Our Cosy, lapa-style lodge under Thatch offers 12 luxury Suites. 25 minutes from Port Elizabeth and only 1 km off the N2 the lodge is accessible from civilisation while being only 2km from the southern gate of Addo Elephant Park, the second largest wild life reservation in South Africa.
Elephants Footprint offers comfortable amenities. In winter relax in a soft Leather-clad lounge in front of a roaring fire and large screen TV.
Relax in our woodland style splash pool on hotter days with the surroundings of our rustic indigenous garden. All rooms semi en-suite with luxurious fittings and crisp white linen and open-air 'rock-face' showers. The restaurant offers a full English / Continental Buffet breakfast and there is private dining in the wine cellar. Customized River, Game, Sea and Dune Safaris are available in addition to corporate packages and conference facilities.
The Addo Elephant park is a diverse and an exciting adventure of wildlife and nature, as never experienced before.
The Eastern Cape of South Africa is one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the world. It is host to the Addo and many other private game reserves. These malaria free alternatives for the Kruger National Park offer the big 5. Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion and Leopard and due to the enormous expansions now includes a marine section with seasonal whales and sharks, being touted as the "big 7".
The parks 164 000 hectares stretches over a vast area from the vast Darlington Lake, across the breathtaking Zuurberg mountains, through the pristine dense valley bushveld of the beautiful Sundays River Valley to the lush green forests at the Woody Cape, which hug the largest coastal dune fields in the Southern Hemisphere, ending in the park's marine area at Bird Island & St Croix Island.
Situated in the malaria free Eastern Cape Province, only 60 minutes from Port Elizabeth, the Addo Elephant National Park is a key destination linked to the famous Garden Route. The Park is sanctuary to a multitude of game species and abundant birdlife, including over 450 elephants, Lions, Black Rhino's, Buffalo's, Leopards, Zebra, Spotted Hyena's, a variety of Antelope species.