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Port Elizabeth: Addo Elephant Park Safari Shore Excursion

4.7 / 5

79 reviews

Activity provider: Into Tours

Port Elizabeth: Addo Elephant Park Safari Shore Excursion

Activity provider: Into Tours
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From US$ 143.17 US$ 128.85 per person

Explore the Addo Elephant Park with a guide for a fun and educational safari shore excursion. Enjoy a guided game drive and try to spot the "Big 5" along the rugged trails of the park.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Itinerary
6.5 hours
  • Port Elizabeth

  • 45 minutes
  • Addo Elephant National Park (game drive)

  • Lunch

  • Addo Elephant National Park (game drive)

  • 45 minutes
  • Port Elizabeth

Pickup included
Main stop
Highlights
  • Discover South Africa's third largest National Park
  • Marvel at panoramic views from the park's lookout points
  • Explore a world of diversity in one park
Full description

Discover the Addo Elephant Park on a guided shore excursion. Explore the third-largest national park in South Africa, with expansive grounds, lush vegetation, and unsurpassed views of the continent’s most iconic wildlife. Begin your tour with pickup from the cruise terminal and board an air-conditioned vehicle and enjoy a 35-minute scenic drive through the South African countryside. Upon arrival at the park, and after check-in, begin your game drive. Spot animals such as the Big 5, zebras, warthogs, and antelopes. Your local guide will stop the vehicle when animals are spotted. During the drive, stop to stretch your legs at a lookout point where you can enjoy spectacular views of the park while sipping a refreshing drink and snack. Travel in a closed vehicle, making your way through the park from south to north, trekking along gravel and sand paths as well as tarred roads in search of the best viewing sites. Get acquainted with the incredible flora and fauna of the reserve and learn more about the area’s biodiversity. After working up an appetite, you can purchase lunch at the park restaurant. Use some free time to spend at the souvenir shop to find the perfect gifts, before continuing your safari and heading back south. Thereafter, you'll exit the park to be back in time at the cruise ship.

Includes
  • All entrance/conservation fees
  • Licensed English-speaking driver/guide
  • Game drive in an air-conditioned, closed vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Drink
  • Light snack
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Purchases at the souvenir shop
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Please meet your guide at the quayside - cruise ship terminal. Look for your names written on (Into Tours) a sign board.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Charged Smartphone
  • Binoculars

Not allowed

  • Drones

Know before you go

  • This tour operates in all weather conditions
  • This is a small-group tour
  • This tour is suitable for all ages. Infant car seats available
  • The game drive is conducted in a closed, air-conditioned vehicle
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 79 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Service
    4.8/5

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Experienced elephants of all sizes, sometimes up close. The lions didn't want to show themselves. Our guide was very knowledgeable. The departure was delayed for a relatively long time because there were no passengers. Your "mistake" was that you followed the instructions in the mail. However, the others were “collected” on the way from the Into Tours cruise ship and there was no one left at the agreed meeting point.

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December 25, 2022

What a great day! Gary was just the guy to give us a raft of info and also went the extra mile to make it special. There were six of us in an air conditioned minibus so easy to get good positions for photos. I didn’t think that we would be so close to the wild animals. We saw families of elephants giving themselves a coat of mud for sun protection plus many more in the beautiful reserve. It was like watching children play in a pool!! The zebra were about 2 metres away and so pretty. We saw giraffe, kudu, warthog with babies, a mongoose, a cape cobra, tortoises, roi wildebeest and many species of birds. We had lunch in lovely restaurant in the game reserve followed by more searching for the big one - lions. Not this day though the previous week Gary had sighted them We were late docking but it was no problem for the company who were quick to respond to our problem and sort it out Highly recommended company if you want an excellent day tailored to you Karen and Ambrose Reddington

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December 23, 2022

We were picked up on time by a very personable, knowledgeable guide in a minibus that was in good condition. She answered our extensive questions comprehensively and in a friendly manner. We had a fantastic trip seeing lots of elephants and lots of other animals. Unfortunately we didn't see any lions, but the national park is just incredibly big. It was an unforgettable experience. We enjoyed it very much!

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January 4, 2023

Product ID: 275492