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Mola Mola Marine Dune Experience

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    What to Expect
    The day starts with check-in - 8h30 at our Walvis Bay Waterfront Offices - to start the Marine Dolphin Cruise at 9h00.

    You'll receive a boarding pass and all boats depart from the Waterfront Jetty (in front of our office).

    The Marine Dolphin Cruise proceeds through the Lagoon area, oyster farms all the way to Pelican Point. Here you will be welcomed by the impressive 70 000 plus Cape Fur Seal Colony and the landmark Pelican Point Lighthouse.

    Throughout our informative guides will entertain you in English, Afrikaans, Dutch and German. Common sightings include Bottlenose and Heavyside Dolphins, Cape Fur Seals, Flamingos, Pelicans, Mola Molas, penguins and Humpback & Southern Right Whales (August-November). 

    The return cruise to the Waterfront will include a light lunch, fresh Walvis Bay oysters, sparkling wine, beverages and bottled water.

    After disembarking from The Marine Dolphin Cruise guests usually have about 20 mins break before the 4×4 depart – once again from the Offices.

    The journey to Sandwich Harbour starts with a stop at the Walvis Bay Lagoon to view the flamingos and then proceeds to the Kuiseb River Delta through the Walvis Bay Saltpans. The Sandwich Harbour Lagoon, and it's rich wetlands, is a Ramsar site (one of five in Namibia) and we always try to reach it via the beach. This is however dependant on tides and the swell and if this isn't possible we will get a look out spot for a elevated view of the Sandwich Harbour Lagoon.  

    There are various stops and ample opportunity for some breathtaking photos. One of the stops also includes some light snacks, homemade bakes, beverages and sparkling wine.  Some common sightings include animals that are desert adapted like the black-backed jackal, fog-basking beetle, dancing spider (‘white lady of the Namib’), golden mole, Springbok, Oryx, ostrich, brown hyena and gecko. The Lagoon and Saltpans are home to large variety of waders. 

    This is a full day excursion and our vehicles usually only return after 17h30 allowing the for the full utilisation of the golden sunset.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Mola Mola Safaris, Walvis Bay Waterfront, Atlantic Street, Walvis Bay, Namibia
    Departure Time
    8h30 Check-in at our Walvis Bay Waterfront Office. Departure at 9h00
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water
    • Afternoon snacks including sandwiches, kebabs etc.
    • Snacks
    • Glass of Champagne
    • Unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks
    • Trained and licensed Professional Driver/guide
    • Lunch
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    Exclusions
    • Guest House transfers excluded. Our persoanlised transfers can be booked at an additional charge.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We started in the morning on the boat we saw pelicans, seals (both inside of the boat) and penguins, dolphins and even a wale (in migration, very rare). The guide was great and the was good. Very nice morning. After that we went to the...More

    Thank 604filipem
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    An experience of a life time! Patrick Jackson, our guide is amazing with young children and special needs teenagers too. Full of interesting info and knows his surroundings like the back of his hand. Definitely a must when visiting Swakopmund.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Aimee W
    Reviewed 23 May 2019 via mobile

    We did the 4x4 morning dune tour to sandwich harbor. One of the best tours we ever did (and we did a lot of them). First of all mola mola is extremely professional. The cars are really modern and new. The guide we had was...More

    Thank PatrickSlegtenhorst
    Reviewed 9 May 2019

    I had no expectations before going on this trip but it ended up being one fantastic experience which I highly recommend. The guide was knowledgeable, competent and hospitable; the vehicle was made for the job; the routing was awesome; the scenery out of this world...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank ShanSMJ
    Reviewed 30 April 2019

    I had just one day of free time in Walvis Bay and I could not have spent it better. The tour from beginning to the end was amazing.The guides, are extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Their mix of information and humor is remarkable. The two tours,...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank arsalan135
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    17 March 2019|
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    Hello - I am travelling with my 84 year old mother and will be in Walvis Bay for one day on the 15th April. Any suggestions as to whether this tour is suitable for her too? I also wanted to ask if you are running any tours... More
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    Key Details
    • Mola Mola Safaris
    • Duration: 8h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English, Dutch, German
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