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Eco Marine Kayak Tours

Walvis Bay, Namibia
+264 64 203 144
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An unforgettable experience

What an amazing experience we had with Jeanne - it truly was one of those moments that I'm sure... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephen J
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Must do experience

This was a completely unique experience and we enjoyed every minute of it. Fascinating drive out to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Walvis Bay, Namibia
+264 64 203 144
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience we had with Jeanne - it truly was one of those moments that I'm sure we'll still be talking about as a family for years to come. Jeanne is very organized, and was ready and waiting for us when we arrived...More

1  Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a completely unique experience and we enjoyed every minute of it. Fascinating drive out to Pelican Point where see saw lots of birds and Jackal. Nothing prepared for the noise of the seals and being on the water with them was brilliant. Guide...More

1  Thank Tashaklk
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Fantastic morning of kayaking with Jeanne from Ecomarine. The close encounter with the seals of: Walvis Bay is a truly special wildlife experience not to be missed if you are in Namibia. The young seal pups are very curious and keen to play performing somersaults...More

1  Thank JonJ743
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I had the pleasure of taking a kayaking tour with Jeanne (the owner of this company). She is a very friendly and informative host. The activity consisted of a 4x4 trip from Walvis Bay to Pelican Point followed by a several hour kayaking experience amongst...More

1  Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This was a perfect trip and truly amazing. Being up close and on the same level with the tremendous amount of seals was a very special gift. I am an ocean swimmer and have swam with seal and other marine life. But, being in the...More

1  Thank worldview2016
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We spent a morning kayaking with Eco Marine among the seals near Walvis Bay. Jeanne made the whole trip really interesting. On the drive to the point, we saw lots of flamingo, as well as pelican and jackal. The seals were fantastic. In the kayak...More

1  Thank Tom K
Reviewed 24 November 2016

An amazing way to spend the morning, paddling gently around a stunning lagoon with seals leaping around the boat. Jeanne at Eco Marine is lovely and very knowledgeable about the animals in the bay, 19 years experience of paddling each day. Jeanne provides you with...More

1  Thank ZororoRetreat
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Jeanne's enthusiasm is infectious, and her knowledge of, and care for, the area is amazing. Fascinating drive to the water's edge, followed by a truly unforgettable experience - surrounded by seals both in and out of the water...magical! Even got to tickle a seal's muzzle!...More

1  Thank prippit
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We had a great morning with Jeanne and the seals. Booked directly via email, and confirmation was sent to our accommodation the day before. Everything we needed was provided, and we had a lovely morning out on the water with the seals, followed by tea...More

1  Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The company with whom we booked a small group safari in Namibia arranged for us to kayak with the fur seals with Jeanne, and we couldn't have been much happier with the experience. We appreciated Jeanne's skillful drive across the sand to Pelican Point and...More

1  Thank atastefortravel
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marie w
How cold is it kayaking in late July?
28 March 2017|
Response from worldview2016 | Reviewed this property |
She will provide you with a waterproof jacket and outer protection. It was a little cold, but we were there first week of December. I get cold easily so I had on my own waterproof things underneath what she gave me and a... More
Hi, could you please tell me the cost to doe the Kayak tour and how long does it take?
19 February 2017|
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Response from prippit | Reviewed this property |
Hi, back in October it was N$600 per person for just over 4 hours in total. I cannot recommend this trip enough - worth every cent!
Hi there, we are arriving into Walvis Bay on the 20th April on the Queen Mary 2, don't know what time we arrive all it says on our itinerary is we arrive early morning. We would be very interested in this kayaking trip in the lagoon, I am not experienced have only done it once very briefly. Please can you tell me if you pick people up from the cruise ships for this tour and how much it will cost Regard Loretta Atcje;er
27 February 2015|
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Response from sliver | Reviewed this property |
Loretta you do not need any experience to do the kayaking and it is not hard work for the arms either. I hardly paddled as was so busy taking photos and the kayaks felt very safe. My concern is the timing - so you must find... More