Welcome to SafariNow. Get off your accommodation booking by paying with the voucher code before .

Terms & conditions apply.

About Doornkop Fish and Wildlife Reserve

Doornkop Fish and Wildlife Reserve is an ideal getaway for the whole family. Here you can rent self-catering chalets of various sizes and spend your days fly fishing, walking, swimming in the pool, enjoying the games room and horse riding, it's also the ideal destination to just unwind, relax and take in the scenery.

Situated in the Komati Valley, malaria-free Doornkop is set in a private reserve of rolling hills and grassland savannah. The Komati River and Swartwaterspruit wind their way through the reserve and fishing is available for both yellow fish and trout.

Doornkop is fully game fenced and is currently stocked with 15 species of non-dangerous large mammals, as well as 203 species of bird. Game viewing can be enjoyed on foot, mountain bike, horseback, or open top vehicles. Attractions include interesting ruins, waterfalls and forests in the valley.

Safari: There are no organized game drives available on Doornkop, but guests are welcome to traverse in their own vehicles on the designated roads.

Family friendly: We offer jungle gym, horse riding, pool and hiking trails.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 20 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM


  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

A minimum stay of 2 nights is required over a weekend – Friday till Monday

Doornkop Fish and Wildlife Reserve Rooms

Doornkop Fish and Wildlife Reserve Map

Click to interact with the map
Click to display the map
Doornkop Fish and Wildlife Reserve is 20.3km from the centre of Carolina , the nearest airport 113.4km (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Carolina

El Dorian Horse Riding Trail

(0.5 km from Carolina)

The El Dorian trail is situated on the Mpumalanga escarpment between Carolina and Badplaas. The horse trail covers 20 000 hectares of mountain and is ideal for beginners as well as advanced riders. There is a waterfall on the trail, rivers and...

El Dorian Hiking Trail

(0.5 km from Carolina)

The El Dorian hiking trail is located between Carolina and Badplaas in Mpumalanga. It is a two-day circular trail covering 15 km the first day and 12 km the second day. The trail goes past grass fields, indigenous forests, rock pools, fountains...

Num Num Hiking Trail

(42.6 km from Carolina)

1 review

The spectacular Num-Num Hiking Trail offers seasoned hikers a self-guided three to five day hiking trail in Mpumalanga. The route takes walkers through a spectacular variety of Highveld Escarpment terrain including indigenous forest, sandstone...

Ebutsini 4x4 Trail

(51.5 km from Carolina)

1 review

Ebutsini 4x4 Trail is located 50 km from Badplaas; the exact GPS coordinates are unknown and have been placed in Badplaas, so please phone for further details. This is a round-trip trail of 30 km and takes at least one day to complete. The...