A sepia photo of a Southern Pied Babbler in the braches at Sandwerf.

sandwerf revealed

Where the shade of the green Oasis Embrace Hope
A Tapestry Woven from Community, Nature, and Adventure

The evening light illuminating the dust kicked up by one of the Sandwerf horses whilst in the fields.
An areal view of Sandwerf.
A foul and dog playfully interacting at Sandwerf.

In the heart of Namibia, there is a place called Sandwerf. It is a beautiful destination where ancient mesas and emerald acacia trees stand. The site is known for community upliftment, environmental stewardship, animal passion, and conscious living. It offers a transformative journey that transcends the ordinary.

Sandwerf is a place where adventure and environment go hand in hand. Sustainable agriculture practices and organic gardens make the area more beautiful. It is a place where nature thrives and local communities flourish. The Sandwerf Weaver's Cooperative is on the rise again, where you can see skilled hands weaving intricate tapestries using ancestral techniques and contemporary artistry. You can witness the magic of this community embracing a brighter future.

Joseph's Dream Appaloosa Stud is another highlight of Sandwerf. Natural horsemanship is practised here; communication is the centre of teaching, and humans and horses trust and respect each other. The Liberty training is a unique way of training horses, where freedom dances with understanding. You can witness the beauty of these spotted marvels galloping free beneath the endless sky. Please note that Joseph's Dream Stud is a separate entity, and direct bookings with Joseph's Dream Stud are required to view the horses and participate in the activities with the horses.

Apart from beautiful landscapes and breathtaking adventures, Sandwerf offers an invitation to participate in a grand story. You can volunteer and become a vital thread in the tapestry of progress. Whether you're an experienced equestrian or a beginner with a genuine love of animals, Joseph's Dream Stud & Training Centre at Sandwerf welcomes you with open arms and an open heart.

Sandwerf is where every sunrise ignites a new possibility, and every heart finds its true home. Step onto the sun-kissed plains and let Sandwerf unveil its magic. Discover the rhythm of a simpler life, the joy of connection, and the profound satisfaction of being part of something bigger than yourself.

Come, embrace the whispers of nature,
let Sandwerf captivate you, and leave transformed.

The pond at the entrance of Sandwerf with the Main Building in the background.

"There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature - the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter."

- Rachel Carson -

A young Swandwerf Alpaca amidst the heard.