Narina Rustic Bush Camp - Addo Elephant Park

Accommodation in Addo Elephant National Park


Star Rating:3

Camp offers a secluded experience in a magical forest and is situated on the banks of the Wit River, at the foot of the Zuurberg Mountains.

Visitors can access the Narina Bush bush camp by car. It is situated 25 km (about a 45 minute drive) away from Addo Rest Camp.

It can also be reached by hiking trail or horse trail. For a horse trail, bookings must be made with the Addo Game Drive Office. Guests should arrive at least 2 hours before sunset as there is no electricity in the camp. The camp is accessed by crossing a river bridge and walking about 500m through the forest. Please bring your own torch.
 
Please note that Narina Bush Camp is not situated in the Big Five area of the park and no large wildlife species occur here. Narina offers a tranquil getaway in a forest rich with birdlife. Smaller species such as duiker, bushbuck and bushpig do occur in the area.

Room Description at :

Bush Camp (BCT4)

4 tents provide accommodation for eight people with a camp kitchen (gas fridge and stove), hot water shower and flush toilet. Bedding, towels, cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils are provided.

- Base rate 4 people - Max 8 people
- 4 Tents each with 2 single beds
- Barbeque Facilities
- Kitchen - Lapa - No electricity - Rustic - Situated in a forest, no large wildlife or big-5
- Wc and shower
- 45min drive outside the park from Addo Rest Camp - Arrival 2 hours before SUNSET

 

Inclusions / Exclusions

Rates include:
14% VAT,  Accommodation

Rates exclude:
Conservation fees, All meals, Optional excursions

 

Extra information

Activities:
Self Drive Game Drive; Guided Game Drives; Guided Horse Trails; Hiking Trail (day trail)

Facilities:

  • A fuel station selling petrol and diesel is available between 07:00 and 17:00.
  • A shop selling curios, snacks and basic supplies is open between 08:00 and 18:00 (Please note: times vary according to season, please check with park staff).
  • An al-la-carte restaurant is available in the main camp and is open for all meals from 07:00 to 22:00. Bookings are advisable, especially for dinner. Telephone: +27 (0)42 233 8674.
  • A swimming pool is available for overnight visitors. A picnic and braai area is available for day visitors.
  • The SASOL Red Bishop Bird Hide The PPC Discovery Trail is accessible to all, including the visually and mobility-impaired.
  • There is a public telephone and a post box near the reception. Post is collected for delivery every week day morning at 09:00. A post office is situated in the town of Addo, approximately 15 km from the park.
  • Credit cards are accepted for payment of accommodation, activities (except for the Alexandria Hiking trail and the Zuurberg horse trails), shop purchases and restaurant meals.
  • A First National Bank with ATM is situated in the town of Addo, 15 km from the park. Other banking facilities are located in the town of Kirkwood, 35 km from the park and Port Elizabeth, 75 km from the park.

Climate:
Temperate to mild to warm, with annual rainfall of 450mm occurring throughout the year.

Handy Hints:
Bring along binoculars, camera walking shoes and wildlife reference books. Road maps of tourist routes within the park are available at the reception area.

Take Note:
Pets are not allowed in national parks. Firearms to be declared at reception where they will be sealed. The seal will be broken upon departure. No citrus fruits may be brought into the park. Medical, vehicle repair and police services are available at Addo Village and Sunlands (15km).

Gate Hours:
Addo 07:00 – 19:00 throughout the year
Zuurberg: 07:30 – 16:30 throughout the year

Check-in and check-out times:
Check in time is 13:00 for all accommodation. Check out time is 10:00 for all accommodation. Check out time for campsites is 12:00.

Wheelchair Access:
Addo currently has 2 accommodation units adapted for use by people with physical impairment.

Daily Conservation Fees for 1 November 2013 to 31 October 2014

Members of SANParks’ loyalty programme WILD do not pay conservation fees provided that proof of Identity and their WILD card are shown on arrival

South African Citizens and Residents (with ID) ..........R50,00 per adult / R25,00 per child, per day

SADC Nationals (with passport) ................................. R100,00 per adult / R50,00 per child, per day

Standard Conservation Fee (Foreign Visitors) ........... R200,00 per adult / R100,00 per child, per day


Daily Conservation Fees for 1 November 2014 to 31 October 2015

Members of SANParks’ loyalty programme WILD do not pay conservation fees provided that proof of Identity and their WILD card are shown on arrival

South African Citizens and Residents (with ID) ..........R54,00 per adult / R27,00 per child, per day

SADC Nationals (with passport) ................................. R108,00 per adult / R54,00 per child, per day

Standard Conservation Fee (Foreign Visitors) ........... R216,00 per adult / R108,00 per child, per day