Dungbeetle River Lodge is your entry point to the world famous
Addo National Elephant Park and some of the finest game reserves
in the Eastern Cape. Our Guesthouse is situated on the banks of
the Sundays River alongside the new Addo National Park entrance
and offers a magnificent deck with sweeping river views as a perfect
backdrop to your big five game viewing.
At a Glance
- Accommodation - Capacity
- 12 guests
- 6 en-suite rooms
- Mountain biking
- Game drives
- 24 hour electricity
- Malaria free destination
- A true african safari
DUNGBEETLE RIVER LODGE has 6 en-suite rooms tastefully decorated in a unique African safari theme that lends a feeling of warmth and character to your stay.
Owner run/managed establishment
All the rooms are en-suite and include the conveniences you can expect from 4-star accommodation.
A Romantic Weekend
The Fish Eagle Room is the perfect destination for a romantic weekend away. This suite with its four-poster bed and large bath tub open onto a wooden balcony with panoramic views of the Sundays River.
Lounging on the Deck
An expansive deck overlooking the river and sand dunes is an ideal way to relax and take in the beauty of DUNGBEETLE RIVER LODGE’s tranquil setting.
Braai facilities and pizza facilities(for large groups only) available by prior arrangement. Meals can be enjoyed at a small restaurant within 200m of the lodge.
Your stay is inclusive of a scrumptious full farm breakfast that includes home-baked bread, piping hot muffins and fresh fruit juice.
Lodge is situated within easy access to some of the best game
reserves in the country. In addition to numerous game parks in
the immediate area, Dungbeetle River Lodge is an ideal destination
to unwind or pursue many exciting activities to entertain those
with a spirit of adventure.
Your Big 5 Experience
DUNGBEETLE RIVER LODGE is your entry point to the world famous Addo Elephant National Park and some of the finest game reserves in the Eastern Cape. DUNGBEETLE RIVER LODGE is an ideal destination to unwind or pursue many exciting activities to entertain those with a spirit of adventure.
DUNGBEETLE Activities include
- Full day tours into Addo Elephant National Park (Big 5, with qualified game guides).
- Hiking over the famous Alexandria Dune Fields.
- Elephant Back Riding.
- Afternoon and evening safaris on private game reserves. Lion sightings almost guaranteed!
- Ferry rides on the Sundays River.
- Canoeing & Birding.
With its source deep in the Karoo mountains, the Sundays River is navigable for over 24km. DUNGBEETLE RIVER LODGE has its own jetty for fishing and boating enthusiasts. The lodge has several canoes for your enjoyment. A boat port is available, for those people who have their own boat. Bicycles are made available, for those who enjoy the outdoors. Over 200 bird species have been identified in this area, and trips up the river can be arranged for twitchers
Coastal Dune Fields
DUNGBEETLE RIVER LODGE is situated alongside the largest coastal sand dune field in the southern hemisphere. Formed almost 65 000 years ago, the Woody Cape / Alexandria Dune fields cover the 3km between DUNGBEETLE RIVER LODGE and the Indian Ocean. The seemingly endless and beautiful dunes make for excellent hiking to the sea.
Dungbeetle River Lodge is only 4 kms
from the Addo National Park and thus can be reached by road transfer
or flight into PE airport.
Children are welcome.
There is 24 hour
electricity to all rooms.
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