Goose barnacles (Lepas sp.)attach themselves to floating objects by means of long, tough fleshy stalk. Their laterally flattened bodies are enclosed by 5 white, bright shell plates. They are around 30mm long and occur in dense colonies on floating objects or on ships. Driftwood is a favoured micro-habitat. The common name is derived from a medieval myth they grew on barnacle geese. The Skeleton Coast, Swakopmund, Walvis Bay and Luderitz are favoured habitats within the country of Namibia.
A centrally located self catering lodge & campsite
An art gallery turned guest house - the Space is truly alternative and worth a visit if you are interested in philosophical conversation, innovative thinking and staying somewhere out of the norm.
Offers a variety of suites, luxury rooms and self catering units. Ideal for the business traveler or holiday maker
Top location, right on the beach. Has some limited self catering facilities
Very centrally located, includes traditional guest house accommodation as well as two separate self catering flats
Two well equipped self catering apartments, both with sea views
Close to the beach in one of the towns northern suburbs, offers accommodation for up to five people
15km outside of Swakopmund this elegant. pet friendly, guest house offers amazing views over the Namib Desert. Accommodation is in either guest house rooms or self catering units
A well established owner managed guesthouse where emphasis is placed on environmental issues
A choice of four fully equipped self-catering units
Campsites and self catering bungalows in the Swakop River about 12km from town
Centrally located self catering apartments offering a good selection of units (choose from studio, one, two or three bedroom units)