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Address: Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 (0) 42 233 8600
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Private Addo Elephant National Park Day Tour from Port Elizabeth
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Great day, lots of elephants!

We rented a car and drove from Port Elizabeth. The entrance fee was like nothing and we got to see soooo many animals! The elephants, zebras and kudos came up to the car so we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We rented a car and drove from Port Elizabeth. The entrance fee was like nothing and we got to see soooo many animals! The elephants, zebras and kudos came up to the car so we could almost touch them. There is a designated food area where you can have a bbq if you want so bring your own food and... More 

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Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A very nice park. Roads are in good condition and so are the facilities. You don't need a 4x4. Your pretty much guaranteed elephants, buffalo, kudu and warthogs. If you enjoy the smaller things of the bush this a must, Bird life is great. Also look out for the flightless dung beetle which is very rare and unique to the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The reception/ ist at the park are probably the most unhelpful people we have met on our trip. We were handed a map and given no little briefing at all. Lucky for us we were told by the staff at our hotel, that at the shop there has a map were people mark sighting from that day.The reception didn't appear... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Started with lots of warthogs, all over the place but near the waterponds loads of elephants and buffalos , marching in from all directions in hurds with all sizes present, horny bulls, cow and very little ones , really a great view Later some zebras, aurstiches, mangouses, meercats, kudus, secretary brid and at far distacnes some hyenas and a single... More 

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Cannon Rocks, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For those who love our South African wildlife, whether novice or seasoned enthusiasts, Addo is THE place to go. Whether you wish a quick trip through the park in one day, or whether you have the time to enjoy a leisurely three day stopover, you can manage these requirements in this amazing park. There is so much wildlife to see,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was disappointed. For the amount of land they have, there really aren't many animals. Barely any of it is off roads and the animal selection choice isn't tremendous - apart from the hundreds of warthogs, you see the odd elephant here and there, a couple of Buffalo's and a few zebras. We were lucky enough to see a male... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing wildlife viewing. Try to visit the park with a guide first. Try CrissCross,they are great! That way you learn a bit about the behaviour of these big animals, before you go out on a selfdrive, especially if this is your first safari experience.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You are lucky to see animals in the dense spekboom vegetation. Best is to visit waterholes and wait for animals to come to you. The southern part has open spaces where you will find large herds

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1 Thank Sakkie58
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this park through our garden route tour. We were a bit disappointed by the park. Here is why: -landscapes are average, don't expect stunning ones (nothing special, just bushes every where) -low diversity of animals -some elephants are from krugers as per our guide -the density of lions (10 lions per 150k hect) is so low that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We often visit Addo, make a nice day trip out of it and enjoy these magnificent animals. Lions are very hard to find due to the vegetation, but there is abundant kudu, redhartbeest, buffalo and the ever entertaining warthogs. Tip. The restaurant in the main camp is now a 'Cattle Baron' and serve high quality meals but very view "light... More 

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