Addo Dung Beetle Guest Farm is situated 4 km from the Main Gate of the Addo Elephant National Park on a working Citrus Farm. The Citrus part of the Farm is approximately 250ha with an estimated 151 000 individual trees.
We have 5 luxury chalets – B&B, then 3 Rustic Bush Cabins with Self-Catering facilities and 4 inspired Dung Beetle Suites – B&B. We are ideal for couples, parent-breakaways, honeymooners and also for small group of 10 people sharing. In our Thatched Roof Lapa we prepare traditional South African mouthwatering set meals on the fire while you enjoy a sundowner with us. We only serve in-house dining on Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday; booking 2 weeks prior to arrival date is essential.
In-house dining needs to be booked prior to arrival
Citrus tours (April to September)
Upper level lounge and dining room connected by a sunny open deck.
In-house Tour Facility " Geared to Go Tours".
The Sunday River Valley's predominated vegetation is succulent valley bushveld, one of the 7 biomes. Note that the Eastern Cape is a malaria free area which will add to your peace of mind.
The climate is hot in summer, mild in winter with summer rainfall and dry winters.
In Room Facilities:
Each of our 5 luxury Chalets has a mountain view. We have Chalets with 2 twin beds or a queen size bed. The chalets are equipped with the following: TV (SABS 1, 2, 3 and e-TV), air-conditioners with a heating and fan option, mini bar fridge, hairdryer, microwave, coffee & tea, digital safe and hangers. Each Chalet has an en-suite bathroom with 2 hand basins, in-side shower, outside shower, bath, toilet and all the towels are supplied.
All our bedside tables and headboards are made up from a combination of local wood species found in the area. (Yellow woods, Oaks, Sneeze woods, Black Wood) The Sneeze wood chandeliers found through the Chalets and Lapa were used as fence posts on the farm until a few years ago.
They are termite prufe. The porcupine quill lamp shades found in the bathrooms and the lapa were hand made by the owner.
Our 3 bush cabins are for those real nature lovers situated in our 240ha safari area. Each bush cabins have their own out-side toilet and out side shower. You can enjoy your magnificent mountain view when you are preparing your food on your open deck kitchen or on the fire.
4 Dung Beetle Inspired Suites (B&B) – Newly build in 2015
The only, true dung beetle inspired accommodation in South Africa!
The Dung Beetle suites are situated in the succulent valley bushveld vegetation with no view as dung beetle are always hidden, thus leading to a beautiful tranquil surprise in the bush. Walking distance from the main lodge and parking area. Not really suitable for those with walking difficulties. Guests may make use of the other Addo Dung Beetle facilities at the main lodge area such as the swimming pool and more.
Addo Elephant National Park
Elephant Back Safaris
Private Game Reserves
Addo Wildlife sancturary