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Swakopmund Jetty

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Address: Swakopmund, Namibia
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+264-64-405-664
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Fishing on the Jetty

It is a nice outing for a few hours. You can stand and fish from the jetty. And it is a nice place to stand and watch the sun setting.

Reviewed 15 June 2016
rohanrautenbach
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Brits, South Africa
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Brits, South Africa
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

It is a nice outing for a few hours. You can stand and fish from the jetty. And it is a nice place to stand and watch the sun setting.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

The drive from Walvis Bay to watch the sunset and eat here is really worth it. Although pricy, restaurant food is good and service very efficient.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This restaurant was recommended and booked for us by Villa Margarita and we were not disappointed. Hadn't expected much as from the outside looks like the end of Eastbourne pier but once the door was opened we were amazed at the classy restaurant beyond with glass floor in the entrance. The food was delicious and the service was great. I... More 

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Sedgefield
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Most Amazing sunset location just get your timing right .Great place to enjoy a refreshing bevarage after a hot days touring in the Desert. And enjoy the cool ocean breeze

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Rawsonville, South Africa
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The Swakopmund Jetty is very iconic of Swakopmund. It is perfect for an everyday stroll. The Jetty gives you a very scenic view of the ocean, the dunes as well as the town. A must visit to everyone in Swakopmund.

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This charming jetty leads you to a final balcony, with a nice view on the city of Swakopmund and the sea, provided that the weather is not misty! There is also a good and friendly restaurant under the balcony, specialized in sea food of course. It can be windy and cold, you have to remind you you are really in... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Good meal had by all in party. Staff helpful. Nice decor and we'll postioned on sea. Little more expensive then other restaurants but you know the saying Location Location Location it has that for sure. Would come back provided it wasn't Misty.

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Benoni, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

Very peaceful walk watching the fishermen and the view of the sea. This is a very old jetty but still looked sturdy.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 515 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

This is a lovely jetty that extends a few 100 metres out to sea. When there are large seas running, you can get some stunning photos too.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We had an amazing dinner at Jetty 1905. The food and service were excellent. It is critical to get there before sunset (and remember Namibia has day light saving, so in winter the time is different to RSA). The only criticism I can make is that they should have a large sparkling wine/champagne list. I don't drink it very often,... More 

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