Addo Elephant National Park

Best 6 lodges and safari camps in Addo Elephant National Park

Private B&Bs and guesthouses are in abundance around Addo, especially among the citrus groves of the Sundays River Valley. Listed below are our recommendations for nice places to stay in this region. Ask us for more details of what's likely to suit you best!

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Elephant House

Elephant House

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Elephant House is a comfortable, owner-run lodge just 5km from the main entrance of Addo Elephant National Park in South Africa’s ...More about Elephant House

Good  77%
(6 reviews)

This was certainly the 'worst' of the places we stayed at during our trip, but still fine for a few nights. It's actually more or less what we expected all stops to be like, ... Elephant House reviews...

River Bend Lodge

River Bend Lodge

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On a private concession between the Nyati and Addo main section of South Africa’s Addo Elephant National Park stands the luxurious ...More about River Bend Lodge

Excellent  92%
(5 reviews)

This was our third safari and we didn’t have any expectation beyond seeing Elephants. However, our fantastic guide, led us to Male Lion and Black Rhino on the first drive... River Bend Lodge reviews...

Addo Main Camp

Addo Main Camp

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The easily accessible Addo Main Camp is on the north side of the main game area of Addo Elephant National Park in South Africa’s ...More about Addo Main Camp

Excellent  93%
(3 reviews)

Chalets with adequate self-catering facilities, although one (of five) required further cleaning on our arrival. This was remedied by the reception staff on duty. Good density ... Addo Main Camp reviews...

Gorah Elephant Camp

Gorah Elephant Camp

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When it opened in December 2000, Gorah Elephant Camp was the first private concession in a national park in South Africa. This ...More about Gorah Elephant Camp

Excellent  100%
(2 reviews)

We had a wonderful stay. Our tent was in a superb location with a view over the plain and water hole. Renate and team were excellent hosts. Gorah Elephant Camp reviews...

Camp Fig Tree

Camp Fig Tree

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Camp Fig Tree is a luxurious lodge within a 10km2 private concession just outside Addo Elephant Park in South Africa’s Eastern Cape...More about Camp Fig Tree

Excellent  100%
(1 reviews)

Lovely place, delightful people. We went once with them to Addo and were shown Meercts which we'd never have noticed on our own. We are better at elephants. Went again ... Camp Fig Tree reviews...

Camp Matyholweni

Camp Matyholweni

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Camp Matyholweni, which means ‘in the bush’ in Xhosa, can be found in the Colchester section of South Africa’s Addo Elephant ...More about Camp Matyholweni

Excellent  100%
(1 reviews)

The accomodation was lovely with veranda to sit outdoors on but view was spoiled by bushes in front needing trimming. This south part of Addo has very few animals - few antelope ... Camp Matyholweni reviews...

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