Woodall Safaris

Woodall’s luxury open-topped land cruiser departs daily on a number of excursions. Our highly experienced and qualified guides have an intimate knowledge of the Addo area and offer personalised tours with emphasis being placed on individual interests and comfort. The following highly recommended Safaris and Drives are offered:
Morning Drive: Departs 08h00
Afternoon Drive: Departs 14h00
Rate: R1340/person including transfers, conservation fee, all drinks, snacks and picnic basket (6+ years).
(R1470/person from 1 September 2020)

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. 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

Explore more than 75 kilometres 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: R328/adult and R164/child under 12 years.
Hop on guides on request – R240 for two hours

The following safaris are operated by the Addo Elephant National Park (depart from Addo Park Reception).
Duration: 2 hours

Please check with reception for current times as times change according to season. Children 6+ years allowed on drives pay half price.

Sundowner Drive: R570.65/person
Time: Nov – March: 18h00 – 20h00 | April – Oct: (starting time changes according to season)
Enjoy a sundowner drink while the sun sets after another exciting day of game viewing in Africa.

Night Drive: R444.40/person
Time: Nov – March: 20h00 – 22h00 | April – Oct: 18h00 – 20h00

Other Addo Elephant Park Drives: R419.15/person
Sunrise: Nov – March: 06h00 – 08h00 | April – Oct: 07h00
Morning: 09h00 – 11h00
Midday: 12h00 – 14h00
Afternoon: 15h00 – 17h00

Safaris Near Woodall Country House

Schotia Private Game Reserve

45 minute drive from Woodall.
“Tooth & Claw” Safari: R2000 / person including traditional meal served under the stars in a thatched open air lapa. Children welcome.

Schotia is the oldest private game viewing reserve in the Eastern Cape, and offers one of the best chances to see lions in the wild. It is also home to Zebra, Wildebeest, Warthog, Jackal, Crocodile, Giraffe and a large variety of Antelope.

Amakhala Private Game Reserve

± 1 hour drive from Woodall.
R1700/person. Children 6 years+

Experience diverse wildlife and landscape including The Big 5, Black Wildebeest, Cheetah, Giraffe, Zebra and numerous other Antelope. The safari commences from Leeuwenbosch Country House with a welcome drink and a Game drive through the reserve enjoying spectacular views. This is followed by a 2 course lunch.

Pumba Private Game Reserve

± 1 hour drive from Woodall.
R1450/adult and R880/child (8 – 12yrs) (only 8yrs + otherwise need private safari) including meal and drinks
Time: 09h30 – 13h30

Pumba offers sightings of the Big 5, against a backdrop of thornveld, grassland, thicket and forest vegetation. Apart from White Lion, Giraffe, Leopard, 22 species of Antelope, there are also over 200 bird species. Safaris consist of a 2 hour game drive, followed by a meal then a further one hour game viewing.