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Pelican Point Kayaking Half-Day Tour

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  • Kayak among a colony of tens of thousands of Cape fur seals at the tip of Pelican Point
  • Stop along the way to take pictures of flamingos, pelicans, and cormorants
  • Value: transportation, breakfast, and waterproof boots and clothing are provided
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Pelican Point Kayaking Half-Day Tour
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Overview
Pelican Point is a great place to see marine life in Walvis Bay—a colony of tens of thousands of Cape fur seals makes its home there year-round—but it is not particularly easy to get to. This tour takes you along the lagoon and salt mines to the point on a 4x4 vehicle, and provides the kayaking know-how to cruise the protected part of the peninsula near the colony.
What to Expect
This Pelican Point Kayaking Tour gives you the opportunity to kayak among a permanent seal colony at the tip of the Pelican Point Peninsula about 35 km outside of Walvis Bay.
The tour starts at 7:45am (September - April) or 8h30 (May-August) at the Walvis Bay Waterfront, where you meet one of your kayaking guides. They will take you in a 4x4 vehicle on a scenic drive along the Walvis Bay Lagoon and the salt mines to Pelican Point. Stop along the way to take pictures of countless flamingos, pelicans, large flocks of cormorants and great variety of other birds and wildlife.
After approximately one hour, reach Pelican Point where you will get your Kayaks ready for adventure. It's provided waterproof clothing and boots for you. Your Kayak guide will give you a safety briefing on how to use the equipment and our local conditions. The kayaks are moulded plastic sit-inside double or single kayaks. They are very stable and suitable for inexperienced paddlers too.
Pelican Point is home up to 50.000 Cape Fur Seals all year round. They are very friendly and playful and not scared of our Kayaks, even when you paddle right next to them.
The kayaking takes place on the protected side of the peninsula. Spend around 2 hours on the ocean, depending on general weather conditions. Your guide will use a waterproof camera for some photos, which will email to you after the tour.
After Kayaking, recharge during breakfast with some fresh rolls and coffee and tea, before heading back to Walvis Bay. Return time is between 12h00 and 12:30pm.
Reviews (66)
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Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile
Very well organized

We booked with Pelican just the day before we went on the tour and it was super easy. We had some doubts so we just whatsapp them and they replied right away! We also booked online which gives you a nice discount (N$ 630 pp)....More

1  Thank carolinaparaujo
Reviewed 29 October 2018
Up close and personal with thousands of seals

I love kayaking and I love seals, and this was a great way to experience both. The drive out to the point was surprisingly long - almost 40m, but along the way we got to see jackals, flamingoes, salt mines, pelicans and other seabirds. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jammyness
Reviewed 23 October 2018
Kayaking with the seals- an amazing experience!

We booked the morning kayak with this company and did not regret it. The tour was very well organised, our guide/driver was fun and gave us many info on the way to Pelican point, and the other guide who followed us on the water was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank AFreviews
Reviewed 15 October 2018
Amazing time

As a animal lover, I had one of the highlight of my journey in Namibia. This tour is a must-do for anyone interested in sharing time with seals. They are so playful, you can even stroke some and they loved it! The tour was well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank punawa
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile
Wonderful

This kayak tour is 1000% worth it. I did the half day tour and it was pure bliss from the moment I checked in. All the staff is extremely friendly, efficient and knowledgeable. The tour is beautifully organized and the experience on the kayak with...More

1  Thank 72eyalt
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