises two floors; a ground floor with two beds and a top floor with four b...

from R621
1 night, 2 adults

Dunes Rest House

Sleeps 4 Swakopmund Coast Self-catering in Swakopmund Coast
4.68km from Skeleton Coast Marine and Bird Life

Dunes Rest House features two twin bedrooms and a bathroom with a shower, toilet and hand basin. The...

from R451
1 night, 2 adults

Welitschia Rest House

Sleeps 2 Swakopmund Self-catering in Swakopmund
4.68km from Skeleton Coast Marine and Bird Life

Welitschia Rest House features one bedroom with a double bed, a full shared bathroom, and a kitchene...

from R871
1 night, 2 adults

Brandberg Rest House

Sleeps 4 Swakopmund Self-catering in Swakopmund
4.68km from Skeleton Coast Marine and Bird Life

Brandberg Rest House features two bedrooms with single beds and a sleeper couch. The house includes ...

from R948
1 night, 2 adults

Moon Valley Rest House

Sleeps 6 Swakopmund Coast Self-catering in Swakopmund Coast
4.68km from Skeleton Coast Marine and Bird Life

Moon Valley Rest House features two bedrooms; one bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom ha...

 
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