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Vogelstrand Guest House

Bed & breakfast in Swakopmund - Namibia

Vogelstrand Guesthouse is a family run bed and breakfast establishment in Swakopmund. Hosts Hannelie and Stephen Turner pride themselves on their outstanding personal service and privacy offered. As it is only 3min walk from the beach, it is the ideal destination for travellers and families who prefer to be near the seaside or the towns amenities. Swakopmund has a variety of shopping malls, restaurants, bars and up-to-date banking and medical facilities.

Guests can relax and unwind in the recreational area, kitted out with bench tables and umbrellas, in a country courtyard style. There is also a large lawn in the well-kept garden, which adds to the serene atmosphere of Vogelstrand Guesthouse. An internet connection is available at reception.

An English, continental or healthy breakfast is served daily from 07h00-10h00 in the breakfast room. It is open throughout the day. Lunch boxes, picnic packs and dinner can be organized on request. Your hosts will happy to recommend a nearby restaurant and bar if you prefer to eat out.

Overnight in Standard or Executive Rooms. They are individually and stylishly designed, spacious and exude a 'warm ambiance'.

  • Standard Rooms: Every standard room has an en-suite bathroom with shower, hand-wash basin and a WC. All of the rooms are fitted with a bar fridge, MNET television and a tea/coffee station. Individual alarm systems, soft thick white bath towels and outside table and chairs are provided. Some rooms have twin beds enabling them to become a single or a double room
  • Executive Room: Also known as The Pearl Room this can be used as a family room or a honeymoon suit. It is the largest room in Vogelstrand with own master bedroom/ annex. The bathroom is also equipped with a jacuzzi and separate shower. A second bedroom, The Light Room, can be used as either a sleeping or relaxation area and has a super queen-size extra length bed and a walk-in closet. Enjoy the afternoon sunshine/sunset from the balcony.

Vogelstrand also has a paved, secure parking area, with access through one entrance gate.

Accommodation in Namibia

  • Vogelstrand Guest House:  Front View
  • Vogelstrand Guest House: Coral Room
  • Vogelstrand Guest House: Dining Room
  • Vogelstrand Guest House: Dune Room
  • Vogelstrand Guest House: Outside Area For Guests
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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

From Windhoek
drive into Swakomund and at the first traffic Light, turn right into Moses //Garoeb Street, drive for about 3.7km passing the first traffic circle and three 4 way stops, at the second traffic circle turn left into Dr Schwietering street, drive another 1.2km and then turn left into Rosenquartz street. Drive for about 450 meter and turn left into Tsavorite street, look for us on you left hand side.
From Walvis Bay
about 750 metes after the Bridge over the Swakop River, turn right into Rhode Allee. Drive for 1 km to the traffic light. From there follow the same directions as from Windhoek

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