Addo Elephant National Park, Matyholweni Rest Camp

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Matyholweni, which means “in the bush” in Xhosa is located near the coastal town of Colchester at the Sundays River Mouth, 3km off the N2 highway, Matyholweni is easily accessible and provides a second gateway into the Park. Amenities such as shops, restaurants, ATM’s and a fuel station are available in the nearby town.

Visitors have access to the main wildlife viewing area of the Park via the southern access road which links to Addo Main Camp. The distance from Camp Matyholweni to Addo Main Camp through the Park is 39km. The southern access road is not accessible to buses and caravans. Bookings are made through Central Reservations.

5 Things To Seek

  1. Bushpig
  2. Bushbuck
  3. Stanley’s bustard
  4. Malachite sunbird
  5. Buffalo

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