Swakopmund, Namibia

About Swakopmund

Swakopmund, a coastal town in Namibia, offers a unique blend of adventure and history. Known for its German colonial architecture, it features stunning desert landscapes meeting the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy thrilling activities like sandboarding and quad biking on the dunes, or explore the vibrant local markets and cultural sites.

Community ratings






Swakopmund highlights

Average temperature in June

21 °C / 70 °F

High season months

December, January, July, August

Local currency

Namibian dollar (NAD)

Local language

English, Ovambo, Khoekhoe, Afrikaans, Herero, Kwangali, Lozi, German

Closest Airports

  • Walvis Bay International Airport (NA) - 36.0 km (22.4 mi)

Fun fact

Swakopmund offers unique desert tours, including quad biking and sandboarding.

Experiences you might like

    We use cookies

    We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. You can accept all or a selection, or cookies. For more information on how we use cookies, please see our cookie policy.