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A private nature reserve of over 3 500 hectares, Moolmanshoek was developed from a conservation area into a natural heritage site.

It is situated in the district of Ficksburg in the Eastern Free State at the foot of the Witteberge.

Enjoy the rich wild- and bird life or experience the hiking trails on and around the farm.

Fishing in the clear spring water or experiencing breathtaking views from horseback are but few of the activities available on the farm.

For the adventure lovers there is the Visierskerf 4 x 4 Eco-Route and a variety of hiking trails.

Relax in the thatched-roofed restaurant, with its excellent cuisine and bar facilities ending off your day in one of the luxury modern sandstone suites for a peaceful night`s sleep.

Steeped in rich history dating from before the Great Trek, the farm is skillfully managed by its friendly staff.

Moolmanshoek Private Game Reserve charges a Resort Entry Fee of R75 per person.


Horse Riding
Facilities for 2 - 12 riders accompanied by an experienced guide - 1 hour to 3 day trips. (Extra cost)

Bird Watching
The Moolmanshoek conservancy hosts more tham 230 kinds of species providing a challenge for the avid bird watcher.

There are two challenging sandstone cliffs - the highest of 40 meters. (Extra cost)

Enjoy fishing in natural spring water. Black Bass and Carp. Bring your own rod. (Extra cost)

Game drives
Accompanied by a local guide. Guests are likely to encounter Black Wildebeest, Zebra, Springbuck (including the unique Black Springbuck), Ostrich, Rhebuck, Steenbuck, Duiker, Fellowdeer and varieties of Blessbuck (including the rare White Blessbuck). (Extra cost)

Gorge hiking
Enjoy the sandstone gorge with a refreshing shower under a springwater fall.

Donkey car rides
Experience it the way the locals do it.

Enjoy our dam and the surrounding scenery

Various trails.

Rooms and Units Available:

A well designed Sandstone Lodge with 11 en-suite bedrooms. Most suites have fireplaces or Queen Ann stoves.

There are also a pool room, honesty bar, library and a sun room available for the guests in the Lodge.

En-suite bedrooms with panel heaters.
Amount of similar units: 3
Sleeps 2 Adults

En-suite bedrooms. Most suites have fireplaces or Queen Ann stoves, executive suites are equipped with underfloor heating.
Amount of similar units: 4
Sleeps 2 Adults

Family Suite
The Family Suite has 1 Queen Bed and 2 Twin Beds for children under 16.
Sleeps 2 Adults

Standard Queen
Stoep And Fireplace with Queen bed with ensuite bathroom
Amount of similar units: 2
Sleeps 2 Adults

Standard Twin
En-suite bedrooms. Most suites have fireplaces or Queen Ann stoves. Twin beds.
Amount of similar units: 4
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Games Room
Hiking / Walking Trails
Horse Riding
No Pets Allowed

Cancellation Policy:

* Non arrival - no refund
* Less than 7 days - no refund
* From 7-14 days - forfeit 75% of deposit
* From 15-28 days - forfeit 50% of deposit
* 4 weeks or more notice - subject to a 10% handling fee


Moolmanshoek is situated on the R70 road, within viewing distance of Visierkerf, the 7th highest mountain in South Africa.

From Ficksburg
On the Ficksburg / Fouriesburg road, turn left on the R70 to Rosendal for 29 km.

Turn right on the S384 for 7,5 km to Langesnek.

Turn off when you see the Langesnek sign, 300m before the Moolmanshoek entrance.

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  • Accommodation Type: Guest Farm
  • Sleeps: 28
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM