In the 'hood, Addo as a destination

Completely overshadowed by the world-renowned Addo Elephant Park, there is actually a little town about an hourís drive from Port Elizabeth, called Addo. This small citrus farming community serves mainly as a supplement to the park, offering accommodation and a place to shop before visiting the main attraction - the elephants. Addo lies in a beautiful part of the world, surrounded by ... cont.

Hitgeheim Farm, Sunland, Addo, 6105, Greater Addo, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Directions to Hitgeheim Country Lodge

Recommended route from Port Elizabeth
Take the N2 towards Grahamstown. About 10km outside Port Elizabeth you will cross the Swartkops River, drive past BLUEWATER BAY and take first EXIT to the left, MOTHERWELL/MARKMAN/ST GEORGEíS. Turn left onto the R335 and follow road to ADDO for approximately 45km. After you crossed the railway line turn left onto R336 towards KIRKWOOD. Continue along R336 for 9km, turn left at HITGEHEIM Country Lodge signboard, travel for 2km, turn left at main entrance onto eco-reserve and follow signage to the Lodge. Please look out for animals, this is a 20km/h zone!

Recommended route from Graaff-Reinet
Take the R75 to Port Elizabeth. Turn left onto R335 to Kirkwood/Addo Elephant National Park. Turn right at 4-way stop in Main Street, Kirkwood. After 17km pass through Summerville (pack house on left hand side). +3km further turn right at HITGEHEIM Country Lodge signboard (towards Nooitgedacht), travel for 2km, turn left at main entrance onto eco-reserve and follow signage to the Lodge. Please look out for animals, this is a 20km/h zone!

By Air
There is a landing strip situated on the eco-reserve. Pilots are advised to contact Archie on +27 (0) 82 565 2864.

Amenities in the area

  • Grocery Store (9 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (13 km)
  • Airport (81 km)

Activities

  • Farm activities
  • Game viewing
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Wine tasting

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