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“Excellent” 5 of 5 stars
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Catamaran Charters
Walvis Bay 9000, Namibia
00264-64-200798
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Ranked #4 of 15 things to do in Walvis Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: The Catamaran Charters Team invites you aboard our 45’ Royal Cape Sailing Catamaran ‘Silverwind’, or our 60′ Simonis Sailing Catamaran ‘Silversand’, or our 40'Admiral Motorised Catamaran 'Silvermoon' to enjoy an adventure packed tour to Pelican Point and Walvis Bay’s beautiful bay area.The chances of encountering Dolphins, Whales, Turtles, Seals and Mola Mola’s (Sunfish) make the search for the Marine Big 5 and adventurous tour by enjoying Sparkling Wine, Fresh Oysters and other snacks aboard our spacious and comfortable catamarans
Singapore, Singapore
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We were a family group of 25 in Namibia, with ages spreading from 9 to 78 spending 2 days in Walvis Bay.
The catamaran trip which was initially suggested by our travel agency was top rated by all the members of the group.
Due to our number we had the catamaran for ourselves and the level of interaction that we had with the crew, and particularly Sandra, was very well appreciated.
Lots of humour, solid information about not only the animals but also the context (climate, economy ..).
Seals (in the sea and on board the boat), pelicans, dolphins contributed a lot to the cheerful atmosphere, which was very well concluded with oysters and champagne on board on our way back.
Again bravo.

Visited August 2012
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Ibbenbueren, Germany
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“A fantastic boat trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

It was our third journey to Namibia, but our first to the Atlantic Ocean and so our first boat trip. We saw dolphins, seals, pelicans and two humpback whales!!! FANTASTIC!!! Marko and his crew were fantastic and gave lots of information about the ocean and its animals.
The food and drinks, which were offered on board, while the way back to the harbour, were absolutely perfect!!!
We want to come back :)

Visited July 2012
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Catamaran_Charters, Owner at Catamaran Charters, responded to this review, August 6, 2012
Hello Silke
We appreciate your review, and a big thanks for doing the effort.
We hope your whole Namibia trip was as good, and offcourse that you come visit us again...
Best regards from a cold Walvis Bay
Marko and Catamaran Charters Team
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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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“Pelicans, Seals and Dolphins (Whales next time!)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Our 4th visit to Swakopmund but our first sea trip. Marko and the crew were excellent, giving lots of information and making sure everyone was included. The day began with mist creating an etheral atmosphere as we set off from the dock, accompanied by a seal who came on board to be hand fed. Sounds cheesy? Well, no. There are two seals which come on board, but others are not encouraged, these two are the - well fed - ambassadors. In case getting that close to seals wasn't enough Maro also feeds the pelicans who swoop over the boat to collect the fish. As the mist lifted we had a good view of the seals on the shore and in the water, and were accompanied by Benguela Dolphins. The whales had been seen in the bay two days earlier but were missing when we went out. We were served coffee (and beware the Namibian coffee which turned out to be a very palatable sherry!), then lunch - a buffet of oysters, fish and other goodies topped off with champagne. It wasn't only the seals who were well fed. A great trip with people who obviously enjoy and are very knowledgable about what they do. A must.

Visited June 2012
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, Owner at Catamaran Charters, responded to this review, July 15, 2012
Morning Guys!
Thank you so much for the review and encouraging words.
Should you ever visit Namibia again, please just come say hello and maybe i can twist your arm to join us on another cruise...
Enjoy the summer, pretty cold here.
Regards
Marko
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“Fabulous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

This was one of the highlights, particularly wonderful as it is such a contrast to most other dusty, duney activities in Namibia. There was so much food and drink supplied, very generous. The birds and animals we saw up so close were magical. You CANNOT come to Walvis bay and not go on this trip, a well spent morning...didnt want it to end.

Visited May 2012
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Western Cape, South Africa
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“WORLD CLASS!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Hi Marko and team!

I would like to take this opportunity to say a VERY BIG THANK YOU to you and your team! The experience that we had on Silverwind was way more than WORLD CLASS and definitely one of our biggest highlights of your trip.

As you know we are also in tourism and deal with clients from all over the world on a daily basis (just like you guys) and I must say that your attitude and spirit was infectious and super inspiring. It was awesome being on the cat with you and to see your enthusiasm for what you do.

Keep up the good work!

Thanks

Rob & Ashleigh Eden
Maun - Botswana

Visited April 2012
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Catamaran_Charters, Owner at Catamaran Charters, responded to this review, May 29, 2012
Many Thanks for the review!
We hope to see you back in Namibia, should you like to do our cruise for a second time, you will be entitled to a discount.
Best Regards
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