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5 Things To Seek

  1. Elephants
  2. Lions
  3. Spotted Hyena
  4. Cape buffalo
  5. Flightless dung beetle (which has right of way on the roads!)

Contact Addo Elephant National Park

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Accommodation

Addo Main Camp offers a range of accommodation types.

Domkrag Guest House

This unit overlooks a seasonal floodlit water hole. The guest house has two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, air conditioners, living room and fully equipped kitchen. The unit sleeps up to six people.

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Hapoor Guest House

This unit overlooks a seasonal floodlit water hole. The guest house has two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, air conditioners, living room and fully equipped kitchen. The unit sleeps up to six people.

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Chalet with double sleeper couch, bathroom and kitchen (CH2/4Z)

This type of accommodation can sleep either two adults and two children or three adults. The chalet is a bedsitter with two single beds and a sleeper couch, all in the same area. There are no separate bedrooms. The chalets are air conditioned, and have fully equipped kitchens and bathrooms (with bath and shower). Two chalets are adapted to accommodate paraplegics.

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Semi-detached Chalet (CH2S)

This type of accommodation can only sleep two people. Each unit contains two single beds (together) with a shower, toilet and hand basin. The kitchenette is equipped with a bar-fridge, two-plate stove, microwave oven, cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils. The units are airconditioned.

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Cottages (CO2)

This type of accommodation can only sleep two people. Each unit contains two single beds (together) with shower, toilet and hand basin. The kitchenette is equipped with a bar-fridge, two-plate stove, microwave oven, cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils. This unit is not air-conditioned but is equipped with a fan.

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Rondavel (HL2)

These units overlook a seasonal floodlit water hole. This type of accommodation can only sleep two people and contain two single beds (together), a shower, toilet, hand basin and fridge. The units are air conditioned and share a communal kitchen with a four plate electric stove (no oven), cutlery and crockery. Cooking utensils are shared with the other huts.

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Forest Cabin (HF4)

This accommodation sleeps a maximum of four people. The hut is an open area with four single beds, a table and seating for four people. The units are equipped with a shower, toilet and hand basin. Each unit also has braai facilities, cutlery, crockery, cooking utensils and a fridge. Guests share a communal kitchen.

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Family Chalet (FCH4)

This type of accommodation can sleep a maximum of six persons. This unit is made up of one bedroom with a double bed and a bedsitter area, comprising of two single beds and a sleeper couch. The bathroom leads off the bedsitter area. Each unit has an equipped kitchen and air conditioning.

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Chalet (CH2)

This chalet has two single beds (together) in an open plan area with a mini kitchen, shower, toilet and hand basin. The unit is air-conditioned.

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Caravan Sites (CK6CP)

Caravan sites are available, with communal ablution and kitchen facilities. Caravan sites are equipped with 220V power points and a wooden table and benches. A maximum of six people, one caravan with a side tent and one vehicle or one auto villa or one motorised caravan will be permitted per site.

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Camping Sites (CK4T)

Caravan and campsites are available, with communal ablution and kitchen facilities. Camp sites are equipped with 220V power points and a wooden table and benches. A maximum of six people, one tent and one vehicle will be permitted per site.

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Safari Tents (ST2)

The tents have two single beds, bedding, towels, fan, fridge, braai and separate communal ablution facilities. (shower, toilet and basin). Guests also use the big ablution block in the camping area which is equipped with a bath. A communal kitchen with two plate stoves, cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils is provided for each tent. These tents are situated inside the existing camping site area of the park next to the perimeter.

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Please note:

Accommodation images may differ from the actual units as refurbishment of various accommodation types occur on an on-going basis.

 

 

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Activities

Activities available include:

Game Drives Horse Trails 4x4 Trails Hiking Trails Marine Eco Tours

Other activities on offer:

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Facilities

The following facilities are available at the main rest camp:

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How to get there

These directions are for Addo Main Camp:

Air

Car hire

Cars can be hired from various agencies at the airport in Port Elizabeth. Please see contact details on the Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism website: www.nmbt.co.za

Coaches

A number of coach operators have organised tours to the park. Please see contact details on the Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism website: www.nmbt.co.za

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.

Alternative route from PE

Take the N2 highway towards Grahamstown and carry straight on until the N2 splits off to the left from the N10. Carry straight on, following the N10 towards Cradock/Cookhouse. Take the R342 to the left when you get to the intersection with Paterson on your right. This will be sign posted “Addo Elephant National Park”. Follow this road, looking out for the entrance to the park on your left.

Directions from Grahamstown

Take the N2 towards Port Elizabeth. Follow this road until you see the turnoff to the N10 towards Cradock/Cookhouse. Take this turnoff and Carry straight on, following the N10 towards Cradock/Cookhouse. Take the R342 to the left when you get to the intersection with Paterson on your right. This will be sign posted “Addo Elephant National Park”. Follow this road, looking out for the entrance to the park on your left.

Office and Gate hours

Main Camp Reception is open from 07:00 to 19:00 daily
Main gate: Open 07:00 Close: 19:00


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Park Map

Main Camp

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Tariffs


General Tariff Information

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Fauna and Flora

The main game area of the Park is home to the Big Five as well as antelope such as red hartebeest, eland, kudu, common duiker and grysbok.

Spotted hyena and Burchell’s zebra occur as well as warthog, vervet monkey, bushpig and small mammals. About 250 bird species occur in this area of the Park.

Addo’s main game area is covered by Albany Thicket. Patches of grassland are remnants of the farming activities that took place before land was incorporated into the Park.


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