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Guest Houses and Lodges.

River Bend Lodge: < Click to View
Situated in the Addo Elephant National Park, River Bend Lodge offers an exceptional, personalised wildlife experience. Eight elegantly appointed suites welcome you to relax and unwind from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Watch herds of elephants grazing a short distance away, listen to the songs of some 300 bird species, take a personalised game drive with expert guides as you marvel at the abundance of big game, varying vegetation and breath-taking scenery. Located a mere 45 minutes from Port Elizabeth, in a malaria free zone, River Bend makes for a natural extension to the Garden Route. Children welcome and private and romantic bush activities for honeymooners.
Contact: Tel: +27 (0)42 2338000 Fax: +27 (0)042 2338028

Addo Gateway Lodge < Click to View
ADDO GATEWAY LODGE is three star rated : Bed and Breakfast, with a self-catering option, and is situated in Cannonville/Colchester, a safe and tranquil village on the banks of the beautiful Sundays River, only 35km East of Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela Bay, on the N2 in the Greater Addo area and ONLY 4KM from the NEW SOUTH ENTRANCE to the Addo Elephant National Park (Camp Matyholweni). Ferry cruises also available on the river.
Address: Colchester, Addo, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Contact: Maggie Mann
Mobile: +27 (0)82 4180776
Phone: +27 (0)41 4680140
Fax: +27 (0)86 6285003

Addo Dung Beetle Guest Farm < Click to View
You will find Addo Dung Beetle Guest Farm resting on its own mountaintop near the heart of the Sundays River valley, the largest Citrus producing area in the Cape Province and overlooking the beautiful Zuurberg Mountains. Our five luxury chalets are found on a working citrus farm only 4 km away from the main gate of the Addo Elephant National Park. Although rain is prevalent in summer, we are a Malaria free area.
Whether you are looking for a luxurious holiday or fun-filled adventure, you are sure to have a memorable stay in our beautiful part of the country. Please enjoy browsing the site and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further queries or want to make a booking. Contact: Mobile: +27 83 974 5802 or +27 83 399 4129

De Old Drift Guest Farm <Click to view
The Old Drift House Farm is situated only 10 minutes drive from the Addo Elephant Park,in the Sundays River Valley. Your hosts Neels & Juanita invite you to come and relax in our tranquil environment.
Address: P O Box 187, Addo, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Tel: +27 (0)42 2332422, Fax: +27 (0)42 2300702, Mobile: +27 (0)82 8237234
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Nguni Lodge <Click here
The name Nguni refers to a collective group of people who migrated form Central Africa south in search of grazing for their cattle and eventually settled along the eastern seaboard and adjacent hinterland of Southern Africa.
Contact Name: Mr Darryl Grisdale
Fax: +27 (0) 42 2351045
Phone: +27 (0) 42 2351022

Sibuya Game Reserve : < Click to View
Sibuya is the only reserve in South Africa accessed by riverboat. This unique river and bush experience starts with a 40 minute boat trip from the sea, to the Reserve and our luxury tented camps. Malaria Free and 4 of Big 5.  Contact : Tel : 27(0)46 6481040
Fax : 27(0)46 6481443 Mobile : +27(0)83 6482020 Reception : 39 Eastbourne Road, Kenton on Sea, Sunshine Coast, Eastern Cape.
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Colonel Graham Guest House
Colonel Graham Guest House in the Eastern Cape city of Grahamstown offers the ideal blend of historical charm & modern day comforts in the tranquil environs of Lansdowne Road. The two accommodation guest houses are ideally situated close to the city centre as well as Grahamstown's private schools and Rhodes University.
Address: 2A Lansdowne Road , Grahamstown , 6148
Contact: Mrs. Sharika van Dyk
Tel: +27 (0)46 6222274
Fax: +27 (0) 466228076
Mobile: 082 321 0677

Woodall Country House and Spa:  <Click to View
Woodall Country House and Spa is set amongst peaceful citrus orchards close to Addo Elephant Park, and only 45 minutes from Port Elizabeth in the malaria free Eastern Cape. This boutique hotel caters for the discerning traveller by offering five star luxury and standards of service, reflected in attention to detail and spacious accommodation. It is the ideal base from which to explore the adjacent Addo Elephant Park, and nearby game reserves such as Schotia, Amakhala, Pumba, Kwantu and Elephant Back Safaris. Honeymooners are specially pampered in an environment of peace and privacy. Stylish, regional cuisine is served in the thatched dining room with views of resident herons, cormorants and rare waterbirds. The cuisine is inspired by the flavours of local ingredients and freshly picked herbs and vegetables. Complementing the menu is the private underground Diamond award-winning cellar, boasting a unique and comprehensive selection of fine South African wines. The Spa, a sanctuary for relaxation, personal rejuvenation and serious pampering flows onto a salt water pool, fringed with palms and a waterfall. Facilities include a vitality studio, steam room, vichy and chromatherapy shower, sauna, hydrotherapy bath and spacious double showers. The gym, a vibrant energetic space offers modern cardiovascular and strength training facilities. Experience game at close quarters from Woodall’s open Landcruiser. Five Star Country House (TGCSA).
Winner of ‘The Ultimate African Cuisine’ category at the Amarula Best Retreats in Africa Awards 2008.
Contact: Debbie Miller
Tel/fax +27(0)42 2330128
Woodall Farm, Jan Smuts Ave, Addo, 6105, South Africa.

