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Brooding Chiton


Introduction: Brooding chitons (Ischnochiton nigrovirescens) are a small species found in groups under stones.

Distribution: From the mouth of the Orange River extending north as far as Sandwich Harbour and Walvis Bay.

Diet: A herbivore.

Colouration: Brownish-black valves and a dark girdle. The large scales are sometimes a coppery sheen.

Breeding: Eggs are kept under the girdle, where they develop into fully-formed, but baby chitons.

Max size: 25mm.

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

Car Hire Swakopmund