The Kloppenheim Country Estate has six dams stocked with sizeable trout.

Mbombela - The Gooderson Kloppenheim Country Estate, situated on the Highveld Meander and set on the top of a hill with remarkable scenery, is a country hideaway perfect for adrenalin junkies and laid-back visitors alike.

Enjoy activities on the estate that include tennis, walking trails, mountain biking and horse riding.

Kloppenheim is home to five jovial horses, named Charlie Brown, Angel, Blessing, Shantaram and Bartok.

Become a modern-day Robin Hood on the archery range or practise your swing on the golf driving range.

Highlands Meander country is also trout terrain, with pristine rivers luring fly fishermen from around the world.

Kloppenheim has six dams populated by trout weighing up to 2kg and just waiting to be caught.

Three of the dams are on the far side of the estate, so you may even find it an adventure to reach them!

Fishing at restful Kloppenheim is the perfect antidote to the hustle and bustle of city life.

Another reason to escape from the concrete jungle to Kloppenheim is that you’ll find wildlife and beautiful birdlife aplenty.

You may even be lucky enough to spot South Africa’s only breeding black leopards.

Kloppenheim also offers a feast of culinary delights.

The restaurant offers buffet breakfasts and delicious meals, while the Tankard and Teddy Pub on the terrace is perfect for leisurely eating and drinking.

Situated just over two hours’ drive from Oliver Tambo International Airport, Kloppenheim offers you the very best.

It has a range of accommodation options that include 14 twin lakeside suites, 20 twin estate rooms and 10 elegant two-bedroomed self-contained lodges.

For more information, go to or contact reservations at 031 337 4222.

Ask for the special reduced rates available for Independent Travel Club members.

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