Dunedin Star Guest House

Cnr. Daniel Tjongerero & Windhoeker Street, Swakopmund, Namibia | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $52.00

Travel Blogs from Swakopmund

From Sossusvlei to Swakopmund

A travel blog entry by happylands10


... started at 4 am! You have got to be there to see the sun rise over the dunes. We had our padkos and sarmies in the car and made it to Dune 45 which is the most photographed dune in the world. We were all bok to climb it but after going one quarter of the way up, we decided that the view from the bottom up was much better than the view from the top down! (I definitely need a few more spinning classes with Harry!! )And then we got a puncture............ That wasn't ...

At Sea

A travel blog entry by steve874

A better day today, less cloud. We crossed the Greenwich meridian yesterday morning so are back in the Western hemisphere, apparently we're to cross the equator tonight around midnight which will mean the Northern hemisphere as well :-( Well on our way home :-( They're having the crossing the line ceremony this afternoon so we'll probably have a look at that later. Wildlife guy at 11:15 so until then we'll catch some sun up on decks. The talk today ...


A travel blog entry by chipbutty


... the beach and the sand dunes in the background behind the town.

In the afternoon, we toured the Mondesa township which was a real eye opener at how people manage to live in such poverty.
We visited someone's home, a herbal doctor and had a drink in the local pub.
The locals were really happy in the pub which was great to see.

In the evening we went to an Italian restaurant and then went clubbing Namibian style.
There was some very strange dancing going ...

Swakopmund, Namibia – adrenalin in the sand

A travel blog entry by amyandluke


... noisy and smelly, the seals were awesome. We watched the young pups feeding off their mums, watched the males fight over territories and the older pups play with each other. It didn’t take long to walk along the boardwalk to view the colony and we were soon back in the truck warming up and taking off the layers that had been piled on to keep out the wind and damp.

Swakopmund was quite a large town built by the beach on the Atlantic coast, which unfortunately meant that ...

Sandboarding, quad biking and paragliding!

A travel blog entry by gazburn


... no way to steer and you must follow the contour of the dune all the way to the bottom. We had an amazing time reaching speeds of 72kmph, whilst also getting a workout walking back to the top of the dune each time. September 16th - Kim and I went our separate ways as I went quad biking through the dunes and she went paragliding off them. Kim loved it whilst I was left feeling a bit frustrated at the slow ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on Cnr. Daniel Tjongerero & Windhoeker Street, Swakopmund, is near Sossusvlei, Spitzkoppe, Tommy's Tours and Safaris, and Desert Express.
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