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Shamrock Chapel

Shamrock Chapel

Galleries and Museums in Sunland (13 km from Addo)

Shamrock Chapel is a private owned chapel hosting an historical pipe organ. The organ was built in 1872 and is the first South African built organ. The chapel can seat up to 100 guests and can be used for weddings and organ recitals. It has spectacular views over the Sundays River Valley. Please note: Visitors by appointment only.

Schotia Safaris

Schotia Safaris

Popular Attractions in Colchester (20.2 km from Addo)

Schotia Game Reserve is one of many private reserves in the Paterson area This reserve has 3 of the Big 5, however the lions are the main attraction. Tour packages will help you get as close as possible to get the best viewing of rhino, hippo, giraffe and lion.

Addo Horse Trails

Addo Horse Trails

Popular Attractions in Colchester (20.2 km from Addo)

For the adventurous, exploring Addo Elephant Park on horse back is a truly amazing experience. Prior experience is not required to enjoy these trials, and each trip will be accompanied by a guide. Trails last about 3 hours. For more information, contact SAN Parks to book your excursion.

Sandboarding Sundays River and Watersports

Sandboarding Sundays River and Watersports

Popular Attractions in Colchester (21.3 km from Addo)

Sandboarding Sundays River & Water Sports offers 3-hour Sandboarding tours on the Sundays River dune fields. All equipment is provided including 2 types of boards for R350 per person and lessons. No previous experience is necessary - they have had beginners from 4 years old to 60 years old. Water skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, and body boarding...

Sundays River Mouth and Beach

Sundays River Mouth and Beach

Beaches in Colchester (24.6 km from Addo)

The estuary of the scenic Sundays River with its spectacular sand dunes and views of Algoa Bay is a knockout. Situated at the southern boundary of the Addo Elephant National Park, the Sundays River Mouth is calm and peaceful and offers a relaxing and memorable experience. The beach is pristine with some of the highest dunefields in South Africa....

Crisscross Addo Adventure Safari's

Crisscross Addo Adventure Safari's

Popular Attractions in Kirkwood (32.5 km from Addo)

Crisscross Adventures offer a number of activities in the Addo area. Kick back in an open vehicle through Addo Elephant Park or chose more active pursuits including river safari's, quad biking, sand boarding, hiking, biking, bird watching and photography - all with experienced local guides.

Blacksmith Museum

Blacksmith Museum

Galleries and Museums in Zuurberg (34.4 km from Addo)

The original blacksmith at Ann's Villa, established in 1855 is now a registered museum. It was an essential stop for wagons after they had traversed the Zuurberg Pass. Virtually all the original tools are on display. Comprehensive guided tours are offered.

Kwantu Private Game Reserve

Kwantu Private Game Reserve

Nature Reserves in Sidbury (34.7 km from Addo)

Not only does Kwantu Private Game Reserve offer magnificent wildlife viewing in a malaria-free zone, it also has an elephant sanctuary and endangered animals in an untouched wilderness. From the comfort of specially equipped open Land Rovers, visitors are able to encounter impressive white rhino roaming freely on the plains. Entertaining antics...

Daniell Cheetah Breeding Project

Daniell Cheetah Breeding Project

Animal Parks in Kirkwood (41.5 km from Addo)

Be enchanted by the Harley-Davidson purr and graceful moves of the spotted felines at the Daniell Cheetah Breeding Project. This once-in-a-lifetime experience offers an interesting, personalised tour and the chance to interact with the cheetah. Visitors are encouraged to touch the cats and have photographs taken with a few of them. Established...

Shamwari Game Reserve

Shamwari Game Reserve

Nature Reserves in Paterson (44.6 km from Addo)

One of the largest private game reserves in the Eastern Cape, the award winning Shamwari Game Reserve is a superlative safari destination for discerning guests. Boasting numerous high profile animals including the Big 5 and five of South Africa's seven biomes, the reserve is one of the most successful private conservation initiatives coupled with...

