The coastal towns of Walvis Bay and Lüderitz are expecting a boost to their economies, as around 20 000 tourists will visit the coastline.
During the festive season, 22 cruise liners are expected to dock at these ports. Some of the vessels already started arriving on the 10 November but are expected to make a return within the next two weeks, with others coming back as early as January 2023.
Five passenger liners already docked in November. Aidaaura made four port calls and is expected to dock next week again. Fifteen is expected to dock between 3 and 31 December at Walvis Bay. Passenger vessels carrying tourists contribute immensely to the tourism industry of Namibia, as we have one of the most beautiful countries in the world – a tourist gem.