ADDO ELEPHANT NATIONAL PARK
Addo is the best place to get up close and personal with the biggest land mammal – the Park is home to the densest population of elephant in the world. Other mammals include Lion, Hyaena, Cape buffalo, and Black Rhino, as well as Zebra, Jackal, Warthog, Suricate and numerous species of Antelope. Over 150 bird species have been recorded in Addo and there are around 600 different plant species. Addo is also home to the endangered dung beetle. Whether you experience the park from the comfort of your own vehicle or on a game drive with an experienced guide, the chances are you will have close encounters with the elephant.Â To make the most of the park, be sure to bring binoculars, camera, walking shoes and wildlife reference books
Game viewing from your own vehicle:Â Explore more than 75Â kilometresÂ of road through prime wildlife country. There are a number of lookout points at waterholes in the area. Opening hours change according to season. No reservation required.
Conservation fee:Â R307/adult and R154/child under 12yrs
Hop on guides on requestÂ â€“ R230 for two hours (Normal Car e.g. 4 seater)
Sundowner Drive:Â Departs from Addo Elephant Park Reception.
Rate:Â R540.35/person (excludes transfers).
Time:Â Nov â€“ March: 18h00 â€“ 20h00 April â€“ Oct: (starting time changes according to season.)
Please check with reception for current times. Enjoy a sundowner drink while the sun sets after another exciting day of game viewing in Africa. Children 6+ years allowed on drives â€“ pay half price. Possible sightings: Kudu, Red hartebeest, Eland and Duiker Antelopes, Zebra, Buffalo, Jackal, Hyaena, Lions, Birds, Elephant
Night Drive:Â Departs from Addo Elephant Park Reception.
Rate:Â R418.14 / person (excludes transfers). Children 6+ years allowed on drives â€“ pay half price
Time:Â Nov â€“ March: 20h00 – 22h00 April â€“ Oct: 18h00 – 20h00
Please confirm with reception for current times. Lion, Buffalo and Black Rhino and a host of nocturnal animals may be encountered. Possible sightings: Scrub Hare, Spring Hare, Porcupine, Striped Polecat, Spotted Genet, Duiker, Kudu, Eland, Buffalo, Jackal, Hyaena, Lions, Aardvark, Aardwolf, Caracal
OtherÂ Addo Elephant ParkÂ Drives:Â
Rate:Â R392.89/ person (Duration: 2 hours) Children 6+ years allowed on drives â€“ pay half price
Possible sightings: Elephants, Warthogs, Ostrich, Red Hartebeest, Kudu, Zebra, etc.
- SunriseÂ Nov â€“ March: 06h00 – 08h00 April â€“ Oct: 07h00
- MorningÂ 09h00 – 11h00
- MiddayÂ 12h00 – 14h00
- AfternoonÂ 15h00 – 17h00