About Mansfield Private Reserve
Mansfield Game Reserve is an exclusive reserve set along the Kowie River, in the heart of the Sunshine Coast.
Located just 6km outside of Port Alfred on the Bathurst Road by vehicle or 11km by boat up the Kowie River, the reserve offers a variety of accommodation options; from elegant lodging to rustic camping /caravan – each with breathtaking views.
You can expect an exceptional level of comfort, rest and relaxation at this unique reserve during your stay.
The Lodge is a three bedroom farmhouse with two en-suite bathrooms and the third bedroom has a separate bathroom. Features include a large, fully equipped kitchen, a lounge with TV and selected DStv, a private swimming pool, two braai areas and a fire pit. Braai wood, firelighters and matches are provided as is all linen, cutlery and crockery.
Eagles Nest Cabin:
Eagle’s Nest is a log cabin with panoramic views over the Kowie River. It features a double bed and two single beds in an open plan area with an equipped kitchenette and separate bathroom. The cottage does not have electricity, but lights are battery operated and a gas fridge and gas stove are available.
An old-fashioned donkey-boiler is used to make hot water for the shower. Braai facilities are available on the deck overlooking the Kowie and braai wood, firelighters and matches are provided. All linen, cutlery and crockery provided.
The platforms offer very basic camping type accommodation. Each unit consists of a wooden floor, a roof and is covered on three sides with 80% shade cloth. The front of the unit is open, but has a roll down shade cloth blind.
We provide guests with single bunk beds and mattresses. Each unit also has its own hot water shower, toilet and basin. There is no electricity but generator power is available at per hour fee. Guests need to bring their own bedding, cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils. Braai facilities are available and braai wood is for sale.
Camping and Caravanning:
Eight sites are situated about 50m from the Kowie River. Hot water showers, toilets and basins are available at the communal ablutions. Braai facilities are available and braai wood is for sale. Generator power is available on request at per hour fee, from a central point at the camping area.
Mansfield Reserve offers a wide range of activities and facilities; be it at our Black Rock Riverside seasonal restaurant, kid’s play park (jungle gym, trampoline, pool, sandpit as well as picnic and braai facilities, this is the perfect place to spend the day with family and friends!
In addition the reserve also offers bird watching, picnicking, fishing, canoeing and a game drives on our open game viewing vehicles. Walking and hiking trails abound through the reserve.