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Addo Elephant National Park

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Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
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Beautiful National Park. Allows you to self drive and have the excitement to find the Wild animals. If you're lucky :) Well we certainly were lucky. We stopped counting after over 50 Elephants around one water hole. Beautiful, beautiful, Head over to our facebook page...More

1  Thank PackedAgain
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very easy to drive through and around the Elephant Park and see some magnificent views as well as get up close to some wildlife - star attractions being the elephants, of course!

Thank SouthCerney
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a great experience and saw lots of wildlife. However, do not depend on anything from the park staff. What a miserable bunch of unhelpful people. Pay your money, get in your car and hunt down the animals yourself - the watering holes are...More

Thank adnyl444
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A delightfully amazing day watching elephants enjoying water holes, interacting and watching the babies. Also snapped water buck, bushpig,jackal, various birds and sadly no lion. Well worth the visit

Thank Joy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

we really wanted to do an adventurous trip but have a 1 year old girl. in general children aren't allowed on the safaris, that's why being able to do a self drive with our own vehicle was the excellent solution. our girl isn't a fan...More

Thank kirstenvg9
Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners of Elephant House hotel refused a full refund for us despite being advised that we had to cancel due to a cancer diagnosis preventing us from travelling. They blamed booking.com, but booking.com has refunded other proprties in full, so obviously they are telling...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived early in rain, did not see any elephants for about 3 hours when sun appeared and suddenly elephants everywhere.....it appears they hide in the bush in rain......what a great experience driving amongst them. Did not see any lions, were told there are 14 of...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited a lot of SANparks during our visit( West Coast, Tsitsikama, de Hoop, table mountain) but this was our highlight. We have seen 200 elefants at the same waterhole. This was the most incredible experience we have ever had. We have traveled with...More

Thank TravelTobiJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent two nights nearby and enjoyed a spectacular night drive, where we saw lots of Elefants. During the day drives, it was calmer but not less attractive

Thank dermarco1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were horrified by the incredibly dirt showers. Mr Manager, please do your job. You need to scrub those showers and get them cleaned. Have you smelt the bathroom facilities? Perhaps you should go and check for yourself. See the unrepaired wall minus tiles. You...More

1  Thank jhbende
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LaurenS6
7 November 2018|
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Response from kdklmjcheck123 | Reviewed this property |
The driver usually stops for photo taking (and will hopefully turn the engine off: we learned that elephants don't appreciate engine sounds as it interferes with their communication with each other). I was able to take some... More
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drmikecwallace
9 October 2018|
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Response from MervynGatcke | Reviewed this property |
Very good campsite but book well in advance.
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Mrs-CBURDETT
16 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
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