Wonderful experience. We saw plenty of animals. The park is neat and very pleasant to drive in. Some animals came very close to our safari vehicle and we could see them up and close.
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2nd visit and loved it again! Always good for a surprise or two and extra special because it is malaria free! For people who are a bit apprehensive about "the great outdoors" Addo is great introduction to "wildest" Africa.
This park has heavy vegetation that grows right up to the roadside in much of the park . This makes it a bit more difficult to see wildlife. The best bet is to drive to the water hole areas where you will have your best...More
You can easily drive yourself through the Addo park. Getting up early is worthwhile! And staying 2-3 nights as well. We stayed 1 night in the main camp (with a nice restaurant) and 2 nights in matyholweni camp (more south and more private, waking up...More
Its hard for me to compare Addo to any other safari park as this was our first but for us it will be a special memory we will treasure forever. Being so close to nature was incredible. Yes there are elephants, and plenty of them,...More
We visited Addo Elephant park in May of 2016. The morning started off in the gift shop. They have a beautiful gift shop that offers many unique African curios. We were able to pick up some gifts for family back home, as well as some...More
We heard there are about 600 elephants in the park, and saw a lot of them congregating around the different water holes. Sightings are almost guaranteed if you drive around in your vehicle or join a safari tour. Our guide also advised against starting up...More
We did 3 other game drives before this one, a quad tour, a luxury guided and a self drive in a much smaller park. Addo was great for seeing elephants, and the fact it's a reasonable price to self drive...but it was too big a...More
We were picked up at 9am from our B&B in Port Elizabeth (arranged by Frank at saguidedtours.com) and taken with another couple to Addo Elephant National Park in a very comfortable Land Rover. Our superb Guide, Renier, was very knowledgable and friendly and we learned...More