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Welcome ..........................t o Swakopmund

Swakopmund is Namibia’s main seaside resort with a cool and bracing climate and its large numbers of restaurants and shops, a multitude of activities and adventures on offer, carefully tended public gardens, a wide choice of B&B’s and hotels, as well as coffee shops selling traditional German cakes and pastries, make it an enjoyable holiday destination.

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Furthermore, Swakopmund presents itself as a promising, growing town with ample investment potential and a unique charm that will captivate and enchant you and once you have visited this little oasis, nestled between the Namib Desert and the fresh Atlantic Ocean, it will beckon you to return, repeatedly.

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When approaching Swakopmund, having driven through the stark desert countryside, the quaint outline of palm trees and towers mystically appears like a mirage of an ancient city in a faraway land. These atmospheric conditions result from the dense bank of coastal fog that hangs over the cold Atlantic Ocean on most mornings, dissipating as the sun rises higher in the sky.

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. . . . . . . . MAYOR’S MESSAGE . . . . . . On behalf of the Swakopmund Town Council and . . the citizens of Swakopmund, I welcome you to . . Swakopmund, Namibia. We are pleased that you . . have shown interest in our beautiful town of Swa.. kopmund. . . . . As the 4th Mayor of Swakopmund since Indepen. . dence, I am excited about the dynamic change . . we are seeing throughout our impresive town, a . . remarkable urban transformation that is attracting . . attention across the country. . . . . With a rich history, a tradition of innovation and a . . culturally and ethnically diverse citizenry, Swakop. . mund possesses tremendous resources that have . . helped our town to achieve fiscal stability, eco. . nomic investment, and create an environment that . . . . is attractive for families, the tourism industry and . . investors. . . . . Since 1990, we worked hard to set a solid founda. . tion and remained steadfast in our determination to . . move progressively toward a better future. . . . . Today, investment is on the rise in Swakopmund, Namibia. Swakopmund is growing stronger, . . smarter, and receiving more positive attention about the many assets that make our beautiful town . . unique. . . . . From our many cultural institutions and our wonderfully diverse neighborhoods, thriving commer. . cial districts and peerless urban architecture and artistic communities that continue to inspire and . . excite, Swakopmund is a town with a renewed feeling of hope and optimism. . . . . Swakopmund has something for everyone. Our Municipal Council, Management and staff are . . proud to call Swakopmund home and welcome you to share with us this great locale. . . .. Enjoy your experience here, whether it is for a day or a lifetime. .. .. .. .. .. Juuso Kambueshe .. .. MAYOR SWAKOPMUND .. .. 2

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The Municipality............................................................Pg 4 - 51 Mayor’s Welcome Coat of Arms, Vision and Mission Location Climate Welwitschia Plains History Function of the Municipality / Code of Conduct Organisation Chart Social Empowerment Educational Enpowerment Health, Housing and Environmental Empowerment Strategic Development Plan Tourism, Activities, Restaurant & Accommodation

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MAP OF SWAKOPMUND..............................................Pg 52 - 53 Commercial & Business Section: Activities and Leisure Agents Services Shopping Industrial Wine and Dine Swakopmund Accommodation Swakopmund Surrounds Accommodation Henties Bay & Karibib Surrounds Omaruru

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Index..............................................................................Pg 127 - 128 Back Inside Cover - African Art Jewellers Back Cover - The Lighthouse Group Bookmark: Designed, printed and supplied by African Kirikara

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. . . . . . SWAKOPMUND COAT OF ARMS . . . . The new Coat of Arms was proposed by Mr Eckart De- mib Desert. . . masius, Chief Executive Officer and submitted to Council -Blue symbolises the Na. . and approved on 28 August 2008. The National Heritage mibian sky, the Atlantic . . Council approved the new Coat of Arms during February Ocean, our marine re. . 2009. sources and the importance . . of rain and water. .. The explanations for the symbols are as follows: -Red represents the Nami. . • The Welwitschia mirabilis plant has only two leaves bian people, their heroism . . and can live for over a thousand years and its marvellous and their determination to . . ability to survive in such harsh, apparently waterless con- build a future of equal op. . ditions symbolizes gender equality and equality in gen- portunity for all. . . eral and the ability to survive and to keep growing. -White refers to peace and unity. . . -Green symbolises Namibia’s vegetation and agricultural . . • The lighthouse is a well-known landmark in Swakop- resources. . . mund and serves to accentuate Swakopmund’s seaside on . . the Atlantic Ocean. • The building portrays the historical buildings in Swakop. . mund, which form the medieval part of our joint heritage . . • The Namibian National Flag: . . -The sun symbolises life and energy. The colour gold rep- The Motto: PROVIDENTIAE MEMOR. . . resents warmth and the colour of our plains and the Na- Meaning: Mindful of your Destiny. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 6

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• Create policies and procedures for equal opportunity in recruitment, employment and promotion, guided by welldefined Affirmative Action principles. • Generate and efficiently deploy the necessary finances in the best interest of the town. • Strive to maintain an accountable business orientated work ethic. • Accept a high degree of open communication, a participative management style and lead by example.

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . LOCATION . . Swakopmund lies at the coast of north-western Namibia, . . 360 km (175 miles) west of Windhoek, Namibia’s capital. . . . . It is the capital of the Erongo administrative district. Swa. . kopmund is a beach resort and an example of German . . colonial architecture. It was founded in 1892 as the main . . harbour for German South-West Africa. . . . . . . The town lies on the B2 road and the Trans-Namib Rail. . way from Windhoek to Walvis Bay. It is also home to the . . Swakopmund Airport. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 8

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Coordinates:  22°41’S 14°32’E • 22.683°S 14.533°E Country: Namibia Administrative Division: Erongo Founded: August 4, 1892 Area Total: 181.3 km2 (70 sq mi) Population: 55000 Density: 193.1/km2 (500/sq mi) Time zone: South African Standard Time (UTC+1)


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. . . . . . CLIMATE . . . . Surrounded by the Namib Desert on three sides and the . . cold Atlantic waters to the west, Swakopmund enjoys a . . temperate climate. The average temperature ranges be. . tween 15°C (59°F) to 25°C (77°F). Rainfall is less than . . 15 mm per year, making gutters and drainpipes on build. . ings a rarity. The cold Benguela current supplies moisture .. for the area in the form of fog that can reach as deep as . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

140 km (87 mi) inland. The fauna and flora of the area have adapted to this phenomenon and now rely upon the fog as a source of moisture. As a seaside resort, the weather is cooler here in December to January (Namibia’s summer months) so the territorial administration moves to Swakopmund for these months.

