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Approximate travel distances:
Port Elizabeth to Addo Main Gate - 85km
Addo Main Gate to Kirkwood - 55km
Kirkwood to Zuurberg - 65km
Zuurberg to Addo Main Gate - 18km
The start of the 100 Mile race is Addo Main Camp.
The start of 76km & 44km is at the Kabouga Gate entrance to the park, just outside Kirkwood.
The finish of all 3 races is at the Zuurberg Mountain Village.
Main Camp, Addo Elephant National Park
Start of the 100 Mile Addo Elephant Trail Run
NB - If you want to stay at the National Park, book well in advance.
PLEASE NOTE: Entrants to the Addo Elephant Trail Run will have access to our block booked accommodation at Addo Elephant Main Camp. Details on how to access this will be sent in your confirmation of entry email. The block booking will be held until 31 Dec 2016 or until it is all booked up, so make sure you get your entry in quickly to take advantage of this opportunity.
There are a variety of accommodation options are available, including camping, chalets, safari tents and luxury guesthouses. Prices range from (per night):
- R305 - campsite
- R325 - caravan site
- R815 - safari tent
- R940 - forest cabin
- R1520 - chalet
- R1520 - rondawel
- R4300 - guesthouse
Distance by road to Kirkwood (race start point) - 45km.
Addo Elephant National Park Daily Entry/Conservation Fees
South African Citizens and Residents (with ID): R58,00 per adult / R29,00 per child, per day
SADC Nationals (with passport): R116,00 per adult / R58,00 per child, per day
Internationals: R232,00 per adult / R116,00 per child, per day
Activities in the Addo Elephant National Park
- Guided game drives
- Hop-on guides
- Guided horse trails – Main Camp and Zuurberg
- Bedrogfontein 4x4 trail
Activities available at no extra cost (except for entrance fee)
- Self-drive wildlife viewing in the main game area and Colchester area on 120km of tourist roads suitable for normal sedan cars.
- Zuurberg hiking trails: 1-hour and 3-hour trails available in the Zuurberg Mountains.
- PPC Discovery Trail: a short walk in the main camp, one loop suitable for wheelchair users and visually-impaired visitors.
- SASOL Red Bishop Bird Hide: in the main camp (suitable for wheelchair-users).
- Underground viewing hide at main camp (suitable for wheelchair-users).
- Picnic and braai site: in the botanical reserve at Jack's picnic site, off the southern access road.
- Restaurant and curio shop: at main camp.
For further information visit the Addo website.
Start of the 44km & 76km Addo Elephant Trail Runs
Magnolia Guesthouse is conveniently situated at the entrance of Kirkwood alongside the R 336, only 45 minutes from the main entrance of the Greater Addo Elephant National Park. The young Dutch couple that runs this guesthouse has renovated this guesthouse themselves. Here you can enjoy all normal European comforts in a relaxed African atmosphere. The selfcatering unit consists of two bedrooms, one with two single beds and one with a double bed and an en-suite bathroom with a shower and toilet. Magnolia also offers budget accommodation in Safari tents that are furnished with two single beds and a table with 2 chairs or you can bring your own tent and set up camp. For all guests practical cooking and ablution facilities are available as well as a shaded braai area and a huge pool.
The Aardvark Guesthouse | www.theaardvarkguesthouse.co.za | Tel: +27 (0)42 233 1244
Stylish, comfortable and affordable self-catering accommodation. Only a few minutes drive from the main gate of the Addo Elephant National Park. Relax in our stylish lounge or enjoy a refreshment on our deck outside. Make yourself at home with us.. Your friendly hosts: Daniel and Claude Boegli, proficient in German and French.
PLEASE NOTE: Entrants to the Addo Elephant Trail Run will have access to our block booked accommodation at Zuurberg Mountain Village. Details on how to access this will be sent in your confirmation of entry email. The block booking will be held until 31 Dec 2016 or until it is all booked up, so make sure you get your entry in quickly to take advantage of this opportunity.
Zuurberg Mountain Village is a haven of historical delight set high up on the Zuurberge and has a peaceful & truly unique mountain top retreat set in 160 hectares of indigenous vegetation with breathtaking views overlooking the Addo Elephant National Park. This 150 year old historical hotel situated at the top of the spectacular Zuurberg Pass & one hours drive from Port Elizabeth offers her guests elegance style and quality of a bygone era. Equipped to international standards the rooms in the Zuurberg Manor & Zuurberg Village ensure high levels of comfort whilst gourmet food friendly staff & a myriad of outdoor activities.