Walvis Bay

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Walvis Bay, Namibia
Walvis Bay, Namibia | © Colin Macdougall

Walvis Bay: tourist information

Walvis Bay is a city in Namibia and the name of the bay on which it lies. The town covers a total area of 29 square kilometres of land.The bay is a safe haven for sea vessels because of its natural deepwater harbour, protected by the Pelican Point sand spit, being the only natural harbour of any size along the country's coast. Being rich in plankton and marine life, these waters also drew large numbers of southern right whales,attracting whalers and fishing vessels.


  • Country: Namibia
  • Capital: Windhoek
  • Government: Namibia
  • State/Region: Erongo
  • Time Zone:
  • Language: English
  • Latitude: -22.9575000
  • Longitude: 14.5052778
  • Est. Population: 26168
  • Currency: Namibian Dollar
  • Fire: Phone: +264 (64) 20-3117
  • Police: Phone: +264 (64) 1-0111
  • Ambulance & Rescue: Phone: +264 (64) 20-5443
  • Walvis Bay, Namibia
    Walvis Bay, Namibia | © Espen Soreng

    Walvis Bay Cruise Port Schedule

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    Jan 4 2024
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    07:00 - 19:00
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    Walvis Bay, Namibia
    Walvis Bay, Namibia | © Anton Böhm

    Walvis Bay in the News

    Port rating and occupancy

    Port of Walvis Bay ranks 349th in the world in terms of the number of tourists visiting it.

    Number of cruise ship calls in the coming year: 41.

    The total number of tourists (passengers) of cruise ships in the port of Walvis Bay in the next 12 months is 50796.

    According to the popularity rating among more than 1,000 cruise ports in the world, Walvis Bay ranks 654.

    Weather in Walvis Bay

    Mar 28
    Min/Max temp: 59°F (15°C) / 68°F (20°C)
    Clouds (scattered clouds), small wind
    Mar 29
    Min/Max temp: 59°F (15°C) / 68°F (20°C)
    Clouds (few clouds), small wind
    Mar 30
    Min/Max temp: 57°F (14°C) / 66°F (19°C)
    Clear (clear sky), small wind
    Mar 31
    Min/Max temp: 57°F (14°C) / 64°F (18°C)
    Clear (clear sky), no wind
    Apr 1
    Min/Max temp: 57°F (14°C) / 66°F (19°C)
    Clouds (few clouds), small wind
    Apr 2
    Min/Max temp: 59°F (15°C) / 70°F (21°C)
    Clouds (few clouds), small wind
    Apr 3
    Min/Max temp: 61°F (16°C) / 72°F (22°C)
    Clouds (few clouds), small wind
    Apr 4
    Min/Max temp: 61°F (16°C) / 72°F (22°C)
    Clouds (few clouds), small wind

    Current water temperature in Walvis Bay now is 58°F (14.5°C)

    Water temperature data provided by

    Annual Weather

    Min/Max temp: 50°F (10°C) / 54°F (12°C)
    Min/Max temp: 50°F (10°C) / 55°F (13°C)
    Min/Max temp: 52°F (11°C) / 55°F (13°C)
    Min/Max temp: 66°F (19°C) / 73°F (23°C)
    Min/Max temp: 61°F (16°C) / 70°F (21°C)
    Min/Max temp: 57°F (14°C) / 72°F (22°C)
    Min/Max temp: 64°F (18°C) / 77°F (25°C)
    Min/Max temp: 57°F (14°C) / 68°F (20°C)
    Min/Max temp: 61°F (16°C) / 73°F (23°C)
    Min/Max temp: 64°F (18°C) / 75°F (24°C)
    Min/Max temp: 64°F (18°C) / 75°F (24°C)
    Min/Max temp: 68°F (20°C) / 75°F (24°C)
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