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Surprised by a swimming tortoise
The leopard or mountain tortoise is easy to spot in Addo Elephant National Park. South Africa’s largest chelonian is also a good swimmer, as I witnessed first hand during my recent trip to Addo. By Romi Boom
Surrounded by 200 buffaloes
The black mass was everywhere, their presence palpable. It’s an awesome experience to see and hear this Big 5 species wherever you look. By Romi Boom
Addo birding weekend: bookings open
Keen birders should make a note in their calendar... the Sasol Addo Birding Weekend will be held in Addo Elephant National Park from 19 to 21 October 2012.
Wild garbage collection in Addo
It's a mystery why people litter in a national park. Who do they think will clean up after them? A visitor to the Addo Elephant National Park discovered the surprising answer.
Universal access parks
The sights, smells and sounds of the wild are something everyone, regardless of physical or sensory abilities, needs to experience first hand. To have a hot breeze fill your nostrils with the perfume of bush, hear a lion’s roar reverberate across the veld and watch the scene unfold at a watering hole. Here are five suggestions to get you into the wilds.
New tented camp in Addo
Spend the night in the heart of Addo’s game area in this new camp within Spekboom Hide
Addo se hoofkamp
Waar bly jy? Kom ons hou dit onder ons, maar as jy in Addo se hoofkamp wil bly, is daar eintlik net een plek vir jou: in een van die ses rondawels wat afkyk op die diere se drinkplek.