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Addo Elephant Back Safaris

Route 355 | Zuurberg area, Addo Elephant National Park 6015, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Our anniversary weekend was only meant to be a relaxed 2 night stay in a remote lodge. We ended up making new friends and riding elephants. Thanks to Harry for your excellent hospitality and to Agnus for the great service. We will definitely recommend AEBS to our friends

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We booked at Addo Elephant Back Safari for our two year anniversary. From the moment we arrived Harry and all the staff at AEBS made us feel very welcome. We were amazed by the beautiful rooms and the effort they made to keep all the guests warm and cosy during the cold weekend. The interaction we had with the elephants... More 

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Uitenhage, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

We did not stay overnight, but did the elephant back ride. Absolutely amazing experience!! What we like too is that the elephants are treated very humanely. They do a max of 3 rides a day so the elephants don't become irritable. The rest of the time they roam free on the resort. All the guides have more than a decade... More 

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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We booked at Addo Elephant Back Safaris through Groupon. For the discounted price, it was good value for money. I'm not sure I would pay the full price, but we really enjoyed our weekend there. It's a beautiful location in the Zuurberg mountains, about 45min drive from the Addo Park. The facilities in the luxury tents are excellent, from electric... More 

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George, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Canvas/log cabin situated 60 min from the Addo in the Zuurberg mountains. Rough road through the pass not ideal for daily drives to the Addo but perfect if you want peace and tranquility. This resort mainly caters for guests who come for elephant back safari rides. As we only came to visit the Addo it was a bit far and... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Set high in Zuburg mountains. The trip up was a real battle because of the rains and the rivers being swollen. We took the route past the Zuburg inn and had to ring the hotel as we could not get through the water. Collin the manager phoned a guy to come and help . He drover our car through for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stayed two nights in a fabulous treehouse style lodge with a Jacuzzi outside (they all have Jacuzzis) the staff went above and beyond for us, they provided a campcot with bedding, made us lunch and brought it to the room on the day we arrived (as we arrived late), also provided dinner for us on the second night for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful time. The place is beautiful and tranquil. Collen, the manager, was extremely helpful and professional. The elephant guides were knowledgeable and highly capable. The rooms were luxurious and had everything we wanted. My only criticism is that when we were rained in and couldn't leave because the roads were flooded, there was clearly no plan in... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Amazing hotel, in every way! The hotel suits the surroundings and you really feel like you are in the bush (but in the most luxurious way). The room was huge, and had a hot tub, and a lovely balcony overlooking the savannah and the elephants in the distance. It was full board and the food was THE BEST I had... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Do not miss any opportunity to visit Elephant back safaris – from arrival we were treated like royalty, assisted by the friendliest, most accommodating staff, a special mention to Collin – who provided us with countless information on what to do and where to go. I will never forget my experience at EBS and my first encounter with beautiful big... More 

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Additional Information about Addo Elephant Back Safaris

Address: Route 355 | Zuurberg area, Addo Elephant National Park 6015, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Eastern Cape > Greater Addo > Addo Elephant National Park
Price Range: $427 - $497 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Addo Elephant Back Safaris 4*
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