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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 pool…

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…

Addo Adventure Activities

Addo Adventure Activities

If you have a trip planned to the malaria-free Eastern Cape but haven’t finalized the details of your trip then you are in the right place! These videos will give you a glimpse of a few of our favourite adrenalin pumping activities in the Addo region. If something a little…

Addo Boasts Rich Heritage

Addo Boasts Rich Heritage

Beautiful South Africa celebrates Heritage Day in September and with that in mind we have chosen to highlight the rich heritage of our diverse Addo region. We are proud of the cultural and ecologically diverse Addo area and are thankful that we get to share it with our guests. You…

Great Value on Direct Addo Bookings

Great Value on Direct Addo Bookings

Chrislin African Lodge is in the heart of the malaria-free Eastern Cape and a tranquil oasis for those wanting to explore the Addo region and Addo Elephant Park. We are proud of our great value accommodation and offer great discounts for those who book directly with us. Our amazing team…