Walvis Bay

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About Walvis Bay
Walvis bay is the second largest city in Namibia that is located on the bay on which it lies. This largest coastal city in the country covers an area close to 39 square kilometer of Land.

Being one of the best Namibia places to visit is considered to be a haven for sea vessels as it has got a deepwater harbour that is protected by the Pelican Point Sand Spit. This area is rich in plankton and marine life which attracts a large number of tourists all through the year to capture views of the whales and the fishing vessels.

Some of the popular attractions of one of the best places to visit in Namibia that you must visit during your trip are salt works bird sanctuary which is a 3500-hectare salt-pan complex, and Anchor which has been a lovely spot for breakfast. The Hope which is a heritage site with great historical importance, shallow and sheltered 45,000-hectare lagoon which attracts a range of coastal waterbirds and enormous flamingos.

In the course of your trip to one of the best Namibia places to visit, you can climb on top of the famous Dune 7, go for a run at the lagoon, spoil yourself by having dinner with a view at the Raft Restaurant, enjoy the sun at Owambo Beach, enjoy Kapana in Kuisebmund, learn about local history at Walvis Bay Museum, and explore the sea with Dolphin and Seal Cruise.

Walvis Bay has got a very rare mild variation of the cold desert climate in general. The main reason for this unique climatic condition is because of the rain shadow of the Naukluft Mountains and the cooling effect of coastal sea temperature by Benguela current. 
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