About Addo Elephant Safari Lodge
Bordering the Greater Addo Elephant National Park just a short distance from the Nelson Mandela Metropole, our fully fenced and game stocked conservation area is both malaria-free and tourist friendly.
Whether it's a laid back rest you need or an action packed 5-star activity holiday that's required to rejuvenate you, we will not disappoint. A once in a lifetime safari adventure - at one with nature, following in the footsteps of the ancients.
Elephant Safari Lodge
Perfectly designed to blend discreetly into their surrounding valley bushveld environment. The private and exclusive suites, some nestled in the Yellowwood forest and others set on the hillside offering extraordinary views, are housed on elevated wooden decks.
Our environmentally friendly lodges are constructed of part canvas, part recycled Brazilian pine and luxuriously decorated to evoke Hemingways Africa of yesteryear. We invite you to relax in our remarkably spacious, sophisticated suites set against the tranquil backdrop of the African bush.
Room facilities include
En suite bathroom
Both indoor and outdoor showers
King- or twin-bedded option
Energy efficient wood burning fireplace
Solar powered hot water geyser
Well stocked mini bar
Tea and coffee making facility
Large glass sliding doors opening onto the deck (No nasty zips)
Generously sized, wooden deck with private spa bath
Private viewing deck
Folding camp beds for children available on request
Elephant Back Safaris
Walk with the Elephants through the diverse valley bushveld, ravine and forest habitat. After the walk, we offer you the exhilarating experience of riding these magnificent animals - revel in the natural beauty of the environs and its wildlife from your lofty seat as these gentle giants amble through the African bush. At the conclusion of the ride enjoy a close-up view of the elephants swimming and frolicking in their favoured waterhole from the viewing deck at the boma - no guarantee that you wont get sprayed with a trunkful of water!
Attractions & Activities
Addo Elephant Back Safaris presents a diversity of activities to be enjoyed. Amongst other game giraffe, zebra, wildebeest and eland can be spotted up close on game drives and nature walks, while the area's numerous bird species will excite the most accomplished birding enthusiast.
Experience a scenic flight over the impressive Zuurberg Mountains and the famed Sunshine Coast, take in a leisurely game of golf at Bushman Sands, an historical Settlers' or Anglo Boer War Tour, or a day trip to the awe-inspiring Karoo.