Villa Wiese

Theo-Ben Gurirab street, Swakopmund, Namibia | Hotel
Prices starting from $60.00

Travel Blogs from Swakopmund

Where Dunes meet the Ocean

A travel blog entry by hpeier12 on Oct 25, 2013

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Was the first for Break-feast at the Safari, checked out and walked over to Peter Hartmann Aviation Center, pre-Flighted the SX answered all Questions from the Mechanics and promised to make an low level pass after Departure if the Tower would approve. The Tower did not have any problem, as she answered my Question with ,whatever you like, so I …

Quad bikes, dune boards and a bit of skydiving..!

A travel blog entry by mattgottwald on Oct 13, 2013



I'm off from Swakopmund first thing tomorrow morning so thought I would give one last update as may not have internet for a week or so. Yesterday we went quad biking and dune boarding which was amazing fun. I was on a manual bike and so had a bit more power than the others which was good. It meant that I could hit the dunes a bit …

Swakopmund, Namibia – adrenalin in the sand

A travel blog entry by amyandluke


... The seals completely covered the beach so there was not an inch spare and many were just out to sea jumping in and out of the water and catching the waves in to shore. The noise was incredible as the pups were screaming for their mums – it’s difficult to describe, somewhere between dogs barking and wailing cats! The sound was nothing though compared to the smell that came off these seals. Again, difficult to describe, just take my word for it that it was pretty ...

Sandboarding, quad biking and paragliding!

A travel blog entry by gazburn


... 15th - A 9am start for our first activity, sandboarding. There are two different types of sandboarding, standing up and lying down. Standing up is essentially the same as snowboarding, using the same equipment but with a sand dune instead of a snowy mountain. Lying down involves using a 3mm thick square wooden board waxed on one side. You simply lie on the board and go down the dune as fast as you can. ...

Namibia-Fish River Canyon and the Sand dunes

A travel blog entry by diannemurray


... in the truck.

Stop at the Tropic of Capricorn for photos against a flat gibber and tussock plain background. Later we cross into an area of multiple rounded hills, then a terrain of highly tilted laminated structure, with pronounced lines of outcrop. We climb a small hill for a better look at the area, and descend a steep gorge.

The terrain gets flatter and drier as we get closer to the coast. See a herd of springbok on a really arid ...

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This hotel, located on Theo-Ben Gurirab street, Swakopmund, is near Sossusvlei, Spitzkoppe, Tommy's Tours and Safaris, and Desert Express.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsVilla Wiese Swakopmund

    Reviewed by hpeier12

    Backpackers Inn . good for the Prce

    Reviewed Oct 25, 2013
    by (11 reviews) Wallisellen , Switzerland Flag of Switzerland

    Breakfast was kind of meagre

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by travelwithjorg

    German place in Africa

    Reviewed Jun 5, 2012
    by (27 reviews) Africa , Zambia Flag of Zambia

    Villa Wiese has a very distinct look and feel when entering this skihut minded place. I felt comfortable from the first moment on. Good dorms and all the required facilities including FREE wireless internet. I wouldn't look any further if you are in Swakopmund.

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    Reviewed by farnie10

    An unexpected surprise

    Reviewed Jul 23, 2011
    by (19 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    I opted to stay at Villa Wiese mainly for the free wifi, but it would have been my pick anyway. The staff were lovely, the facilities good, the rooms clean and thr price right. R120 for a dorm bed even included brekky!!

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Villa Wiese Swakopmund

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent