Addo Elephant Park Game Drives

EXPLORE THE BEAUTIFUL

ADDO ELEPHANT NATIONAL PARK

Addo Elephant National Park is situated 72km by road from Port Elizabeth. Established in 1931 to save 11 Elephants on the brink of extinction. The Park is now home to more than 550 Elephants, Lion, Cape Buffalo, Black Rhino, a range of Antelope species and the rare flightless dung Beetle. Addo Elephant National Park is a perfect destination for the adventurous outdoor and nature lover.

Addo Elephant Park, a sanctuary for the wide range of South Africa’s Wildlife, is located in the thick bushveld of the Sundays River, in the Eastern Cape. The park now known as the Addo Elephant National Park is now the third largest national park in South Africa, Addo Elephant National Park has expanded to conserve a wide diversity of biodiversity, landscapes, fauna and flora. Stretching from the semi-arid karoo area in the north around Darlington Dam, over the rugged Zuurberg Mountains, through the Sundays River valley and south to the coast between Sundays River mouth and Bushman’s river mouth, Addo covers about 180 000 hectares (444 700 acres) and includes the Bird and St Croix Island groups.

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Addo Elephant Park Tour Options

Addo Elephant Park Half Day Tour- OPEN SAFARI VEHICLE
R1600 per person (Until 30th September 2022)

Experience a Half Day guided Addo Elephant National Park tour, giving you the best chance to see all that it has to offer.

Please not that Crisscross Adventures do not take children younger than 6yrs old on these Open Top Vehicles due to security reasons. For families with younger children a variety of closed safari vehicle options are available.

Duration: Half day- 8:30am Morning Safari and 2:00pm Afternoon Safari on offer (4 1⁄2 hours including travel time)
Included: Transfers between Chrislin, Drinks and snacks, International Park Entrance, Open vehicle fees, as well as a guided tour.
Attractions: Big 5 Game viewing, Park History, Local Knowledge, Safari in open or closed vehicle.
Addo Elephant Park Full Day Tour- OPEN SAFARI VEHICLE
R2500 per person (Until September 30th, 2022)

Experience a guided Addo Elephant National Park Safari of both the North and South Sections of Addo’s Main Camp. The Main Camp at Addo has now grown to over 35 000 hectares. Let our experienced guides that have trained eyes for spotting wildlife, local knowledge regarding: animal identification, local history, vegetation, local culture and stories, take you to the highlighted areas of the Park.

Please not that Crisscross Adventures do not take children younger than 6yrs old on these Open Top Vehicles due to security reasons. For families with younger children a variety of closed safari vehicle options are available.

Duration: 9 hours including Lunchtime and travel times : 8:30 am till 6:30 (Summer), 9am till 5:30 (winter)
Included: Transfers between Chrislin , Drinks and snacks, International
Park Entrance fees, Open Vehicle Tariffs, lunch BBQ in the heart of the Addo Elephant National Park
Attractions: Big 5 Game viewing, Park History, Local Knowledge, Lunch BBQ in the heart of the Park.

We highly recommend booking directly online with Crisscross Adventures before your stay due to availability.

Please adhere to their strict cancellation policy:

  • Within 48 hours prior to the arranged tour requires a payment of 50% of the total cost of the activities
  • Cancellations on the day of the tour requires a payment of 100% of the total cost of the activities
  • Please confirm rates before making a booking. All rates subject to change without prior notice.
  • Crisscross Adventures do not operate on Christmas day and New Year’s day

More than the big 7

Lions were released into Addo National Park in October 2003 and the first lion cubs were born in the Addo since 1845. An absence of 159 years. There is more to the Addo Elephant National Park than the big 7, there are countless other species, Cape buffalo, Black rhino, Eland, Kudu, Bushbuck, Red hartebeest, Grysbok and Duiker, Jackals, Antbear, Bushpig, Vervet monkeys and Zebra, to name a few. The flightless dung beetle is unique to the park. 6 out of the world’s 7 biomes are found here and a huge number of bird species.

The park, the third largest in South Africa, offers a wide range of game viewing and outdoor activities, which include horse-back game viewing and horse-riding, guided walks,  4×4 trails and a picnic area for day visitors. Nothing could be better if you are a animal or bush lover.

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