Camp Figtree Colonial African Lodge welcomes you to the era of colonial sophistication, to the beauty of the African continent and the warm friendship of the South African Eastern Cape Province.
Remote privately owned lodge in the Eastern Cape located on top of the Zuurberg Mountains, overlooking Addo Elephant National Park, with magnificent endless views. Camp Figtree is set between the renowned Addo Elephant National Park to the north and east and the Riverbend conservancy to the south.
Camp Figtree`s infinity pool is magnificently positioned on the edge of a cliff where the land drops away to the valley below, offering breathtaking views onto mountain slopes.
The lodge`s A Fig Affair restaurant serves hearty, unpretentious fare focused on quality, flavour and wholesome goodness. Dishes are accompanied by a choice of fine South African wines from the lodge`s exclusive cellar collection.
A South African evening is held weekly in the boma and offers guests a taste of local cuisine and culture. A traditional dinner is served, incorporating national specialities such as umgqusho (samp and beans), isonka esibhakwe emalahleni (roast bread), ibobotie (beef mince dish) and other dishes.
- Guided walks, mountain bikes, quad bikes and canoes available to explore the area.
- Our qualified rangers offer daily excursions into Addo Elephant National Park which is home to the Big 5.
- Elephant back safaris are also a popular off property experience.
Step back in time and experience unchanged colonial sophistication with seven separate and individually decorated Luxury & Superior Suites with private verandas that offer privacy and Old World elegance two have a quaint annex designed.
Each of the spacious suites is uniquely decorated, featuring earthy colours and natural textures accented by richly-hued antiques, Persian carpets, polished wooden furnishings and objets d'art. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms and plush four-poster or twin beds with mosquito nets.
From Port Elizabeth:
Take the N2 (North)
Turn left onto the R335. Signage indicates Mother well / Addo
Proceed for 45 km to the town of Addo
Continue though the town towards the entrance of the Addo National Park
Proceed for 12 km towards the Addo National Park, you will find signs indicating Camp Figtree on your left, turn left towards the Zuurberg Pass Road.
Proceed up the pass 10km.
Turn left into the stone gates of Camp Figtree. Proceed slowly, while enjoying the view, to the Lodge Reception.