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WELWITSCHIA PLAINS . . . . Inland from Swakopmund, like huge bundles of tangled . . wool, the ancient welwitschias of the central Namib . . sprawl randomly across the well-known Welwitschia . . Plains in the Namib-Naukluft Park. This intriguing stand . . of plants can be viewed when travelling through the . . . . proclaimed road in the northern section of the park. . . . . The Welwitschia mirabilis is a botanical curiosity en. . demic to the Namib Desert. The plants grow in a nar. . . . row belt that lies between 30 to 40 kilometres inland, . . from the Kuiseb River in the central Namib more or . . less all the way up to Mossamedes in Angola. The best . . specimens grow amongst the hills of the Messum Cra. . . . ter south-west of the Brandberg. Here, sheltered from . . the winds, they grow relatively luxuriantly, with less of . . the desiccated and wind-shredded look of the welwits. . chias of the plains. . . .. .. The welwitschia is actually a tree that has been dwarfed .. by the rigours of the desert, the major portion of its .. stem having been driven underground. The fibrous tap.. .. root is quite shallow, with many lateral roots just be.. low the surface. The crown of the stem is flattened and .. shaped like a saucer, dark brown, hard and woody. The .. plant produces only two leaves throughout its lifetime. .. 10

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They grow opposite each other from the base outwards and are up to three metres long. The tough and leathery leaf-blades, torn into long, thong-like shreds by the searing winds, are constantly blackened and worn away by the scorching desert sun. The welwitschia is dioecious, that is the male and female flowers are on separate plants. The flowers are often brightly coloured, the male cones salmon pink and the female ones much larger and of a greenish-yellow colour, banded with reddish-brown, sometimes dark pink. A conspicuous red beetle with the impressive scientific name of Probergrothius sexpunctatis inhabits these plants. This insect is associated only with welwitschias and is therefore also endemic to the Namib. Welwitschias are not only of ancient origin, but are also extremely long-lived. The age of one of the larger specimens has been estimated at about 2 000 years, while carbon-14 dating indicates that average specimens such as those seen on the Welwitschia Plains are between 500 and 600 years old. A magnificent specimen, known as the Great Welwitschia and estimated to be 1 500 years old, can be seen along the Welwitschia Trail, which runs across the plain.


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kopmund. The first settlers were 120 Schutztruppen with equipment and 40 settlers who offloaded from the Marie Woermann vessel, using four landing boats. The settlers had to build caves on the beach to protect themselves against hostile weather. Before a breakwater was built in 1898, which later became known as the Mole, all offloading was done with special boats that could only be handled by crewmen from Liberia. At that time, up to 600 crew tribesmen were employed by the Woermann Line. The number of vessels offloading in Swakopmund was increasing rapidly. In 1894, only four ships offloaded, and in 1895 there were five. In 1896 the Woermann Line introduced a bi-monthly service, and in 1899, a monthly service to Swakopmund. Due to a lack of building materials, most of the first settlers’ houses were constructed out of prefabricated wood.


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The Jetty

Swakopmund quickly became the main port for im-

been upgraded even further with lighting and secure

ports and exports for the whole territory, and was one

wooden walkways leading to a restaurant at the end

of six towns which received municipal status in 1909.

of the jetty.

Many government offices for German South-West Africa had offices in Swakopmund. Soon, the harbour created by the Mole silted up, and in 1905 work was started on a wooden jetty, but in the long run this was inadequate. In 1914 construction of an iron jetty was therefore commenced, the remains of which can still be seen today. After World War I it became a pedestrian walkway. It was declared structurally unsound and was closed to the public for seven years and in 2006 renovations to the portion supported by concrete pillars was completed with the remaining portion being alienated. It was reopened to the public in the late 2006 and has subsequently

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Trading and shipping companies founded branches in

an enormous impact on all facets of life in Swakop-

Swakopmund. A number of these buildings still exist

mund which necessitated expansion of the infrastruc-

today. After German South-West Africa was taken over

ture of the town to make it into one of the most mod-

by the Union of South Africa in 1915, all harbour ac-

ern in Namibia.

tivities were transferred from Swakopmund to Walvis Bay. Many of the Central Government services ceased. Businesses closed down, the number of inhabitants diminished, and the town became less prosperous. However, the natural potential of Swakopmund as a holiday resort was recognised, and this potential has subsequently been developed. Today tourism-related services form an important part of the town’s economy.

In October 2000 an agreement was signed between the Namibian and People’s Republic of China governments to build a satellite tracking station at Swakopmund. Construction was completed in July 2001 at a site north of Swakopmund to the east of the Henties Bay-Swakopmund road and opposite the Swakopmund Salt Works. The site was chosen as it was on the orbital track of a manned spacecraft during its re-en-

The discovery of uranium at Rössing in 1928, 70 km

try phase. Costing N$12 million, the complex covers

(43 mi) outside the town, led to the development of

150m x 85m. It is equipped with five meter and nine

the world’s largest opencast uranium mine. This had

meter satellite dishes.

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. . . . . . THE FUNCTION OF THE MUNICIPALITY . . . . A Municipality is lawfully established and governed in terms of the Local Authorities Act No 23 of 1992. The . . Municipality is comprised as follows: . . . . . . COUNCIL MEMBERS . . .. + . . . . MANAGEMENT MEMBERS . . . . + . . . . . . CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 GENERAL MANAGERS . . . . . . . . . . GENDER AWARENESS . . . . • Currently, three of the ten Councillors are fe- agement Committee. . . male and they hold senior positions in Council, • Council always had an unwritten policy of gen. . i.e., Deputy Mayor and Chairperson of the Man- der equality. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. . . . . .. . .

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ORGANISATION CHART CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER • Main purpose to manage long-term strategy for the Municipality. • Execute Council resolutions. • Exercise overall financial control. • Advise Council on all relevant matters. • Office of the Mayor;

FINANCE

ENGINEERING

CORPORATE

• PROVIDES SERVICES (assessment rates, water, refuse removal and sewerage levies.)

