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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

Safari was fun, but the weather was cold and drizzly. We still managed to see quite a bit of wildlife. Nicely stocked gift shop. Restaurant on premises. There are other areas in the national park that you can self drive that have trails where you...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stayed in the rest camp for two nights. Even the best accommodation is a bit basic, but your not there for that. The game viewing is great. Lots and lots of animals to be seen. We had a ranger tour (sundowner tour) which was...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 3 days ago

You go there to see the game and the elephants and we did see most of the animals on their list. A bonus was the friendly people at the reception and the gates and then the interesting museum and displays. We went there with our...More

Thank Antoi9
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited Addo with a company booked through our hotel (began with a B - I’m sorry I can’t remember). They provided some crisps, biscuits and water which I thought was nice. It was a day of rain so we were limited in the animals...More

Thank Ella W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only did a one day self drive and spotted two of the Big Five (elephant and buffalo). Got some good sightings of elephants along the side of the road. Plenty of warthogs, zebras, and impalas. Even saw a few giraffes. Roads were in great condition...More

Thank gcox4
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the morning tour. We saw a lot of other animals such as Kudu, Wilde Beest, Zebras, etc... before we started spotting the elephants. The elephants crossed the road and walked within a couple of feed from our jeep. Cute baby elephants with them....More

Thank Globewalker13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Addo Elephant Park with my auntie who lives in Port Elizabeth, the Park is huge so we recommend getting there early and spending the whole day there as there are all kinds of animals to see. Whilst we was here we saw a...More

1  Thank leightonk1998
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had two fulfilling visits. On the first afternoon we only saw buffalo, but on the second day we saw no less that 12 large herds of elephant. A baby elephabt was 'lifted' out of a waterhole intended for drinking only.

Thank ernstuken
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park itself is very lovely. There are lots of animals to see although the variety seems a bit less than at some of the other parks I’ve been. There are many spots where the density of the bush make it difficult to see but...More

1  Thank Bonnie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a tour with Addo and opted to be picked up at our hotel as we chose not to rent a car and when we called to confirm the pickup we learned that Ilios Tours was handling that aspect. When we met that guy...More

1  Thank David M
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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
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
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9 April 2018|
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Response from JWaters68 | Reviewed this property |
Rands with locals and government folks. Most stores took VISA.