Accommodation in Walvis Bay - Namibia
Egumbo Lodge is an 'elegant colonial lodge' overlooking the Walvis Bay Lagoon. This splendid location makes it the perfect destination for families and individual travellers who rate birding and water sports highly as part of their Namibian holiday. It also serves as the perfect base from which to explore the central areas of the Skeleton Coast including Swakopmund, Sandwhich Harbour, Cape Cross & of course Walvis Bay. Egumbo is a local word meaning 'home'.
The prolific bird life at the Walvis Bay Lagoon is the main attraction. Flamingoes, pelicans and many small waders abound. One of the most popular bird watching spots is at The Raft Restaurant, built on stilts in the lagoon and crossed by a short bridge. Birds, jelly fish and the occasional seal will join you for lunch!
Amenities at Egumbo Lodge include a restaurant and bar, wine cellar, lounge with fireplace, heated swimming pool and the intriguing 'whiskey corner'. A hot and cold buffet breakfast can be ordered and in the evening diners can enjoy Mediterranean cuisine from an 'A La Carte' menu. Wireless internet access is available throughout the premises, secure parking and a baby sitting service are also offered. Room service is from 07h00 to 22h00.
Accommodation is in a total of 8 rooms. There are:
- Double Rooms: 7 double rooms are equipped with queen-sized beds. Central heating, espresso coffee machine, wireless Internet access, flat-screen TV, a hair-dryer and a room safe are standard. Some of the rooms have a bath, others a bath and a shower or a shower only.
- Single Room: The Single Room has a double bed and is equipped with a shower only and similar facilities to the Double Rooms.
- Suite: This is the largest room in the lodge and has a sofa and a bathroom with a bath and a shower.
There are a number of day trips and activities in Walvis Bay that can be arranged for you.
A hot air balloon ride over the Namib Desert
Full & half day trips from Swakopmund to various birding hotspots in the Namib Desert
A half day tour (with morning and afternoon departures) to the seal colony at Cape Cross
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
A half day tour into the Namib Desert
A day trip from Swakopmund into the Namib Desert
Explore the Namib Desert at night on foot - a great way to learn about the nocturnal creatures which inhabit this part of Namibia.
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.
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!
Full day tour to the Spitzkoppe Mountains - you will meet the Damara people and be introduced to the Bushman rock art of the area.
This tour is an exploration into the past, present & future of the town of Swakopmund
view the lagoon from the comfort of a catamaran
A dolphin cruise around the Walvis Bay Lagoon
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
An eventful day trip combining kayaking on the lagoon with a 4x4 trip through the Namib Desert dunes ending in Sandwich Harbour
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
Kayaking on the Walvis Bay Lagoon
5km from the town center and within walking distance of the lagoon
A business hotel close to the town center
This colonial style lodge on the Walvis Bay Lagoon is the ideal place from which to explore the central Namibian coast
A bright & cozy lodge overlooking the lagoon and close to all of the cities amenities
A small, upmarket, owner managed guest house offering excellent views over the Walvis Bay lagoon
Well situated with views over the lagoon and close to the ever popular Raft Restaurant
Adjacent to a light house on a remote peninsula near the town of Walvis Bay. Pelican Point Lodge offers luxurious accommodation in a tranquil, remote & unspoiled environment
A friendly & relaxing eight roomed guest house
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