Matyholweni, which means "in the bush" in Xhosa is located near the coastal town of Colchester at the Sundays River Mouth, 3km off the N2 highway, Matyholweni is easily accessible and provides a second gateway into the Park.
Visitors can access the bush camp - situated 25 km (about a 45 minute drive) away from the Addo Rest Camp on gravel roads - by car, hiking trail or horse trail. For a horse trail, bookings must be made with the Addo Game Drive Office. Guests should arrive
Spend a night in the middle of the bush, listening to the sounds of the wild around you. You may catch a glimpse of nocturnal animals drinking at the nearby waterhole, gaze at the starry skies and enjoy simply being away from it all. The tents are located
Settle Inn at Sundays River is situated in the heart of the Sunshine Coast. On the one side, you overlook the rolling hills and new Southgate entrance, Camp Matyholweni of the Addo National Park and on the other side the Sundays River .
The popular main Addo Rest Camp offers a wide variety of accommodation units to suit all tastes, and plenty of activities to keep visitors busy. A unique feature is the waterhole lookout point, floodlit at night, within the camp as well as the underground
Built at the turn of the last Century - Sandflats Bed & Breakfast in the country village of Paterson, is a quaint establishment reminiscent of a bygone era. We offer clean and comfortable rooms with a host of facilities.
Anmar Villa in Kirkwood is situated in one of the most beautiful valleys in South Africa, namely the Sundays River Valley. It has breathtaking scenes of thousands of Citrus Orchards hugging the Sundays River and surrounds.
Sandflats Self Catering Accommodation in Paterson 2 units. Both are fully equipped. We are centrally situated within 20 to 30 minutes drive of 5 Malaria free game reserves - all offering a unique African experience.
Big Five game-viewing on our doorstep makes the Happy Jackal in Colchester the perfect choice of luxurious accommodation. Visit the Addo Elephant Park, only 2 mins away, in our open game-viewing Landrover with our qualified & experienced game ranger.
Sundays River mouth Guesthouse is an AA SUPERIOR RATED wonderful self-catering Guesthouse situated on the banks of the Sundays River, in the sleepy holiday village of Colchester (38 km North of Port Elizabeth off the N2 Highway).
Far from the madding crowd, on a hill overlooking the luscious Sunday's River Valley and on the doorstep of the world renowned Greater Addo Elephant Park, lies Kududu Guesthouse, a haven of tranquility and comfort, waiting to be discovered.
We offer a range of accommodation to suit all pockets, in six tastefully furnished, air-conditioned, en suite bedrooms. To quote a recent guest - "accommodation prepared for friends, not for paying strangers." Three of these bedrooms are in the ...
Enjoy the tranquillity of the African bush on your own terms and agenda, camping in comfort. Situated within a malaria-free area in the Easter Cape, TiPi bush camp prides itself on being an environmentally friendly, eco-tourist destination
This private game reserve in South Africa’s beautiful Eastern Cape hosts groups of up to 12 guests in stylish, secluded suites with sweeping views over a reclaimed Eden.
The Garden Lodge Guest House, B&B in Uitenhage, offers luxury accommodation at affordable prices. We have fully equipped self-catering units that can sleep up to six guests.
Bukela Game Lodge is a 5-star luxury lodge in the Amakhala Game Reserve, Addo Eastern Cape, South Africa. Accommodation at this tranquil luxury game lodge is provided in four suites and ten luxury safari tents, each individually styled in African simp
Addo Holidays - Eastern Cape, Western Region
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Located in the malaria-free Eastern Cape, Sundays River Valley, Addo Elephant Park is home to more than 550 elephants who peacefully roam 1,640 km² of bushveld. The Addo Elephant Park is the third largest national wildlife park in South Africa, and very popular with international tourists and South Africans alike. Stretching from the Karoo in the north, through the Eastern Cape Sundays River Valley to the Bushman's River Mouth, Addo Elephant Park is ideally suited for the outdoor adventurer, uniquely offering visitors the opportunity to see the Big 5 - rhino, lion, elephant, leopard and buffalo. It is also here in the Eastern Cape Addo Park where visitors find the rare flightless dung beetle, exclusive to the Addo Elephant Park. Addo Park also offers excellent guided walks in the heart of Eastern Cape elephant country, horse riding, 4x4 trails and hiking.
