Region east of the Sundays River, some 72 km northeast of Port Elizabeth. In 1931 about 680 hectares (1,700 acres) were enclosed to form the Addo Elephant National Park. The name is also borne by a railway station, post office and bridge. Of Khoekhoen origin, the name probably means 'euphorbia ravine'.
Addo is ready to welcome you on an unforgettable journey, encountering Africa’s magnificent Big Seven amongst the mountains, coastline, and bush of the Eastern CapeAddo is ready to welcome you on an authentic, incomparable, and unforgettable journey. A journey encountering Africa’s magnificent Big Seven amongst the mountains, coastline, and bush of the Eastern Cape in South Africa. It is a journey of the senses that includes citrus-scented golden air, the rush of extreme adventure, panoramic views and the sheer awe of sighting South African flora and wildlife. The Greater Addo region encompasses the Addo Elephant National Park, the third largest in South Africa, and the park is serviced by the charming gateway villages of Addo, Kirkwood, Paterson, Sunland and Colchester.