Bushman Sands Reserve

Bushman Sands Reserve

Nature Reserves in Alicedale (51.6 km from Addo)

Malaria free and home to an impressive diversity of animals, Bushman Sands Game Reserve boasts wonderful Big 5 wildlife viewing opportunities. Situated on 40 square kilometres of former farmland, the reserve has reintroduced animals that once roamed here over 200 years ago. Lion, leopard, cheetah, buffalo, elephant, rhino, black wildebeest, red...

Bushman Sands Golf Course

Bushman Sands Golf Course

Golf Courses in Alicedale (53.6 km from Addo)

Bushman Sands Golf Course is conveniently situated near Shamwari Game Reserve and Addo Elephant National Park just 80 kilometres from Port Elizabeth. Designed by South African golfing legend, Gary Player, the 18-hole championship course lies on the banks of the Bushman's and New Year's Rivers. Characterised by undulating fairways and pot...

Bedrogfontein Route 4x4 Trail

Bedrogfontein Route 4x4 Trail

Four By Four Trails in Kirkwood (54.7 km from Addo)

Bedrogfontein Route 4x4 Trail has amazing scenery and also passes the Sundays River. It forms part of the Addo Elephant National Park; it is a self-drive route between Kabouga and Darlington. The 45 km trail requires a 4x4, low range, high clearance vehicle. Bedrogfontein Route has a grading between 2 and 4 and takes approximately 6 hours to...

Blaauwbosch Game Reserve

Blaauwbosch Game Reserve

Nature Reserves in Addo (96.3 km from Addo)

Discover the magic of the Karoo with a unique wilderness experience at the exclusive 5-Star Blaauwbosch Private Game Reserve. Bordering the Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape, the reserve offers malaria-free wildlife viewing of a wide variety of game. Professional rangers will introduce you to lion, buffalo, elephant, leopard,...

Things to do near Addo

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

Addo Elephant National Park

Game Reserve in Addo Elephant National Park (26.4 km from Addo)

About an hour's drive from Port Elizabeth, Addo is a small farming town that's best known for its proximity to the Greater Addo Elephant National Park, which is South Africa's first 'Big Seven' reserve. As well as the usual Big Five - rhino, lion, elephant, leopard and buffalo, the park, which extends to the sea and some offshore islands, also...

St Georges Strand

St Georges Strand

Beaches in Wells Estate (30.4 km from Addo)

St Georges Strand is Port Elizabeth's most northern beach stretching all the way up to the Coega Harbour breakwater. A long jetty heads out into the sea from the sand dunes. Although the water is blissfully warm, take care as surf conditions can be dangerous. Lifeguards are on duty during the summer holiday season. Be prepared to walk a fair...

Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre

Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre

Animal Parks in Addo Elephant National Park (7.8 km from Addo)

Cuddle a snake, count all 64 teeth of a Nile crocodile and get up close to a sky predator. Emphatically not a zoo, the Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre is a rehabilitation and education facility providing a home and veterinary care for rescued birds of prey and reptiles. Daily live shows and guided tours allow visitors to come face to face with...

Shamrock Chapel

Shamrock Chapel

Galleries and Museums in Sunland (13 km from Addo)

Shamrock Chapel is a private owned chapel hosting an historical pipe organ. The organ was built in 1872 and is the first South African built organ. The chapel can seat up to 100 guests and can be used for weddings and organ recitals. It has spectacular views over the Sundays River Valley. Please note: Visitors by appointment only.

Schotia Safaris

Schotia Safaris

Popular Attractions in Colchester (20.2 km from Addo)

Schotia Game Reserve is one of many private reserves in the Paterson area This reserve has 3 of the Big 5, however the lions are the main attraction. Tour packages will help you get as close as possible to get the best viewing of rhino, hippo, giraffe and lion.

