Port of Call Information

Port of Call Information

Walvis Bay, Namibia


Average Yearly High Temperature in Fahrenheit (°F)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
66 68 66 66 63 61 59 57 57 59 63 64

Overview

Walvis Bay, with a population of about 45,500, is located in Namibia. The bay has been successful for sea vessels because of its natural deepwater harbor. Being rich in plankton and marine life, these waters attract large numbers of whales attracting whalers and fishing vessels. The harbor's value in relation to the sea route around the Cape of Good Hope had caught the attention of world powers since it was discovered.

Things to Do

The Walvis Bay Lagoon consist of over 70,000 birds such as flamingos and pelicans. There are boat tours that take you up close and personal. Bring a camera to take pictures of these wonder group of birds.

Visit the oldest desert in the world, The Namib Desert. The dessert is 80 million years old and has high moving dunes. A great to historical location to visit.

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