River Bend Lodge

Revitalise your spirit and soul, leave the city life behind and escape to the tranquil natural beauty found at RiverBend Lodge. Anchored on endless horizons and flanked by the Zuurberg Mountains, RiverBend Lodge is situated within a 14 000 ha private concession area of the Addo Elephant National Park.


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Experience the warm hospitality famous to the region as you acclimatize to the comfort of RiverBend Lodge. Enjoy plentiful game activities guided by professional guides who’ll not only enlighten you in Africa’s splendid creatures, but also reveal the fascinating history of this revitalized wilderness.

RiverBend - a personal experience, dedicated to conservation and rehabilitation of Africa’s natural world.Unwind, relax and enjoy incredible tranquillity and privacy in our 8 luxurious suites – a haven, worlds away from the madding crowds of modern life.

A choice of accommodation is offered in 3 types of rooms:
4 Luxury Suites, each spacious and beautifully decorated with en-suite bathrooms. The Luxury Suites also have interleading doors, making them ideal for groups or families;
3 Executive Suites offer style and elegance in spacious, individual en-suite bedrooms with private outdoor showers and secluded verandas
The Honeymoon Suite is the ultimate in luxury and offers complete privacy from the veranda, outdoor shower and private plunge pool

Be pampered to a relaxing back massage in the privacy of your room, or sip a cocktail on your private veranda as the sun sets below the endless horizon. Rest a sleepy head on feather soft comfort and let the sounds of gentle bird song wake you to another glorious day in the Addo Elephant National Park.

All the suites are air conditioned and equipped with ceiling fans, electronic safes, mini bar, satellite TV, hair dryer and bathroom en-suite with separate bath and shower (some with outdoor showers and a private plunge pool at the Honeymoon Suite)

Long Hope Villa - Dating back to the early 1900's, Long Hope Villa is a beautifully restored Eastern Cape farmhouse. Situated on a remote location further away from the RiverBend Lodge, the villa offers an exclusive and private safari experience.

Original wooden floors and farmhouse doors capture the old-world charm. Three en-suite homely bedrooms, each with walk-in wardrobe and spacious charming bathroom add to the home-away-from-home appeal. Luxuries such as percale linen, soft furnishings and even a Pillow Library ensure a sumptuous stay.

Relax in the open-plan lounge, furnished with comfy sofas, Satellite TV and DVD player. Enjoy a cocktail at the bar while your personal chef prepares delicious meals in the interactive kitchen - you may even join in on the preparations if you wish!

Outdoors enjoy fabulous barbeques on a cool summer evening, or dine al fresco under the stars on the patio. The garden path leads through the indigenous garden to the private swimming pool, and further along to the Sunset Deck - a wonderful retreat for a lazy afternoon relaxing. Long Hope Villa makes an ideal safari destination for families or small groups. Your private game ranger will ensure you have a truly memorable and personal wildlife experience!


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