•PLANNING AND DESIGN

• ADMINISTRATION (COMPILE AGENDA’S AND MINUTES - all matters and reports requiring Council/ Management Committee’s attention for decision-making purposes are channeled through this section)

• SALE OF PROPERTY • LEASE OF PROPERTY (accommodation fees at the bungalows, hawkers areas, town hall) • OTHERS (admission fees to swimming pool, subsidies

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• TOWN PLANNING AND ARCHITECTURE BUILDING CONTROL • STREETS WATER WORKS •SEWERAGE • WORKSHOP

• PROPERTIES (Attend to immovable property transactions like Township developments, subdivisions, consolidations and selling and leasing of land. Compile various kinds of contracts.) • HUMAN RESOURCES (INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION, TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT • HOUSING (Combat squatting, leasing of town hall) • RESTCAMP (Offer cheap up-market accommodation - 6 types of bungalows, 187 bungalows, security fence, freezing facilities) • SWIMMING POOL (Olympic size, 100 x 50m2, host swimming galas, 2 saunas, cloak rooms, beach umbrellas can be hired) • MOLE (popular for bathing)

TRAFFIC • LAWENFORCEMENT (TRAFFIC CONTROL (REGISTRATION)

HEALTH • INSPECTORATE (Advise public on health and preservation of environment) • FOOD INSPECTIONS (All food premises, dairies and abattoir ensure that standards of hygiene as stipulated are complied with) • RESIDENTIAL AND OPEN SPACE INSPECTIONS (Identify and eliminate unhygienic conditions, nuisances and pollution, investigate complaints) • WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (Collection and transport of domestic and garden refuse, clean up open spaces - dumping site)


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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SOCIAL EMPOWERMENT . . • Council fully supports the National policy on Public nual donation of N$ 24 000-00 towards their munici. . . . Private Partnership (PPP) and has created work teams pal account. . . for the execution of a variety of tasks. The teams con. . sist mainly of women and are under the leadership of • Council donated two dormitories to the local Police . . their respective leader. The groups received financial force to serve as additional accommodation. Renova. . training and they all attended the “Free to Grow” course tions will be funded from HAN and executed by the . . . . to realize their own full potential. The tasks consist of re- Police. . . moving wind blown sand from the streets to removing . . seaweed from the beach on a daily basis. 9 teams con- • Council also donated a patrol vehicle to the lo. . sisting of 52 members are currently operating. They are cal police to ensure that the police are sufficiently .. .. employed on a contractual basis and a team (depending equipped and that the road to Arandis is adequately .. on its size) earns between N$ 3 300- N$9 900 monthly. patrolled. .. .. • The House of Safety cares for orphans and neglected • During the festive season over December additional .. .. children. Councilor Kavita in her personal capacity police force is required to ensure law and order over .. serves as chairperson of the committee overseeing the the period. Council annually finances the accommo.. duties of the House of Safety. Council makes an an- dation which last year amounted to N$ 10 000-00. .. 20

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • Annually the Mayor hosts a Christmas Lunch for . . . . the elderly in our town. Elderly and needy citizens . . of the whole community are represented. The lunch . . costs Council N$ 114 354-99 – 2012/2013 annu. . ally. . . . . . . • The Mayor hosts the annual DRC soccer tourna. . ment to which all non-league soccer clubs are in. . vited to participate. The price money is N$ 15 000. . 00 annually and serves to pay the referees and the .. .. prize money for the winning teams. .. .. • Council initiated a vegetable garden, managed by .. the Municipal Aids Committee (MAC) and assisted .. .. by HIV/Aids infected persons who render their ser.. vices on a voluntary basis. The initial development .. costs for the garden is estimated to be in the re..

gion of N$ 80 000 and the annual running expenses are set at N$ 8500.00 per annum.

HIV affected

persons are tending the garden and the proceeds are harvested regularly and distributed to affected families. •Council is involved through the HIV/Aids committee in the local hospital. The Municipal Aids Committee supports the HIV AIDS wards in kind by assisting with special projects related to education, mainstreaming and moral support. A previous request for renovating the ward was referred to Council who decided to rather support by investigating the possible donation of an ambulance to the state hospital. The investigation is ongoing and the results will be submitted for consideration in the fiscal year 2009/10.

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• Council gives an annual grant to the SPCA to the

ity and a voluntary fireman is on duty all the time to

value of N$12 000.00. This amount is also credited

ensure rapid response by the voluntary fire brigade.

against their municipal services account. In addition the SPCA is paid N$ 50.00 for every dog impounded/

• Public facilities are constructed at the beach for

euthanased to a maximum of N$ 15 000.00 per an-

the general public, i.e. braai facilities, beach soccer,

num. Council also has a very good working relation-

touch rugby and beach volleyball at a cost of N$ 800

ship with the SPCA resulting in good care for all kinds

000. Currently a fitness park is under construction and

of neglected pets.

should be completed in this financial year. Council will also call for proposals for the construction of a Café/

• Parks and Gardens have been created in Mondesa

restaurant together with facilities such as e.g. mini golf.

and Tamariskia at a cost of N$300 000-00 each. These

A centrally located parking area will serve both the fit-

parks are hugely popular and more are planned in the

ness park and the café/restaurant.

future. They serve the purpose of green areas in the community and they are extensively used by members

• Swakopmund is the only town in Namibia which has

of the community for relaxation and social functions.

official bicycle lanes. Together with its street tarring programme Council constructed extra wide pavements

• A new Fire Station was built in the informal settle-

for which one half serves as a bicycle lane. This is to

ment area, the DRC. This serves the purpose to re-

encourage more use of bicycles and simultaneously to

spond as early as possible in the area where shacks

ensure greater safety for these road users. Council now

often burn down. Two vehicles are stored at the facil-

has 5.8 kilometer of bicycle lanes in town.

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• A new informal market is planned in Mondesa and

can be called in September where after the construc-

should be completed this year. The market will have the

tion period of 3 years will commence.(Almost near to

following facilities: Braai areas, sitting facilities/bench-

completion)

es, display area for traders, lockable cubicles, paved floors, roof covering and adequate ablution facilities.

• A new and centrally located Municipal Head Office is under construction to the value of N$60 000 000,00.

• Council (in the period of 2004 until 2009) has continued the expansion and improvement of municipal services development and replacement programmes for old infrastructure such as sewer pipe replacement where the infrastructure is more than 50 years old. Annually an amount of N$500,000-00 is budgeted for replacement of pipes and N$500 000-00 for water meters.

