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Thanks you guys. This is what i got from google earth. Is there more than one route to do and do you come back to Mvubu camp

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Map of Addo.

The map I posted will give you a better idea Bernie. Depending on your schedule - you need to allow about an hour from the Addo reception (Addo main camp) to Mvubu. That is going to Kirkwood and then to the gate (via the graveyard in Kirkwood) and to the camp. (Get clear instructions... we have gotten lost in Kirkwood! But then we took the gravel road to Kirkwood from Addo.)

To do the 4x4 trail, allow best part of a day - to enjoy the trail and get back from Darlington Dam along the provincial roads.

Reception at Addo is very helpful with instructions.

Report on 4x4 trail.

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Thanks DinkyBird.

How long will it take to do ADDO itself. Can it be done in one day. Also would you suggest rather to camp at Mvubu or to do the drive from ADDO.

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Bertie, you will need at least one day to do Addo main game area and one day to do the 4x4 trail, so I suggest a night at Mvubu and a night at the main camp. All depending on your expected arrival time and then again when you'd need to leave the Park. So maybe even three nights in total.

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DinkyBird wrote:
Bertie, you will need at least one day to do Addo main game area and one day to do the 4x4 trail, so I suggest a night at Mvubu and a night at the main camp. All depending on your expected arrival time and then again when you'd need to leave the Park. So maybe even three nights in total.


Thanks Dalene, I arrive on Friday the 4th leaving ADDO the 7th so i will try and do the trail the Sunday the 6th. I am really looking forward specially wanting to test my new Pajero GLX. :dance:

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Have a great time! And a safe trip. I will be in Addo that weekend too actually - so will keep an eye out for you! We are in a white Land Cruiser C70.

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DinkyBird wrote:
Have a great time! And a safe trip. I will be in Addo that weekend too actually - so will keep an eye out for you! We are in a white Land Cruiser C70.


Sorry I missed your message. Addo was great, a pitty we did not see the lions though :( I will definatly make a plan to go again soon. I was driving the CW white Pajero and was camping with an off road caravan. Perhaps you saw me. How ever, did you manage to see the lions ?

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Good to hear you will visit Addo again! Each time I go there, I fall more and more in love with the Park.

I was working with the HRs most of the weekend so did not get to visit the camping area :( Next time for sure!

And we did not get to see the lions either. But I was at the gate to the main game area late Saturday and a lady returning showed us super pics of lions she had just taken near the bottom gate. Bertie - you will just have to go again to see the lions :D

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 Post subject: Re: Addo Mvubu
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Welcome to the Forums andywassung, seems Mvubu Campsite is only accessible by high clearance vehicles. Have also a read here.


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I love to camp at Mvubo. It's very quiet and peaceful there. To drive all the roads a 4x4 vehicle is needed. You need at least a high clearance vehicle to get there.

I'm looking forward to my next stay there on the 14, 15 and 16th of this month.

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 Post subject: Re: Addo: Mvubu campsite
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Hi All

We hope to book to camp at Mvubu next year.
Anyone been there recently and have updated info or photo's?

Many thanks

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Here are a few pic's of the campsite, the roads and scenery at the Kabouga section of Addo N.P.

This is a very nice place if you need a rest away from everything.

You can see the shower "building" on the background.

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Cool photo's, thank you J.J.
Am now really looking forward to it.

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Oh boy, looks fantastic. Love the view.

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Canon went to Mvubu, have a look here!

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