What to see and do near Addo Elephant Park accommodation:
Addo Sundays River Cruises - explore the Sundays River on a relaxing riverboat cruise.
Addo Quad Bike Adventures - test your skills on hectic 4x4 adventure trails along a natural rift valley.
Addo Raptor and Reptile Centre - home to rescued birds of prey and reptiles.
Addo Elephant Back Safaris - an adventure of relaxed interaction with these gentle giants.
Annual Addo events worth visiting while in this Eastern Cape area:
Addo Rose and Garden Show - With sixteen thousand roses of over forty varieties on display, this much anticipated Eastern Cape event staged around October each year attracts more than 8,000 visitors.
Kirkwood Wildlife Festival (Addo area) - Eastern Cape Wildsfees is the first and only game auction in South Africa, where disease-free buffalo from the Addo Elephant Park are sold. This spectacular annual event includes a mixture of over 300 specialist stalls, agricultural, wildlife and mohair expos.
Visit other Eastern Cape towns near Addo Elephant Park:
Eastern Cape, Colchester / Cannonville - 2.2km via Main Road from Addo Elephant Park accommodation
Eastern Cape, Paterson - 14.3km via R342 from Addo Elephant Park accommodation
Eastern Cape, Sunland - 18km via R342 and R336 from Addo Elephant Park accommodation
Eastern Cape, Kirkwood - 38.5km via R336 from Addo Elephant Park accommodation
Eastern Cape, Addo Elephant Park Accommodation
Stretching from the Karoo in the north, through the Eastern Cape Sundays River Valley to the Bushman's River Mouth, Addo accommodation is ideally suited for the outdoor adventurer, uniquely offering visitors the opportunity to see the 'Big 5' in the Addo Elephant Park - the third largest national park in South Africa, and very popular with international tourists and South Africans alike.
For Eastern Cape, Addo Elephant Park accommodation right in the heart of the Addo Park, stay in Addo Safari Game Reserve accommodation located inside the actual Addo Elephant Park.
Only about an hour's scenic drive from glorious Eastern Cape beaches, Addo offers an abundance of fabulous Addo Guest House accommodation; Addo Self Catering accommodation; Addo B and B accommodation, and Addo Caravan and Camping accommodation. These options can be found in quaint towns, mostly dotted along the Sundays River, in the Eastern Cape Sundays River Valley:
Eastern Cape, Colchester / Cannonville
Eastern Cape, Paterson
Eastern Cape, Sunland
Eastern Cape, Kirkwood
Eastern Cape, Sundays River
Visit The WhereToStay Eastern Cape, Addo Accommodation Page
Because Addo Elephant Park has so much to offer the visitor, WhereToStay makes a concerted effort to recruit a wide selection of other popular categories such as Addo Game Reserve accommodation; Addo Bed and breakfast accommodation; Addo Safari accommodation; Addo Guest Farm accommodation, and other Addo lodgings .........all in the Addo Elephant Park area.
We like to consider people from all walks in life, and aim to present a mixture of upmarket Addo accommodation, as well as affordable Addo accommodation (to suit all pockets and tastes), especially for Self Catering Addo holiday accommodation which is a category more geared for family holiday accommodation in Addo Park.
Addo also caters for larger families in our special Addo Accommodation - Sleeps 10 or More Guests
We recommend that, if in doubt about lodging quality, and to put your mind at ease, you should consider Star Graded accommodation in Addo. See our Star Graded Addo accommodation page.
For guests with more specific needs, Addo accommodation also offers these Special Categories
Addo Conference Venue Accommodation
Addo Elephant Park Wedding Venue Accommodation
Addo Park Wheelchair Friendly Accommodation
Addo Holiday Accommodation (4x4/Quad/Bike Trails)
Addo Holiday Accommodation (Fresh-Water Fishing)