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Addo Elephant National Park

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Address: , Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 (0) 42 233 8600
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Did another visit to Addo Elephant park. Just as a day visitor. What an amazing day. Saw so many animals, never had one dull moment. Sadly no Lion though... Even the child... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Did another visit to Addo Elephant park. Just as a day visitor. What an amazing day. Saw so many animals, never had one dull moment. Sadly no Lion though... Even the child could not become bored.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We spent last week in Addo at the main camp. We were in the camping area and we were pleasantly surprised!!

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Spent 2 days in the park staying in one of the chalets overnight. You can not beat the experience of coming around the corner on a dirt track to be face to face with a large bull elephant - amazing! Plenty of other animals to see in this natural environment. Even got to see a dung beetle pushing a ball... More 

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Graaff-reinet, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

A good way to spend a weekend or even a day in nature. A lot of animals to be seen. Jacks picnic spot was a delight after a longish morning in the vehicle. Clean facilities and pleasant picnic tables aplenty. Roads are generally well kept and clearly mapped. A very well run Park, it seems. Complements!

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A well managed National Game Park offering you a chance to view the Big 5 in their natural habitat. Well worth a visit.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A really interesting experience of seeing animals in their own environment. It's always a challenge of being in the right place at the right time but that is what makes this interesting is it's unpredictablity.

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edinburgh, scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This was our first self drive safari experience at the start of our trip to South Africa. It was really an amazing start. So many elephants, with lots of up close encounters. Saw a lot of large animals, zebra, buffalo, elephants but also luckily had a sighting of a lion eating a kill, wow. Also loved seeing some smaller animals,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Imagine being surrounded by hundreds of wild elephants. Now to Addo, and that will happen. They have the big 5 but they may be hard to find. If you are in the Eastern Cape, you must take at least a day to go. And bring your camera.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We were last in the Addo Elephant park about 20 years ago. He has nearly doubled in size! We spent a very pleasant morning driving around the park and saw a significant amount of game. Our host is a local and said he had never seen such a large herd of buffalo as we did that day. Because of its... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Addo was great, even during the winter period. We did see a lot of different animals. During the 3 days we drove around Addo, we came apon elephant herds a couple of times, which was really exciting. I would definitely recommend Addo to everyone.

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