The Addo Elephant National Park is the 3rd largest National Park in South Africa and is situated in a malaria-free safari area in the dense valley of the Sundays River region in the Eastern Cape. This wildlife conservation park lies close to Port Elizabeth in South Africa and is home to Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion and Leopard, spotted hyena many antelope species and the unique flightless dung beetle found almost exclusively in Addo.
There are over 600 elephants in the Addo Elephant National Park with over 48 endangered black rhino, over 400 Cape buffalo and with the extension down to the sea also the southern right whale and the great white shark off the Algoa bay coast. Several species of rare and endemic plants can be found in this area but it is vulnerable to elephant browsing and is in the process of becoming extinct.
Addo Elephant National Park activities includes, elephant back safaris, hiking and nature walks, horse riding, game drives and birding with water activities like the Marine Eco-tours available to catch a glimpse of a great white shark or/and southern right whale. The Bedrogfontein 4x4 trail offers breathtaking views and can only be driven one way with many rock art paintings scattered throughout the area.
See Addo Elephant National Park accommodation below.
Addo Dung Beetle Guest Farm and its famous neighbour, Addo Elephant National Park, make a great combination for superb malaria-free safaris and tours in Sundays River Valley....more
The once in a life time, definitely tick off the bucket list opportunity of riding on the back of an African Elephant in the Addo region of the Eastern Cape is an incredible experience...more
For a sophisticated retreat this Eastern Cape safari lodge near Addo Elephant Park offers exhilarating wildlife encounters and Elephant interaction safaris....more
Camp Figtree is a remote, private lodge set on top of the stunning Zuurberg mountain range. Resting between a conservancy and the Addo Elephant National Park...more
Elephant House is an exclusive, thatched lodge set in the Sundays River Valley, only minutes away from the Addo Elephant National Park...more
Gorah Elephant Camp offers Big Five wildlife safaris set on a private concession within the malaria-free Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape, South Africa....more
The Addo Elephant Park Park, originally set aside in 1931 to preserve what were then the last remaining 11 Elephants in the area, has proved a major success. Not only has that tiny herd of Elephants grown to over...more
Hitgeheim Country Lodge is an exclusive thatched lodge in the Malaria-Free Sundays River Valley, minutes from the world - famous Addo Elephant National Park. This owner-managed lodge...more
Kuzuko Lodge, a South African malaria-free safari lodge in Eastern Cape, is nestled in the cavernous bushveld of the Addo Elephant National Park...more
'Elegant, Delectable, Serene, Enchanting and Timeless' - are some of the words used to describe a holiday at River Bend Country Lodge in Addo Elephant National Park....more
Home to the Big 5 of the African animal kingdom, the Addo Elephant National Park is located in the Eastern Cape Province and offers excellent game viewing...more
Woodall Country House and Spa is located only a few minutes from the Addo Elephant Park, which set in the beautiful Sundays River Valley. This malaria-free area...more