The Eastern Cape region offers unique and luxurious safari lodges located on private game reserves and national parks along the Garden Route. This varied selection of Eastern Cape safari lodges offers wonderful opportunities for family safaris or exclusive private safaris as well as honeymoon safaris and weddings.
From the award-winning Shamwari and Amakhala game reserves to the world famous
Addo Elephant National Park lodges, where elephant back safari’s can be done, the Eastern Cape of South Africa offers exactly what you want.
The malaria-free Addo Elephant National Park, rich in history, plays host to a range or magnificent African wildlife. This finely tuned eco-system covers 14,000 hectares and is home to over 300 elephants making it the most concentrated elephant reserve in Africa.
The park was proclaimed in 1931 to preserve the last survivors of elephant herds and is now the only wildlife park that is home to the Big 7 which includes Elephant, Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Great White Shark and Southern Right Whale making for abundant game viewing on an
Addo Elephant Safari.
The malaria-free Eastern Cape is an unrivalled
Big Five Family Safari destination. Families are able to combine their exciting Big Five safari with a variety of activities including beach holiday activities ideal for children, traditional cultural Xhosa village visits and more...
On safari in the Eastern Cape, game viewing is especially rewarding with free roaming animals in the reserves. Family friendly Eastern Cape lodges offer specially-designed children safari and game viewing programmes, with a ranger, so parents are well assured that children are taken care of.
Eastern Cape private game reserves and national parks offer a unique selection of luxurious safari lodges that will satisfy even the most discerning traveler. These luxury Big Five safari lodges exude comfort, charm and private intimacy. Guests can enjoy the personal service where all their needs are taken care of.
Experience the rhythm and heartbeat of Africa while admiring the views over grassy savannah plains while on an enjoyable
Luxury Big Five Safari. The reserves offer diverse Eco-systems and Big Five experiences that will leave guests humbled.
Eastern Cape Safari Lodge Accommodation
Experience the great diversity of environments, outdoor activities and cultural activities in South Africa’s second largest province. Eastern Cape safari lodges are the perfect place to relax and marvel in the natural beauty
and picturesque views. Home to Africa’s Big Five, the game reserves and national parks offer memorable wildlife experiences where guests can enjoy close encounters with Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard and much more. The famous Addo Elephant National Park
offers unrivalled natural diversity in a wildlife sanctuary that is home to the ‘Big Seven’
including the Great White Shark and Southern Right Whale.
More Than Safari In The Eastern Cape
The malaria-free Eastern Cape in South Africa is the ultimate safari holiday destination. Combine an exciting Big Five safari
with beach holiday
activities or visits to traditional villages and famous historic towns.
Eastern Cape Safari Lodge Accommodation
Going on safari, tracking game in an open 4x4 vehicle, taking lots of pictures of wildlife - sound like the perfect safari? Head back to the comfort of your Eastern Cape safari lodge or luxury camp and relax with a sundowner while enjoying great views. Indulge in a fireside dinner in the boma
under the canopy of stars and swop stories of the days sightings – that’s the life!
Eastern Cape Game Reserve Activities
The game reserves in the Eastern Cape offer activities which include open vehicle game drives, night drives, Elephant Back Safaris
, guided bush walks and boat cruises
. Experience this amazing wilderness in a malaria-free environment.
The ancestral land of the Xhosa people, the Transkei, is birthplace of Nelson Mandela. It was once one of the richest game areas of Africa. The Eastern Cape is now returning to the abundance of its past. Inclusions of the local communities in its tourism
, and game replenishment projects have created a show-case of innovative achievement.
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for more information on our Eastern Cape Lodges and to advise you when planning your South African Safari.