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Addo Elephant Park Unique Wildlife Encounters

Addo Elephant Park Unique Wildlife Encounters

Visiting nearby Addo Elephant Park is a must for guests staying with us at Chrislin African Lodge in the Eastern Cape. The thrill of the African bush and close-up wildlife encounters provide lifelong memories. The most exciting thing about an African safari is that one never knows what to expect. The…

Addo Spring Safari

Addo Spring Safari

Spring is in the air and visitors are being spoilt with fantastic sightings in nearby Addo Elephant Park. The spring rains have brought about a spurt of new life and vegetation is more plentiful for the wildlife. It is certainly a delightful time of year to enjoy some time in the great…

Guided Addo Safari vs Self-Drive

Guided Addo Safari vs Self-Drive

With Addo Elephant Park just a few kilometres away from Chrislin Lodge we feel that at least one visit to the park is a must for every guest. There are a few ways to enjoy a safari in Addo Elephant Park. These include a guided safari in an open vehicle with an experienced and…

Addo Accommodation: Highlight of South African Trip

Addo Accommodation: Highlight of South African Trip

We are always thrilled to receive positive feedback from happy guests who have enjoyed our Addo accommodation. Read this recent comment from Chrislin African Lodge guest: Addo Accommodation is Highlight of South African Trip “We arrived at about 5pm on day one and wish we’d got there earlier! The setting was beautiful and…

Addo Elephant Park Safari on a Budget

Addo Elephant Park Safari on a Budget

We think that an African safari experience is a must for any visitor to South Africa. That is why we are so excited about the Addo Elephant Park Safari Hop-On-Guide initiative. This option makes an exhilarating and informative safari experience more easily available to travellers on a budget. “Addo Elephant National…

NEW Valencia Huts – Awesome Addo Accommodation

NEW Valencia Huts – Awesome Addo Accommodation

We are delighted to announce that our brand new Valencia Huts are complete! The spacious huts, the latest addition to our Addo Accommodation offering, have already welcomed their first guests. Set in the tranquil gardens of Chrislin African Lodge near Addo in the Eastern Cape the huts offer comfortable, stylish and unique accommodation….

2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

We are thrilled to announce that TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, has awarded Chrislin African Lodge another Certificate of Excellence in 2016. Great Traveller Reviews for Chrislin Addo Lodge on TripAdvisor The Certificate of Excellence honours accommodation, restaurants and attractions that consistently receive great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor. Guest feedback is…

Valencia Huts: New Addo Accommodation

Valencia Huts: New Addo Accommodation

We are very happy to share the building progress of the newest addition to our Chrislin Addo accommodation offering – Valencia Huts. These beautiful (and soon to be complete) units are set amongst the valencia orange groves here at Chrislin and are a delightful addition to our family-run Eastern Cape accommodation. New Addo Accommodation…

Addo Accommodation Winter Highlights

Addo Accommodation Winter Highlights

We are loving the winter months in Addo and so are our guests. Some of our highlights include watching a colourful sunrise on a chilly morning, exhilarating action-packed days in and about Addo in the warm sunshine, afternoon tea enjoyed on the lawns surrounded by orange groves and a delicious meal…

Kirkwood Wildsfees Festival

Kirkwood Wildsfees Festival

Addo Region Hosts 2016 Kirkwood Wildsfees-Festival The 15th annual Kirkwood Wildsfees-Festival will take place on the weekend of 24 – 26 June 2016. This annual event is a highlight on our local events calendar. The festival is ranked in the top 6 festivals in South Africa. Family Fun in Addo…

2016 Winter Addo Accommodation Specials

2016 Winter Addo Accommodation Specials

It is the perfect time to take advantage of our wonderful Addo winters and book your stay at Chrislin African Lodge near the Addo Elephant National Park. Chrislin African Lodge offers an ideal getaway location for couples, friends and families. Enjoy time out in our beautiful gardens or relax with a…

2017 Addo Elephant Trail Run

2017 Addo Elephant Trail Run

The Addo Elephant Trail Run is a set of ultra-distance trail runs that traverse the Addo Elephant National Park. The event takes place in March each year and the 2017 dates are already set for 10-12 March. The race starts at the Kabouga entrance gate of the Addo Elephant National Park just outside…