Introduction: Cape yellowtails (Seriola lalandi) are a torpedo-shaped gamefish of great renown in southern African waters, known to follow pilchard migrations. They congregate mainly in large offshore shoals. Seriola is an old Italian name for this fish. Lalandi is derived from the naturalist Delalande.
Diet: Small fish and squid, mantis shrimps and crabs.
Colouration: Bright yellow tail, blue-green upperparts separated from the flanks by a broad yellow or bronze band. The belly is white and the fins yellow.
Breeding: Spawns near the coastline.
Max size: 150cm. Max weight: 58kg.
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