Walvis Bay Airport, The Namib Desert - Stein Travel

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Welcome to Walvis Bay Airport

The airport is located nine miles (15km) east of Walvis Bay.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available and the trip to into Walvis Bay costs N$140 and takes roughly 15 minutes.

Car Rental

Avis and Budget have car rental kiosks at the airport.

City Transfers

An Airport Shuttle Bus is available, bookings should be made in advance.


Tel:+264 (0)64 205511.

Departure Tax

Facilities at the airport include a restaurant, gift shop, mother's room, post box, public phones, mobile telephone rentals and Internet facilities.

English is the official language, but many people also speak Afrikaans and German. There are also several indigenous languages spoken, mainly in the rural areas.

The official currency is the Namibian Dollar (NAD) divided into 100 cents. Its value is equal to the South African Rand, which is also accepted as legal currency in Namibia. Major credit cards are accepted. Travellers cheques and foreign currency can be exchanged at any bank or bureau de change, though cash is more expensive to exchange than travellers cheques. ATMs are available in larger towns only.

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