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Addo Winter Activities: Quad Biking

2018-06-14T20:44:26+00:00 June 14th, 2018|

Looking for some adventurous activities while visiting Addo this winter? Why not try a Quad Bike Tour, a great way to see our spectacular Addo environment. Ride paths through the Valley Bushveld, along the Sundays River, between the citrus orchards and follow the trails of the indigenous people and pioneers of our historic valley. The [...]

Kudu Ridge Hosts Addo Film Crew

2018-05-15T10:56:41+00:00 May 15th, 2018|

We had the pleasure in hosting an Italian film crew at our Addo Lodge recently. The crew stayed with us at Kudu Ridge Game Lodge and we took them for the day to film at our neighbouring Schotia Private Game Reserve. Film Crew Choose Schotia Reserve Location Schotia Private Game Reserve is the oldest private [...]

Eastern Cape Birds

2018-05-04T12:59:06+00:00 May 4th, 2018|

The Big 5 Addo Elephant National Park is situated in the malaria-free Eastern Cape and is rich in bird life thanks to the habitat diversity. The dense thickets of spekboom, open grassy plains, coastal islands, wooded kloofs and numerous waterways make the area a bird watchers paradise. This bird guide lists the main Eastern Cape [...]

Travel Tips: South African Holiday

2018-04-23T13:38:08+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|

At Kudu Ridge Game Lodge we love to welcome couples, friends and families from around the world to our friendly and comfortable lodge. Here are some travel tips to assist you to prepare for your South African holiday. You are also welcome to contact us with questions or to find our further information. We are [...]

2018 Addo Accommodation Winter Special

2018-04-12T11:01:55+00:00 April 12th, 2018|

Winter (April to August) is a great time to explore the malaria-free Addo region. The temperatures are moderate and mild with game viewing is excellent. Kudu Ridge Game lodge is situated 15 minutes drive away from the Big 5 Addo Elephant National Park. It is the ideal base from which to explore the park and [...]

Addo Official Safari Guide

2018-04-19T13:58:58+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|

Situated in the heart of the malaria-free Eastern Cape, and only 15 minutes drive from Kudu Ridge Game Lodge, lies the Big 7 (lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, leopard, white shark and southern right whales) Addo Elephant National Park. The park recently launched its Addo official safari guide. The Addo Elephant Park is one of South [...]

Kudu Ridge Game Lodge Upgrades

2018-04-19T13:58:57+00:00 March 16th, 2018|

At Kudu Ridge Game Lodge we are always looking for ways to improve our accommodation and lodge facilities to ensure that our guests enjoy their stay. We review all feedback from guests and try to implement improvements based on their suggestions. We recently upgraded our communal boma to include a new seating area. Guests can [...]

Google Street View | Addo Elephant Park | South Africa

2018-04-19T13:58:55+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|

You can now do a virtual tour of the Addo Elephant National Park with Google Street View.                Google launched a large collection of 360-degree images of South Africa's most remote areas, including all South African National Parks. According to SANParks, the project was led by Andre Van Kets [...]

Awesome Addo 4X4 Trail

2018-02-06T11:09:54+00:00 February 6th, 2018|

Owners of Kudu Ridge Game Lodge, Brian and Jenny Bowren, took a 4 x 4 drive around the great Addo Elephant National Park in one of their off-road tour vehicles. They covered an area of 200km on a 4x4 route through the northern section of the park from Kirkwood to Darlington Dam. Kudu Ridge Game [...]

VIDEO: How Poaching is Changing the Face of African Elephants

2018-04-19T13:59:13+00:00 January 10th, 2018|

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 an estimated 26 million elephants roaming across the African continent, today there are less that 500,000. African elephants are a [...]