Riverbend Lodge, bordered by the spectacular Zuurberg Mountains, is nestled within a 17 000 hectare private concession of the Addo Elephant National Park. Experience the hospitality, characteristic of the Eastern Cape Province at Riverbend Lodge. The area offers an abundance of game viewing activities guided by expert guides.
The area is home to the big five and game drives traverse the Addo or are conducted in the lodges' 5000 hectare Private Intsomi Reserve. This reserve is only accessible through Riverbend Lodge. Guided walks are also offered within the boundaries of the Intsomi Reserve; where guides will draw your attention to the smaller creatures and plants that often go unnoticed. Join one of the professional guides on a night drive and search for some of the indigenous nocturnal species that prowl at night. The vast open skies offer magnificent stellar and planet gazing. Rangers are highly knowledgeable in astronomy and offer interesting talks on night drives. River Bend Lodge guides are all trained in bird watching and special birding trips can be arranged when making your reservation. The area boasts over 300 species of birds, from the elusive Narina Trogon, Knysna Touraco, Blue Cranes and the soaring Black Eagle. Guided tours to the rehabilitation projects in the River Bend Private Intsomi Reserve allow guests to learn about how the wildlife is cared for. There are currently wild dog and serval breeding projects. Special tracking courses are held for young adventurers during the school holidays in April, July and September. Here, youngsters will spend time learning the secrets of the African bush.
Gorah Elephant Camp offers guests an exclusive and romantic safari experience in a private concession in the malaria-free Addo Elephant National Park. Dinners are served by candle-light in the elegant dining room or on the verandas overlooking the waterhole.
Elephant House offers colonial luxury in the heart of the Sundays River Valley in the Addo Elephant National Park. Guests can enjoy a guided "Walk with the Elephants" in a remote valley in the Zuurberg Mountains, luxurious rooms and lush gardens.
Camp Figtree is known for its pristine malaria-free African bushland. The safari suites are luxurious and offer a Colonial-feel. The lodge has gourmet cuisine, superb service and a variety of wildlife activities.
The Manor at Samara is a luxury private safari house located in the Samara Private Game Reserve in the beautiful Karoo in the Eastern Cape. Spectacular views, peace and tranquility and luxurious living spaces form part of the experience at The Manor at Samara.
Karoo Lodge offers a peaceful location surrounded by remarkable natural beauty. Guests can enjoy the reserve’s pristine wilderness offering an abundance of wildlife combining colonial luxury with exceptional service, gourmet cuisine and indigenous wilderness.
Enjoy the highlights of South Africa with your family. This adventure will see you spotting the Big 5 in the Kruger, exploring the rugged and unspoilt Garden Route coast; and lazing around on Cape Town's beaches.
An ideal self-drive itinerary for the outdoorsy, adventure-loving family. Enjoy a Big 5 safari in the Kruger, shark cage diving near Hermanus, the scenic Winelands and finish off with exploring Cape Town's beaches.
A great 10 night itinerary exploring the best of safari, country and coast of the Cape. Spend time in malaria-free safari regions, explore Cape Town and ride an ostrich in Oudtshoorn and soak up the tranquil artistic town of Knysna.