The day before the president announced that all beaches and rivers will be closed under the adjusted level 3 regulations, we spent the day in the Addo Elephant National Park. After coming out the south gate we took a drive around Cannonville and watched the holiday makers enjoy the river and shoreline. It makes you … Continue reading Weekend fun on the Sundays River
A few months ago we spent a weekend on a friend's farm near Darlington Dam and he took us for a quick drive to see what the dam looked like. Unfortunately we didn't get to go to the dam wall itself, so my picture is of the runoff below the wall. Darlington Dam, also referred … Continue reading Darlington Dam
When you mention Addo, most people think elephants. They wouldn't be wrong though BUT, these days Addo is so much more than just elephants. Crisscross Adventures is a tour and adventure activity company based in the Sundays River Valley and they offer a wide range of activities from tours to the Addo Elephant National Park … Continue reading So many activities to do around Addo
The guys from Chasing the Rainbow went cruising on the Sundays River Ferry and topped off the trip sand sledding on the Colchester dunes near the river mouth with Captain Les. Check the video they made doing this awesome activity right here on our doorstep.
I was on the Wild Coast for a meeting this morning and drove back this afternoon with rain just about all the way. As I was approaching Port Elizabeth there were more clear sky around and coming down the hill towards Colchester and the Sundays River the clouds looked like an approaching front. With my … Continue reading Approaching front
The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page - St AugustineVery true words indeed. But I also believe that while travelling you need to go off the beaten track every now and then as well otherwise you will just keep seeing what everybody else sees. There really isn't … Continue reading Reading the travel book one page at a time – Tree lined lane
The brand new destination promotion video for the Sundays River Valley and Greater Addo area have recently been released by Addo Tourism and ECTOUR showing how stunning this area right on Port Elizabeth's doorstep is. It also illustrates what I'vebeen saying for a while now, that Addo is a fully fledged destination now and so … Continue reading Discover the Sundays River Valley and Greater Addo route
We spent the weekend in Kenton and heading back along the N2 this afternoon I asked the Damselfly to snap a pic with my phone as we came down the hill towards Colchester. I've got to say this is one of those views that is a lot better in person than on a photo. I'm … Continue reading Down the hill into Sundays
Standing on the deck at Dungbeetle River Lodge on the Sundays River in Colchester, this is the view you have. Ahhh, lazy days on the banks of the Sundays River.
The Sundays River Valley and Addo is synonymous with the Addo Elephant National Park and have never really been a holiday destination unless you went to visit the Addo Park. But this has all changed. The Addo area is about so much more than just elephants these days. It has actually developed into a holiday destination all on its … Continue reading Paddling on the Sundays River