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Addo Elephant National Park

Hapoor Restaurant

Outside area of the restaurant

Deep within the shadows of the dense valley bushveld of the Sundays River region of the Eastern Cape lies the Addo Elephant National Park which is where you’ll find the Hapoor Restaurant.

Here, the evenings are punctuated by the strident howl of the black-backed jackal, and the francolin's call heralds each new dawn. Safe from relentless persecution in the past, the grey leviathans of the bush now roam in peace.

Come join us for a delectable breakfast at the Hapoor Restaurant and start your day off right. It really doesn’t matter what time of the day you visit us, as we have a wide variety of meals to suit any occasion from light meals and salads for the nibblers to larger fish, poultry meat & venison options for those with a bigger appetite. Expect anything from Lamb Curry & Surf & Turf to a Venison Hot Pot.

The original Elephant section of the park was proclaimed in 1931, when only eleven elephants remained in the area - today this finely tuned ecosystem is sanctuary to over 450 elephants, Cape buffalo, black rhino, a variety of antelope species, as well as the unique flightless dung beetle, found almost exclusively in Addo.

In addition, plans include the proposed proclamation of a 120 000 ha (296 500 acre) marine reserve that includes islands that are home to the world's largest breeding populations of Cape gannets and second largest breeding population of African penguins.

Reasons to visit not only Addo Elephant National Park but also the Hapoor Restaurant:

  • Mouthwatering venison dishes at the Hapoor Restaurant.
  • Addo is home to one of the densest African elephant populations on earth!
  • The park boasts the Big Seven, (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo, leopard, southern right whale and great white shark).

Trading Hours:

Monday – Sunday: 7:00 – late (Kitchen closes at 20:30)

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Did You Know?

  • It also protects the world's largest Cape gannet breeding population on Bird Island

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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!