In addition to the adventure activities, for which Swakopmund is justifiably renowned, the town offers a number of half- or full-day excursions. Most half-day tours take you out into the Namib Desert east of Swakop, to seek out some of the desert-adapted wildlife. The day tours usually do the above combined with Welwitschia Drive. Cultural tours to the former township of Mondesa are also gaining in popularity.

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