The new office block will house all departments, which are currently scattered all over town. The central location of the new office building will also ensure equal accessibility and improved service delivery for all consumers. This project has been completed, • Tarring of streets continues every year and the following statistics are available: - Total Paved – 46.77km - Tamariskia – 5.22km

• A new Sewerage Plant is being planned, construc-

- Mondesa – 5.28km

tion to commence in September 2009 at an estimated

- Rest of SWK – 32.37km

cost of N$200 000 000,00. The planning phase of more

- Total Unpaved – 105.8km

than a year has been completed, the design phase is

- Cycle Lanes – 5.8km

well under way so that tenders for the construction

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. . . . • Council renovated the old Jetty to the value of N$4 . . . . 000 000-00 so that it is open and available to the . . public at large. This amount covered the first half of . . the Jetty only and Council awarded the renovation . . and improving of the second half to the owner of the . . . . Lighthouse Group. Restaurant and shopping facilities . . are provided, however anglers and ramblers will al.. ways still be welcome. . . . . . . • Land for an Indoor Sports Complex was alienated . . Indoor Sport Complex is situated on erf 2811, Swako. . pmund. . . . . . . - Erf 2811, Swakopmund measures 15 000 square me. . ters. . . . . - Purchase price of the sport complex was to the amount . . . . of N$ 57.50 per square meters (N$ 862 500.00) plus . . Vat of 15% (N$129 375.00) (total purchase price equal . . to the amount of N$ 991 875.00). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 24

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- The indoor complex will offer sport activities to the public including: Phase 1: A multipurpose hall consists of: Inline Hockey Climbing wall Exhibition & Sports Championships (karate, tennis, boxing etc.) Conferences Events & Festivals Phase 2: Gym Karate Restaurant & Sports Bar Physiotherapist Massage salon Any other sports consulting and management offices Phase 3 – 5: Future sport and / or combination of the above.


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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EDUCATIONAL EMPOWERMENT . . . . Bursaries are made available to needy learners to tice by accommodating students for their practical . . study: training requirements. . . • Council also sends a number of staff members to . . • Engineering NIMT to participate in the skills upgrading course of. . • Accountancy fered at NIMT. . . • Marketing . . • Environmental Health • Council also has a Study Aid Policy in place of which Total cost for 4 students from 03/04 to 07/08 .. •amounts N$352 577,86. the total contribution as on 30 June 2008 amounts to .. • N$216 to222.63 Engineering Students N$199 082.65 .. • N$81 446.30 - -forfor12x xAccounting Student .. • N$54 908.93 - for 1 X Admin Student. •Council annually donates funds for book prizes to .. schools to the amount of N$ 750-00 per school. .. • The first students completed their course and are all (14 schools). .. being deployed in the service of Council. .. • “Free to Grow” courses are offered to staff members .. • Council actively supported the job attachment prac- to enable them to realize their potential. .. 26

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• A position of Wellness Officer was created to pro-

- Promote cycling and general fitness and well being

mote.

amongst residents

- General wellness of staff members in conjunction

- To provide facilities that will enhance public health

with medical practitioners.

and welfare

- Involvement of community members in health based projects. - Counseling of staff members who experience problems, i.e. stress, HIV/Aids etc. - Council also adopted a wellness theme as part of the strategic plan for the next five years with the aim

• Each of the 14 schools in Swakopmund received a donation in kind to the value of N$10 000-00. This is a once of donation as Council cannot guarantee such support annually.

to include; - stakeholder participation in all planning processes

• Council made an amount of N$80 000-00 avail-

developing a wellness brand to promote Swakopmund

able in its Capital Projects budget for one additional

as the place to be.

classroom for Vrede Rhede School. This classroom

- Mainstream businesses to display the wellness brand

was completed.

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . HEALTH, HOUSING & ENVIRONMENTAL . . . . EMPOWERMENT . . . . • Project Shine is initiated by Council and in co- of N$ 2.5 million was budgeted to rehabilitate and . . operation with neighbouring councils cleaning-up manage the landfill site. Recycling is done on site . . campaigns are conducted along the beach and town- and a total of approximately 120 informal recyclers . . ships and the town’s entrance. The project has been are accommodated on the site. It is envisaged to . . running for two years now and the main sponsors erect a fence around the site to curb the pollution of . . are Namibia Breweries limited, Rossing Uranium the surrounding open spaces. The official recyclers . . . . and the Municipality of Swakopmund. The project will be allocated a storage area on site and they will . . involves inviting 12 non-profitable organizations to contribute to the fencing of the site. . . clean specific wards in a demarcated zone. Partici. . pants are rewarded for their services to the amount of • Council is actively involved in recycling for glass, . . N$ 1000.00 per month. Participants include groups paper and carton. . . from Arandis, Hentiesbay and Walvisbay. . . • Re-cyclers are involved at the refuse site to reduce . . . . • A skip system is introduced in the informal settle- the volume of refuse. . . ment for refuse collection. Budget N$ 280 000.00 • A partnership with the City of Malmö is signed . . will concentrate on environmental projects, .. • Cleaning staff for the informal settlement are ap- which i.e. recycling (Sort at source) and the use of re-usable .. pointed from the settlement on a rotational basis. .. This project is in its fifth year. Budget for the year is energy. The advantages attached to this proposed venture .. in excess of N$ 155 000.00 include; .. - Minimization of waste to be deposited at landfill .. .. • Council’s refuse site is now managed in line with - Promoting entrepreneurship(Recycling Depots) .. the new Environmental Act. A specialist contrac- - Educated population on reduction of waste .. tor is engaged in the execution thereof. An amount - Cleaner Environment .. 28

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• Council is the agent for the Build Together Programme

property to enter the market. These erven have been

– very successful. 561 beneficiaries over the last 5 yrs,

subsidized to enable entry into the property market by

cost over the last 5 yrs amount to N$1,583,000.00

those who never had this opportunity before. The development costs amounted to N$ 75 per square meter

• Council works in close partnership with National

and the reserve price was determined at N$ 45 per

Housing Enterprise (NHE) for the provision of housing.

square meter. The following erven have been sold:

Batches of 100 houses have been constructed by Coun-

Ocean View:

cil for NHE. Un-serviced block of land has been allocat-

- Auction was held on 25 October 2005

ed to NHE for a housing scheme at about N$1.8milion

- 151 erven were offered for sale

in price. A total of 138 erven will be created out of this

- The cost for installation of services was N$88.13 / m²

block.

