Luderitz

shark islandShark Island

On a peninsula in Lüderitz, Namibia Shark Island offers visitors campsites at budget rates, beautiful scenery and a rich history.

Shark Island Resort was the site of a concentration camp during 1905 to 1907 and harbored Nama and Herero prisoners. Several monuments on the resort close to the main ablution building attest to this troubling time in the resort's history.

Luderitz Bay is a windy town on Namibia's southern coast with a rich history which signalled the beginning of the diamond trade as well as the early seeds of colonialism.

Situated on Shark Peninsula is Shark Island, a site with an excellent view over the bay, town and harbour. Seals and Pelicans are some wildlife species that can be seen frequenting the rocky areas around the site.

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