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Eco Marine Seal Kayaking Adventure

Eco Marine specializes in kayak tours to Pelican Point since 1997, visiting the Cape Fur Seal colony,  accompanied by flamingos, dolphins, pelicans, cormorants and other friendly marine and birdlife.

All tours start early in the morning, due to the fact that the prevailing weather conditions in Walvis Bay offer a calm period up to about 1pm.

Starting promptly each morning helps us cover the full range of sights to be seen and allows for plenty of photograph opportunities along the way.

Experience the 40km drive with Kevin and Graham in (the Kayak Mobile) to Pelican Point across the ocean's edge of the Namib Desert past protected wetlands and some of the largest salt pans in the world.

Here we start kayaking near the lighthouse and over to the seal colonies.

Excellent bird viewing is available, delightful seals, and Bottlenose Dolphins come to play around your kayak.


Playful seals


Aerial map showing the tour area


The Seal Colony

Safety Features provided by Eco Marine Kayak Tours:

  • VHF Radio

  • Compasses

  • Flares

  • Life-jackets

  • All kayaks are licensed and seaworthy with paddles

  • Warm waterproof clothing and neoprene shoes

  • Dry bags for cameras

  • Bottled water

  • Guides hold a valid First Aid Certificate

  • Eco Marine Kayak Tours is registered with the
    Namibian Tourist Board - registration number ACT00011 and
    Marine Tour Association of Namibia.

Things to know:

We will also take your photo whilst out kayaking and
E-Mail copies to you (free of charge), your record of a kayaking experience not to be forgotten.

Advance bookings must be made to guarantee availability of your trip.

  • Duration of tour: 4.5 hours 

  • Departure time : 08:00 am. Return 12:15 - 12:30pm. 

  • Kayaks : doubles; singles available on request

  • Departure Point : Angling Club/Dolphins Coffee Shop, end of Atlantic street, Walvis Bay. The meeting spot is just before the entrance to the Yacht Club.

  • GPS Coordinates / Angling Club/Dolphins Coffee Shop Parking area:
    22° 57'38.89" S -- 14° 28'55.95" E

  • Minimum number 2 - Maximum number 24

  • No prior kayaking experience is necessary. 3 years and older

  • Refreshments provided : Tea, coffee & brötchens (sandwiches)

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Kevin and Graham van Schalkwyk

Owners/Operators of Eco Marine 

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Map of Walvis Bay circa 1885

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