• Guided tours to Addo

    We'll take you to Addo with our "all inclusive" full day tour

  • Home to Africa's Big 5
    Home to Africa's Big 5

    We love to spot African wildlife

  • Incredible biodiversity
    Incredible biodiversity
  • Over 400 Buffalo
    Over 400 Buffalo
  • South Africa's 3rd largest national park
    South Africa's 3rd largest national park

Guided Addo Tours | Addo Game Drives | Addo Elephant National Park | 2019 Addo Safaris

All the adventure and none of the hassle! Explore the wonders of Addo Elephant National Park with a local guide for an educational, malaria-free addo safari experience. This private guided all-inclusive tour takes place in a closed tour vehicle with air-conditioning, perfect for small groups and families with small children. Traveling with a qualified addo guide means you'll get the best chance of spotting Africa's Big 5 along the rough paths of the park. It is the only park that can claim to have the "Big 7"...

Discover more of the riches in the Eastern Cape of Southern Africa 

The Eastern Cape of South Africa is a perfect holiday destination, offering a variety of fun-filled activities for both nature lovers and adventurous travelers. The malaria free Addo and Addo Elephant National Park is close to Port Elizabeth, and is well worth seeing.  Its world famous and rated as one of the best places to see addo elephant and other african wildlife in their natural environment, it’s now the 3rd largest national park in South Africa with an area size of 1 640 km². Enjoy the beauty and natural landscape of greater addo that is hugged by the Zuurberg mountain range and high Alexandria dune fields that is lapped by warm Indian Ocean waters.

Day tours to Addo Elephant National Park is highly recommended by tour operators.  To make this task a little easier for you, whether you're interested in full day or half-day addo safari tour, we've compiled exciting itineraries for your addo park game drive. Game viewing in a malaria free environment is enjoyed in a closed tour vehicle on a private guided tour with a local and registered travel company. Click on the book now button

The Addo Elephant Park is the only park in the world to boast having "the Big 7" - lion, leopard, black Rhino, addo elephant, cape buffalo, great white shark, and southern right whale. The marine section of the Addo park can be accessed with a chartered boat vessel, that will take you past the nearby Islands. St Croix Island has the largest African penguin breeding colony in South Africa.

The Addo elephant park is a growing and flourishing park with five distinct biomes, from sweeping grasslands to dense thickets, allowing it to sustain a wide variety of addo wildlife. The sought-after Big 5 and an abundance of other wildlife can be found with 13 species of antelope, over 400 cape buffalo and variety of bird. Plus, get the chance to see the unique and rare Addo flightless dung beetle. 

Did you know?

 Hunting for ivory started in the early 1700's and by the 1900 most of the remaining addo wildlife were completely exterminated. Only 12 addo elephant remained before the Addo Elephant National Park was proclaimed in 1931, with an area size of 2000 hectares. 

The Addo elephant number has grown since and now has over 600 elephant. The elephant that you will see in the Addo are the descendants from the herds of elephant that once freely roamed the eastern and southern cape.

 

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Itinerary

08:00 am

Port Elizabeth to Addo Elephant Park

Your Addo safari tour begins with pickup from your Port Elizabeth accommodation, when you’ll board an air-conditioned tour vehicle to greet your driver and guide. Departing from Port Elizabeth, you'll enjoy a scenic 40 minutes’ drive.

Next, continue to the check in gate at addo national park matyholweni gate for a quick break before entering the park.

Your enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide will drive through the park and stop for sightings. Animals that could be seen during the drive are elephant, buck, zebra, warthog, lion to name only a few. Keep a close lookout while driving past the bushes; animals love to camouflage themselves among the thickets!

12:00 pm

Lunch break then Safari

After exploring the park, you'll head to the picnic site at around 12:00 pm to enjoy a specially prepared picnic lunch. 

Then continue the safari journey, learning about the area from your guide as you head toward the north side.

13:00 pm to 16:30 pm

Addo to Port Elizabeth

You’ll stop for a break at the main gate, during which you can purchase memorabilia and take pictures at the lookout point. Addo's Main Camp has much to offer, including an African Curio Shop to take a piece of Africa home. 

Afterwards, complete the afternoon viewing in the southern half of the Addo Elephant Park. 

You will exit the park at around 15:30 pm. Your driver/guide will transport you back to your Port Elizabeth accommodation or arranged drop-off location.