Elephant House Fact Sheet

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  • Elephant House is a rambling colonial farmhouse with thatched roofs, and deep verandas filled with comfortable sofas, Persian Rugs and a private art collection, built around courtyards and lush gardens.
  • Situated in the Sunday’s River Valley, 8km from main entrance to Addo Elephant National Park, an easy 45 minute drive from the historic Indian Ocean harbor town of Port Elizabeth in the malaria-free Eastern Cape.
  • (GPS: 33:30:50 S 25:41:50 E )


Elephant House has 8 spacious fully air – conditioned and heated en suite rooms (one of which is a family suite) with private verandas, room facilities include:

  • Air- conditioned & heated
  • King Size beds - extra length
  • Telephones and dial-up internet access
  • Hairdryers ,Bathrobes & Safes
  • 24 hr room service

Lodge Facilities

  • 2 Swimming Pools set in the lush gardens
  • Dining – light lunches on the terrace or beside the pool and delicious three course candlelit dinners served daily – superb country cuisine complimented by a selection of great Cape wines!
  • Game drives into Addo on open 4X4 Land Cruiser
  • Varied list of other activities including Day trips to nearby Private reserves, Elephant Back safaris, Horseback safaris, Canoeing on the river, Helicopter trips as well as Cultural, Historical and Agricultural tours in the valley
  • "Club Room" for guests' use with DVD library, games and laptop with complimentary internet access
  • Laundry/Valet
  • Transfers arranged
  • Baby sitting facilities available
  • Helicopter Landing Facilities (33:30:50 S 25:41:50 E)

Facilities Nearby

  • Addo Elephant National Park
  • Addo Polo Club (tennis & squash courts available) 3km
  • Kirkwood Golf Club (picturesque 9 holes) 25km
  • Bushman Sands Golf Course (championship, 18 holes 45min)

Social & Environmental Responsibility

We are very involved with the local community, our policy is to only employ, empower and uplift people from our community and to support their enterprises (for transfers, laundry, fresh food supplies, local artisans etc)

In addition to this, we sponsor and support the following:

  1. The children displaced by the AIDS pandemic in the Langbos community
  2. Nomathamsanqa Educare Centre
  3. Noatasanqua Cricket Club
  4. Ajax Addo Football Club
  5. The Wilderness Foundations "Umze Whethu" project
  6. The Mayibuyu Ndlovu Development Programme
  7. Paterson Cultural Group

Contact Details:

PO Box 82 Addo,
Eastern Cape.
TEL: +27(0)42 2332462
FAX: +27(0) 42 2330393
Email: info@elephanthouse.co.za or elephanthouse@intekom.co.za
Web: www.elephanthouse.co.za

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