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- Golden Gate Highlands National Park
- Karoo National Park
- Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
- Kruger National Park
- Mapungubwe National Park
- Marakele National Park
- Mokala National Park
- Mountain Zebra National Park
- Namaqua National Park
- Table Mountain National Park
- Tankwa Karoo National Park
- West Coast National Park
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Addo Elephant National Park
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The Bedrogfontein 4x4 trail between the Kabouga and Darlington areas of the park provides breathtaking views and is rich in history. This route was the scene of fierce battles between the British and Afrikaner troops during the Anglo-Boer war. Rock art paintings are found scattered throughout the area. The route travels through a variety of vegetation types, from riverine thicket, to afromontane forest, to fynbos on the peaks and into the arid nama-karoo of the Darlington area.
The route is only suitable for vehicles with 4x4 and low range facilities, both because of the terrain and to cause minimum impact on the environment. The 45km route is graded 2-3 and can be easily traveled within six hours.
The route is self-driven and can be followed either from Darlington to Kabouga or from Kabouga to Darlington. Kabouga is situated about 40 km (one hour's drive) from the main park entrance, near the town of Kirkwood. Darlington is situated about 150 km (two hour's drive) from the main park entrance.
Accommodation is available in the form of camping at Mvubu campsite or at the Kabouga Cottage - both on the Kabouga side of the trail.
Cost: R455 per vehicle per day plus conservation fees per person.
Mvubu camping (maximum of four people per site)
R120.00 for the first two people
R33.00 per additional person
To book the whole camp: R630.00 for up to 12 people, plus R33.00 per person more than 12.
Kabouga Cottage (sleeps six people)
R480.00 for the first two people
R172.00 per additional adult
R95.00 per additional child under 12
NB: Bookings for the 4x4 Trail, Kabouga Cottage and Mvubu are to be done via Addo reception on Tel: +27 (0)42 2338619 or
Payment: at the Kabouga gate with cash or cheque only, as there are no card facilities available. Visitors are to provide their own firewood. Fishing is allowed at the Mvubu campsite and Darlington Dam.
Did You Know?
- The park boasts the Big Seven: (elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo, leopard, southern right whale and great white shark)