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Brigadoon Guest House

Swakopmund - Namibia

Brigadoon Guest House offers both a convenient location in the centre of Swakopmund with the addition of the ocean just across the road. Comfortable and well-decorated rooms are arranged around a beautiful garden, complemented by outstanding, personal customer service. The Swakopmund Museum, the towns most popular beach area and the lighthouse are not far away either. Within walking distance is the post office, banks, excellent restaurants, shops and the town centre. In fact, you can walk just about everywhere in Swakopmund from here.

Swakopmund is the ideal seaside destination for individual travellers, families, the corporate community and self-drive tourists who wish to stay in one of the town's most popular, award-winning bed and breakfast establishments. Comfort and personalized service are guaranteed. Unpack and prepare for your onward journey in a secure parking environment, whether it be north to Twyfelfontein, Kaokoland and Etosha Park or further south towards Sossusvlei and Fish River Canyon.

Swakopmund serves as the perfect base for day trips and activities. Many venture out into the Namib Desert. Stunning scenery accompanies you across the gravel and salt roads to your chosen destination. The oasis of Goanikontes, the Moon Landscape and the Welwitschia Plains make for enjoyable half or full day excursions. Others prefer to relax in the old-world charm and savour the the seaside atmosphere. But there is no doubt that for many sport and adventure rate highly whether it be in the sky, on the water or the sand.

Brigadoon also offers facilities for the business community. Conferencing, small seminars and lectures for between 20 to 25 delegates can be organized. Associated equipment such as projectors, white boards and a flip chart stand can be included in your package. Refreshments and lunch can also be prepared if required.

Guests stay in tastefully furnished rooms, each with a separate entrance. There are:

  • Double Rooms: The 5 x spacious double rooms have twin/double beds, an en-suite bathroom with shower, fan, tea/coffee station, complementary Wi-Fi, a mini-bar and fridge, in-room safe and DSTV package. One of these rooms has a bath. A heater for those cold winter nights can be arranged. The wooden deck patio overlooks the neat garden. Enjoy your breakfast here in a peaceful setting. As you make hot drinks and toast in the morning, a full (English) breakfast tray will be delivered to your patio. It includes fruit juice, fresh fruit, cereals, yoghurt, bread, jam, bacon and eggs of your choice.
  • Triple Room: The triple room would suit a family of 2 adults and 1 child. The facilities and early morning service are similar to the double rooms.
  • Family Rooms: The 2 family rooms are ideal for 2 adults and 2 children. Facilities and breakfast delivery are similar to the double rooms.

Airport shuttles can be arranged for those flying in or out of Swakopmund or Walvis Bay.

Accommodation in Namibia

  • Brigadoon: Front View
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  • Brigadoon: Bedroom (2)
  • Brigadoon: Patio
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  • Brigadoon: Living Area
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Activities from Swakopmund
Ballooning in Swakopmund

A hot air balloon ride over the Namib Desert

Bird Watching Day Trips

Full & half day trips from Swakopmund to various birding hotspots in the Namib Desert

Cape Cross Tour

A half day tour (with morning and afternoon departures) to the seal colony at Cape Cross

Cape Cross & Messum Crater Tour

Visits the seal colony at Cape Cross and the Messum Crater which is best known for it's desert adapted plants such as the Welwitschia Mirabilis


Everything from sharks to pilchards

Living Desert Tour

A half day tour into the Namib Desert

Namib Desert Day Trip

A day trip from Swakopmund into the Namib Desert

Namib Desert Night Walks

Explore the Namib Desert at night on foot - a great way to learn about the nocturnal creatures which inhabit this part of Namibia.

Quad Biking

2 hour guided trip into the dune belt near Swakopmund (50km) - you enter an area where you cannot get to by car or foot. No experience necessary...


Skitter down the slip faces of a tall star dune near Swakopmund at 80km/h on a lie-down board, or enjoy the style and grace of a stand-up board. No experience necessary.

Sandwich Harbour Tour

A day trip from Swakopmund down the Skeleton Coast to Sandwich Harbour


Leave the safety of the aircraft and join a tandem skydive. No experience required!

Spitzkoppe Day Tour

Full day tour to the Spitzkoppe Mountains - you will meet the Damara people and be introduced to the Bushman rock art of the area.

Swakopmund Sightseeing

This tour is an exploration into the past, present & future of the town of Swakopmund

activities from Walvis Bay
Catamaran Cruise

view the lagoon from the comfort of a catamaran

Dolphin Cruise

A dolphin cruise around the Walvis Bay Lagoon

Historian Quad Bike Edu-Desert Tour

Quad biking in the coastal dunes with a difference. These tours concentrate on the fauna, flora & people who inhabit the dune belt, excellent guiding and stunning scenery make this an experience not to be missed

Kayaking & Sandwich Harbour Combo

An eventful day trip combining kayaking on the lagoon with a 4x4 trip through the Namib Desert dunes ending in Sandwich Harbour

Marine & Dune Day Trip

A morning of cruising on the Walvis Bay lagoon is followed by the spectacular and thrilling drive to the natural harbour & splendid birdlife of Sandwich Harbour

Sea Kayaking

Kayaking on the Walvis Bay Lagoon

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Directions to the lodge

If you are arriving from Windhoek, turn right off Sam Naoma street (just before the information centre) on to Hendrik Witbooi. At the end turn left on to Theo Ben Gurirab, then right at the junction with Ludwig Koch Street. Brigadoon Cottages are at number 16, on the right hand side.

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