Activities in and around Swakopmund

The Namibian coast is a unique destination, to say the least, for it is where the Namib Desert and the Atlantic Ocean meets. It has a large variety of fun activities for you to enjoy.

Camel Rides

What better way to experience the Swakopmund River and the Namib Desert than on the back of a camel. The camel rides are a great activity for all ages and ideal for the family.

Quad Biking

The quad bike tours through the Namib desert is truly an exhilarating experience. You will be lead by an experienced guide through the Swakopmund River and into the dunes. This is the perfect way to enjoy the worlds oldest desert.


Experience the Marine Big 5 from a catamaran on one of the catamaran tours. These unique tours include pick-up and drop-off from Haus Garnison, a seafood lunch with fresh oysters from the local oyster farm and many more.

Sky Diving

If you are looking for a bit of adrenaline rush? Then skydiving should be on the very top of your list of things to do in Swakopmund. It is a 10,000 feet tandem jump that you can do either from an airplane or a helicopter.


On the kayaking tours, you can enjoy the beautiful lagoon and surrounding waters of Walvis Bay Harbour. It is a spectacular method to experience the bird-life and perfect for both nature lovers and photographers.

Sand Boarding

Sandboarding in the Namib Dunes is a fun activity for the non-experienced and know-hows. You have the option lie on your stomach or for those more daring, who are experienced, you can stand.

Desert Tours

Explore the oldest desert in the world with one of the Namib Desert Tours. You will learn about this unique environment and all its glory.

Moon Landscape Tours

With these wonderful tours, you get to see one of the see a true fossil, the "Welwitschia Mirabilis". This trip is ideal for photographers, small groups, large groups, young and old.

Township Tours

The town shop tours are perfect for a complete cultural experience. You will meet some of the locals, learn about the community, and try local Namibian cuisine.

Booking your Activities

If you would like to book any of these activities and more during your stay at Haus Garnison, please contact us and we will assist.