Flight tickets from East London to Walvis Bay

Welcome to Walvis Bay – a small but delightful town situated on the coast of Namibia in southwest Africa. Walvis Bay is a strategic port that serves a variety of transport and trade industries. But Walvis Bay is more than a port; it’s truly a tremendous coastal paradise that entices visitors of all kinds. From its stunning swimming beaches to its sundrenched skies, Walvis Bay offers something for everyone. In this text, we’ll take an exploration of all the different ways that Walvis Bay can be enjoyed. So let’s dive right in and discover the natural beauty, cultural attractions, and plenty of activities that this special destination has to offer.

Getting to Know Walvis Bay

Walvis Bay is a port city located in the south west corner of Namibia, on the eastern side of Namibia's coast. It has a population of 51,900 people, mostly from the Oshana, Omaheke and Hardap regions of Namibia. The time zone in Walvis Bay is African Central Time or CET, which is one hour ahead of UTC. The official languages of Namibia are Afrikaans, English, and German, although some citizens from the rural areas are mostly able to speak only small dialects of one of these languages. The currency in Walvis Bay is the Namibian Dollar (NAD), which is tied to the South African Rand, and is equal to 1 NAD = 0.065 ZAR.

Climate and Weather

The climate of Walvis Bay is considered subtropical, or desert-like, with moderated temperatures. The summers in Walvis Bay are warm with low to moderate humidity, and temperatures usually range from 50°F (10°C) to 87°F (30°C) during the day. Winters in Walvis Bay are much cooler and feature mild to low temperatures usually ranging from 46°F (7°C) to 63°F (17°C). Frequent rain falls from December to March with a winter average of 13 inches (330 mm). Rainfall is sparse throughout the rest of the year, with only 3 inches (76 mm) falling in the summer months. The area is highly susceptible to harsh, dry winds that blow in from the Namib Desert. Summer months in Walvis Bay are sunny, windy, and can be extremely dry.

Touring Walvis Bay: Airport and Transportation

There is only one airport in Walvis Bay by the name of Walvis Bay Airport (WVB). You can take a taxi from the airport to downtown Walvis Bay for about 200 Namibian Dollars ($15). Yes, you can change money at the airport in the arrivals lounge.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Walvis Bay

  1. Walvis Bay is a coastal city in Namibia with a fascinating history stretching back to the 15th century, when Portuguese navigators sailed around the bay
  2. The city is renowned for its beautiful scenery and abundance of local wildlife, with flamingos, seals and whales often seen in the bay
  3. Walvis Bay is home to a rich culture, with a vibrant night life and an array of festivals and markets occurring throughout the year

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