Located within Addo Elephant Park
, the tented camp consists of five fixed tents on decks with two beds each inside the Spekboom Hide in the Park’s Main Game Area.
Spend a night in the middle of the bush, listening to the sounds of the wild around you. You may catch a glimpse of nocturnal animals drinking at the waterhole, gaze at the starry skies and enjoy being away from it all.
The Spekboom Tents are located in the fenced area of Spekboom Hide in the Park’s Main Game Area.
Each tent, surrounded by pristine thicket bush, has two beds, two camp chairs, a braai unit, a table and a solar-powered light. There are communal showers and toilets as well as a wash-basin a short walk away from the tents.
Visitors staying in the tents can either bring all their own equipment or can hire a box of cutlery, crockery, cooking utensils and bedding. There is no electricity available at the tents and visitors are advised to bring their own torches.Facilities at Addo Elephant Park Spekboom Tented Camp
- Communal kitchen.
- Communal bathrooms.
- Each tent site has its own braai stand.View Room Types and RatesImportant Notice
1. Accommodation rates do not include Conservation Fees
which are payable at the entrance gates.
2. Please ensure that you are familiar with the Rules & Regulations
of National Parks before making a booking.
3. Visitors must bring their own firewood and flashlights. Tents are only serviced on departure. The hide is fenced with electrified fencing.
Main Camp Reception is open from 07:00 to 19:00 daily.
Main gate: Open 07:00 Close: 19:00
Facilities & Services:
Spekboom Tents (TC2): Five tents are available, each with two beds and mattresses.
Each tent has two camp chairs, a table, a braai unit and a solar-powered light. There are two communal hot water showers, two toilets and a washing up sink a short walk away from the tents. A utility box is provided at the tent. The box contains:
Cooking set (two pots, one pan) & kettle to use on fire
Barbeque tong, cork screw
Two wine glasses (metal), two long glasses (metal)
Two plates, two breakfast bowls
Two forks, two steak knives
Dish washing liquid and cloth
Bedding and towels are provided.
Guests staying at Spekboom Tents cannot access the Restaurant in Addo Main Camp for dinner or take the Sundowner, Night or Sunrise Guided Game Drives.
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Health & Climate:
The climate is temperate to hot and temperatures in summer (November to February) may reach over 40 degrees Celsius.
Winter days are mild but cold at night with frost occurring at times. The average annual rainfall is 450 millimetres and is spread throughout the year, although peaks do often occur in March/April and September/October.
Addo Elephant Park Spekboom Tented Camp Guest Reviews
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 9
reviews. - View all Guest Reviews
We stayed one night in the camp and it was really amazing. We ate dinner at the lookout-point, where we could watch Elephants at a waterhole. There is just one negative thing: we couldn't take part in the night-game-drive because we weren't allowed to leave the park at night. But otherwise, it was a really nice stay in the camp.
Rating: Reviewed by Lea Baumann on 7 December 2018
Spekboom camp at Addo was excellent. Clean, well supplied and no complaints at all. Will go there again, anytime.
Rating: Reviewed by Michael Soroczynski on 26 April 2018
We enjoyed our stay at Spekboom very much, lovely secluded situation and enjoyed bonding with nature. One complaint the sliding security gate has a faulty wheel and was very hard to use. We will recommend the camp to our friends.
Rating: Reviewed by Rob wiltshire over a year ago
The tented camp was very good. Having elephants at just a few meters from your tent at night making noices was fantastic. A few minor remarks however. The electric wiring at the back of the tent lied in an open box; not very safe certainly not after rainfall.The ablution block was fine and cleaned every day. However the refrigerator was not stable through which the door could not be properly closed. And one fridge for 6 tents is certainly not enough. The service at the reception was very good and helpful. In general we had a very good week in the camp.
Rating: Reviewed by Hendrik Zwartepoorte over a year ago