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Addo Elephant National Park

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Address: Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa
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US$181.06*
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Private Addo Elephant National Park Day Tour from Port Elizabeth
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You may be tempted to drive around the park on your own, but unless you are lucky, you won't see most of the animals that are there to see. It's a big park and the roads are... read more

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New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

You may be tempted to drive around the park on your own, but unless you are lucky, you won't see most of the animals that are there to see. It's a big park and the roads are rough, and the wildlife is spread out and moves from place to place. You can hire a private guide or go with one... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really great day out however you need a bit of luck in order to see all animals that live at the Addo. Roads are maintained exceptionally, you can drive any car across the park. It is so absorbing when trying to spot any animal that you don't even notice how fast time is flying. We've managed to see some animals... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I have visited most of the SANParks and keep coming back to Addo. We easily agree that it tops all the others - except for Kruger (but that's easily understandable).

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Buderim, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Dungbeetle lodge in Colchester which was fantastic! It was 10mins to the Southern gate of Addo park. The ladies at Dungbeetle lodge told us to take a picture of the map at the gate with the animal sightings and it was spot on. Within 5 minutes we saw wildlife. Lion 🦁 kill - 1 male /... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This park made me feel proud to be South African. Well maintained and friendly staff! We stayed for two nights, one in Spekboom tented camp and one at the main camp. The highlight of the visit was of course the elephants! I have visited many parks in my life but the close encounters with these creatures here in the wild... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to navigate park with great facilities. Easy to get to a major look out and see where the action is, we were lucky enough to see most things on the list in a morning

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Thank Cazza2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to Addo elephant park today as day visitors. It took sometime to purchase tickets to the park as there is some paperwork to complete. Locals get in for just under R100 for international visitors it's just shy of R300... which I think is reasonable. When in the park there is so much to see, from lions, zebra, kudu... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As an experienced Safari-traveler, Addo was great, but cannot compared to the parks in Kenia and Tanzania. Because of the rain (the first in 7 months!) may animals stayed hidden in the bushes so there was not much to see. On the organised game drive we even didn't see elephants at all. Luckily, on our own drive we had two... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hadn't been back for more than 20 years and was I impressed. The Park has been upgraded in many ways for the comfort and enjoyment of visitors. Routes around the park have been increased and it is possible to see most of the animals listed. Although we didn't see lions or cheetah, we certainly heard them at night! Ablution was... More 

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Thank CliffSherre
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first game drive and we liked it very much. Here everything is growing. Addo is extending the park by buying land of farmers, more and more animals are born so the population grows rapidly and they intend to grow even more. We entered the park on a guided tour. You get to know a lot of the... More 

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