Swakopmund City Historical & Township Half Day Tour

The coast has always held a strong attraction for visitors, who are drawn to the sea and it's wonderful views at the edge of this part of the Namib Desert. Remnants of German and English colonial history can still be seen in both of these towns.Swakopmund lies 32km to the north of Walvis Bay and is Namibia's premier seaside resort. It is a place of (German) colonial style buildings, well-stocked shops and a decent range of fine restaurants and bars. An unusual geographical fact about the town is that it is set between the wind-blown Namib Desert and the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean. It has palm-lined streets, seaside promenades and with it's pleasant summer climate and decent beaches, attracts, surfers, anglers and beach lovers.This  tour is journey through time. It starst with an exploration of Swakopmund’s colorful history, its origins and its well maintained buildings from the colonial era.

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4 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Beverage
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Mondesa, Swakopmund, Namibia

    Swakopmund is an ideal destination for travellers seeking an unforgettable African experience in a uniquely beautiful untamed wilderness, and immersion into a different culture. To do this you’ll need someone who knows the country and the people like the back of his hand.

    The Cultural Swakopmund City & Township Tours led by Nande are all about the people of this land. It is an immersive tour, giving participants the opportunity to truly experience the warmth, friendliness and humanity of the township residents of Mondesa, the same town Nande grew up in.

    It is a highly involving tour, giving you the chance to walk the streets, hear the children at play, smell the sidewalk barbecues, taste locally brewed beer and try some of the local food like the mopane worms. Primarily conducted via bicycle, this unique tour gives you the chance to gain a glimpse of the daily life in the township.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Erongo Region

    Nande is a local tour guide from the Township of Mondesa in Swakopmund, where he grew up. He started his career as a tour guide 15 years ago while still in school. He will enable you to explore the Swakopmund township through this guided tour experience. You will get a unique chance to visit homes, try local traditional food at a family home, and get a glimpse of the daily life in the township.

    Explore different cultures and meet local people in the community of Mondesa with your local, personal tour guide. Get to know Namibia better and learn about the different tribes in Namibia. You will be picked up from your accommodation in and around Swakopmund to go first to visit the market in the township.

    Walk in the streets of Mondesa, while taking pictures of local houses. Visit schools and a kindergarden as well as community arts and craft projects. Learn about the click language from the Damara tribe. Experience a local meal prepared at a family home then end your tour with a live performance by a local choir from the township.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you up from your accommodationPorts
    • Namport
    Departure Time :
    1:00 PM
    Return Detail :
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Explorer Cultural Township Tours with Nande

Activity ID: V-65383P6

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