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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TripAdvisor Reviews Gorah Elephant Camp Addo Elephant National Park
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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 ...
... off but they appear related to previous injuries.
And just in case you thought the Cheetah tracking was our most dangerous wildlife encounter to date apparently the Princess was attacked by a pigeon in the campground shower- a ruckus of flapping, squawking, and banging ensued... and the bird made a bit of noise as well. According to DH, wildlife is much scarier when you are naked so all future safaris will involve clothing.
... Beetle, as well as many more animals.
Although we didn't see the big five we were not disappointed with our drive as the elephants were just fantastic to see in such large herds. Plus for only 400R for the both of us (£22), a mere £950 cheaper than our 3 day safari in the Serengeti, we couldn't really complain. In reflection, we both agree that self drive safaris in a smaller park are a much nicer experience than being part of a tour in one of the main bigger tourist parks.
... this one had Kudu meat in it but luckily they made a yummy veggie version too. Craig's help turned out to involve drinking copious amounts of beer... Once Erika and I had finished in the reception we headed down to the bar where we enjoyed a few glasses of wine, good food and good company. I still haven't adjusted to the really early mornings so when the beer pong came out, that was my cue to go to ...