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About Orange Elephant Backpackers

Orange Elephant Backpackers borders the Addo Elephant Park and is situated on a working citrus farm only 8 km from the Addo main gate.

We offer a variety of accommodation options, from a Campsite and dormitory-style units to Family and Double Rooms.

On site we have a restaurant and pub where you can meet up with local farmers, game rangers and researchers and fellow guests.

There are lots of activities to enjoy in the area like game viewing, Schotia safaries, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking and many more. We also offer airport-, bus- and Baz Bus pick-ups.

  • Response Rate: 95%
  • Response Time: 11 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Backpacker
  • Sleeps: 16
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 3 Reviews

Facilities

  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Hiking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans

Important Information

Please note we do not have credit card facilities. Cash only.

Orange Elephant Backpackers Rooms

Reviews for Orange Elephant Backpackers

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Elena Lesca, South Africa
24 August 2013

Il posto sarebbe ben organizzato e carino, purtroppo, nonostante la gentilezza nell'accoglierci, abbiamo constatato una certa trascuratezza nella pulizia. Fortunatamente avevamo il bagno in camera; su quello comune alle altre camere non ho parole.

Bert Woodward, South Africa
16 January 2012

Only five minutes from the main gate to the reserve. It has a nice bar - a great place to meet other travellers. Everyone was friendly.

Peter Haude, South Africa
21 May 2011

Really spacious and great facilities. Staff are helpful and friendly.

Orange Elephant Backpackers Map

Orange Elephant Backpackers is 4.5km from the centre of Addo , the nearest airport 53.2km (Port Elizabeth Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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