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Addo Elephant National Park

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Address: Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
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Private Addo Elephant National Park Day Tour from Port Elizabeth
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We spent a day in Addo and it is beautiful and amazing. We Tried to book a safari but it was full so we went on a self drive. It was the best! At the main gate, guard told as a... read more

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Maputo, Mozambique
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a day in Addo and it is beautiful and amazing. We Tried to book a safari but it was full so we went on a self drive. It was the best! At the main gate, guard told as a few informations about where were some animals and we spent the day inside and saw a lot. Elephants, kudu,... More 

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Kilwinning, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Took this trip one morning and really enjoyed. Our guide CK had a great sense of humour and went out of his way to let us see as much as possible. Our son actually spotted a couple of lions and CK slowly reversed the jeep back to see them and many photos taken. Anyway this was a nice park and... More 

Thank Kilwinnkie
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you have experienced the Kruger park, one thing you know is that it's him he and you have to plan your drive. The addo is different. It's smaller, allows you to drive "as the wind blows" and there are spots where you can get off (at your own risk) to sit on a bench. There's the big 5 and... More 

Thank yusuf r
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We did an afternoon safari. Much of the park is tarsealed so you can take your own vehicle. We chose to go in a safari vehicle as it is higher. We saw elephants, lion eating a Buffalo, jackals, leopard turtles, mongoose, golden and grey, kudu, elan, zebra, flightless dung beetles and numerous warthogs.

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Paarl, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were staying outside the park this time and not camping inside as usual. two days at Kirk wood and 2 day at Paterson. The self catering in Addo park is too expensive for us but we stay in Kirkwood very well and drive to the park in 20minutes. In Paterson we stay in Indoan bush tent and drive 10minutes... More 

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Cape St Francis, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have traveled in South Africa and neighboring countries for more that 25 years. Addo is on our doorstep (St Francis Bay) and it required a trip from America for my sister and husband to overnight for the first time in years. Our Parks cabin near the southern entrance was perfect. We braaied that night after a great drive, experienced... More 

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Berkhamsted, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Addo does have a lot of elephants, although on this trip it took until the third day to really see them in big numbers. Their large family groups are quite special to observe, especially the way they protect their most junior members. But there is a lot more to see in Addo. In addition to large numbers of kudu, zebra,... More 

Thank Brian R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Addo on route from PE to CapeTown. Amazing national park. We choose to be driven around by a local ranger ( rather than self drive ). We cannot recommend this option highly enough. We were taken of the normal roads in to the scrub and consequently saw so much more wildlife including a lion guarding its kill ( apparently... More 

Thank PeterBaker300
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot describe how much I loved being in Addo National Park. I thought the whole experience was magical. There is something very humbling and overwhelming about being in the natural habitat of wild animals. Our tour group was very lucky as we went on the early morning safari tour and then went out after breakfast also. We had the... More 

Thank soydanielle
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Addo for the first time this year, after visiting Kruger and Chobe in Botswana many times in previous years. The vegetation is very different to that in the other parks and the variety of wildlife that we saw was a little limited by comparison to other parks. The only members of the big 5 (or 7) that we... More 

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