Experience the adventure and romantic mystique of authentic African safaris of centuries-past at Gorah Elephant Camp, a luxurious tented camp in the heart of Addo Elephant National Park and a Hunter Hotels property. When you quietly observe a passing herd of elephant while being served tea on the verandah of a stately Colonial manor house, it feels like the stuff of dreams and legends – at Gorah it’s an everyday occurrence. This is an incomparable wilderness teeming with game, boasting Africa’s Big Five, the densest population of elephants on earth and the first ever private concession in a National Park in South Africa.
Near the Zuurberg mountain range in the dense, indigenous bushveld of the Sunday’s River Valley, the 14000 hectare fenced Addo National Park was proclaimed in 1931 to preserve the last remaining survivors of the once large herds of elephant that roamed the Eastern Cape. The incomparable thrill of This exclusive safari lodge recaptures the romantic mystique of authentic African safari of centuries past – the awesome natural world of Africa merged with colonial nostalgia and modern sophistication to deliver an unforgettably unique 5 star adventure. After exhilarating game viewing, enjoy sundowners on the old-fashioned verandah overlooking the waterhole, before savouring gourmet cuisine in the elegant colonial candle-lit dining room of Gorah House.
Sheltered under thatched canopies, each lavish tent has its own private deck offering a panoramic view of the endless savannah plains. The plush interior of the tent is enhanced through the simplicity and the authenticity of solar power lighting and ceiling fans. The en suite bathroom with bespoke vanities and shower is discreetly situated to allow for complete privacy. To complete the experience the tented suite invites you to completely relax and unwind with a book on the comfy couch, or take an afternoon nap on the king size bed, with 300 count cotton sheets enveloping you and sending you to dreamland.