Weltevrede Guest Farm is situated in the heart of the Namib Desert, 300 kilometres South west of Windhoek, on the C19 Road between Solitaire & Sesriem and bordered on three sides by the Namib Naukluft Park. The Swarts family welcomes our guests to a warm, friendly, family operated Guest Farm. Our guest numbers are limited to ensure a very personalised service. With the name “Weltevrede” meaning “very satisfied” we aim to ensure that your experience, being at one with nature in an eco-friendly environment, is one of contentment.
Our Family, Staff and Community. All our staff members, with their respective families have been living on the farm for several years. The staff and their families receive continued experiential and skills development training ( like cooking, tourism, decorating, clothes making, knitting, human relations, etc.) and support in the education of their children. We are actively involved in supporting the communities police, health and conservations services.
A scenic view of Weltevrede Guest Farm. The dry grass covering the red Dunes of the Namib desert bares witness to precious rain in the past. past
Conservation and Sustainability • Energy saving : Various solar energy supply options are implemented. • Water saving : Grey water recycling to water plants. • Going Green : We have a compost heap and recycle as much as possible and plant some of our own vegetables and herbs. • Wildlife conservation is being practiced by the current owners since 1994. Numerous man-made waterholes have been established, some requiring daily manual filling. • Nature conservation staff is assisted with maintenance of bore holes & water is supplied in emergencies. • Assistance : We support numerous conservation programs , such as Vultures Namibia.
Wildlife and Bird Watching. Weltevrede is the proud home to more than a thousand Springbuck and other species are Giraffe, Hartmann (mountain) Zebra , Leopard, Ground Squirrels, Kudu, Gemsbok(Oryx), Blue Wildebeest, Steenbok, Red Hartebeest, Warthog, Foxes, Hyenas and Ostriches. Regular Cheetah sightings are reported. Weltevrede farm is home to at least 60 known bird-species. Exclusively one can witness the behaviour of the Namaqua Sandgrouse in the mornings, from the porch outside the rooms. The vast and open landcapes in contrast to the Namib dunes and Naukluft Mountain range presents an excellent photographic canvas.
Attractions and Activities Weltevrede is ideally located in the Naukluft Mountain Range, — close to Sesriem, Sossusvlei and Sesriem Canyon. Here you can visit the highest dunes in the world in the oldest desert in the world.
A range of exiting outdoor activities can be arrange through management • Hot air ballooning•Scenic flights•Drives around the Sossusvlei and Sesriem area•Quad biking•Naukluft hiking trails.
Enjoying traditional snacks and liqueurs while the sun is setting over the Namib desert. The perfect way to end your day.
Romantic picnics and breathtaking sunsets guaranteed.
Self-drives and game drives by prior arrangement.
A Camel thorn tree which could not survive the harshness of the desert. This sculptured trunk compliments the beautiful vista over the Naukluft mountains.
Escape the desert heat by relaxing at the swimming pool or our grassy, starlit boma area.
Accommodation at Weltevrede Guest Farm, dwarfed by an enormous Sociable Weaverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s nest (Philetairus socius)
Accommodation Details • Twelve en-suite rooms with air-con and a private porch that overlook the Namib dunes and a small waterhole. • One self-catering unit, consisting of two en-suite bedrooms with a shared kitchen and living area with braai facilities outside. • Four comfortable camp sites — each with private wc, wc shower and basin.
Spacious, comfortable rooms with views toward the waterhole and Namib Desert .
Wildlife on your doorstep.
Our unique and quiet Campsites .
The Dining Area and Honesty Bar.
Our Desert Garden
Home cooked meals, served with love and care.
Dinner for two, or friends and family all together.
Lose yourself in the bright sparkle of the clear desert night sky.
Bookings and Enquiries : Click and follow the link below : Weltevrede Guest Farm