Gorah Elephant Camp (Addo
Elephant National Park, Eastern Cape) South Africa
Gorah Elephant Camp, a premier camp set in a 5,000-ha
malaria-free sanctuary, is home to the densest elephant
population on earth.
Gorah Elephant Camp lies within the Addo Elephant
National Park, and is about an hour's drive northeast of
Port Elizabeth on South Africa's southern coast.
Raised wooden walkways lead to 11 spacious luxurious
tented suites with charming en-suite bathrooms.
Each luxury tent has an en-suite bathroom with shower, an
interior relaxation area and a private deck offering
panoramic views across the endless savannah plains.
The rooms, lounge area and the private deck have views of
the grasslands which characterize the Eastern Cape landscape
which is often peppered with game. There are solar-powered
ceiling fans and in-house communication between the tents
and the Main House.
In the evenings guests gather in the plush and welcoming
lounge for an aperitif before dinner. The camps head chef
prepares world-class dishes, which are paired with some of
South Africa's finest wines from Gorah's extensive
The dining room is intimate, romantic and elegantly
furnished; softly lit by candles and candelabra.
A vast antique table groans under a lavish and memorable
breakfast spread, which can be enjoyed on a peaceful terrace
facing the waterhole.
Activities / Wildlife
Knowledgeable, experienced game rangers conduct day and
night game drives through the Addo Elephant National Park,
sharing their vast knowledge of the Eastern Cape's plants,
insects, birds and animals.
Keep a lookout for the Eastern Cape's remarkable
endangered flightless dung beetle. Sightings of elephant are
a near certainty and numbers of herds have boomed boasting
the highest density of elephants on earth.
Expect to also see lion, buffalo, black rhino, tsessebe,
warthog and other big game.
Accommodation Rates: From $445 per person per night
sharing. Please contact us for a quote and suggested