Mansfield Private Reserve

The 3-star Mansfield Private Reserve is located in Port Alfred, a little drive out of town. Plains game, including giraffe and zebra, roam the Eastern Cape bushveld. It is safe to walk the pretty hiking trails on the reserve. The indigenous Aloe grows in abundance on the farm. When in flower, their bright orange blooms are hard to miss!

There are both indoor and outdoor self-catering accommodation options at Mansfield. The original farmhouse, with fully equipped kitchen, can sleep up to 6 guests. Farmhouse guests also have access to a private swimming pool and braai. The smaller cottage, a new addition to the self-catering accommodation at Mansfield, can sleep up to 4 guests.

The cottage opens onto a stoep with braai, that overlooks the bushveld.

Eagle’s Nest Cabin offers a completely off the grid experience. The kitchenette is equipped with a small gas stove and fridge. Lighting is battery-operated and paraffin powered. Hot water to the shower is generated by an old-fashioned “donkey”! Adventure is guaranteed! Outdoor accommodation includes camping sites and tree-top platforms. The platforms, with bunk beds, appeal especially to young outdoor enthusiasts.

The reserve is a popular venue for weddings, parties, corporate functions and team-building.

Day visitors are also very welcome at Mansfield Private Reserve. There are designated picnic and braai spots, a kids play area and swimming pool. Visit Mansfield for a fun day out with family or friends! Other activities include self-drives, hiking and guided nature walks.

Call 046 624 8199 or send a mail to for queries and bookings.