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Cape Cross Seal Colony Tour from Swakopmund, Namibia

By Kallisto Tours & Services
Price was undefined, price is now £96

Features

Free cancellation available
5h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Multiple languages
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless payments
Vehicles and venues disinfected

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Bottled water - Clients have a choice between mineral water, Coca Cola or Fruit Juice.

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Near public transport

  • Most travellers can participate

  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travellers

  • Departure time: 9:00 AM


What you can expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Skeleton Coast, Namibia

Depart from Swakopmund and travel along the Skeleton Coast in the direction of Cape Cross. En route visit some salt-pans where flamingos can be seen. Your guide will explain the nature and characteristics of these shore birds. Continue along the coast and stop to take a closer look at a ship wreck. Your guide will relate the history of this wreck. Inspect some endemic lichen-fields which occur near Cape Cross.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Cape cross, Namibia

Proceed to Cape Cross seal reserve. Here in 1486 a Portuguese explorer named Diego Cao, the first European to set foot in Namibia, erected a stone cross in honour of King Juan of Portugal. Today there is a large colony of Cape Fur Seals which can be viewed at close quarters and is an experience of a lifetime. Since the introduction of legislation controlling the utilisation of seals in Namibia in 1922 the seal population at Cape Cross has increased to more than 250,000. Your guide will provide all relevant information about the seals.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hentiesbaai, Namibia

The return journey to Swakopmund includes a sightseeing tour of the small holiday resort, Henties Bay. Henties Bay developed from a mere sprinkling of fisher huts into a very popular holiday resort within a few decades. Your guide will relate the origin and history of this settlement.

Duration: 2 hours

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Gear and equipment sanitised between use

Social distancing

  • Contactless payment for service charge and add-ons
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Namibia Kunene Region

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Traveler pickup is offered We pick up clients from their place of accommodation in Swakopmund, Namibia.
    • Namibia Kunene Region

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