- The upset price was subsidized and was therefore N$70.00 / m²

• 850 serviced erven are set aside for an incremental

- The average price obtained at the auction was

housing development area, the Progressive Develop-

N$183.60 / m²

ment Area. So far the amount of N$20,000,000.00 has been spend on this project in respect of provision of

Mondesa (Ext 3):

services; another N$20,000,000.00 will be required to

- Auctions were held on 01 September 2006 and on

complete the entire project. The purpose of the PDA

08 December 2006

is to avail serviced land to the needy, including DRC

- 87 erven were offered for sale

residents, on which they can build their houses on an

- The cost for installation of services was N$75.00 / m²

incremental basis.

- The upset price was subsidized and was therefore N$40.00 / m²

• Erven have been sold to first time property owners

- The average price obtained a both auctions was

for the first time to enable people who never owned

N$46.85 / m²

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The following two portions of land were allocated to private developers at the golf course for residential developments: • Atlantic Seaboard • Rossmund Golf Estate These developers will purchase the allocated portions of land from the Municipality by way of private treaty and in terms of Council’s Property Policy. Furthermore, these developers will be responsible for the installation of services, townships establishment and all other statutory requirements. The Southern African Housing Federation hosted a low cost housing expo in Swakopmund during July 2010 and the following private developers participated by purchasing erven in the Progressive Development Area from Council: Private Developer

Erven

SAHF

Erven 3665, 3666 & 3667

Fritze & Quelle

Erven 3698, 3699 & 3700

Berechiah

Erven 3695, 3696 & 3697

Eumbo Letu

Erven 3648, 3649 & 3650

Desert Bundu

Erven 3651, 3687 & 3688

The Stiltz

Erven 3668 & 3669

Weimann’s

Erven 3670 & 3671

Kavango Block

Erven 3672 & 3647

Dirk Brand Bouers

Erven 3693 & 3694

Namib Prefab

Erven 3691 & 3692

NamSpace

Erven 3689 & 3690


Rรถssmund Lodge

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN . . . . The Need for a Master Development Plan for Swakop- Area, Extension 10 . . mund was identified and the following requirements • Council called for development proposals • Awarded during July 2005 . . were identified as follows: • Developments in progress . . - effective planning . . - effective implementation Extensions to Vineta . . - have a holistic view • Re-design Extension 9 . . - co-ordinated approach . . for the implementation of the 4- and 12-year plan and • Development of Extension 11 • Area between Extension 11 and Mile 4 . . associated projects. • Area between Mile 4 and Daniel Kamho Ave . . • 445 erven now in Extension 9 . . Township Developments . . Extensions to Kramersdorf • Future extensions: planning completed .. • Phase 2: 54 erven are planned .. • Future extensions further east Extensions to Mondesa .. • 54 erven were auctioned December 2003 • Extension 3 – 143 erven .. • Future extensions: planning completed • Erven were developed, sold and houses built .. • Extensions 5 & 6 – 483 erven .. Extension 5 • Erven were developed .. • Development of Blocks 55 – 58 • 100 houses built .. • Rocky nature – costly infrastructure • 200 erven for Build Together Programme .. • Infrastructure required for development of Industrial • 99 more houses built .. 32

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Cemetery in Town • Construct proper walkways from chapel • Extend irrigation network • Clarify utilization of old cemetery • Construct proper parking area Cemetery in Mondesa • Limited space available for extensions • Future extensions: planning completed Cemetery in Tamariskia • Cemetery to be extended northwards • Future extensions: planning completed Private Developments • Erf 619 Tamariskia Development successfully completed • Erf 579 Tamariskia Development’s services completed • Erf 23 Tamariskia Development successfully completed

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Waste Disposal - Creation of new Site . . . . . . • Council resolved to outsource the management to a . . Waste Management Company . . • The above resolution was withdrawn by Council . . • New proposal for management of the refuse site sub. . mitted to Management Committee in February 2008 . . . . . . Major Infrastructural Requirements . . .. 66kV Switchstation .. • This project was successfully concluded, the Nam.. power Switching Station was inaugurated during .. .. 2004. .. .. New Potable Water Storage Reservoir .. • Development successfully completed .. .. 34

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Upgrading of water supply to Swakopmund • This project was successfully concluded New Sewerage pump station Extension 9 • Constructed as part of Tender 7/2005 Additional storage capacity for Purified Effluent •This project was successfully concluded Extension of Purified Effluent Network • To be budgeted for in future Upgrading of Water Supply to Mile 4 • This project was completed in the 2004/2005 financial year Surfacing of roads • Currently phase 8 of the street tarring project the value of N$ 22 million is underway.


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Other Projects Jetty Restoration • Council invested more than N$ 4 million for the restoration of the Jetty Extension of walkways & creation of cycle paths • The walkway was extended, almost reaching the paddock area. Lighting was also provided Traffic flow study • Project completed

• The nursery has been relocated and accommodated at the Sewerage Works In - Door Sport Complex • Agreement was reached with private investors to build and manage the facility Outsourcing of Swimming Pool • Council is in the process of alienating the Swimming Pool Complex. • New position at the proposed Indoor Sports Complex Latest Long Term Planning

Truck Port - New Bypass Road • Provision for truck port made in Ext 10 East • By-pass around town has been proclaimed and is in use already. Re- location of Nursery at the Mole

• Development of the old Soccer field into formal parking area • Old Putt-Putt course to become a park with garden furniture • Development of Woermann Street parking area for more parking to be investigated

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such as “Bennie se Rooi Lorrie” and “Sara se Gat”. Kids have ample fun meeting at the Mole to swim, buy ice-cream and go body-surfing. A little further on, surfers and kite-surfers brave the wind and the waves, even if it’s only to support the annual regatta from Walvis Bat to Swakopmund, watching the boats coming in with its colorful display of sails – in a nutshell, Swakopmund has it all! There’s lots of development on the horizon. A beautiful beachfront 4-star hotel with conferencing facilities, a boutique hotel along the Swakop River and an indoor sports centre, the Waterfront Breakwater Shopping and Hotel Complex and lots more. Many visitors return annually to enjoy the old-world charm of Swakopmund, with its palm-lined promenade. An oasis neatly nestled between the wild Atlantic Ocean and the world’s most ancient sea of sand, the Namib Desert.


