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Doornkop Fish and Wildlife Resort

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Machadodorp, South Africa
+27 17 001 1819
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Very relaxing, we had an awesome weekend break

The accommodation is very spacious and comfortable. We were there in June and with a fire every... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Pretoria, South Africa
Peaceful and scenic resort in the country

We had a lovely weekend (16-18 June 2017) at Doornkop. The self catering unit we stayed in (Unit... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Machadodorp, South Africa
+27 17 001 1819
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The accommodation is very spacious and comfortable. We were there in June and with a fire every evening, it was very cosy. Beautiful scenery, for those who fish, many dams for trout fishing, otherwise lots of trails for walking.

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

We had a lovely weekend (16-18 June 2017) at Doornkop. The self catering unit we stayed in (Unit 16 - 4 bedroom unit) was spacious and well furnished with underfloor heating in the bedrooms and a fireplace in the lounge. The chalets are also well...More

Thank Megfh
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Stayed here for two nights in a very lovely house. It was very misty the days that we were there but did some fishing and small hike. The hike was not far and the scenery was really pretty. Really nice relaxing place. The house was...More

Thank Springbokkieno1
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed at 83. Did a horse ride, game drive. Hikes to the waterfalls. Went for a bike ride. Saw fish eagles.

1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Visited Doornkop Fish and Nature Reserve. Saw a number of animals on short game drives. Did not attempt the 4x4 routes. This could be an attraction to some. Some beautiful bird life as well. Dams are stocked with bass and trout. However would like to...More

1  Thank Willem Elize H
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We visited the resort with great friends, that helped, he house we stayed in were superb but for the rest I would rate it under average!

Thank pieterdiv
Reviewed 5 December 2014

My husband is an avid fisherman so we booked a week at doornkop. We enjoyed the peace and quiet. Fly fishing is only permitted. There is a bailiff is the custodian of the dams. He help novice fly fisherman. The reception has a small store...More

Thank Varana
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

Doornkop is a hidden gem where one can go and unwind and just enjoy been in the bush and relax! One does not expect this diverse valley but it is always a welcome sight when you turn that corner. It is good to see some...More

3  Thank Whctree
Reviewed 23 October 2014

we spent a weekend as a family from the 17th to the 20th October.My husband and i had stayed there 6 yrs ago and having loved it so much decided to take some of our family with us.We all agreed that it is a beautiful...More

1  Thank dina377
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

We chose Doornkop 10b for our weekend visit and we were not disappointed. A beautiful home, well appointed, spacious and very comfortable. Perfect spot for anyone who enjoys fishing. Great walks and beautiful scenery with sightings of game. The warthogs are the best although we...More

1  Thank Balerno0
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