kwantu private game reserve
Situated just over 85km East from Port Elizabeth on the N2 towards Grahamstown Kwantu Private Game Reserve is malaria free. Kwantu Private Game Reserve is an all inclusive resort with 5 star accommodations at Pollards Inn Hotel and the Lodges which is situated in the middle of nature facing a water hole giving you an opportunity to see animals when they visit the water hole. You can enjoy 3 hour game drive where you will encounter 42 species of mammals including the big 5, predators’ camp where you will have an up-close with tigers and lions and the elephant sanctuary where you can feed, touch and interact with them. Back ride safaris are also available .Traditional and tantalising African dishes are prepared by the eccentric Chef to the highest of standards. Guests with special culinary requirements or food intolerance are catered for. Conference, wedding and functions facilities are also available. Kwantu game reserve is alcohol free and caters for visitors in wheel chair making sure easy access is provided to every amenity.
Contact: Victor Zingwena
Tel: +27 (0)42 203 1400
Mobile: +27 (0)83 5000 344

Bed & Breakfast

Avoca River Cabins and Luxury Treehouse. < Click to view
Dave and Judy Smith welcome you to their rose and citrus farm, "Avoca" meaning, "the meeting of the waters". Here they offer accommodation to suit all needs. From our luxury treehouse, on a B+B or a self catering basis, to a budget type self catering accommodation in ethnic mud or wooden huts. All accommodation is on the Sundays River where canoes and dinghy's are included. Avoca has some wonderful walks through orange orchards, where one can see the 100 plus different bird species, or you can relax with a fishing rod on the river bank. We look forward to hearing from you.
Address: Avoca, P.O. Summerville, 6107, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Tel: +27 (0)42 2340421
Mobile: 082 6779920 or 0724761093

A Stone's Throw B&B < Click to view
A Stone’s Throw B&B accommodation is nestled on the hilltops above Grahamstown. Offering country living "A Stone’s Throw" from the University town of Grahamstown, where you can enjoy panoramic vistas and witness gorgeous sunsets from a spacious garden setting which is surrounded by open countryside. A Stone’s Throw is situated as an ideal stopover between the Garden Route and KwaZulu Natal, just 2km's off the N2, outside Grahamstown, home to the National Arts Festival and City of Saints and Scholars, a seven minute drive into the city centre of Makana Grahamstown. The beaches of Kenton-on-Sea, Kasouga, and Port Alfred are nearby and the Great Fish River Reserves, Addo Elephant Park and Port Elizabeth are just over one hour away.
Address: 9 Stone's Hill, R67 Port Alfred Rd, Stone's Hill, Grahamstown, EC
Contact: Mrs. Suzanne Wille
Mobile: +27(0)83 651 9244

Red Valley Bed And Breakfast <Click to view
The Red Valley Bed and Breakfast can be found in Komga, a small town in the Eastern Cape in South Africa. Conveniently situated half way between Durban and Cape Town, the Red Valley can become your accommodation of choice on this long journey. The Bed and Breakfast was built to accommodate travellers not wanting to travel through the Transkei after dusk. It's ideal for business people doing business in Transkei and for people from up-country who are heading for Wild Coast resorts. They could stay overnight at Red Valley and tackle the last leg of their journey the next morning.We offer Double Rooms en suite; Dinner, Bed & Breakfast; TV in all our rooms; Washing Service.
Your hosts: Mike & Betty Clegg
Tel: +27(0)43 8311199 Fax: +27(0)43 8311755

Happy Lands B&B<Click to view
Mike and Nita warmly welcome you to their farm Happy Lands. Experience true South African hospitality on a Citrus farm. Enjoy a hearty farmhouse breakfast while taking in the breath taking view of the garden with its lush trees and shrubbery.
Contact: Mike & Nita Tayler-Smith.
Post Office Summerville, Addo.
Tel: +27 (0)42 234 0422, Fax: 086 5188016. Cell: 083 2998250.

Chrislin African Lodge <Click to view>
Join Chris and Linda on their organic citrus farm, 10 minutes from the Addo Elephant Park. Spend a night in an African Hut and relax in the peaceful surroundings. Bookings for game drives in Addo Park and Private Game Parks by arrangement. Bookings essential. German Spoken
Address: P.O. Box 82 Sunland, Addo, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Tel: +27 (0)42 2330022, Fax: +27 (0)42 2330726, Mobile: 0827833553 Email:

Self Catering

Bartholomew's Loft <Click to view>
Bartholomew's Loft is affordable, centrally situated, self catering accommodation, ideally suited to families or friends travelling together in the Eastern Cape.Bartholomew's Loft offers 3 bedrooms; one king size upstairs and two smaller twin rooms downstairs, a spacious open plan lounge/dining room/kitchen area. There is a large dining room table around which to enjoy evening meals with friends or family and the kitchen is fully equipped with stove, microwave and fridge.
Contact Name: Mrs. Justine Weeks.
Fax: (+27) 86 694 9454
Mobile: (+27) 82 448 2971
Address: 1A St Bartholomew Street, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa, 6140.

Red Valley Bed & Breakfast
Avoca River Cabins
A Stone's Throw B&B

Woodall Country House & Spa
Woodall Country House lies tucked away on a peaceful citrus farm where miles of citrus trees bear fruit all winter and scent the air with blossoms in the springtime
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Red Valley Bed & Breakfast
The Red Valley Bed and Breakfast can be found in Komga, a small town in the Eastern Cape in South Africa.
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