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Addo Elephant National Park

Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
+27 (0) 42 233 8600
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Great National park only 45 minutes from PE. SO many elephants and loads of other wildlife. Great way to get out and see some of South Africa's wildlife if you dont have much time, or are not able to make it up to Zim, Botswana or Kruger for example.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

If you love elephants, you will definitely love Addo. A beautiful place with lots of gentle giants (and baby ones too!)

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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77 reviews 77 reviews
7 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

This was our first visit to Addo and what stood out the most for me was the diverse scenery. In some areas the Spek boom is so thick it is very difficult to see through, but in other areas the open plains are striking. We also visited the marine section which was very badly sign posted and we got slightly... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

I combined my safari here with one in Schotia, and found Addo to be far better in terms of the proximity to the animals. here, the Guides are extremely knowledgeable and seem to spot even the smaller animals from huge distances! This is a must for anyone who is interested in animals and their behaviour, as you can experience true... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Even if we didn´t see lions (snob) w had a wonderful time there. Driving through the park and looking for all these animals was awesome. It is just amazing to see elephants and zebras and all these animals for the first time in their natural surrounding. I just loved it. Everytime again :)

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Vevey, Switzerland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Went there twice within a week and really enjoyed. I drove with my own car (tiny rental chevrolet) and can say that there no need for a 4x4 since the road are quite ok. Price was is a bit high for international visitors (200 rand) but really worth it, guess it is a lot cheaper for south africans. Expect one... More

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Klerksdorp
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

We visited the Addo national park for a one day visit hoping to see some Elephant and was amazed at the amount of game we saw. Lions, Kudu, Toirtoise, Zebra, Jackal and enough Elephant to last a lifetime! It was actually amazing as I have visited many parks before and this was the best. If you want to sleep outside... More

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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149 reviews 149 reviews
51 attraction reviews
374 helpful votes 374 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Close to PE, malaria free Addo is a SanParks great. Lots of elephant and antelope, especially the magnificent kudu and plenty of birds. Well priced and convenient. Accomodation good and spacious overlooking the park.

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Israel
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

took whole day safari with chrisscross....excellet guide....saw loads of animals....full nine hour day

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

If you want to go on an unforgettable safari then choose Kruger or one of the private reserves next to Kruger (Sabie Sand, Timbavati etc..) In Addo, out of the big 5 we saw only 2 (!) elephants and 1 buffalo far in the distance. Furthermore some zebra's, Kudu and lots of dung beetles. The vegetation in Addo makes it... More

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