Journal, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Do Port Elizabeth: Addo Elephant Park


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Founded in 1931, Addo Elephant National Park is a diverse wildlife conservation park situated close to Port Elizabeth in South Africa and is one of the country’s 19 national parks.

More than 600 elephants, 400 Cape buffalo, over 48 endangered black rhino as well as a variety of antelope species. Transvaal lion and spotted hyena have also recently been re-introduced to the area.

The park receives about 120,000 visitors annually. International visitors make up 54% of this number, with German, Dutch and British nationals in the majority.

The largest remaining population of the flightless dung beetle (Circellium bacchus) is located within the park.

Related Links

More on the park: https://www.sanparks.org/parks/addo/

For lodging info: http://www.addolodges.co.za

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