Addo Elephant Park & Surrounds

Addo Elephant Park and the surrounding Game Reserves offer extraordinary wildlife experiences within South Africa’s malaria-free Eastern Cape region.

Encounter Africa's
Majestic Giants

Addo Elephant Park is renowned for its impressive population of African elephants, providing visitors with an opportunity to observe these gentle animals up close. On game drives, spot herds of elephants as they roam freely across the park’s expansive plains and dense thickets or gather at watering holes. In addition to elephants, the park is home to other wildlife including buffalo, lions, leopards, rhinos, and a variety of antelope species that can be spotted with the help of your knowledgeable game ranger who will also share about the conservation efforts behind the parks’ establishment and success. The park’s diverse ecosystems range from open grasslands to riverine forests. Immerse yourself in the African bush with its vast landscapes, abundant wildlife, and commitment to the protection of the area.

Malaria-Free Wilderness and Wildlife

The Eastern Cape Game Reserves adjacent to Addo Elephant Park, offer a range of private reserves and game lodges with exclusive and immersive safari experiences. Set amidst spectacular landscapes, these reserves showcase the region’s biodiversity and offer a chance to encounter Africa’s Big Five (elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard, and rhino) as well as other fascinating species. Enjoy guided game drives, bush walks, and thrilling night safaris led by experienced game rangers who will divulge the secrets of the bush. Beyond the wildlife, the reserves offer a wealth of activities including horseback safaris, hiking trails, and birdwatching.


The Addo Elephant Park and Eastern Cape Game Reserves are home to luxury lodges that offer all-inclusive stays with accommodation and game activities included. They are easily accessed from Port Elizabeth Airport or by self-drive from the Garden Route.