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Video: Chrislin Lodge Addo

Video: Chrislin Lodge Addo

Chrislin Lodge in Addo offers comfortable, private, en-suite accommodation in African huts set amongst the orange and lemon groves of our family farm. We are located 12 km from the main entrance to Addo Elephant National Park and have a number of private safari reserves on our doorstep. Our facilities…

Addo Wildlife: Spotted Hyena

Addo Wildlife: Spotted Hyena

The spotted hyena, also known also as the laughing hyena, is a nocturnal mammal that can be seen in nearby Addo Elephant Park. These dog-like animals are incredibly intelligent and are the second largest carnivore in Africa. Know best as a scavenger, the spotted hyena is also a skilled hunter…

Official Guide for Addo Big 5 Safari

Official Guide for Addo Big 5 Safari

Addo Elephant Park is one of South Africa’s 19 national parks and is home to over 600 elephants, the Big 5 and a variety of other wildlife and birds. It is the most popular activity for Chrislin African Lodge guests. Be sure to ask for a copy of the official…

Eastern Cape Safari Highlights

Eastern Cape Safari Highlights

Visitors to South Africa often choose to enjoy a tour including Cape Town, the Garden Route and a safari in the malaria-free Eastern Cape. Chrislin African Lodge is perfectly located in the Eastern Cape at the end of the Garden Route and offers guests comfortable accommodation close to the Big…

Relaxing Addo Activities at Chrislin

Relaxing Addo Activities at Chrislin

We recently featured our top adrenaline-pumping Addo activities. If your idea of a holiday involves less adrenalin and more relaxing then we hope to whet your appetite and help you to plan your perfect South African escape while here in the heart of malaria-free Addo. Addo River Safari Float and slowly…

No Extra Cost Activities: Addo Elephant Park

No Extra Cost Activities: Addo Elephant Park

We were very excited to come across this list of activities available at nearby Addo Elephant National Park for no extra cost. A guided Addo safari is on the top of our recommended activities list for all guests to the area. Addo Activities at No Extra Cost (Except Entrance Fees) Self-drive wildlife viewing…

Video: Adventures in Addo

Video: Adventures in Addo

It is time to pack your bags and head to Addo for the adventure of a lifetime! Chrislin African Lodge is conveniently located just 12 km from the Big 5 Addo Elephant National Park main gate. We offer comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation in unique African huts set in the large gardens of our citrus…

Proof of Identification for Addo National Park

Proof of Identification for Addo National Park

Visitors planning to visit Addo Elephant Park during their stay with us at Chrislin African Lodge are required to show some form of identification when entering the park.   This is a message from Addo Elephant National Park management” “With immediate effect all guests entering into AENP (Addo Elephant National Park) will…

Magical Addo Elephant Encounter

Magical Addo Elephant Encounter

We came across this gorgeous series of photographs taken by Pieter Venter in the nearby Addo Elephant Park. We just had to share this magical Addo elephant encounter with you. We just love the way that the elephant mother caringly looks after her calf as it slips around in the mud. ‘I loved…

Addo Elephant Park Tour in Pictures

Addo Elephant Park Tour in Pictures

We recently hosted photographer Ashley Vincent at Chrislin African Lodge. During his stay he enjoyed a full day Addo Elephant Park safari tour with Crisscross Adventures. Below are some of the stunning wildlife sightings that Ashley photographed from the open-top safari vehicle with the assistance of the professional and knowledgeable Crisscross guides. Pictures from Addo Elephant…

Addo Elephant Antics

Addo Elephant Antics

Whether  you are planning a visit to Addo Elephant National Park for the first time or you are a regular who knows just how to find your way to Harvey’s Loop or Hapoor Dam, this video is sure to make you smile! Johan Swanepoel shared this video on YouTube in April 2015….