The BIG 7 Safari is a tour to search for and to view a some popular creatures found living in and around Algoa Bay and Addo Elephant National Park

Start the morning on the protected waters of Algoa Bay searching for seasonal Whales, Dolphins, Seals and Sharks. Circumnavigate St Croix Island for close up views of the largest breeding colony of African Penguin in the world before departing to the Addo Elephant National Park scanning the thickets for the more traditional members of the BIG 5.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$215
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
1 day
Best months:
May - September
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Adventure safaris Big five Birding safaris Birding Boating safaris Boating
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We board the boat for an awe-inspiring marine safari into the protected waters of Port Elizabeth’s Algoa Bay searching for Dolphins, Seals, Sharks and the seasonal Humpback and Southern Right Whales. Under expert guidance we circumnavigate St Croix Island for close up view of the largest breeding colony of African Penguin in the world.

After lunch we board the tour vehicle and depart for the Addo Elephant National Park for exciting game drives, scanning the thickets for the more traditional members of the BIG 5.

The reserve is famous for its population of over 600 African Elephants, herds of Buffalo, Lions and Leopard amongst the many species of antelope, Zebra and Warthog as well as the rich and diverse bird and reptile life that inhabit this expanded National Park, one of the most popular in South Africa.

Full Day Tour (Code FD06)

The Original Big 7 Safari

Algoa Bay and Addo Elephant National Park

8.00 a.m. pick up at place of residence in Port Elizabeth. We board the boat for an awe-inspiring marine safari into the protected waters of Port Elizabeth’s Algoa Bay searching for Dolphins, Seals, Sharks and the seasonal Humpback and Southern Right Whales. Under expert guidance we circumnavigate St Croix Island for close up view of the largest breeding colony of African Penguin in the world.

Further in Algoa Bay on the Bird Island group (not included) the largest breeding colony of Cape Gannets in the world occurs. These striking birds can be seen performing aerial feats, diving deep into the water to harvest Sardines in bait balls.   

We return to the harbour for a satisfying light lunch at the Yacht club, where the setting is wonderful and the food great.

After lunch we board the tour vehicle and depart for the Addo Elephant National Park for exciting game drives, scanning the thickets for the more traditional members of the BIG 5.

After entering we check in and immediately start our game viewing experience searching for the many and diverse creatures in the thickets and on the open plains while learning about the habitat in which they live.

The reserve is famous for its population of over 600 African Elephants, herds of Buffalo, Lions and Leopard amongst the many species of antelope, Zebra and Warthog as well as the rich and diverse bird and reptile life that inhabit this expanded National Park, one of the most popular in South Africa.

 

Tour includes:

  • Guided tour
  • Marine Safari
  • Entrance/conservation fee
  • Light lunch
  • Bottled water

 

Rate per person: R2 950.00

Minimum two persons

Rate valid till 31 October 2016

 

Please note that the boat trip it weather dependent.

 

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Alan Tours

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: High-end safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: +27 (0) 41 378 1486
Since: Mar 2008

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

Aardvark
Aardvark
African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Baboon
Baboon
Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros
Elephant
Elephant
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Activities you can do

Horseback riding
Horseback riding
Bird watching
Bird watching
Boating / canoeing
Boating / canoeing
Bush walks
Bush walks
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Fishing
Fishing
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