Gorah Elephant Camp

addo national park, south africa

From $417/ night
  • bar / lounge
  • concierge
  • electricity - solar/wind powered
  • front desk
  • hair dryer
  • laundry
  • restaurant
  • room service
  • safe - in room
  • spa
  • animal interaction
  • campfire activities
  • guided tours
  • hiking
  • off-road vehicle tours
  • All-inclusive
  • On-site restaurant
  • Outdoor gourmet barbeque
  • Included in the Rates

    meals, game drives, accommodation, and nonalcoholic beverages

  • Reservation and Cancellation Policy

    A deposit of 50% of the total cost of the stay, with a minimum of one night, is required on confirmation of booking, and the balance is due thirty days prior to arrival at the lodge.

    Cancellations between thirty and eight days prior to arrival will result in 25% of the total cost of the stay being withheld.
    Cancellations between seven and five days prior to arrival will result in 50% of the total cost of the stay being withheld.
    Cancellations within four days of arrival will result in 100% of the total cost of the stay being withheld.
    Peak Season cancellations (20 December to 6 January) within forty-five days of arrival will result in 100% of the total cost of the stay being withheld.

    Premature departures may be charged for the full extent of the stay that was booked and confirmed. Receipt of deposit or prepayment assumes unconditional agreement to our terms.

How Do I Get There?

The 5,000-hectare private concession is located deep in the heart of the Addo Elephant National Park, 70 km northeast of the Eastern Cape coastal city of Port Elizabeth, the nearest centre with a major airport.

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Gorah Elephant Camp, an exclusive tented safari lodge, recaptures the romantic mystique of authentic safaris of centuries past—the awesome natural world of Africa merged with colonial nostalgia and modern sophistication to deliver an unforgettably unique five-star adventure.

Gorah is the only private concession and camp situated in the middle of the famous Addo Elephant National Park, home to the densest population of elephants on earth. Gorah is malaria-free, has the Big Five and is a member of Relais & Chateaux.

Glamping Types

  • Tents

Great For

  • couples
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • solo travelers

Setting

  • desert
  • national park
  • safari

Total Accommodations

  • 11

Minimum Night Stay

  • N/A

Rates Based On

  • Per person, per night, double occupancy

Best time to visit

Open: Year-round

Summer: September to April, it is 25ºC – 35ºC in the daytime, and there is a chance of rain.

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Accommodations

  • Tented Suites

    From $417/ night
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  • Amenities
    • bar / lounge
    • concierge
    • electricity - solar/wind powered
    • front desk
    • hair dryer
    • laundry
    • restaurant
    • room service
    • safe - in room
    • spa
  • Experiences
    • animal interaction
    • campfire activities
    • guided tours
    • hiking
    • off-road vehicle tours
  • Dining Options
    • All-inclusive
    • On-site restaurant
    • Outdoor gourmet barbeque
  • Policies
    • Included in the Rates

      meals, game drives, accommodation, and nonalcoholic beverages

    • Reservation and Cancellation Policy

      A deposit of 50% of the total cost of the stay, with a minimum of one night, is required on confirmation of booking, and the balance is due thirty days prior to arrival at the lodge.

      Cancellations between thirty and eight days prior to arrival will result in 25% of the total cost of the stay being withheld.
      Cancellations between seven and five days prior to arrival will result in 50% of the total cost of the stay being withheld.
      Cancellations within four days of arrival will result in 100% of the total cost of the stay being withheld.
      Peak Season cancellations (20 December to 6 January) within forty-five days of arrival will result in 100% of the total cost of the stay being withheld.

      Premature departures may be charged for the full extent of the stay that was booked and confirmed. Receipt of deposit or prepayment assumes unconditional agreement to our terms.

  • Location

    How Do I Get There?

    The 5,000-hectare private concession is located deep in the heart of the Addo Elephant National Park, 70 km northeast of the Eastern Cape coastal city of Port Elizabeth, the nearest centre with a major airport.

    View Google Maps

Inside Scoop

  • Due to the remote nature, wildlife options and facilities, Gorah Elephant camp does not accommodate children under 10 years old. However, the experience can be amazing for ages 10 and up. Frequent interaction with wildlife, luxury accommodations and tons of exploration can offer a great family expereince.