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The Lodges are perfectly designed to blend discreetly into their surrounding valley bushveld environment. The private and exclusive suites, some nestled in the Yellowwood forest and others set on the hillside offering extraordinary views, are housed on elevated wooden decks. Constructed of part canvas, part recycled Brazilian pine and luxuriously decorated to evoke Hemingway's Africa of yesteryear, we invite you to relax in our remarkably spacious, sophisticated suites. With the completion of our Day Centre we are able to ensure undisturbed exclusivity to all our lodge guests. ROOMSWe have ten unique spacious luxury units constructed out of a combination of canvas and wood. Each unit has the following features: · En suite bathroom with a spacious shower, twin hand basins, dressing table with large mirror, gas heater, separate toilet · Both indoor and outdoor showers · King- or twin-bedded options both equipped with electric blankets · Energy efficient wood burning fireplace · Solar assisted hot water geyser · Stocked mini bar on request · Tea and coffee making facility · Hairdryers · Large glass sliding doors opening onto the deck (No nasty zips) · Generously sized, wooden deck with private spa bath · Private viewing deck · 220V electricity · In-room safes · Overhead fans · International adaptor plugs available · For children sharing with their parents, the lodge offers fold-out camping bedsWINTER: Book two nights stay the third night free transfers included
Includes: All meals, tea, coffee and bottled water, an elephant back safari, all lodge activities and an elephant bedtime encounterCHILDREN ARE WELCOME Children under 3 years of age are accommodated at no charge. Children from 3 to 12 years of age may share with adults at 50 % of the adult rate. Maximum of 2 children per room. Children from 12 years and older, will be charged the full adult rate whether sharing with parents or staying in a separate unit. Babysitting facilities are offered at a nominal extra charge. Prior notice to request this service is essential. Game drives and nature walks can be tailor made for children.
MALARIAAs the Eastern Cape is malaria-free, prophylactics are not necessary.TRANSFERSComplimentary road and air transfers available (conditions apply). This is a great opportunity to see the area together with a professional guide. See rate sheet for daily departure times. Nonscheduled road and air transfers are available on request. Our inhouse transfer company offers road and air transfer options from our Addo Airfield, Port Elizabeth, Plettenberg Bay and Cape Town. It is also possible to combine the road and air transfers i.e. Fly one way and drive the other.WHAT TO BRING We recommend that you note the following in order to maximise your comfort during your safari Sunglasses Sun hat Long trousers / slacks Good walking shoes (running / tennis shoes are suitable) Warm jacket for the winter months (May to September) Light rain gear for summer months (October to April) Cameras BINOCULARS - ESSENTIAL Suntan lotion & sun block Includes: Ride, walk, feeding the elephants, a meal and selected beverages Times: 08h00, 11h00 and 15h00 Duration: ±3 hrs Child Policy: Children are allowed to ride the elephants, with a parent accompanied by an elephant handler. 50% discount for children under the age of 12 years. Lodge activities Sunset Elephant Encounters » Medicinal Plant Walks » Elephant Back Rides » Bushman's Cave Guided Walk » Elephant Walks » Hillside Sundowners » Game Drives » Candle Lit Bush Dinners » Game Walks » Swimming Pool In between activities your time is filled with soaking up the sun on your private deck, relaxing in you own spa bath and enjoying sumptuous cuisine at the elephant's favourite waterhole. Other activities on offer » Addo Elephant National Park Day Trip » Exclusive Big 5 Day Trip » Sunshine Coast Scenic Flight (can be done in conjunction with Fly-in Day Trip) » Historical Karoo Day Trip GUIDED WALKING TRAILS As traversing the bush on foot provides an entirely new perception into nature's mysterious wonders we offer three Walking Trail options - a Leisurely Bush Walk suited to young and old alike, a Ranger's Bush Walk appropriate for anyone in average physical shape, and a more strenuous Mountain Hike geared to fit and experienced guests. GAME DRIVES Experienced rangers create every opportunity to ensure exceptional viewing during your game drive on our wildlife conservancy. Excellent sightings of amongst others eland, lesbok, giraffe, wildebeest and zebra herds can be enjoyed across the reserve's 5 biomes which are made up of savanna grassland, valley bushveld, fynbos, riverine forest and acacia woodland. SCENIC COASTAL FLIGHTS We offer an exhilarating scenic coastal flight over the Sunday's River Valley and the Woody Cape Marine Reserve with its magnificent sand dunes and indigenous surrounding Fynbos. The flight is of 40 to 50 minute duration and could also be incorporated into a Fly-In Addo Day Trip. Enquire at Reception for rates. Bookings are essential. FLY-IN ADDO DAY TRIP The flight to Addo Elephant National Park takes a mere 15 min, on landing we are met by our Microbus and taken on a 3 to 4 hour game drive in what is arguably the best elephant viewing territory in the world. After the game drive we make the short flight to Addo village to enjoy an appetising and relaxing lunch at The Wine Bar. Lunch is followed by an invigorating canoe trip on the Sunday's River before we fly back to the Lodge, again only a 15 minute flight. Enquire at Reception for rates. Bookings are essential. ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES IN THE AREA The Addo region is brimming with wildlife, golfing and cultural experiences to satisfy the most ardent enthusiast. Experience a scenic flight over the impressive Zuurberg Mountains and the famed Sunshine Coast, enjoy a leisurely game of golf at Bushman Sands, an historical Settler or Anglo-Boer War tour, or a day trip to the awe-inspiring Karoo. TRANSFERS RATES FOR LODGE GUESTS (ONE WAY) Staying two nights or more in high season qualifies lodge guests for a complimentary road transfer into the lodge and an air transfer out at scheduled times ONLY. 15h00: Depart Addo Transfer Office ±1 hour driving time 10h00: Depart the Lodge by Air ± 20 min flying time Non-scheduled departures can be arranged, refer to rate table below ROAD TRANSFER RATES - PER PERSON ONE WAY Departing 2 Persons Driving Time Addo Office R 450 1 hour Port Elizabeth R 750 1 h 30 min AIR TRANSFER RATES - PER PERSON ONE WAY Departing 2 Persons Driving Time Addo Office R 658 15 min Port Elizabeth R 1880 20 min Plettenberg Bay R 5 270 50 minELEPHANT BACK SAFARI RATES Includes: Ride, walk, feeding the elephants, a light meal and tea, coffee and water Times: 08h00, 11h00 and 15h00 (Please try arrive 30min before the departure time) Duration: ±3 hrs (Ride/Walk, elephant feeding and meal) Child Policy: Children are allowed to ride the elephants, with a parent accompanied by an elephant handler. 50% discount for children under the age of 12 years.