Doringpoort Lodge © 2019 - Heystek & Amanda


Duty Manager / Bookings Contact

Carien on 082 888 4461 (International +27 82 888 4461)

Emergency Numbers

Field Security & Paramedic - 082 828 1043

Fire brigade - 082 806 1611

SAPS - 013 793 7321

Dr Stronkhorst - 013 793 7306

Ambulance - 086 111 1728 / 079 883 3350

Items of personal nature

Enjoy your stay and ensure that you pack all of your belongings upon departure, as management will not be held liable for any lost/stolen item.  Should items not be collected within 14 days of departure, the items will have to be dispatched at the guest’s own cost.


Use of photos taken at our Lodge; we reserve the right to these images for marketing purposes. 

Kindly obtain permission should you wish to use these images or videos for commercial use or publication.

Kindly inform management at Doringpoort Lodge should you not consent to the use of your reviews or photos taken with our staff during your stay.

We will obtain permission for the use of images with children under 16yrs of age.


Rates are subject to change.

Rates are per person sharing where applicable.

Check in:

14h00  (02:00pm)

Keys will be collectable at the main house during the above arrival times.  If possible, kindly advise us of your estimated time of arrival, so that we can ensure that you receive your keys immediately upon arrival.  No book-in will be accepted after 19:00pm at night.

Check out:

10h00 (10:00am)

Kindly adhere to this as our valuable staff need to be able to finalize duties before the next guest arrive.

Same Day Bookings

We do accept same-day bookings, when the proof of payment can be presented upon arrival.

The cut off time for same day bookings is 15h00 (03:00pm)

Deposit Policy

Deposit of 100% on bookings made less than 7 days prior to arrival.

1 night stay 100% of the booking amount.

7 - 13 days prior to arrival = 30%

14 to 20 days prior to arrival = 25%

21 days prior to arrival = 20%.

Cancellation Policies

7 Days before arrival = forfeit 80% of the amount paid.

14 Days before arrival = forfeit 60% of the amount paid.

21 Days before arrival = forfeit 40% of the amount paid.

28 Days before arrival = forfeit 20% of the amount paid.

Quotations and Invoices

We use a ‘subject-to-availability’ system, meaning we cannot hold rooms for every quotation that is sent. 

Group bookings

Group bookings need to submit a special request.  We run a peaceful environment where people come to unwind and recharge, therefore any loud noises will not be tolerated, as all guests and our wildlife need to be respected at all times.  



Direct bookings will receive a 10% discount on bookings made.

Pensioners and/or private bookings will receive a 10% discount on bookings made.  Only one discount special per booking. 


Long Stay Discounts

7 Days Plus - 10% Discounts

14 Days Plus - 20% Discounts


21 Days Plus - 30% Discounts

Child Policy

0 – 6 Years = No Rate

7 – 13 Years = Child Rate Applies

14 Years Up = Adult Rate Applies

Daily ‘light’ cleaning during your stay (including dishes) 9:00am to 21:00am

Clean towels on request

Stays longer than 7 days, bedding change will take place.

Electricity & Water

Kindly ensure that we respect the use of electricity and water by closing taps correctly and switching off unnecessary lights/air-cons.

Generator - We have a Generator on standby (45kVa)


Kitchens are fully equipped with all the essentials (Should you prefer bring along your big pots and coffee machine to start your day).  Keep in mind to please respect the appliances in the units.

All items found missing or broken will be charged before departure, therefore staff will start checking before departure time.  In the event of early departures, we reserve the right to charge for any missing or broken items.


Our property is +/- 200m walk from the Crocodile River border, where you can take a 5km walk next to the Kruger fence.

We are in the process of finalizing our payment portal; therefore all additional payments under R100.00 will be accepted via cash.  However, any additional payments exceeding R100.00 must be deposited directly into our bank via EFT as we prefer to not keep cash on our premises.

Kindly give all tips directly to management to ensure a fair distribution, as our staff function as a team on a daily basis.

Kindly note that we make use of a ‘green product’ for pest control.

This is a malaria area.  Kindly ensure you check directly with your doctor about medication options and insect repellent.

Kindly bring your own medication as our staff are not at liberty to offer guests any medication.  Marloth Park does have a medic on stand-by, however he is only at liberty to stabilize. The nearest Dr is in Komatipoort and Tonga hospital.

Please report any discomfort during your stay to assist us in making your stay a memorable one...