Experience the Beauty of Addo

RiverBend Collection is located on a private concession within Addo Elephant National Park. You have guided access to areas of the park that very few people do, allowing you to search for the Big 5 over 14,000 hectares.

5-Star Luxury Awaits

Enjoy encompassing panoramic views from your 5-star luxury suite. Each season offers its own unique beauty in the year-round malaria-free destination where you can discover the full experience of Addo Elephant National Park in all its uniqueness and beauty.

Old World Charm

RiverBend Collection offers a variety of accommodation options for our esteemed guests. Book the beautiful Honeymoon Suite, a luxury suite, extra privacy at Pepper Grove House and exclusive use of Long Hope Villa. The fenced living area provides guests the freedom and space to relax in lush, bird-filled gardens.

RiverBend Lodge is ideally situated on a private concession inside the Addo Elephant National Park, which was established in 1931 to protect a decimated elephant population. Experience the restored park as it would have been before the elephants and other wildlife were hunted.

Stay in Comfort

Photo 3 for Safari Awards 2016

The Ideal Location

We are perfectly located to be a getaway on your exploration of the world-renowned Garden Route. Our 5 diverse biomes, from Zuurberg Mountain to Sundays River, offer incredible mammal, birding, and photographic safaris.


The Luxury of Choice

Family safaris with young children are tailored to your individual needs and run separately from other guests. Relax and recharge at our on-site spa, or burn some energy on our off-site hiking and cycling trails. Book a Full Board stay, a Bed & Breakfast stay or add meals and Game drives. Create your bespoke experience to suit your needs.

Guided Game Drives

Our qualified guides are eager to take you out on your big 5 safari through both the RiverBend Lodge’s exclusive use private concession area, of the Addo Elephant National Park, the Nyathi section, as well as the Addo Elephant National Park main camp area while sharing their extensive knowledge of the wildlife and habitat. Have a talk with us to book your safari and witness one of the most unique biomes in the country.

malaria-free destination

Family & adult group safaris

bird-filled private gardens

Garden Route getaway

on-site spa. Off-site hiking & cycling

5 diverse biomes to explore

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Tel: +27 (0)42 233 8000
Fax: +27 (0)42 233 8028

Physical Address:

RiverBend Lodge
Addo Elephant National Park
Eastern Cape


Postal Address:

RiverBend Lodge
PO Box 249
Addo, Eastern Cape
6105, South Africa

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