Flight tickets from Margate to Walvis Bay

Walvis Bay is a city in the Erongo region of Namibia. It is located in the north of the country, on the banks of the Atlantic Ocean. With its rich history, stunning scenery and diverse activities, Walvis Bay is a must-visit destination for tourists who want to experience the best of Namibia. In this text, we'll look at what makes the city special and what there is to do in the area.

Getting to Know Walvis Bay

Walvis Bay is a port city located in the Namib Desert in the western part of Namibia. The city has a population of approximately 53,000. The time zone in Walvis Bay is Central Africa Time (CAT), which is +2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Languages spoken in Walvis Bay are English and Afrikaans. Although many locals also speak German and Oshiwambo, the official languages spoken are English and Afrikaans. The currency that is used in Walvis Bay is the Namibian dollar (NAD). It is pegged to the South African Rand (ZAR) and one NAD is equal to one ZAR.

Climate and Weather

Walvis Bay, located on the coast of Namibia, has a mild desert climate with generally hot temperatures and low levels of humidity throughout the year. The average annual high temperature is 28°C (82°F), while the average annual low temperature is 15°C (59°F). The area can experience temperatures as low as 12°C (55°F) in the winter and as high as 31°C (89°F) in the summer. The area receives an average rainfall of 39mm (1.5in) annually, which is quite low compared to most of the region. Rainfall is usually very sporadic, especially during the summer months when there is little to no rainfall. Summers are often hot and dry, while winters are cooler and wetter. While Namibia as a whole experiences very little snowfall, occasional light snow does appear in the higher elevations of Walvis Bay.

Touring Walvis Bay: Airport and Transportation

There is only one airport in Walvis Bay, and its name is Eros Airport (ERS). The most convenient way to get from Eros Airport to downtown Walvis Bay is by taxi or minibus. Fares typically range from NAD 30 to NAD 50. No, there is no facility to change money at the Walvis Bay airport. However, there are ATM machines located in the terminal.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Walvis Bay

  1. Walvis Bay is located along the coast of Namibia, and was an important port town to colonial rule in Africa
  2. It is known for its diverse cultural heritage, with its colonial history intertwined with the heritage of the local cultures of Damara and Namaqua
  3. Tourists in Walvis Bay can enjoy its natural beauty and rich history with endless activities such as whale watching, bird watching, snorkeling and kayaking

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