Our cosy, lapa-style lodge under thatch offers accommodation in 12 luxury suites. Situated only 25 minutes from Port Elizabeth and only 1 km off the N2, the lodge is accessible from civilization while being only 2 km from the southern gate of Addo Elephant Park, the second-largest wildlife reservation in South Africa.
Elephants Footprint Lodge offers comfortable amenities. In winter relax in a soft leather-clad lounge in front of a roaring fire and large screen TV.
Relax in our woodland style splash pool on hotter days with the surroundings of our rustic indigenous garden. All rooms are semi en-suite with luxurious fittings and crisp linen and open-air "rock-face" showers. The restaurant offers a full English / Continental Buffet breakfast and dinner a la carte menu of buffet on request. Customized River, Game, Sea and Dune Safaris are available in addition to corporate packages and conference facilities.
Restaurant: We will try to cater for all diets - Children, Vegetarians, etc.
On certain days we will do a traditional three-course buffet or a South African braaï. Please enquire on booking.
NOTE : The Restaurant will be closed one day per week during the high season and two days per weeks during the low season (May to September).
The Eastern Cape of South Africa is one of the fastest-growing tourist destinations in the world. It is host to the Addo Elephant Park and many other private game reserves. These malaria-free alternatives to the Kruger National Park offer the big 5 - Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion and Leopard - and due to the enormous expansions now include a marine section with seasonal whales and sharks, being touted as the "Big 7".
In Room Facilities:
Double rooms with crisp 100% cotton linen, comfortable seating, a semi open-plan en-suite bathroom with oversized bath, fluffy bath sheets, hand towels and face cloths, private toilet and an outside private rock-faced shower under thatch. Gowns and slippers, environmentally friendly toiletries (Shampoo, Shower gel, bubble bath and soaps), a fan, heater, clock/radio and tea/coffee making facilities , safe and mini fridge bar are also provided.
The Addo Elephant Park is a diverse and exciting adventure of wildlife and nature, as never experienced before. The park's 164 000 hectares stretches over a vast area from the vast Darlington Lake, across the breathtaking Zuurberg mountains, through the pristine dense valley bushveld of the beautiful Sundays River Valley to the lush green forests at the Woody Cape, which hug the largest coastal dune fields in the Southern Hemisphere, ending in the park's marine area at Bird Island & St Croix Island.
Situated in the malaria-free Eastern Cape Province, only 60 minutes from Port Elizabeth, the Addo Elephant National Park is a key destination linked to the famous Garden Route. The Park is sanctuary to a multitude of game species and abundant birdlife, including over 450 elephants, Lions, Black Rhinos, Buffalos, Leopards, Zebra, Spotted Hyenas and a variety of Antelope species.