Addo Attractions

Kudu Ridge Game Lodge is the perfect base to explore all that can be enjoyed in Addo and the Sunday’s River Valley. Various activities within the Addo and Sundays River Valley exist for guests to partake in. These range from 4×4 routes, nature walks and hikes, mountain biking, elephant and horseback rides, fishing, canoeing, bird watching and bush drives.

For total relaxation and pampering, Kudu Ridge guests can make use of a nearby health spa offering a full spread of related services including couples, corporate, bridal or individual tailored packages.

Enjoy a true African Tour or Safari through this malaria free region, a wildlife haven and home to the Addo Elephants, the Addo Rose Gardens and the largest Citrus producing region in South Africa.

Addo offers a large variety of adventure activities from game viewing on horse back, riding an Elephant at Elephant Back Safaris, nature walks, to bird watching from a canoe on the Sundays River and guided game viewing tours of the Addo Elephant Park.

Addo Tour Options:

Addo Elephant Park Tour – Day Tours

The recent expansion of the Addo Elephant National Park to include the Colchester Section (Sundays River Mouth) makes the Full Day Addo Park Safari Tour a very popular safari option. The Addo Park Day Tours allow guests to enjoy the whole of the Addo Elephant National Park at a leisurely pace, ideal for finding the perfect photo opportunity.

Experience a guided Addo Elephant National Park Tour. Not only do the guides have trained eyes for spotting wildlife but they also have local knowledge regarding: animal identification, local history, vegetation, local culture and plenty of local stories to round off a great tour.

The leisurely Addo Photographic Tours will allow you capture your Addo memories from up close and at the right angles. The guides are always on the lookout for the perfect shot. Guests may combine Addo Park Tour & The River Safaris for ‘the Ultimate Full Day Addo Experience’

TOUR INFORMATION

DURATION 4 – 8 hours
INCLUDED Park Transfers, Drinks and Lunch, Park Entrance Fees
ATTRACTIONS Big 5 Game viewing, Park History and Local Knowledge, both the North and South (Colchester) sections

R750 or R1300 per person

Addo River Canoeing Safari

Explore a different side of Addo and view game and birds on the riverbank while you drift down some of the most scenic parts of the Sunday’s River in a custom designed, comfortable and safe canoe (no paddling experience needed).

The popular Addo River Safari’s offer guests the best bird watching experience in the Eastern Cape, where one can find countless water birds, 7 different species of Kingfisher and the chance of sighting the magnificent Fish Eagle. Guests may combine Addo Park Tour & The River Safaris for ‘the Ultimate Full Day Addo Experience’

TOUR INFORMATION

DURATION 3 hours
INCLUDED Transfers, Drinks and Snacks, Custom Canoes & Life Jackets
ATTRACTIONS Birdwatchers and Nature Lovers Paradise: Explore Sundays River. Ideal group activity

R450 per person

Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre

The Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre is one of only a few facilities to conduct educational programs with permanently injured (non-releasable) birds of prey. With approximately twenty birds of over a dozen species, the Addo Raptor Centre offers visitors an up close view of vultures, falcons, owls, hawks, and eagles.

The main goals of the Addo Raptor Centre include the conservation of these majestic birds through educational programs that promote the understanding and well-being of native raptors, as well as training students about the care and handling of raptors.

The Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre gives daily live shows and guided tours allowing you to come face to face with the venomous African Cape Cobra and numerous other deadly African snakes.

The expert handler will entertain you with interesting stories and facts regarding these often misunderstood creatures and provide answers to the questions you have always wanted to ask!

TOUR INFORMATION

DURATION 2 hours
INCLUDED Guided Tour and Education on local and international snakes, reptiles, birds of prey and much more.
ATTRACTIONS Birdwatchers and Reptile Lovers ultimate tour. Ideal group activity.

R60 per person

Schotia Safari’s

Schotia is a private game reserve and we can take our guests as close as possible to get the best viewing of rhino, hippo, giraffe and the king of the beasts, lion! We try to show our guests as much as possible on a drive and concentrate on the popular sightings rather than ‘the birds and the bees’.

This is a four hour guided game drive in an open Land Rover with a short refreshments and toilet break at the halfway point. After an amazing experience where you will view more animals than you thought possible, enjoy a delicious dinner which is prepared over an open fire. A short, spotlit nightdrive providing the possibility of more nocturnal animals completes your experience as we return to our reception area.

TOUR INFORMATION

DURATION Tooth & Claw Tour – 6 hours
INCLUDED Park Transfers, Cooldrinks and Supper in the African Boma, Park Entrance Fees
ATTRACTIONS Rhino, Hippo, Giraffe, Lion, small game viewing and possible nocturnal animals.

R1000 per person

Addo Adrenalin Activity

The Double zip line begins some 65 metres above the Sundays River and guests are rewarded with breath-taking views across one of South Africa’s finest valleys of citrus, the Sundays River Valley. The pinnacle is still to come as you get in to position and get ready to Just Let Go. Brave enough to do just that, two 500 metre twin zip lines fly you and one other rider over the Sundays River at speeds up to 80km/h. An automated breaking system at the end means you do nothing but enjoy the ride.

The zip line has been designed and built by a team of experts and complies with international and local engineering safety standards. Your safety is our priority.

Weight Limit: 20 kg to 125 kg.

TOUR INFORMATION

DURATION 1 hours
INCLUDED Transfers, Drinks and Snacks, Custom Canoes & Life Jackets
ATTRACTIONS Adrenalin filled zip line enjoying breath-taking views across the Sundays River Valley.

R200 per person

Addo Giant Swing

The giant swing is 18 meters high and is the first of its kind in South Africa and guarantees to swing you to new heights. Hoisted up 18 meters above the ground, the Giant Swing is the Adrenalin Junky’s delight.

The swing has been designed and built by a team of experts and complies with international and local engineering safety standards. Your safety is our priority.

Weight Limit: 20 kg to 125 kg.

TOUR INFORMATION

DURATION 1 hours
INCLUDED Transfers, Drinks and Snacks, Custom Canoes & Life Jackets
ATTRACTIONS Enjoy an Adrenalin Rush with the swing with breath-taking views across the Sundays River Valley.

R150 per person

Addo Elephant Back Safari’s

A once in a lifetime safari adventure – at one with nature, following in the footsteps of the ancients…

Departing from our new Day Centre, we offer you the exhilarating experience of riding these magnificent animals. Revel in the natural beauty of the environs and its wildlife from your lofty seat as these gentle giants amble through the African bush.

After the ride, walk with them through the diverse valley bushveld, ravine and forest habitat. At the conclusion of the walk enjoy rewarding the elephants with their favorite treats.

TOUR INFORMATION

DURATION 3 hours
INCLUDED Ride/Walk with the elephants, elephant feeding – Transfers Available
ATTRACTIONS Ride, walk, feeding the elephants, a light meal and tea, coffee and water

R1075 per person

**Prices are subject to availability and change**