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sing amongst the Africana and research material, such as The Ferdinand Stich collection, for example.

Martin Luther Steam Locomotive: At the entrance to Swakopmund, a renowned landmark, the Martin Luther steam locomotive, greets visitors to this coastal town. The historical site was encased to prevent further corrosion and to protect this valuable piece of Swakopmund’s heritage.

Kristall Galerie: Housing the world’s biggest quartz crystal cluster, this house of crystals and minerals is worth a visit.

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Alte Brücke is situated within walking distance of the beach, near the National Aquarium and 10 minutes walking distance from the centre of town. Our accommodation consists of 23 self catering chalets, fully equipped and serviced daily (sleeps 1 to 6) and a buffet breakfast is included in our bed price. The gift shop stocks unique small gifts to take back tangible memories of Swakopmund and Namibia. From our action desk all activities on the coast and surrounds can be arranged. Our secure camping facilities is top class, each stand has its own bathroom, fire place, wash up, power point and lawned area. The conference centre will cater for all your business requirements, weddings, birthday functions, group lunches and dinners, welcoming and farewell parties, presentations and many more! The well stocked, fully licensed bar will quench most every thirst. SEE YOU SOON!

Tel: +264 (0)64 404 918 | Fax: +264 (0)64 400 153 P.O. Box 3360 • Swakopmund | Namibia E-mail: info@altebrucke.com Website: www.altebrucke.com

Amanpuri Travellers Lodge offer single, double, triple and Dorm Rooms. Breakfast is included in all our rates. All our rooms are ensuite with towels and bedding supplied, DSTV* and safes* (* not Dorm Rooms). Free wireless internet. There is secure off street parking and 24 hour security. Enjoy a drink at our bar or our large BBQ area. Explore and experience! Tours and activities can be booked by us ranging from Skydiving to Desert Trips to Quadbiking and Fishing.

Tel: +264 (0) 64 405 587 / 081 250 3668 Fax: +264 (0) 64 404 597 Cnr of Moses Garoeb and Anton Lubowski St. PO Box 8132, Swakopmund amanpuri@mweb.com.na • www.amanpurinamibia.com

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Amarachi Guesthouse offers the best in accommodation, both for the single holiday person as well as families. With our choice of self catering rooms to bed and breakfast rooms we can make your holiday one that will linger a while longer in memory lane, we are in the ideal position to assist you in planning your daily activities and tours to the larger Namibia. Amarachi Guesthouse has a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. You will enjoy the beautiful surroundings an stunning views, from our sun deck with its braai facilities, while watching beautiful sunsets.

Tel +264 64 407022 • Fax +064 64 400928 Cell: +264 (0)81 127 0728 P.O. Box 2037, Turmalin Street 84, Vineta, Swakopmund.

info@amarachi-guesthouse.com • www.amarachi-guesthouse.com

Tastefully furnished, en-suite rooms, equipped with tea tray, fridge, satellite TV. Self-catering rooms with small kitchenette also available. Rooms furnished with single and double beds to accommodate families. A comfortable lounge and indoor braai present a relaxing atmosphere. Situated in Ocean View - Swakopmund, a quiet and secure neighbourhood. Within a comfortable walking distance from the beach and close to Ocean View Spar Shopping Centre. • Breakfast • Dinner on request • Barbeque facilities available • Wi-Fi internet facility. GPS Co-ordinates: 22° 38.190’ S | 14° 31.990’ E

Tel : +264 64 406 553 • Fax : +264 (0)64 406 550 Cell: +264 (0)811 477 922 Situated in 14 Nelken street, Ocean View Swakopmund (Dr Schwietering Road to Mile 4)

anandiswakop@iway.na • www.anandiguesthouse.com Swakopmund Accommodation

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The Dunedin Star offers peaceful and relaxed accommodation to suite your budget. Centrally situated and within walking distance from the town’s central business area, shopping centres, banks and other amenities as well as the main beach, the Dunedin Star is convenient, comfortable and homely. Free Wi-Fi Internet access. Laundry Service available. We can assist with your activities bookings from various tour and activity operators in and around Swakopmund. Spa and Sauna available.

Tel/Fax: +264 (0)64 403 437 • P.O. Box 949, Swakopmund. Corner of Daniel Tjongarero and Windhoeker Str, Swakopmund

bookings@dunedinstar.com • www.dunedinstar.com

Dünenblick has been giving clients a unique vantage point of Namibia; a vantage point that suits the traveller who is seeking an exclusive experience – one where privacy is paramount. We offer you the most beautiful accommodation units; giving them that elasive quality that breathes “home” and turns the tourist into a welcome and privileged guest: WE CANNOT WAIT TO DO THE SAME FOR YOU!!

Organic Square Guesthouse is perfectly located, close to the centre of town and the main beach. Our accommodation in Swakopmund offers private, spacious and luxurious rooms fully equipped with each their own private patio and garden! Tel: +264 (0)64 463 979 •Fax: +264 (0)64 463 979 • Cell: +264 (0)81 129 0489 • Cell: +264 (0)81 149 0449 duenenblick@selfcatering-swakopmund.com • www.selfcatering-swakopmund.com organicsquare@guesthouse-swakopmund.com • www.guesthouse-swakopmund.com

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We are situated approximately 1,5 km from the town centre in a quiet, well established area and approximately 2km from the beach. We are well known for our quiet and friendly atmosphere and excellent hospitality. Rooms are fully equipped with DSTV, fridge, microwave, kettle, coffee/tea, radio/CD player and all the necessary cooking utensils, cutlery, crockery, linen, etc. Wireless internet and laundry services available on request. Assistance in booking for numerous outdoor activities which includes Dolphin Tours, Desert Tours, Parachuting,etc.