Addo Horse Trails

Addo Horse Trails

Popular Attractions in Colchester (20.2 km from Addo)

For the adventurous, exploring Addo Elephant Park on horse back is a truly amazing experience. Prior experience is not required to enjoy these trials, and each trip will be accompanied by a guide. Trails last about 3 hours. For more information, contact SAN Parks to book your excursion.

Sandboarding Sundays River and Watersports

Sandboarding Sundays River and Watersports

Popular Attractions in Colchester (21.3 km from Addo)

Sandboarding Sundays River & Water Sports offers 3-hour Sandboarding tours on the Sundays River dune fields. All equipment is provided including 2 types of boards for R350 per person and lessons. No previous experience is necessary - they have had beginners from 4 years old to 60 years old. Water skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, and body boarding...

Sundays River Mouth and Beach

Sundays River Mouth and Beach

Beaches in Colchester (24.6 km from Addo)

The estuary of the scenic Sundays River with its spectacular sand dunes and views of Algoa Bay is a knockout. Situated at the southern boundary of the Addo Elephant National Park, the Sundays River Mouth is calm and peaceful and offers a relaxing and memorable experience. The beach is pristine with some of the highest dunefields in South Africa....

Wells Estate Beach

Wells Estate Beach

Beaches in Wells Estate (32 km from Addo)

Well’s Estate Beach is situated in the northern part of the Nelson Mandela Bay Precinct. This blue Flag Beach is great for kids and boasts well-maintained water slides and paddling pools. Facilities are excellent and lifeguards are on duty during the summer holiday peak season.

Crisscross Addo Adventure Safari's

Crisscross Addo Adventure Safari's

Popular Attractions in Kirkwood (32.5 km from Addo)

Crisscross Adventures offer a number of activities in the Addo area. Kick back in an open vehicle through Addo Elephant Park or chose more active pursuits including river safari's, quad biking, sand boarding, hiking, biking, bird watching and photography - all with experienced local guides.

Blacksmith Museum

Blacksmith Museum

Galleries and Museums in Zuurberg (34.4 km from Addo)

The original blacksmith at Ann's Villa, established in 1855 is now a registered museum. It was an essential stop for wagons after they had traversed the Zuurberg Pass. Virtually all the original tools are on display. Comprehensive guided tours are offered.

Aloe Trail

Aloe Trail

Hiking Trail in Bluewater Bay (34.5 km from Addo)

The Aloe Trail starts at the top of Tippers Creek Road between Amsterdamhoek and Bluewater Bay. The circular route is marked with red arrows and overlooks Amsterdamhoek and the Zwartkops estuary. Vast numbers of aloes line the beginning of the trail, offering a blaze of colourful blooms during June and July and attracting numerous sunbirds. Keep...

Kwantu Private Game Reserve

Kwantu Private Game Reserve

Nature Reserves in Sidbury (34.7 km from Addo)

Not only does Kwantu Private Game Reserve offer magnificent wildlife viewing in a malaria-free zone, it also has an elephant sanctuary and endangered animals in an untouched wilderness. From the comfort of specially equipped open Land Rovers, visitors are able to encounter impressive white rhino roaming freely on the plains. Entertaining antics...

Swartkops River Mouth

Swartkops River Mouth

Beaches in Swartkops (36.1 km from Addo)

Swartkops Beach is a tiny stretch of shoreline that extends the Swartkops river mouth. Swartkops is a great spot for all kinds of fishing, lazing around and swimming and is ideal for travelling families.

Cuyler Manor Museum

Cuyler Manor Museum

Galleries and Museums in Uitenhage (37.2 km from Addo)

The Cuyler Manor was built as a homestead for General Jacob Glen Cuyler, Landdrost of Uitenhage from 1806 to 1827. This typical Cape Dutch house has been lovingly restored and furnished, and functions as a living museum. Demonstrations of traditional activities including soap and candle making, baking and weaving can be arranged.