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June 27th, 2016

Come spend a week or a weekend,  you will love it!!!

Doornkop Zebra

Doornkop Zebra

Doornkop Fish and Wildlife Reserve is an ideal getaway for the whole family where you can rent self catering Chalets of various sizes to suite your needs and includes fly fishing, walks, swimming pool, games room and horse riding, the ideal destination to unwind and relax.

Please use the Contact Us page to send an enquiry or to get our phone details.

FLY FISHING
There are 8 trout dams to choose from all of which are stocked on a regular basis during the winter months.

Fly fishing rods are available for hire at reception at R90 full day or part there of. A refundable deposit of R100 is required per rod.

FLY SHOP
Basic fly fishing equipment is available for sale at the fly shop which is open during reception hours.

CLUBHOUSE
The clubhouse consists of the Reception, Fly Shop, Tuck Shop, Pool Deck, TV Room and Games Room.

GAME DRIVES
There are no organized game drives available on Doornkop, but guests are welcome to traverse in their own vehicles on the designated roads. Please enquire at reception as many of the roads are inaccessible to normal Sedan type vehicles. There is a 4 hour 4×4 route.

Reception

Reception

BIRD WATCHING
More than a hundred bird species have been positively identified on the reserve. Sightings of the rare Short tailed Pipit have been recorded.

HIKING TRAILS
Choose from one of our three marked hiking trails:
“The Ruins” trail is a stunning 2,4 km scenic walk,
“Acacia Waterfall” trail is a excellent birding 2 km trail or
“Doornkop” trail which is an exceptional tree spotting and game viewing walk.
Doornkop also offers longer hiking trails. Please enquire at reception.
There are no guided walks available.

TELEVISION

There are two televisions with DSTV at the Clubhouse where you can watch the big games. If you would like to watch after reception hours please book in time at reception.

TENNIS
Enjoy a game of tennis day or night. Racquets and balls are available at reception. A R50 refundable deposit is required.

Doornkop Entrance

Doornkop Entrance

BRAAI FACILITIES
Each chalet has its own outside braai facility. Wood & firelighters is for sale at reception during reception hours. The lighting of fires for braai purposes are only permitted in designated fire places at the chalets.

BOARD GAMES
There are several board games available at reception. A R100 refundable deposit is required per board game. Games available: 30 Seconds, Monopoly, Chess, Backgammon, Jenga, Pictionary, Trivial Pursuit & Scrabble.

CELLPHONE RECEPTION
There is very good cell phone reception at the top security gate. Please enquire at reception.

CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT TIMES
Check-in time is strictly 16:00.
Check-out time is strictly 10:00.
Guests planning to check-out before reception opens in the morning should make arrangements with reception the day before their departure. A penalty fee will be charged for late check-out.

CLEANING SERVICES
Chalets will be serviced twice daily in the morning and afternoon including Sundays & Public Holidays.

FIREWOOD
Firewood can be purchased from the fly shop at reception at R35/bag. Firewood may not be gathered on the reserve.

SECURITY
There is 24 hour security on the reserve. Day security entails a guard at each gate entrance. Night security entails three gate guards and a roaming guard at reception.

BOATS
No boats or canoes will be allowed in the dams or rivers on the reserve. Only float tubes will be allowed on Trophy Dam.

CREDIT CARDS / ATM
Credit Cards are accepted in Doornkop.
FNB, ABSA and Standard Bank ATM’s and banks are available in Carolina.

Fishing Regulations
No fishing will be allowed without the necessary permits which can be obtained from reception. Fishing rules to be strictly adhered to.


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