Gorah Elephant Camp
Travel Blogs from Addo Elephant National Park
... The journey to Port Elizabeth was smooth and uneventful.
At Port Elizabeth we hired a car and spent a few nights in Addo Elephant National Park. We decided that this was more affordable and practical than going to Kruger as it is near to the Garden Route. This worked out to be a good decision! We hadn’t quite reached the entrance to the National Park when we saw something moving slowly in the road. ...
After staying in the stable overnight we enjoyed champagne and oj for breakfast, followed by a delicious buffet of fruit,cheeses,yogurt and the most delicious oatmeal porridge (Charlene says the recipe is secret) and mains of eggs/smoked trout on toast.
Addo Elephant N.P. surpassed our expectations. Ever tried to find an elephant in 8 ft shrubs that are so thick you just search for the odd trail? best way is to look for dung on ...
... tiny babies - all of whom were completely fearless and walked only a couple of feet away from the car. We had heard that elephants in Addo are relatively nice to cars, but don't get out of the car or they might attack you, and an elephant charging at you is no small thing. I might come up to its elbow. We decided to follow the elephants for a little while. If you get too close the big ones flare their ears at you and make loud noises...so we tried to keep our ...
... We sat in the sun, munching on local delights and watched the families enjoy themselves. The remainder of the day was spent hiking to a waterfall.
Returning inland, our next stop was a gorgeous spot on a citrus farm alongside a river with gardens that were meticulously kept. We had our own cabin with a little kitchen and a deck overlooking the river. The reason we came to this part of the country was to explore Addo Elephant Park but decided to first go to Schotia private ...
... dark butterflies and angel book marks....er, for quite a while.
Went to drink our bottle of wine from the winery on the deck overlooking the lake, the winds come in from knowhere, as the sunset the pink clouds blocked the horizon,... this felt for the first time we were in Africa. Looking on, as we sipped up, the view darkened, and the night sky gradually became bright with the southern hemispheres collection of beautiful stars.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGorah Elephant Camp Addo Elephant National Park
Magnificent in every way, not to be forgotten experience of an African Game park. A concession within Addo National Park it provides a great escape to the heart of Africa.
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