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Addo Elephant National Park

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Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
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“main camp” (126 reviews)
“self drive” (145 reviews)
“watering hole” (73 reviews)
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Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A visit to South Africa inevitably involves a safari of some sort. There are game reserves and there are national parks. Addo is a national park with free roaming animals, including lions and hyenas,and covers a huge area. It is about an hours drive from...More

1  Thank tickeld
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Having already been on a superb safari we did this drive for our son who had just joined us. We were not disappointed . We drove ourselves in a hire car and it cost approx £15 each. We saw most animals in the park including...More

1  Thank Happymum1_11
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed in the Nyathi section of the reserve, very pleasant accommodation , spacious with excellent views of a river and grassy plain. Saw good general game in this section, including Rhino and Lion plus plenty of general game.The main game viewing area was busy...More

Thank NigelDCapeTown
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic accommodation, great safari trips, excellent service, food was fantastic - we had a few days there as part of our honeymoon and it probably one of the best places we went to. Old world charm and wonderful service with interesting guides - the animals...More

Thank travelawaytime
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent two days in this National Park -we have a wildcard. We saw many elephants and other herbivores. We even saw a lion, in the distance, although most missed this elusive animal. We would recommend this park and also to just sit by the...More

Thank Weedsatdenstone
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good experience, saw a lot of different animals including elephants. We also visit the little cafe and enjoyed lunch at the restaurant. The views were breathtaking.

Thank chandremuller101
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two different days in the Park. On day 1 we entered at the South gate and drove our (normal) car along the gravel roads northwards through the park and eventually out through the main gate. This is recommended. At the southern end there...More

1  Thank GealCarn
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent several days driving around the park, starting in the afternoon with a short self drive near the gate during which we just saw a young bull elephant. We went back to the main area and enjoyed a nice dinner at the restaurant there....More

1  Thank OneCvilleFamily
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you looking for elephants in nature this the place to visit. You might see lions if you are lucky. The rest camp has a informative information center, good restaurant and shop.

Thank Mike_G6308
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first visit to a game reserve in South Africa for sixty years. I know there have been massive changes in the management of wildlife since then. Poaching back then was not the terrible problem of today although the story of Addo has...More

Thank David D
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Humphcp
20 January 2018|
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Response from Humphcp |
Can I request 2 particular Safari Tents in Main camp or do you have to take what you get? Being family, we would like 2 tents next to each other.
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20 January 2018|
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Response from Anthony-Algarve | Reviewed this property |
One walks along individual paths to all of the 5 tents. Rather like going in a maze as the bushes are very high.....The tents are very private and you cannot see any other from yours. The water hole is just behind a 6ft... More
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Marianne W
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Response from Caro W | Reviewed this property |
A child over the age of 16 is classed as an adult. We were there recently with my nephew of 15.
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