Mansfield Private Reserve

… a bushveld adventure

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Mansfield Private Reserve

The 3-star Mansfield Private Reserve is situated along the Kowie River, approximately 11 kilometres from Port Alfred.  The vegetation and animal life are typical of Eastern Cape bushveld.  The indigenous aloe grows in abundance on the farm. 

The reserve is also popular with day visitors.  For a small fee, enjoy a self-guided game drive or braai at one of the designated picnic spots near the swimming pool.

We offer

Farm-style Self-catering Accommodation

Seasonal Black Rock Restaurant



Game Drives


Canoe Hire



Swimming Pool

Kids Play Area

Ideal for

Outdoor Adventure



Rooms & Suites

There are a variety of self-catering accommodation options available at Mansfield Private Reserve. The farmhouse can sleep up to 6 persons. Eagle’s Nest Cabin is ideal for a couple or friends looking for adventure. For outdoor accommodation, opt for the tree-top platforms or camping sites.


The farmhouse can sleep up to 6 guests.  The 3 rooms are each furnished with double bed.  2 of the 3 rooms are en-suite.  The spacious lodge, powered by conventional electricity, is also made up of a large kitchen and living area with TV with selected DSTV channels.  Facilities include a private swimming pool and braai area.


The cottage can sleep up to 4 guests. The layout is open plan, with fully equipped kitchen and lounge with TV with selected DSTV channels. The living area opens onto a private “stoep” with braai. The 2 rooms are each furnished with double bed. A separate bathroom is equipped with shower. The cottage is powered by conventional electricity.

Eagle’s Nest Cabin

Eagle’s Nest Cabin, situated privately on the reserve, is an open plan cottage with beautiful, panoramic views of the Kowie River.  The cabin, furnished with double and bunk beds, can sleep up to 4 guests.  The kitchenette is equipped with small gas stove and fridge.  Battery operated lights and paraffin lamps are provided. Hot water to the shower is powered by an old-fashioned “donkey”.


The basic outdoor platforms, with gas geyser, shower and toilet, provide primitive camping-style shelter in the bush.  Platforms, with bunk beds and mattresses, can sleep up to 10 guests.  Generated power is available upon request, at an hourly rate.

Camp Sites

The camp sites are situated a mere 50 metres from the Kowie River.  Facilities include communal open-air ablutions with toilets and hot water showers, as well as braai facilities.  Generated power is available upon request, at an hourly rate.





Port Alfred


+27 (0)46 624 8199


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