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Namib Guest House

Accommodation in Swakopmund - Namibia

Located in a quiet suburb of the coastal town of Swakopmund the Namib Guest House offers a modern & tasteful environment about 10 minutes walk away from the city center & beach. The guest house boast sunny bright rooms, warm Namibian hospitality in an elegant environment.

While the Namib Guest House does not offer dinner or lunch (breakfast is included in the rates) the extremely friendly managers are always happy to suggest, and book a table at any of Swakopmund's restaurants. This helpful attitude extends to recommending activities and day trips to those who want to see more of the Namib coastal area.

The Namib Guesthouse has only 8 rooms:

  • Double Rooms: The elegant and spacious Double Rooms include flat-screen televisions (with DSTV channels) a tea/coffee station, free Wi-Fi high speed internet, an in-room safe and a hair-dryer.
  • Luxury Rooms: A more spacious living area with a different décor to the Double Rooms, similar facilities but with a full bathroom.
  • Family Suite: The Family Room sleeps 4 or 5, has a shower no bath with similar facilities to the Double Rooms.

Those wishing to catch up on their laundry can avail themselves of the laundry service while communication with the outside world can be arranged using the lodges telephone & fax and free Wi-Fi. The owners of the Namib Guest house are proud of their eco-friendly approach and water on the property is solar heated, laundry is done with bio-degradable detergents and a wormery makes compost from the kitchen waste.

Accommodation in Namibia

  • Namib Guest House: Lux Room
  • Namib Guest House: Courtyard In Evening
  • Namib Guest House: Family Room Double
  • Namib Guest House: Seating
  • Namib Guest House: Family Room Twin
  • Namib Guest House: Bathroom Luxury Room
  • Namib Guest House: Courtyard
  • Namib Guest House: Reception-Breakfast
  • Namib Guest House: Standard Room 2
  • Namib Guest House: Family Room Bathroom
  • Namib Guest House: Standard Room 3
  • Namib Guest House: Standard Room Bathroom
  • Namib Guest House: Standard Room
  • Namib Guest House: Water feature
  • Namib Guest House: Breakfast Room
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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

Namib Guest House is situated at 61 Anton Lubowski Avenue, Swakopmund.
Arriving via the B2 from Windhoek:
At the first traffic light as you enter Swakopmund, turn left into Moses Garoeb street , continue for approx 300m and then turn right into Anton Lubowski ave, no 61 is on the left-hand side.
Arriving from Walvis Bay:
turn right into Anton Lubowski ave (it's the second street on your right on entering Swakopmund from Walvis Bay), then cross 3 streets and just before reaching the fourth the guest house is on your right hand side.
Arriving from Henties Bay:
continue straight into Swakopmund until you see the Shoprite Shopping centre on your right, cross the traffic light, continue straight along Moses Garoeb, approx 300m and then turn right into Anton Lubowski ave, no 61 is on the left-hand side.

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