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Addo Elephant National Park

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Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
+27 42 233 8600
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Reviewed yesterday

Yes I've renamed it as there are multiples more warthogs seen than elephants. We were constantly joking they could do with more lions to keep the warthog population under control ! We have been to many parks in South Africa as well as several other...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a great experience. You see herds of elephants heading to the water holes. The park sponsored safaris were overrated. We also had an outside guide give us a 2 hours tours and enjoyed this in our own car. Watering hole 22 is great...More

Thank RMPExperience
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was more impressed with the beauty of Addo than with the wildlife. It is mountainous and there were masses of beautiful wildflowers and views of the dunes and sea from the park. It was quiet.

Thank MicheleTravel23
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stayed in the Nyathi restcamp cottages... would not have thought SANPARKS to have such great accomodation. Great size and amazing view.

Thank rfbelchem
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We loved our tour in Addo. Spotted lots of elephants. And elephants. And elephants. Magic creatures. You can easily do a self drive. Highly recommended.

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Although the entry paperwork took some time, the wait was well worth it for there will always be amazingly close encounters with truly wild animals. Whilst the option to self-drive your own car is useful and opens up much more flexibility in how you see...More

Thank 75AndyB75
Reviewed 1 week ago

we visited the park for a weekend only and we saw lots of animals and birds in a variety of species. we took some great pics because the animals and the park vegetation is in good shape

Thank 709danier
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an interesting experience to travel through Addo national Park (much smaller than Kruger) and to spot so many wonderful animals, specialy elephants.

Thank Margarita C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another example of what can be achieved to protect an endangered species in a vast natural environment. You can self-drive on designated roads but to get the best experience I would recommend a guided safari - the guides know more about the part and animals...More

Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove into the park at 2:00pm and only left at 5:30pm! We entered at the Main gate and drove all the way to the south of the park and exited through the Matyholweni gate. We saw most of the animals in the southern part...More

Thank BarbaraD2517
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8 October 2018|
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Response from Levi Z | Reviewed this property |
bungalows only
15 August 2018|
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Response from Taxman14 | Reviewed this property |
It will probably be cool at night so sweater and long pants. Especially if you take an early morning or evening game drive. During the day T shirt and shorts but with a sweater handy. Should be dry but always prepared for a... More
2 May 2018|
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Response from fhkeller | Reviewed this property |
Spent the night in the park and several hours over two days and no lions on the self-guided tour. The vegetation in areas is very high and dense so visibility’s limited but in other areas like the watering holes there’s... More