Contact: Marijka & Helmar Runge P.O. Box 2687, Swakopmund, Namibia • 13 Aukas Street, Kramersdorf

GPS Coordinates : S 220 40.723’ • E140 32.490’ Tel/Fax : +264 (0)64 464 012 • Cell : +264 (0)81 1277 240 Email: runge@iway.na • Web: www.dunesideguest.com

• 16 Double rooms, incl. luxury & honeymoon in Victorian decor • Room heating • Garage & security • A charming lounge with cozy bay windows • Enjoy South African vintages and local beer from the tap in our bar • A sumptuous breakfast buffet with everything to fulfill your desires • We Speak German and English • Situated in the centre of Swakopmund. Walking distances to all shops and restaurants as well as to the beach. Prices on request. Tel: +264 (0)64 414450 Fax: +264 (0)64 414451 P.O.Box 2594, Swakopmund, Namibia Email: eberwein@iafrica.com.na Web: www.eberwein.com.na Swakopmund Accommodation

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Our hotel has been under family management since 1968, established by the Rapmund-family. We offer 25 standard and 2 luxury en-suite rooms with reasonable prices. Enjoy our well known hearty breakfast with a sea view, in a friendly atmosphere. Our ideal central location, with a 2 minute walk to the beach and town centre, will make your stay easy and relaxing.

Tel: +264 (0)64 402035 | Fax: +264 (0)64 404 524 P.O. Box 425 | Swakopmund | Namibia Bismarck Street 6-8, Swakopmund E-mail: rapmund@iafrica.com.na www.hotelpensionrapmund.com

Enjoy the Giardino Experience surrounded by an intimate atmosphere and creative spirit - from the wine cellar filled with the Cape’s finest and candle-light gourmet dinners to libraries of books and travel info. Our tranquil gardens invite you to relax over sundowners, after exhilarating excursions, while our comfort rooms decorated in mostly natural materials ensure that you feel pampered even in your sleep. The Giardino is a haven to those who love all the good things in life … and Bernese Mountain Dogs. Directions: 89 Anton Lubowski Avenue, Swakopmund, Kramersdorf – 10 minutes’ walk to the beaches and CBD.

Tel: +264 (0)64 403210 • Fax: +264 (0)64 403500 P.O.Box 1401 • Swakopmund • Namibia Email: reservation@giardinonamibia.com Web: www.giardinonamibia.com

The clean, refreshing sea breeze guarantees relaxation and revival. With your comfort in mind we have created different sized, modern accommodation units each with own terrace and secure parking. Of high standard, at competitive prices you will find modern, sunny apartments for 2 persons, with own, fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. Awaiting our guests, are generously equipped units for self catering. In addition we also offer laundry service and breakfast on request. For groups or families we have two units with two bedrooms. The comfortable furnishing guarantees a pleasant stay. GPS coordinates is S22.64051, E14.52730

Tel: +264 (0)64 462743 • Fax: +264 (0)64 462743 P.O.Box 3612 • Vineta • Swakopmund Email: seahorse@mweb.com.na Web: www.seahorsenamibia.com

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The Swakopmund Sands offers 19 luxurious rooms. The hotel itself is situated on the platinum mile of Swakopmund and is walking distance to the centre of the town meandering along the beach taking you into the town. The hotel is literary minutes walk away from very popular Jetty and TUG restaurants and other tourist attractions and yet you have total privacy once in the premises of the Hotel. All the rooms are equip with Flat screen TV’s, Safe, Under floor heating, Fridge, Tea and coffee facilities for your convenience. Laundry service is available for same day delivery. Enjoy a sumptuous buffet breakfast in a very relaxing and tranquil dining area and in our lounge you will be spoilt with comfortable coaches to sip on a sundowner after a tiring day out or just to connect with the outside world via Wi-Fi. Swakopmund Sands have a state of the art Conference facility and we can host up to 60 people. The premises offers secure parking at all times.

Tel : +264 (0)64 405 045 P.O. Box 290 Okahandja. Strand Street 3, Swakopmund. swakopsands@iway.na • http://swakopsandshotel.com/

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Location Co-ordinates: 22° 40’ 36.51” S 14° 31’ 43.34” E Villa Margherita, The Charming House, is an antique colonial villa in the heart of Swakopmund and offers unique and exquisite accommodation for connoisseurs looking for a truly remarkable retreat. Accommodation A fusion of contemporary charm and a historic colonial building. With its few double rooms, most of them having a private lounge area, Villa Margherita offers seclusion and personalized service. Under Swiss management. Facilities All rooms offer a flat screen TV, safe, hairdryer and free high speed wireless internet connection. Personal laptops available upon request (subject to availability). Beautifully manicured garden ideal for relaxation. With only 8 rooms and 15 angels to fulfil almost every wish, we ensure you are feeling utterly pampered and special! Services Organic bistro open throughout the day • Sumptuous breakfast individually served at pleasure from 7.00am • Room service at no extra-charge till 9.00pm • Professional Massages • Laundry service

34 Daniel Tjongarero Street, corner Otavi Street | PO Box 4392, Swakopmund, Namibia Tel. +264 (0)81 3324293, +264 (0)64 402991 | Fax + 264 (0)64 400131 info@villamargherita.com.na | www.villamargherita.com.na

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Directions: On the northern banks of the Swakop River.

One feels far removed from the bustle of city life at Rossmund Lodge, which is situated just 6km from Swakopmund. From the comfort of seven of our 21 chalets you may view the unique Rössmund Golf Course where free-roaming springbok and a variety of bird species abound. The other 14 chalets look onto the natural rock pool which is set amidst palm trees and manicured lawns. Come and enjoy the getaway-from-it-all break, resting at our beautiful rock swimming pool, enjoying a round of golf or merely relaxing with a cool drink in the quiet comfort of your chalet. Dinners are available upon request and we cater for all functions up to 80 pax.

Tel: +264 (0)64 414600 • Fax: +264 (0)64 414649 P.O. Box 86 • Swakopmund • Namibia E-mail: roslodge@mweb.com.na Web: www.rossmundlodge.com

Goanikontes-Oasis in the lunar landscape, amid the Namib Naukluft and Dorob National Park offers the ideal location from where to visit the Moon Valley, Namib Naukluft Park, Welwitschia plants, Flintstone Caves, Swakop River Bed, Weitzenberg Ruins – Hagenbeck Ostrich Farm 1911. • Restaurant – for meals and beverages • Farm House Veranda – home baked cake and coffee • Bungalows and chalets with BBQ facilities • Camping Sites – BBQ facilities, hot & cold showers & toilets • Swimming dam and Lapa with BBQ •Picnic sites under shady trees with BBQ facilities.

Tel: +264 (0)64 405 976 | Fax: +264 (0)64 405 976 E-mail: Goanikontes-Oasis@iway.na www.goanikontes-oasis.com Swakopmund Surrounds Accommodation

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Directions: 4km from the Cape Fur Seal Reserve, 50km north of Henties Bay.

