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Private Addo Game Lodge Accommodation

November 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

Kudu Ridge offers accommodation at a private Addo game lodge a short distance away from the Big 7 Addo Elephant National Park near to Port Elizabeth in South Africa. Our bed and breakfast accommodation options [...]

TripAdvisor Top Addo Accommodation Reviews

October 31st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

Guest feedback is invaluable in assisting us to provide the best service at Kudu Ridge Game Lodge. We read all reviews and appreciate guests taking the time to provide feedback about our Addo accommodation. We [...]

Addo Accommodation Special: Early Bird 30% Discount

September 10th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Spring is here! We have recently received good rains and our Addo valley is looking green and lush. This is wonderful for our game at Kudu Ridge Game Lodge [link] and the nearby Addo Elephant [...]

VIDEO: How Poaching is Changing the Face of African Elephants

January 10th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

We found this fascinating and insightful video on how poaching is changing the face of African elephants. We hope you find it interesting too. Interesting Facts About Elephants and Poaching In the 1500's there were [...]

Addo Accommodation: Excellent Value

December 10th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Kudu Ridge Game Lodge is set in the heart of the malaria-free Eastern Cape, 30 minutes drive away from Port Elizabeth and it’s international airport and 15 minutes drive away from the famous Addo Elephant [...]

Addo Activity: Giant Swing

November 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you have an appetite for adrenalin filled activities why not try the GIANT SWING situated close to Kudu Ridge Game Lodge? The giant swing is 18 meters high and the first of its kind [...]

Addo Adventure Activity: Horseback Safaris

October 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

On your next visit to Kudu Ridge Game Lodge enquire about the nearby horseback safaris, another amazing Addo adventure activity available to guests at Kudu Ridge Game Lodge. Kudu Ridge is situated 15 minutes drive from [...]

Top 5 Reasons to Host a Conference at Kudu Ridge

October 3rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Kudu Ridge offers an excellent conference and corporate event venue. Delegates enjoy stepping away from their normal environments and are inspired and refreshed by the tranquility of the African bush. We recently hosted a number [...]

EARLY BIRD Addo Special: 15% Off Accommodation

September 11th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The temperatures are increasing and so have bookings to our Addo region! To take some of the heat off your pocket we have introduced an EARLY BIRD Addo Special. Book direct at least 21 days [...]

Antelope at Kudu Ridge Game Lodge

August 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Kudu Ridge Game Lodge is a family-run and operated reserve nestled in the picturesque Addo hills and the ideal base to explore the nearby Addo Elephant National Park and other Addo activities. We are renowned [...]

Top 5 Addo Relaxing Activities

August 15th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Kudu Ridge is located in the Addo region, which offers a wide variety of activities for visitors. Favourite activities include tours through the Big 5 Addo Elephant National Park, walking through the Kudu Ridge Game [...]

Addo Activity: Visit Daniell Cheetah Project

July 11th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Kudu Ridge Game Lodge is located in the Greater Addo region in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The Greater Addo region, which includes areas from the Sundays River month to Kirkwood, offers a wide [...]

2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

July 4th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

We are proud to announce we have received the 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award for a second year in a row at Kudu Ridge Game Lodge. This TripAdvisor certificate recognises establishments that consistently receive [...]

Addo Animal Facts: Cape Buffalo

May 31st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The African buffalo or Cape buffalo is one of the Big 5 animals found in the nearby Addo Elephant National Park, a mere 15 minutes from Kudu Ridge Game Lodge. Buffalo occur naturally in the [...]

Addo Elephant National Park: Proof Of Identification & Gate Access

May 8th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Visitors planning to visit Addo Elephant National Park during their stay at Kudu Ridge Game Lodge [link] need to show photo identification. This announcement was made by Addo Elephant National Park management: “With immediate [...]

Guests Experiences at our Addo Game Lodge

May 4th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

The first thing that strikes one on arriving at the Kudu Ridge Addo Game Lodge entrance is the raw beauty of the place. We were so captivated by the natural bush and beautiful aloes [...]

