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Go wild at Addo's Golf Day

Date: 2013-05-16

The SANPark’s Honorary Rangers at  Addo Elephant National Park are organising their 8th annual golf day on Friday, 7 June 2013 at Humewood Golf Club in Port Elizabeth with the theme for this year being “Go Wild”.  Funds raised on the day will enable the Park to fund counter-poaching activities within the park.

Media Release: Capture of 30 Addo Elephant National Park buffalo going well

Date: 2013-05-16

The bomas in the Addo Elephant National Park are beginning to fill with prime buffalo ahead of the annual Absa Kirkwood Wildsfees auction.

Ninth Addo Trail Run winners qualify for World Ultra Trail Championships

Date: 2013-03-19

The first three men and first three women from the Addo Elephant Trail Run, which took place on Saturday, the 2nd of March 2013, have qualified for the World Ultra Trail Championships to take place in Wales on 6 and 7 July 2013.  This was the local trail run chosen as the qualifying event for the team to be sent to the international championships. 

Book now for Christmas Day lunch at Addo Elephant National Park's restaurant

Date: 2012-12-12

Bookings for Christmas day lunch are now open for all visitors to Addo Elephant National Park outside Port Elizabeth.  

Addo Live Webcam launched!

Date: 2012-10-19

It is our pleasure to announce that you will now be able to view a live video stream of yet another webcam, the one based at Addo Elephant National Park!

It's flower season in Addo Elephant National Park

Date: 2012-09-18

The spring flowers are out in carpets of purple, yellow, orange and white. Usually the flowers only last for a few weeks so visitors should hurry if they want to catch the full spectacle.

Media Release: Rescued penguins return to the wild

Date: 2012-09-14

Forty-six African penguins were returned to the wild earlier this week after being rescued from Bird Island in Addo Elephant National Park.

Camera traps reveal new brown hyena sighting in the Addo Elephant National Park

Date: 2012-09-06

As part of ongoing research investigating predator-prey interactions in the Addo Elephant National Park, researchers from the Centre for African Conservation Ecology at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University have obtained camera trap images of brown hyena in the Colchester area of the Addo Elephant National Park. 

Media Release: Go Wild Child at Addo Elephant National Park this holiday

Date: 2012-06-26

Addo Elephant National Park is presenting a fun-filled holiday programme for kids at Addo Main camp this winter holiday from 23 June to 6 July.

Hurry to book your Addo birding weekend!

Date: 2012-06-06

Avid birders should not delay in making their bookings for the Sasol Addo Birding Weekend which will be held in Addo Elephant National Park from 19 to 21 October 2012. 

Media Release: Unitrans VW & Audi equip Addo Rangers in battle against poaching

Date: 2012-05-28

Friday, 25 May 2012 - Unitrans Volkswagen & Audi handed over R500 000 worth of equipment to the Addo Elephant National Park Rangers which will assist in equipping them to battle any poaching attempts that may come their way. The sponsorship was facilitated by the SANParks Honorary Rangers, a group of volunteers who raise funds and provide services in support of South African National Parks (SANParks).

Media Release: Message from an Addo Lion

Date: 2012-03-12

A visitor to the Addo Elephant National Park snapped some incredible shots of a lion with an environmental message during a recent visit in mid-February.

Media Release: Go wild at Addo's Golf Day

Date: 2012-03-05

The SANParks Honorary Rangers at  Addo Elephant National Park are organising their 7th annual golf day on Friday, 11 May 2012 at Humewood Golf Club in Port Elizabeth with the theme for this year being “Go Wild”. Funds raised on the day will enable the Park to fund counter-poaching activities within the park.

Media release: MyAddo Photo Competition Winners

Date: 2012-02-27

MyAddo Photographic Competition ended on 31 January 2012 with 680 entries received from all over South Africa and from International visitors especially from Germany and the Netherlands.

Media release: Only Days Left to Enter Addo 50Mile Trail Run

Date: 2012-01-31

Only Days Left to Enter Addo 50Mile Trail Run.

AENP: Addo offers evening talks for nature enthusiasts

Date: 2011-12-19

There is much on offer for visitors to Addo Elephant National Park with a series of evening talks aimed at nature enthusiasts in December and early January.

Media Release: Holiday fun for kids at Addo

Date: 2011-12-01

Kids can look forward to having some fun while learning at Addo Elephant National Park this December.

Media Release: MyAddo Photographic Competition 2011 opens

Date: 2011-11-15

Addo Elephant National Park, one of the top tourist destinations in the Eastern Cape, and stand a chance to win big prizes.

Win a fantastic prize when you enter Addo’s Writing Competition

Date: 2011-08-03

We are hosting a fun writing competition to celebrate Addo Elephant National Park’s 80th birthday!

Media Release: Addo Elephant National Park celebrates 80 years!

Date: 2011-07-27

Addo Elephant National Park is celebrating 80 years of conservation and tourism excellence this month.

Media Release: Penguins sent home to Bird Island

Date: 2011-06-24

The African penguin juvenile birds ferried off the Addo Elephant National Park’s Bird Island in May this year have been released back onto the island following successful rehabilitation efforts.

Media Release: Addo Park Training Centre set to benefit communities

Date: 2011-05-25

Blazing drums, lively dancers and jubilant voices today heralded the official opening of a new training centre which is set to provide vital empowerment training to members of local communities surrounding the Addo Elephant National Park.

Media Release: Bird Island Penguin juveniles ferried to safety

Date: 2011-05-17

Ninety-four juvenile African penguins are being ferried off Bird Island, which is part of Addo Elephant National Park, today to ensure their survival after their condition deteriorated.

Media Release: SANParks informs of closure of Nguni Lodge Concession in Addo

Date: 2011-05-09

South African National Parks (SANParks) wish to inform the tourism industry of the closure of the Nguni Lodge concession in the Addo Elephant National Park.

Addo’s Golf Day for Conservation

Date: 2011-04-15

SANParks’ Honorary Rangers at Addo Elephant National Park are organising their 6th annual golf day on Thursday, 12 May 2011 at Port Elizabeth Golf Club in Port Elizabeth. 

Media Release: British tourist attack did not happen in Addo Elephant National Park

Date: 2011-04-05

In response to factually incorrect reports published by certain print and broadcast media, South African National Parks (SANParks) has issued a statement clarifying that a robbery affecting two British tourists did not happen in the Addo Elephant National Park.

Addo Honorary Ranger 4x4 Course – success for the rhino

Date: 2011-03-31

They all came, the kitted; the unkitted; the experienced; and “got the new car on Tuesday” novice 4x4 drivers to the SANParks Honorary Rangers’ 4x4 training course hosted by Adventure 4x4 Academy at the Zookamma Training Track on 5 and 6 March 2011.

Addo Elephant National Park open despite heavy rain

Date: 2011-03-18

Addo Elephant National Park has received heavy rain – 115mm so far - over the course of this morning, however it remains open.

Media Release: Local runners gear up for Addo 50mile Trail Run

Date: 2011-03-10

Five local runners from the Kirkwood community are gearing up to take part in the 50mile and 25mile Addo Trail Runs which takes place in Addo Elephant National Park on Saturday, 12 March.

Temporary closure of Addo's Alexandria Hiking Trail

Date: 2011-02-17

The Alexandria Hiking Trail in Addo Elephant National Park has been temporarily closed for a week.


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