Welcome to Hitgeheim Country Lodge

Welcome to Hitgeheim Country Lodge, your gateway to the magnificent Addo National Park. Located just 10 minutes away from the park’s main entrance, Hitgeheim Country Lodge offers an unforgettable safari experience in the heart of South Africa’s Eastern Cape.


Addo National Park is a must-visit destination for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers. Established in 1931 to protect the last remaining 11 African elephants in the area, the park has now grown to over 1,500 square kilometers, and is home to the Big 5 – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo – as well as many other iconic African species such as giraffe, zebra, and cheetah.

At Hitgeheim Country Lodge, we offer a range of safari experiences to suit every type of traveler. Our experienced and knowledgeable guides will take you on a journey through the park, offering insights into the park’s history, ecology, and wildlife.


Our Morning Addo Safari is the ultimate way to experience Addo National Park. You’ll spend the morning exploring the park, stopping for a picnic lunch in a beautiful spot, and maximizing your chances of spotting the Big 5 and other wildlife.

Our safaris are conducted in open vehicles, which offer excellent visibility and the chance to get up close to the park’s wildlife. Our guides are trained to ensure your safety at all times, while also providing an informative and entertaining experience.


At Hitgeheim Country Lodge, we understand that every traveler is different, which is why we offer a range of accommodation options to suit your needs.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to sustainability, and work hard to minimize our impact on the environment.


So, whether you’re a seasoned safari-goer or a first-time visitor to Africa, Hitgeheim Country Lodge offers an unforgettable experience only 20 minutes away from one of South Africa’s most iconic national parks. Book your stay with us today, and let us show you the magic of Addo National Park.

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