August 31, 2012

Beds with a story – Swakopmund

by Ron Swilling Sitting in the spacious and gleaming reception hall of the Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre (the former Swakopmund Railway Station), I read up […]
August 31, 2012

Swakopmund Museum

by Ron Swilling A 27-million-year old fossil, meteorite chunks, fossilised wood and jawbones of our human ancestors mingle with Spanish coins, restored ox wagons and turn-of-the-century […]
September 3, 2012

Swakopmund Guesthouse

A family affair by Marita van Rooyen “It is fresh and inviting and oozes a holiday feel,” says Leander Borg of his new-found project in the […]
September 3, 2012

Swakopmund: A tradition of tourism

Of all the towns in Namibia, Swakopmund was the first to be exposed to holidaymakers in the real sense of the word, and this happened long […]
September 3, 2012

Swakopmund – Footprints in the Sand

Swakopmund always has something new to discover. by Elisabeth Braun At one time there was sand and a protected harbour. Two hundred years later there is […]
September 26, 2017

A quick walking tour through Swakopmund

There aren't many towns that offer quite as much to the traveller on foot as Swakopmund. The historic town is located where the desert hugs the Atlantic Ocean, north of Walvis, and was the original settlement of German colonists. Swakopmund has a distinctly quirky style that managed to survive even with its growth in size. A walk along its roads reveals little treasures that are easily overlooked otherwise. Make a trip of it and take our walking tour to get the most out of Swakopmund.