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Addo Elephant National Park

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Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
+27 42 233 8600
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Private Addo Elephant National Park Day Tour from Port Elizabeth
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“main camp” (117 reviews)
“self drive” (122 reviews)
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Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
+27 42 233 8600
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a wonderful guide who drove us through the park. He was knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor. The park is huge but he knew where to find elephants and lions. We saw lots of additional animals such as yellow mongoose, wRt...More

Thank W5432LLjessicah
Reviewed yesterday

We are indeed fortunate to have the Addo National Park on our doorstep, so our visits here have been frequent over the years. The park was looking remarkably green and lush after the recent rains and the locals were taking maximum advantage of the National...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Addo Elephant Park on a Monday morning for just over two hours and saw at least 10 different types of wildlife and three of the big five - very surprised!

Thank BlackKoffie
Reviewed 2 days ago

We entered by the lower gate (the Indian Ocean side) and saw nothing for the first few kilometers, but then the viewing started in earnest. The weather was cool and overcast but with no wind (Wind tends to make the animals stay in cover). Our...More

Thank Barrie T
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a really beatifull and exciting park where it is possible to see amy animals,it is really easy to travell alone because there are very good trails and you can go with your own car

Thank aureliolorusso
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are passing through Port Elizabeth, make sure do a self drive through Addo National Park, it is a real gem and with a little luck you will see a lot of wild creatures! Thoroughly recommend it!

Thank MrPhileasF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent the night in a Safari tent. The weather played along. Remember the Safari Tent at Addo is basic. It has the bear essentials. And a great view. Tonight we heard Hyenas and Jackal. This is a experience if you live in a city....More

1  Thank Christianw_Wagner
Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped at the main camp site of the reserve. The camp site area was nice but expect the floor to be hard so make sure you have a comfortable matress if sleeping on the floor (struggled to get the tent hooks into the ground...More

Thank kyleds2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I expected to see the Big Five, but I saw many elephants, zebras, wild pigs, wildebeest, and impalas. Only 2 buffaloes, no rhinoceros, leopard, lion, hippo. I went with a guide and it took about 4 hours. Can be made with own car. I do...More

Thank Hugo Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in this park for 5 days and had a brilliant time. Most of the time we drove ourselves around and we saw lots of wildlife. We did one evening game drive that was arranged by the park and it was brilliant. Not the...More

Thank JulietteP_SA
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12 June 2017|
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Response from geedeebee | Reviewed this property |
The knysna Elephant park is really for kids where you can get up close to the elephants and feed them, Addo is huge and has a far greater range of animals but they are wild so you can't get near them like you can at Knysna.
Hannah R
3 June 2017|
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Response from geedeebee | Reviewed this property |
Yes they will love it, when they see their first elephant or giraffe they will be hooked
Hannah R
26 May 2017|
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Response from yusuf r | Reviewed this property |
4 is fine. I went with my 2 year old. You are in your car most of the time, unless you are at a picnic spot. They do not allow kids under 12 on the game drives.