Camp Figtree Mountain Safari Lodge is the most beautiful opportunity to get onto the road and take a trip to the mountains and the bush. Activities at the lodge are focused on the wildlife in the Addo Elephant National Park and include guided morning and afternoon game drives. You can expect world-class game viewings, with especially strong sightings of elephants! If you’ve done many a game drive, then you’ll love the opportunity to grab those walking sticks and head out on a guided walk and immerse yourself in the beauty and detail of Camp Figtree’s diverse reserve. Our expert guides can provide insight into local wildlife, be it the private life of the dung beetle or the intricacies of the elephant’s social system. With a range of tailor-made activities designed to cater to all levels of adventure, you’re sure to find the perfect way to explore the Greater Addo Elephant Park and the stunning Sundays River valley that surrounds Camp Figtree.

Addo Elephant Park

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Embark on an unforgettable adventure at Addo Elephant National Park, a must-see bucket list destination. Camp Figtree, located on the park's border, offers guided tours twice a day, using open game vehicles for an up-close encounter and personal experience with the majestic elephants. Spot the Big 5 all in one location! Please Note: No children under four allowed, for safety reasons, but babysitting services are available upon request.

Boma Dinners

As the sun sets, gather around our Boma, a circular enclosure reminiscent of ancient African traditions. Take in the warm glow of the open flames and the enticing aroma of our expertly prepared cuisine, featuring an array of mouth-watering juicy grilled meats and delicious veggies, infused with the flavours of Africa. To ensure an authentic and intimate dinner, we offer limited seating, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the ambiance and connect with your fellow diners. This is weather dependent, but when the stars align, it truly is a magical and enchanting experience. To secure your spot, please inquire with our manager.

On Site Activities

Unleash your inner explorer with a bush picnic that will transport you to the heart of the wild. A guided walking safari combines the thrill of being on foot, and a chance to immerse yourself into nature at ground level - you’ll discover birdlife, insects, trees and plants and gain an understanding of the powerful eco-system in the Greater Addo area. If tamer is more your style, spend time relaxing at the pool, or on your deck, and let your mind wander across the valley and the distant horizon. Our intimate outdoor lounge offers stunning mountain views – perfect for relaxing with a good book or cocktail.


Maximize your adventure at Camp Figtree with our exclusive transfer services! We offer seamless transportation from Port Elizabeth to our lodge, as well as transfers to Schotia Safaris, Barefoot Addo, and exclusive tours of the Addo Elephant National Park. Take the hassle out of your journey and let us handle the logistics for you. Contact us for a personalised transportation quote — our team will assist in creating the perfect itinerary to make your trip a truly unforgettable experience.

Giraffe Tracking Safaris

At Camp Figtree, we firmly believe in creating cherished memories that are beyond compare, and the intimate TALL FIVE Giraffe Tracking Safaris are no exception. This intimate 60-minute walk amidst Addo's towering giraffes is bound to leave everyone spellbound by the captivating beauty of Addo's giraffes.

Dining Experiences

Start your day off right with a selection of homemade breads, muffins, fresh seasonal fruit salads, and a variety of cooked breakfasts that are sure to satisfy any craving. For lunch, unwind by the pool or on the veranda as you savour a scrumptious meal with a view. Dinners feature simple, hearty dishes infused with fresh flavours, drawing inspiration from local ingredients to deliver an authentic African Country Style Karoo dining experience. And what better way to complement a delicious meal than with the perfectly paired wine? Our collection boasts an exceptional selection of some of South Africa’s finest wines.

Schotia “Tooth and Claw” Safari

Schotia Private Game Reserve, situated on the fringes of the renowned Addo Elephant National Park, promises an unparalleled safari experience, highlighted by the guaranteed sighting of lions. As the sun sets, embark on an exhilarating open Land Rover safari, and revel in the ambiance of a traditional thatched Boma, where a sumptuous feast on the fire awaits you.