Drone Video: Kudu Ridge Game Lodge

April 25th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

We received this drone video of Kudu Ridge Game Lodge from a guest Olli Zimstern Schmidt. Olli is from Lubeck in Germany. He stayed with us in October 2015 but recently sent us the [...]

Addo Elephant Park Conservation

March 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Addo region stretches from the Indian Ocean to the Zuurberg Mountains and includes the beautiful Sundays River Valley. The region includes the Addo Elephant National Park and a number of private game reserves, such [...]

Travel Routes to Kudu Ridge Game Lodge

March 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We have included the fastest and most direct routes to Kudu Ridge Game Lodge from Port Elizabeth airport, Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. Travel Route from Port Elizabeth Airport to Kudu Ridge Game Lodge This [...]

What Guests Say About Our Addo Accommodation

February 13th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

The Greater Addo is an untamed and beautiful region that stretches along the east coast of South Africa. The area features expanses of white sand beaches, malaria-free game reserves, ancient forests, rolling hills, sub-tropical bush [...]

2016 Memories: Kudu Ridge Game Lodge Guest Photos

January 13th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

We welcome all guests like family at Kudu Ridge Game Lodge and provide a home-from-home experience in a warm and relaxing atmosphere. We encourage guests to rejuvenate and enjoy the tranquility of our private Addo [...]

Addo Animal Facts: Elephants

January 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Kudu Ridge Game Lodge is located a short 20-minute drive to one of the largest national parks in South Africa, the Addo Elephant National Park This park offers visitors an excellent malaria-free Big 5 safari [...]

Video: Sundays River Valley and Greater Addo Area

December 16th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Kudu Ridge Game Lodge is located in the scenic Greater Addo region in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Greater Addo includes the areas around Colchester and the Sundays River mouth through Addo, Paterson, [...]

Kudu Ridge has been showing off this week…

September 18th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Kudu Ridge has been showing off this week! Not only have the Aloes been a spectacular sight, but with the little rain we have had the animals are also looking healthy and happy. Last night [...]

Sandboarding at Sunday’s River Valley

August 12th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Addo area offers a host of different activities to enjoy with your family and friends. Sandboarding at Sunday's River is a definite favourite activity of past guests, and is less then 50km's away from [...]

Addo Animal Facts: The Lion

August 5th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lions are known for their majestic appearance and behaviour. They possess both beauty and strength. Lions vary in colour but typically sport light yellow-brown coats. Mature male lions are unique among big cats due the [...]

Dinner time at Kudu Ridge

July 13th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

          Kudu Ridge's dinner menu is always a delicious success! Depending on the evening, you could enjoy Andrew's tasty Kudu Potjie or Jenny's Lamb roast - amongst other things! We do cater [...]

Addo foliage facts: The Aloe Striata

June 30th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Flowering of the Aloe Striata.         It's nearly that time of year where the Aloes all over Addo start to flower! The flowers appear in late winter to early spring, with tall [...]

Stunning Cheetah sighting in Addo by Kudu Ridge Guests!

June 6th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |

          Cheetah's are the fastest land animal in the world. Their slender, long-legged bodies are built for speed. Cheetahs are tan in colour with black spots all over their bodies. They [...]

Video: Lion Kill at Nearby Addo Elephant Park

March 15th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

We enjoyed this video captured in February 2015 at Addo Elephant National Park. The video shows two male lion eating a kudu. Many guests staying at Kudu Ridge visit Addo Elephant National Park and enjoy sightings [...]

Kudu Ridge Pointer Puppies

November 26th, 2015|

Last Pointer Puppy For Sale. These are photos taken today of the last Pointer puppy from the Kudu Ridge Game Lodge litter looking for a home. She comes from a line of highly pedigreed Pointers [...]

Great sighting on Kudu Ridge Game Lodge

August 7th, 2015|

Walk on Kudu Ridge Game Lodge provides great close up viewings. There is something special about getting within 6 meters on foot to this magnificent Nyala Bull while on a walk on Kudu Ridge Game [...]

Wildsfees fun in Addo.

July 10th, 2015|

Evening of fun in Addo. Kudu Ridge guests from Fairy Glen Private Game Reserve and Kudu Ridge staff entertained the rest of the guests to an evening of impromptu music and fun.