Holnek is two and a half hours drive from Gauteng. The Reserve is part of the unspoilt scenery that only the plateau of Mpumalanga can offer.

There are more than 18 species of game i.e. Blue Wildebeest, Kudu, Gemsbuck, Zebra, Blesbuck, Springbuck, Grey Rhebuck, Mountain Reedbuck, Eland, Hartebeest, Waterbuck and a variety other small game.

The reserve has many bird species, of which more than 100 are listed.

Hunting opportunities available during the Winter.








Holnek  Game and Nature reserve offers a wide variety of activities for all nature lovers.

There's a challenging 4X4 route as well as a variety of scenic hiking trails. The 4X4 route-through the gully will test your 4X4 skills!

For the anglers there are 3 dams stocked with Black bass & Florida Bass.


Holnek has two A-frame Chalets, namely the Pionier chalet and the Waterval chalet. A unique atmosphere is created with thatched lapas and a place to build a large campfire. Every chalet has a splash pool to cool off after a day spent in the beautiful scenery of Holnek!


Wildebos Tentcamp.

3 x 2 man tents ( 2 beds each) and 1 luxury tent with own bathroom, situated on the 4X4 Route.

Barbeque area and outside kitchen.


The Mgqoma Camp has 4 free standing rooms with 1X¾ bed and 4 single beds. Solar lights available as well as a Lapa with space for a large campfire, barbeque facilities and a kitchen. There is a splash pool for cooling off after a hike or 4X4 drive.