Doornkop Fish and Wildlife Reserve: Carolina - Mpumalanga

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Specials for Resort

There are currently no specials for this resort
OccupancyPeak1+Peak1Peak2Peak3Peak4Peak5Peak6HighMidLow
2BR 4/4 5 600 5 100 5 600 5 100 4 900 4 300 0 3 100 2 400 0
3BR 4/6 5 900 5 200 5 900 5 200 5 000 4 500 0 3 200 2 600 0

Situated in the heart of the Komati Valley, Doornkop is malaria free and set in a private reserve of rolling hills and grassland savannahs.

The Komati River and Swartwater Spruit wind their way through the reserve and fishing is available for both yellowfish and trout.

Wildlife includes zebra, impala, waterbuck, giraffe and ostrich as well as 203 different bird species.

Make time to visit the interesting ruins and discover the waterfalls and forests in the valley.

Activities/Facilities Close By

Nearest town Carolina (32km),
The Highlands Meander, takes you to Belfast, Dullstroom, Elands Valley, Lydenburg, Machadodorp, Skurweberg and Waterval Boven,
Nelspruit +-130 km

Resort Facilities/Activities

Fishing (Fly fishing) - In this regard guests attention are drawn to the resorts Fishing Rules which state, amongst others, that only recognized fly- fishing equipment may be used for fishing and that no other fishing tackle, spinners and bait will be allowed. Furthermore, that only barbless flies may be used which are available for sale at reception. Guests will be charged a fee, per kg, for all fish kept. A complete list of the applicable rules can be obtained from reception at the resort.
Horse Riding
Small Gym
Tennis Court
Games Room Pool Table, Table Tennis, Table Soccer and Play Station Games
Swimming Pool.
Tuck Shop with basic necessities
Playground with Jungle Gym and Trampoline
Hiking (water, hat and sunscreen are essential on the trails) Recommend that you take your binoculars)
NO PRIVATE QUAD BIKES ALLLOWED.
Cell/Mobile Coverage MTN only

Unit Facilities

Kitchen Oven/Stove, Microwave, Fridge/Freezer, Cutlery, Crockery, Utensils, Pots, Pans, Dishwasher
Braai/BBQ Facility
Television SABCTV 1, 2, 3, ETV, DSTV - Selected Channels
Cleaning Service
Fireplace
Bath/Shower
Linen/Bath Towels. Please take your own swimming towels
Bath towels are not to be removed from the chalets
Tumble Dryer at Laundry - cost per item
Washing Machine at Laundry - cost per item
Please note that there are no telephones, air-conditioning or fans in the units
Strictly no smoking in the chalets

Directions

From Johannesburg and Pretoria
Take the N4 to Emalahleni (formally Witbank) - please note this is the toll road to Nelspruit. Emalahleni is +-137km from Johannesburg and 117km from Pretoria. Continue on the N4 past Emalahleni towards Belfast. Approximately 66km from Emalahleni, turn right off the N4 onto the R33 - Carolina turn off. Travel 39km to Carolina. At the first and only traffic light in Carolina, turn left onto the R36 towards Machadodorp. After +-22km, turn right at the sign posted Doornkop turn-off. Follow this gravel road for 9km passing through the Doornkop entrance gate and then on to the Doornkop Reception clearly demarcated on your left.
Alternatively Via Machadodorp
Take the N4 to Emalahleni (formally Witbank) - please note this is the toll road to Nelspruit. Emalahleni is +-137km from Johannesburg and 117km from Pretoria. Continue on the N4 past Emalahleni towards Nelspruit. Approximately 110km from Emalahleni, turn right off the N4 onto the R36/eNtokozoweni (formally Machadodorp) turn-off. Turn immediately right at the first stop intersection (3-way stop). Travel +-25km on the R36 towards Carolina. Turn left at the sign posted Doornkop turn-of. Follow this gravel road for 9km passing through the Doornkop entrance gate and then turn into the Doornkop Reception clearly demarcated on your left.
In inclement weather, we suggest the use of this altenative route.
At the first and only traffic light in Carolina turn left onto the R36 towards Machadodorp. After 5km turn right onto the Kalkkloof gravel road turn-off. Follow this road for +-14km until you reach the Doornkop turn-off on the left, clearly sign posted. Turn left and travel an additional 3km, arriving at the Doornkop entrance gate. The Doornkop Reception is situated approximately 3km from the entrance gate, on your right hand side and is clearly demarcated.
Please Note Both gravel access roads cross over low water bridges and in the rain season these low water bridges may be flooded and access thus either difficut or impassable. It is advisable to contact the resort should you have any queries or concerns. The Doornkop website will provide updated information in the event of road closures or difficult access.

GPS Co-ordinates

S 25 55.783 E 30 14.402

Book In Time

16h00

Book Out Time

10h00

Catering

Fully Self Catering

Charges

R200.00 Breakage Deposit

Fishing Permits Details at Reception

Pets

No Pets Allowed

Address

Farm Doornkop

Carolina

Mpumalanga

Telephone Number

012 001 1817/8/9

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