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Chrislin Addo Lodge Guest Review Award

Chrislin Addo Lodge Guest Review Award

Our Addo Lodge recently received a 2018 Guest Review Award from Booking.com. This award means that we have received a review score average of over 8 out of 10 by guests who booked via this channel. We are extremely grateful to all guests who took the time to add their feedback…

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…

Delicious Addo Meals

Delicious Addo Meals

Guests at Chrislin African Lodge enjoy delicious and freshly prepared meals at our on-site restaurant. We have an extremely creative and passionate chef who goes out of his way to ensure that all meals at Chrislin are both tasty and satisfying. Breakfasts are included in the price and dinner and…

Eastern Cape Malaria-Free Safari

Eastern Cape Malaria-Free Safari

Chrislin African Lodge is the ideal base for a malaria-free safari holiday. Our convenient location means that we are easily accessible from the Garden Route, a popular tourist route between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town. Many of our guests exchange the chilly northern winter for some sunshine and warmth in…

Addo Summer Sunsets

Addo Summer Sunsets

We are truly blessed here at Chrislin African Lodge. Where else in the world does sunset approach in such splendour? We love watching our aptly named Sunset Huts begin to glow as the light changes and the sun begins to set in the African sky. Our spacious garden offer guests…

5 of 7 biomes found in the Addo Elephant National Park

5 of 7 biomes found in the Addo Elephant National Park

One of the major, but far lesser known or appreciated attractions of the Addo Elephant National Park, is the diversity of its different biomes. What is a biome? A biome can be defined as a naturally occurring community of flora and fauna which is adapted to the particular conditions in…

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…

Photo: Top Addo Wildlife Image

Photo: Top Addo Wildlife Image

We love this photo taken at nearby Addo Elephant National Park. For us it captures the essence of a safari. Setting off into the park always brings with it a sense of anticipation and wonder. Sightings are never guaranteed and there is always the thrill with any wildlife encounter. Perhaps…

Tour Addo Elephant Park

Tour Addo Elephant Park

We are super excited to announce that you can now tour the Addo Elephant National Park on Google Street View. According to SANParks, a team of more the 200 South African volunteers from across the country were involved in the project. The project co-ordinator Andre Van Kets commented: “The Trekker camera is a…

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…

Summer Addo Holiday Accommodation

Summer Addo Holiday Accommodation

We love the arrival of the warmer summer months in the heart of our malaria-free Addo region. This time of year is filled with big blue skies, freshly mowed lawns, chirping birds and of course hours of fun in the swimming pool.   We recently completed some upgrades to our…