Fish Species

Catch and Release

  • Carp
  • Kurper
  • Bass
  • Barbel

Fish Records

  • Carp- 9,4 kg
  • Kurper- 1kg
  • Bass- 3,5 kg


Fun Fishing in the South of Johannesburg: Situated on Swartkoppies Road at Rietvlei Zoo Farm in Alberton.

A place for families and fisherman, not forgetting fisherwoman to enjoy an outing of fun at the water’s edge of man-made and natural dams. Enjoy a braai or bring a picnic. 

A growing tackle shop for all your fishing requirements as well as coldrinks, chips and chocolates.

School fishing outings for education and fun. School Holiday camps to keep the kids busy over school holidays. Birthday parties and functions. Regular Competitions. Overnight camping.

For the bass fisherman you will enjoy the challenge of clear water fishing.

For the carp fisherman a challenge of short rods awaits you. A specimen dam for the dedicated carp fisherman.

For the kurper fisherman a different challenge awaits you with very light fishing the secret.

All fish are catch and release and fish care is very important to us.

Fun Fishing also offers Tiger Fishing trips to Komatipoort.

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You will be a catch when you fish at Fun Fishing

There’s a lot of fish in the sea for you to catch and you can do so when you head over to Fun Fishing. It is a popular fishing spot among fishers because of its good area.

About Fun Fishing

In 1970, a veteran angler was so well known in the area because of his skills and kindness towards the people he came in contact with. He thought that he wanted to teach people how to fish by establishing a fishing spot, thus the emergence of Fun Fishing.

With that said, he taught a lot of people how to fish, which turned the area into a fish farm. Fast forward today, the veteran angler’s descendants are now the ones who run the business, and there are still a lot of people that are interested in fishing.


Here are the following services that Fun Fishing offers to its customers:

Freshwater fishing

Fun Fishing has natural lakes and rivers where you can fish for freshwater fish. This is perfect for beginners because there are shallow bodies of water. Aside from that, you can rent a boat and head to the deep waters in case you want to get a big catch from the water.

Equipment and gear rental

If you do not own any fishing equipment, you are welcome to rent a complete rig that will help you catch a fish! It comes in different sizes, so it is best to choose one that can withstand the weight of the fish you plan on catching.

Gift shop

Encapsulate the fun memories you experienced during your time at Fun Fishing! There are so many things you can buy from the gift shop and each one of the souvenirs will remind you how much you had a good time with the important people in your life. Additionally, the gift shop also sells fishing gear and equipment in case you want to bring your own next time.

Boat rental

If you want to fish further away from the shore, you can rent a boat at Fun Fishing. This will let you go to an area where larger fishes reside, far away from the noise that disturbs them. You can either rent a rowing boat or a canoe if you plan on fishing alone.

Fishing classes

Book a fishing class at Fun Fishing to get the full learning experience! In this 1 day program, you will find out how to tie a proper knot, cast your line and reel in properly. After learning all the basics, you know how to observe the waters better and catch more fish!

Contact us

So, what are you waiting for? Head over to Fun Fishing today! If you have any questions and inquiries, you may send them via email.