Gorah Elephant Camp
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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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... the side of the road is a jackal just sitting there, waiting to be photographed. We take several pictures and running up ahead on the road are two more jackals, this is our lucky day.
Traveling on these dirt roads, you tend to really get your car dirty inside and out. When we see a car too clean we figure they have not been in the park too long. When we spot another car dirty as ours, you know they have traveled miles.
... other, while the adult elephants keep watch not only the young in the water, but also anything approaching them.
Today we saw some animals that we hadn't seen before, like these two small turtles crossing the road, one nudging the other to move along, actually pushing the one in front. Once the first one got on the other side of the road, then the one pushing went back to ...
After a stretch travelling along the Wild Coast we headed inland to Hogsback, high up in the mountains, after people at the hostel recommended it. Jen did an amazing job of driving the very long 6 hour journey along yet more gravel/pot holed tracks! We finally arrived at our hostel called 'Away with the Fairies'. The writer Tolkien used to live in the Hogsback area and based a lot of his writing, such as The Lord of the Rings on this place. Hence the hostel having such a wacky name ...
... made it through check in, we stood in the bus terminal and watched a coach arrive with a smashed windscreen - it was surprising that the driver could even still see out and drive. It was even more surprising when we watched people boarding the bus! Surely it should have been taken out of commission for repair?! Luckily, our bus was in one piece and quite comfortable. We even had reclining seats for the 14 ...
... but we're lucky enough to find them moving across the bush, their size and power camouflaged in their gentle stroll. As the darkness creeps over us, Konrad is an expert with the spotlight, illuminating so many other creatures for us to see, the red rock rabbit, a jackal, a hyena, a cape fox, all pausing just long enough for us to catch a glimpse like well rehearsed celebrities in front of paparazzi, before they scamper along through the grassy undergrowth.