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“Unforgetable game drives”

Addo Elephant National Park
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$244.15*
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Private Addo Elephant National Park Day Tour from Port Elizabeth
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$1,547.24*
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19-Day Overland Kruger to Cape Town Tour from Johannesburg
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Reviewed February 4, 2014

We were no guests of Etta and Derek but we did a full day game drive through Addo and loved it so much that we booked it again two days later! We had two very peaceful days in the middle of elephant Groups and lots of other animals. Etta ist a perfect guide with a wide knowledge about animals, plants and medicine plants, we had the impression, that there ist nearly nothing she doesn't know. When we go back, we will go with her again, promissed!

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Reviewed February 3, 2014

I was on a trip in SA and one day we decided to visit Addo...

Unforgattable experience!

I love elephants and i took sooo many pictures....
We went on a self drive but we paid for a Guide to be with us.
It was worth the extra money. He was very knowledgeble and helped us to spot animals around the park. I wish I could rememeber is name!

Definitely a Must Do if you are in the area of Port Elizabeth.
And...of course the gift shop...Stunning!!! :-)

Thank Pupa1982
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Reviewed February 2, 2014

We never stay in PE without a day trip to ADDO. The park has expanded in size now and really needs to have a longer visit!! As with all SANparks there is really good accommodation, and a super restaurant with very good staff.
The base camp now has increased educational facilities, a really well stocked shop and all the necessary services.
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However the real purpose of a visit is to see the wildlife, this year we sawq our first lion within 5 minutes of entering the south gate. We saw literally scores of elephants, and all the other 'usual suspects' from black backed jackals to Zebra and Eland.
If you are ever in the area, visit Addo, if you aren't in the area, make a detour!!!

Thank dickthed0c
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Reviewed February 1, 2014

We did a self drive in the park and saw many kinds of animals: elephant, zebra, suricate, jackal, kudu, eland and so on, even though it was very, very hot. You pay a day entrance fee and can leave and enter the park how many times you want that day. There is a small gas station when you enter, if you are in desperate need of gas.

It's easy to drive, just follow the map and keep a low speed. Stop and take a look at the board on your way in so you can see where animals were spotted recently. We had a small Hyundai rental car and it worked just fine, no need at all for a bigger or more powerful car.

This was one of the highlights of our South Africa trip. A memory for life, no doubt.

Thank Arwems
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Reviewed January 31, 2014

We went on a sunset game drive at Addo, wow we saw so many Elephants, and very close too. You can take self drive's through the park aswell, which we will definitely do next time we there. We saw so many things, including lions. We had a pic nic at the water hole where 3 or 4 zebra's were just looking at these crazy bunch of people, but they didn't do anything. Would love to spend the night there. Their restaurant and food was awesome aswell. Very good experience!!!

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