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Woody Cape

How to get there

Directions from Addo Main Camp

Turn right out of the park entrance towards Paterson.

At the Paterson intersection, turn right towards Port Elizabeth. Take the R72 to Port Alfred. Just before entering the town of Alexandria, take the gravel road to right, marked with the “Woody Cape Section” signboards.

Take the first left turn and then the left turn marked “Woody Cape Section.” Turn into the park offices at the sign on your right marked “Alexandria Hiking Trail”.

Directions from Port Elizabeth (PE)

Take the N2 highway towards Grahamstown. Take the turnoff to the left signposted “Motherwell” and “Addo Elephant National Park”. Turn left at the top of the off-ramp and proceed through Motherwell. Follow this road until you see the entrance to the park on the right. Distance PE to park - about 72km.

Office & Gate Hours

Park Rangers Office is open from 07:00 to 16:00 daily.

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