Literally meters from the fertile Atlantic Ocean, Cape Cross Lodge presents a unique and serene stop for travellers along this vast untamed, seldom explored wilderness on the Skeleton Coast. The large patio, overlooking the beach and ocean, flows into the lower deck with its welcoming reception area and curios shop. The Lodge offers a cocktail bar, restaurant, lounge and a wine cellar. The en-suite bathrooms are a statement of elegant simplicity, while the private balconies glow with the warmth of wooden deckchairs and tables, affording unrestricted seaviews and an aura of complete respite.

Tel: +264 64 694 012/7 • Fax: +264 64 694 013 P.O. Box 259, Henties Bay, Namibia • S21º45’50”, E013º59’23” bookings@capecross.org• www.capecross.org

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Henties Bay Accommodation


36km south-west from Karibib | S 22º11’131 E 15º45’ 229 At Etusis Lodge, we welcome you to an oasis nestled amongst 20 000 ha of savannah and mountainous bush veld. Explore our hiking trails (guided and unguided) and enjoy the beauty of our landscape & game on horseback or 4x4 drives. Choose between our comfortable bungalows, luxury tents or rough it out at our camp sites. We offer transfers between Etusis, Windhoek (Airport) & Karibib.

Reservations: Tel: +264 (0)61 224712 / +264 (0)61 250725 Fax: +264 (0)61 224217 • Email: etusis@resdest.com Tel: +264 (0)64 550 826 • Fax: 088 648 803 E-mail: etusis@iway.na • Web: www.etusis.com

Karibib Surrounds Accommodation

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Directions: Corner Riverstreet and Dr Ian Scheepers Drive, Omaruru

Embrace the silence of Africa while enjoying a sundowner and the magnificent views of the Erongo Mountains at Kashana Namibia. Explore our arts and crafts centre, tantalize your taste-buds at the Kashana Restaurant or simply relax in our swimming pool. We offer comfortable luxury bungalows with en-suite facilities, television, wireless internet, air-conditioning, mini-bar, coffee/tea facilities & veranda. We are offering the most excellent value for money.

Contact: Tel.+264 64 571 434 • Fax +264 64 571 107 www.kashana-namibia.com • info@kashana-namibia.com

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Omaruru Surrounds Accommodation


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. . . . . . Listing of Categories . . E Hard Build Centre 93 . . Activities & Leisure Greg’s Motor Spares 94 Afrika Safaris 56 . . Abenteuer Iron & Wood Solutions 95 Abenteuer Travel Lounge 56 . . Batis Birding Safaris CC K & K Solar 96 57 . . Ground Rush Adventures Magic Pine Discounters 96 57 Midvaal Diesel & Turbo 97 Tours 57 . . Laramon Namib Prefab Buildings 97 Adventures 58 . . Ocean Nam-Teck Doors 98 Okakambe Riding Trails 58 .. Travel Time Premier Construction 99 58 Prestige Decorators 100 59 . . R & R Karting Namibia QE Construction 100 59 . . Rossmund Golf Course RJS Agencies & Electrical Supplies 101 . . Agents Salt Company Pty Ltd 102 . . Daphne Swanepoel Properties 61 Sanitile 103 Schröder Estate Agents 62 - 63 Specialised Building Product Traders 103 . . Ludwig Neef Estates 64 Suntank Namibia 104 . . Martina Estates 65 Swakop Tiles 104 . . Nel’s Sun Properties 66 Tischlerei Lorenz 105 . . Uschi & Diane Properties CC 66 W R Specialist Stainless Steel 106 Walfish Electric Pty Ltd 106 . . Services Weimann’s Carpentry 107 . . Cowboys Rental Solutions 67 Weiss Hardware 107 . . Corporate Logistics 68 Wooden Windows & Doors Manufacturing, The 95 Crossroads 4 x 4 Hire 68 . . FNB Namibia 69 Wine & Dine . . Global Express Cash Loans 69 Desert Creek Spur 108 . . Henrichsen & Bingham Optometrist 70 Fish Deli, The 108 . . Marsh Namibia 71 Kücki’s Pub 109 Master Maths Swakopmund 72 . . Municipality of Swakopmund Lighthouse Group, The 111 5 Swakopmund Brauhaus 112 . . Namib Hearing 72 Tug ,The 113 . . Namib High School 73 73 . . Namib i Accommodation Institute of Mining & Technology 74 . . Namibian Alte Brücke Holiday Resort 114 Optiker Rohloff CC 75 Amanpuri Lodge 114 . . Pointbreak Wealth Management 75 Amarachi Guest House 115 . . Pro Ed Akademie 76 Anandi Ocean View Guesthouse 115 76 . . Rent-A-Drum Dunedin Star 116 Safari Investments Namibia 77 . . Swakopmund Carenet Retirement Village Dünenblick Self Catering Apartments 116 78 Duneside Guesthouse 117 . . Swakopmund Indoor Sports Centre 79 Eberwein, Hotel 117 80 . . Town Hoppers Organic Square Guesthouse 116 Shuttle 80 . . Welwitschia Rapmund, Hotel Pension 118 Windhoek Hire Sales & Services 81 . . Sam’s Giardino 118 Sea Horse, The 118 . . Shopping Swakopmund Boutique Hotel 119 Art Jewellers 82 . . African Swakopmund Sands Hotel 119 Hobbies 83 . . Bxtreme Villa Margherita 121 Bxtreme Party Supplies 83 .. Happy Pets Accessories 83 Swakopmund Surrounds - Accommodation 84 .. Karakulia Weavers Rössmund Lodge 123 Linen 84 .. Luxury Goanikontes Oasis 123 Antiques 85 .. Peter’s Ruheleben Estate Swakopmund River Olives 85 .. Swakopmunder Buchhandlung Henties Bay - Accommodation 87 Cape Cross Lodge 124 .. Industrial / Commercial .. Albat - Design in Wood Karibib Surrounds - Accommodation 88 .. Alpro Aluminium & Glass Etusis Lodge & Game Reserve 125 89 90 .. Atlatek & Unique Household Appliances Omaruru - Accommodation Motors Swakopmund 90 .. Auas Kashana 126 Resources 91 .. Bannerman D.G Fritze Joinery 92

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