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Address: Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 (0) 42 233 8600
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Visiting Addo Elephant Park is always a treat. You will see elephants closer than you ever have before. There is plenty of other wildlife to see but Addo is famous for it's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Alexandria, South
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Alexandria, South
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Visiting Addo Elephant Park is always a treat. You will see elephants closer than you ever have before. There is plenty of other wildlife to see but Addo is famous for it's elephants. It is not a zoo so if you bring small children, they may get bored because you have to look for the animals. I would also definitely... More 

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johannesburg
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The roads at this park are extremely good. Jacks picnic area is extremely well maintained and clean and a peaceful spot to have a picnic. The toilets are also very clean. The main camp is also well kept and the shop is well stocked. The many sightings of herds of elephant grazing and at watering holes was amazing. The only... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We were invited by Sue and Dave Drimmie to spend a day with them at Addo to enjoy a day of game spotting and a lunch time picnic/braai. The game were plentiful, herds of elephants with young calves, buck and warthogs galore, even a couple of jackal and the highlight being a massive rhino sauntering accross the road right in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We had a day trip to Addo Elephant National Part and it certainly lived up to its name. We saw large herds of elephants all over the park which provided some challenging encounters on the road network. It was a great day that we will never forget.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Returned to the park after my last visit some 20 years back. What a change. The main camp had been much improved, reception was good, lovely views and nice restaurant. As we wanted to spend as much time as possible on the road, we set off towards the Gora Loop. Then down south towards Spekboom and on into Harvey Loop.... More 

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Switzerland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We booked a trip with dungbeetle tours through the park and enjoyed every minute of this guided daytrip. We saw lots of different animals and learnt a lot about the wildlife and the nature. Go for it!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We took 3 tourist there for s game drive. They wanted to charge me because I am not a registered tour guide. We as cab drivers market all game reserves and now they want to charge us?.management at addo get your house in order.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Did Kruger, Hluhluwe, but this is definitely the best park. No need for malaria tablets and still be able of seeing the big 5, even the big 7. The park ranges to the sea. Need a guide? Ask Rod from Addo dung Beetle Guess farm / geared to go or Randy at Hazells organic restaurant

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Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

As a South African, and living only a few hours from Addo Elephant National Park, I feel compelled to commend it on all its facilities. It never fails to surprise us; the Park is beautifully monitored. The animals look in fine condition, and the flora this time was exquisite. The 'chalets' in the Main Camp are great; they are simple... More 

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Eastern Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Enter the park through the Matyholweni Gate. S 33° 40' 57" E 25° 47' 44" The third largest park in South Africa. Great opportunity to view the Big 5. We have had fantastic sightings of creatures big and small. Jack's picnic site is centrally situated in the park and is a safe, game free picnic area of barbeque facilities and... More 

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