Deep within the shadows of the dense Valley Bushveld, of the Sundays River region, lies the Addo Elephant National Park. The original elephant section of the park was proclaimed in 1931, when only eleven elephants remained in the area.
• 7.5 hours
The Addo Elephant National Park is home to the densest population of elephant in the world and is now the third largest national park in South Africa. The park can exclusively claim to be the only national park in the world to conserve the “Big 7” – the Big 5 as well as the Southern Right whale and Great White shark off the Algoa Bay coast. Apart from elephants, other mammals in Addo include lion, the endangered Cape buffalo, black rhino, zebra, jackal, warthog and numerous species of antelope. Enjoy a full-day Addo Park tour in an air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced English speaking driver guide.
• 8 hours
Hop on the river cruise boat the “Sundays River Ferry” and experience a slow and leisurely 2-hour cruise on the magnificent and breathtaking waters of the Sundays River estuary – one of the top-rated estuaries in South Africa. Search the unique river banks, bush and reed beds for a wide variety of bird life and smaller animals like the Duiker, Bushbuck or stately Kudu. The river is a bird watcher’s paradise. Look out for surface-swimming mullet fish, and for the chance of viewing the elusive Water Monitor or Likkewaan. Experience this unique river cruise along the Sundays River while taking in the wonderful scenery and beautiful houses and holiday cottages hugging the river banks. The cruise makes its way to the river mouth to view the majestic Alexandria coastal dunes, where the boat stops and allows guests to disembark and climb the dunes and take pictures.
• 6 hours
Sandboarding just outside Port Elizabeth. Experience the high speed and adrenaline thrill of sandboarding or sand surfing on some of the highest, as well as one of the world’s largest, coastal dunefield systems in the world. The Alexandria Dunefield is situated at the mouth of the Sundays River near the Addo Elephant National Park, a mere 40km from Port Elizabeth. Take a leisurely 40 minute cruise on the Sundays River Ferry to the dunefields where the vessel will stop at the base of one of these dunes. You will then disembark for an awesome sandboarding experience while taking in the breathtaking natural surroundings around you! If you are an outdoor adventure adrenaline junky or someone looking for fun in the sun, then this is the tour for you!
• 6 hours
Addo Elephant National Park - the only place in the world that is home to Africas 'Big 7' - Lion, Buffalo, Leopard, endangered Black Rhino, Elephant (more than 600!), Great White Shark and the Southern Right Whale. This finely tuned ecosystem offers unrivaled biodiversity and a magnificent game viewing experience in a Malaria free environment.Spend a full day exploring South Africas 3rd largest national Park with an expert local guide!
• 9 hours
Addo provides good opportunities to view the lions and they are often found in the southern section of the park. The afternoon safari covers the plains of the southern section, numerous waterholes where elephants and buffalo can be seen and the regular spots where lions can be found. Enjoy a beer or a glass of wine at Algoa Bay lookout mid-afternoon. As the sun lowers in the sky, we search for these magnificent cats and capture the brilliant Eastern Cape sunsets.
• 4 hours