We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Addo Elephant National Park

Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
+27 (0) 42 233 8600
Website
Improve this listing
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
386 visitor photos
Write a Review

574 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    385
    157
    24
    7
    1
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Steelpoort, South africa
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Chalets was neat and well maintained and serviced daily. We found that this small park is very clean and the staff were all very friendly and helpful. The game drive was quite enjoyable and cheap if you compare it to the Kruger National park. Plenty of elephants and buffalo. Lots of kudu, warthogs, jackall and eland.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Its just awesome-we saw so many elephants from babies to huge bull elephants and lots of other wildlife too. Not to be missed.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
26 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This park has around 500 African Elephants and is said to have the highest contraction of elephants in a single park . There is a great park shop and a Cattle Baron Resturant that you can eat at . Staff at Cattle Baron fast and friendly . In the park itself there are a wide variety of animals including the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Apparently Addo National Park has the highest concentration of elephants in Africa, and with the amount that I've seen, I'm not surprised. The park is well laid out and signed well. There are a few paved roads in the north of the park but the rest are unsaved and in varying conditions. The park is easy to drive around but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fort William, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

What a place this is we travelled with family and stayed in the bottom camp for first night and what can I say what an adventure the accommodation was superb and cleaned to a high standard, we saw so much animals and was a great atmosphere that other travellers all spoke and asked where the best sightings were. Not many... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Gold Coast
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
30 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We have stayed at main camp in a tent overlooking the waterhole twice and our only sadness was that two nights each time was too short. The park seems well maintained and the roads are in good repair. Everyone working there was friendly and made us feel very welcome. On an early am drive we came across a hyena walking... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cape Town
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Great campsites under large trees on stones. New restaurant was great and the game drives as great as ever. Abulutions are great and the whole camp and park are well worth it.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Volos, Greece
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

If you want to drive your car and next to your window to see elephants passing by, if you want to see a lot of African animals in their natural environment, then you should visit this place.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mossel Bay, South Africa
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

3 days of slow driving in the park was just such an amazing pleasure! So many elephant sightings, as well as watching herds of buffalo and antelope at the waterholes. The Warthogs and Black Backed Jackals kept us amused with their antics. Lions and Rhino were shy, but we did get to spot them briefly. The peace and calm was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
houston
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is a great park and our guide actually told us this park is visited by more visitors than Krueger Nat'l park. We went in June 2013 and it wasn't very crowded. We were so lucky as we had an up close encounter with elephants including one of the big bulls. We saw many species of Africa's animals in one... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Addo Elephant National Park also viewed

Addo Elephant National Park, Greater Addo
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape
 
Addo Elephant National Park, Greater Addo
Addo Elephant National Park, Greater Addo
 

Been to Addo Elephant National Park? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Addo Elephant National Park, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing