We invite you to come to Moolmanshoek, experience its magic and be part of its future. Our campsite, situated 2 km from the Moolmanshoek Lodge is the base for the LDC and the hiking trails, with three types of accommodation for groups. The “Skeerhokke” can accommodate up to 100 persons in two large dormitories. The Hikers Hut can accommodate 16 hikers or other persons, while there also are 9 double rooms, four of them with their own bathrooms. We believe that every life experience contributes to personal development and growth. With this belief in mind our programmes are crafted in such a way to equip our visitors to be more influential and mature leaders.


We promote moral values and norms that are Christ like and Biblically based. It is our hope that in doing so we can have a positive impact on every individual visitor’s life and those they influence.

LDC camp


At the core of Moolmanshoek LDC you will find that we have a passion to equip leaders. Over almost two decades now, we have discovered a niche for ourselves as we noticed …

LDC team


Our adult camps are aimed at giving adult men and woman the chance to experience the great outdoors whilst fellowshipping around themes that draws out ones heart

LDC camp


We host retreats for adults during the Winter months. We annually have at least four weekend for married couples where our main aim is to help husbands and wives resdiscover the glory or their marriage and union.

LDC camp


With this belief in mins our programmes are crafted in such a way to equip our visitors to be more influential and mature leaders.  It is our hope that in doing so we can have a positive impact on every individual visitor’s life and those they influence. We invite you to come and share in this unique adventures as we endeavour to put the joy of outdoor camping within everyone’s grasp. We at Moolmanshoek are deeply committed to the renaissance of the Eastern Free State, her wildlife and all her people. We believe that the Eastern Free State heritage of sandstone mountain areas, wild animals and plant life should be recognised as one of South Africa’s precious natural resources, because the rewards of wildlife and nature conservation can be enjoyed in a sustainable way through multi-use tourism, benefiting not only travellers, but also the country and the rural communities.

As stewards of this beautiful land, we commit ourselves to sound management of both the natural and cultural resources, as well as the creation of enjoyable and enlightening experiences for our guests. Recognizing the important role that we as conservation oriented reserve owners have to play in redressing past imbalances, we also commit ourselves to meaningful development and empowerment projects within our surrounding community. Our guests play a significant part in our dream to create a model of integrated land management, incorporating international and local travellers and rural people, demonstrating that eco-tourism can be used on a sustainable basis to the mutual benefit of all.


High Ropes
4×4 Eco Routes

Horse riding or horse riding experience
Stable experience
Night walks and beautiful stars
“Potjiekos” competitions

Sleepovers under sandstone overhangs
Swimming in our spring fed dam
Rediscover the fun of “Klei-lat”
Enjoying the quiet of our surroundings


  • "For the past three years, we have been taking our prefects to Moolmanshoek Leadership Development Centre. As one of the oldest schools in the Free State, we are very aware of our ethos of tradition inspired learning. The values we hold so dearly have to be mirrored by any institution or individual who works with our boys. Niklaas and his wife Isabel, who run the programme, have empowered our boys to be leaders in the true sense of the word by exposing them to activities and engaging them with thought-provoking discussions. Unlike so many leadership courses, the focus is not on lecturing them about leadership. What differentiates Moolmanshoek, is the strong focus on character building. In an absolutely breathtaking setting, the timeless values we have so painstakingly inculcated in our boys over so many years, are reinforced. There are many fun activities which force the boys to overcome their fears, discover their weaknesses and strengths and bond as a group. The boys and the staff are well taken care of and the food is both plentiful and really delicious."

    Adrian Forster St Andrew’s Bloemfontein
  • "The first rugby team of Grey College visited Moolmanshoek LDC (MMH-LDC) at the start of the rugby season for a team building weekend. Niklaas, Isabelle and the whole team of MMH-LDC went out of there way to make it a really pleasant and worthwhile experience. That camp was one of the main contributors to the success the team had in 2018. The food, accommodation, and activities were of a very high standard. I will unconditionally recommend MMH-LDC for a school camp, team building or even a staff camp."

    Grey College
  • Dankie Niklaas en Bella vir 'n onvergeetlike belewenis. Dit was 'n voorreg vir my en Juan om op Moolmanshoek te wees en waarlik geestelik te groei saam met kinders van die Here. Dit is werlik 'n spesiale plek waar God se teenwoordigheid gevoel kan word en waar Hy Sy kinders slyp vir hulle roeping in Sy koninkryk. Ons sal ons tyd daar nooit vergeet nie en julle sal ons verseker weer sien.

    Jacques Lombaard
  • My belewenis die naweek? Sjoe…
    Alhoewel ek uiteraard nog besig is om alles te verwerk, kan ek wel die volgende se:
    Ek was die hele naweek SO sterk bewus van God se Teenwoordigheid en Sy Groot Werke: in die mooi landskap, die pragtige geriewe, die heerlike kos, die vriendelike personeel, jou kinders se oe, jou eie sagte stem en treffende getuienis, die manne van die Kaap se deernis, ons pa’s se harte wat oorloop, ons seuns se krag wat voor ons oe  transformeer, my vrees op die hindernes baan en seer spiere daarna, die wind deur die populiere Saterdagnag in die veld; my vol, VOL hart… Dankie vir alles!

    Sybrand Strauss
  • Die Journey kamp wat deur TWNAF gehou is op Moolmanshoek was voorwaar een van die mees spesiaalste belewenisse van my lewe!
    Moolmanshoek LDC se fasiliteite was so amazing om die Journey Kamp te ontvang.  Die variteit van aktiwiteite, die prag van die omgewing, die slaap en eet fasiliteite kon in my opinie nie 'n beter platvorm wees vir 'n pa en seun kamp nie.  Die Here het voorwaar Moolmanshoek as 'n kataliseerder gebruik vir die verandering van harte en lewens!  Ek kan nie dink daar is nog 'n terrein in dieselfde radius vanaf Gauteng wat hierdie ongelooflike ervaring op so 'n unike manier bied nie.
    So dankie aan Niklaas en sy diensspan.  Julle was AMAZING!!!
    Van 'n pa wat nogsteeds oorloop van emosie.....

    Kenneth Colin


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