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.
Have a question? Why not ask on the forums?
View and download maps.
Did You Know?
- Addo incorporates the largest coastal dune field in the southern hemisphere
Min: 13°C / Max: 23°C
Hot & Useful Links
Official Guide on Sale
This 52-page full-colour brochure gives the visitor a complete overview of the Park, its fauna and flora, history, new developments, accommodation and activities. Highly recommended! Available from the park directly.