Addo Elephant National Park is a diverse wildlife conservation park situated close to Port Elizabeth in South Africa and is one of the country's 19 national parks.
It currently ranks third in size after Kruger National Park and the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Addo Elephant National Park, situated in a malaria free area just one hour's drive from the South African coastal city of Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela Bay, is a magnificently diverse national park and offers a wide variety of game viewing, outdoor adventure, accommodation and cultural experiences. Addo Elephant National Park is a magnificently diverse national park and offers a wide variety of game viewing, outdoor adventure, accommodation and cultural experiences.
The park includes Bird Island and St. Croix Island in Algoa Bay and is home to the Big 7 - Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard, Humpback Whale and Great White Shark.You will be amazed at the variety of natural landscapes and wildlife species that can be experienced in one easily accessible destination. Whether you are looking for luxury, comfortable family accommodation, or rustic settings, you are sure to find what your heart desires in the main rest camp, in the rugged Zuurberg section of the park, or in one of the concession sites.
The dry season winter months of May to September is the best time to visit the Addo Elephant National Park. The wildlife will gather around waterholes as water becomes a scarce resource, and in turn, producing excellent game viewing opportunities