Erongo
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Our most recommended Erongo Canoe & Kayak Tours

  • Kayaking and Sandwich Harbour Combo Tour

    1. Kayaking and Sandwich Harbour Combo Tour

    Enjoy a scenic morning drive along the Walvis Bay Lagoon to Pelican Point. On this full-day combo tour you’ll stop along the way to see countless flamingos, pelicans and large flocks of cormorants. Get your kayak ready at Pelican Point, home to as many as 50,000 Cape fur seals. Paddle right next to the friendly creatures. Your guide will take some photos and email them to you after the tour. Head into the Namib Desert for a 4x4 dune drive. Enter the Namib Naukluft National Park, stopping to photograph wildlife at various points during the drive. If weather permits, enjoy lunch at Sandwich Lagoon – featuring finger snacks, sparkling wine, and local beer.

    The kajak tour was so much fun! It was great to interact with the seals and the guide was great! The Sandwich Harbour tour with Jaques was excellent! Can‘t wait to do this again! Totally recommend :-)

  • From Walvis Bay: Half-Day Eco-Friendly Kayak Tour

    2. From Walvis Bay: Half-Day Eco-Friendly Kayak Tour

    Begin with an informative tour of the Walvis Bay Lagoon and salt mines. Learn about the birdlife of the area before reaching Pelican Point Peninsula. Then take a short 4x4 adventure along the beach. Keep your eyes peeled for the Black-Back Jackal population that patrol the shores. The lighthouse indicates the start of the large seal colonies on the beach and in the water. Once the vehicles find a spot to park as to not disturb the colonies, the preparation for kayaking begins. Water-resistant clothing, flotation devices, and dry bags are set out for use while kayaking. The guides will ensure you are correctly dressed and fastened in the flotation devices before starting the safety briefing. Be assisted onto your kayak and launch out onto the water. The seals almost immediately become curious and move closer to inspect the kayaks. Spend the next 1.5 hours paddling up and down the shoreli...

  • Kayaking at Bird Rock

    3. Kayaking at Bird Rock

    Launch near the historic landmark known as Bird Rock and paddle for about an hour in calm waters sheltered by the bay. Enjoy the wonderful bird life, see seals playing and dolphins swimming. See pelicans, cormorants and flamingos. Paddle for about 1 hour before enjoying some hot beverages on the beach. The brand new Fluid Synergy kayaks can be paddled solo or as a double and can accommodate a small child together with parents for fun for the whole family. Bird Rock is also known as Guano Island. Learn about one man's entrepreneurial drive to build a man-made island to harvest its “white gold.” By about 12:30 PM you’ll be back in Swakopmund to get ready for your afternoon activity.

  • Walvis Bay: Pelican Point Kayaking Tour

    4. Walvis Bay: Pelican Point Kayaking Tour

    Depending on the time of the year, the Pelican Point Kayaking tour starts at either 7:45 AM or 8:30 AM. You will take a scenic drive in a 4x4 vehicle along the Walvis Bay Lagoon and the salt mines to Pelican Point. Stop along the way to take pictures of countless flamingoes, pelicans, large flocks of cormorants, and a great variety of other birds and wildlife. After about one hour, you reach Pelican Point and hop in your kayak. Pelican Point is home to up to 50,000 Cape Fur Seals year-round. They are very friendly and playful and not scared of the kayaks. The seals are inquisitive and often come within touching distance of the kayaks. You'll stay on the protected side of the peninsula and spend around two hours on the ocean, depending on general weather conditions. Your guide will use a waterproof camera to take some photos, which are e-mailed to you immediately after the tour. After k...

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What people are saying about Erongo

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 5 reviews

We were in South Africa with the AIDAMira for 14 days and booked this really great trip in advance. Although we walked about 15 to 20 minutes to the meeting point, we could have been picked up directly from the ship. The organization was really great! We went to the seal seals with jeaps and kayaks. The ride was super nice. Once there, we received a briefing. And then it began. The two of us (a group of 5 kayaks) drove between the seals. Indescribable and touching. Then the catamarans came and it got a bit crowded. A picnic was then prepared on the beach. Sandwiches, cookies, coffee, tea. On the beach we were allowed to see coyotes up close. The guides have guided the baby seals, which had got lost, back towards the water. We were all just waiting and amazed. Definitely book in a small group through GYG, it's worth it!

Breathtaking tour! Always happy and recommended for everyone. First we were picked up at the port because we were traveling with a cruise ship. Then it started and after about 45 minutes we arrived at the seal colonies. We all got waterproof pants and jacket including life jacket and bags for our cell phone etc. We were so close to the seals, who obviously had fun chasing our kayaks. It is not very tiring and suitable for everyone. Many children were also there, which was absolutely no problem. After the tour we got coffee, tea and muffins which were delicious. Then it went back to the port. Super tour, was really fun!

very nice secluded place with a lot of animals; great explanations on the way to the kayak place, Gregg told us everything about the area and the animals, he also stopped again and again so we could take nice photos; And at the end there were homemade muffins, which was just great

The kajak tour was so much fun! It was great to interact with the seals and the guide was great! The Sandwich Harbour tour with Jaques was excellent! Can‘t wait to do this again! Totally recommend :-)

Very good organization. Friendly guide with many explanations during the tour