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Addo Animal Facts: Elephants

2017-02-28T12:32:51+00:00 January 6th, 2017|

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 experience in a convenient location close to Port Elizabeth and Cape Town.           Addo Elephant National [...]

Kudu Ridge has been showing off this week…

2017-02-28T12:51:46+00:00 September 18th, 2016|

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 we had a stunning view of the moon over the lodge. All in all, not a bad week here! Book [...]

Sandboarding at Sunday’s River Valley

2016-10-22T23:23:03+00:00 August 12th, 2016|

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 Kudu Ridge. Book now to use Kudu Ridge as your base, whilst you explore the region and everything it has [...]

Addo Animal Facts: The Lion

2017-02-28T12:54:39+00:00 August 5th, 2016|

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 thick brown or black manes that encircle their necks and protect them while fighting. Lions consume a wide variety of [...]

Addo foliage facts: The Aloe Striata

2017-02-28T13:04:06+00:00 June 30th, 2016|

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 stems that produce coral-red coloured flower clusters. Such a beautiful sight and a fantastic reason to visit the area! Aloe [...]

Stunning Cheetah sighting in Addo by Kudu Ridge Guests!

2017-02-28T13:10:00+00:00 June 6th, 2016|

          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 can also be distinguished from other big cats by their smaller size, spotted coats, small heads and ears and distinctive [...]

Are you at risk from Ebola when considering a trip to Southern Africa?

2016-10-22T23:23:08+00:00 October 3rd, 2014|

No! Is the resounding response from Moira Smith, General Manager for Goway’s Middle East and Africa division. Africa is of course a continent, not a single, small country, and the distances between tourism areas and Ebola affected areas is immense. There really isn’t much ‘tourism’ in West Africa, while most travellers make it to East [...]