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Situated in the malaria free Addo region of the Eastern Cape, South Africa, Charihandra Game Lodge offers tranquillity and peace with magnificent views over the mountains and breathtaking Addo sunsets.

This Addo Game Lodge is ideal for business and pleasure, perfectly situated as a gateway to all that can be enjoyed in the Addo area.

Equipped with all of the necessary modern conveniences in a secure beautiful setting, a mere 24 km from the Addo Elephant National Park and only 48 km from the Port Elizabeth Airport.

Accommodation at Charihandra Game Lodge:
Charihandra Lodge offers private game lodge accommodation near the Addo Elephant National Park, featuring thatched chalets which are stylish and very well equipped, allowing you to enjoy your Addo stay in great comfort. Elegantly appointed, with the emphasis on your comfort, relaxation and the `call of the wild`. The thatched chalets offer separate independent sun decks and braai or BBQ areas. The kitchens offer a full self catering option and include: stove, microwave and fridge.

The Charihandra Chalets are equipped with televisions and air-conditioners for the chilly Addo winter nights and for the warmer Addo days. A valuables safe and hairdryer complete the well thought out facilities.

The KUDU Chalet consist of a Queen bed in the main open-plan area and 2 x single beds on top (a staircase separating the two rooms).
The IMPALA Chalet consist of 2 x Three-quarter beds in the main open-plan area and 2 x single beds on top (a staircase separating the two rooms).
The ZEBRA Chalet consist of 2 x Three-quarter beds in the main open-plan area and 2 x single beds on top (a staircase separating the two rooms).
The NYALA Cottage consist of a Queen Bed in the main open-plan area, the Cottage only sleeps 2 people.

Awake to the sounds of the Addo bushveld, refreshed and ready for the days Addo Adventure. All Charihandra Chalets are fully serviced and feature:
- Large Beds
- Full Bathrooms with showers
- Private Sun decks
- Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
- Large Cupboards
- Fully equipped kitchens

Charihandra Addo Lodge presents accommodation in a relaxed bush setting. Enter into a welcome atmosphere of luxury and wide open space.


Charihandra Game lodge is home to an abundance of wildlife including herds of Black Wildebeest, Kudu, Nyala, Cape Grysbok, Zebra, Springbuck, Blesbuck, Bushbuck, etc. If that is not enough to satiate the soul, this Addo Game Lodge is situated close to many private Addo game reserves and is just 24 kilometers from the Addo Elephant National Park, home to South Africa's Big 5.

Guests can enjoy personal game drives of the Addo Elephant National Park or Schotia Safaris. The opportunity of experiencing the wonders of the Addo Park up close and personal, with your personal, professional guides can be pre-booked.

In-house Attractions and Activities:
- Walking trails
- Quad Bike Riding
- Bow Hunting
- Game Drives
- Pool Table/ Darts/ Table Tennis

Nearby Attractions:
- Addo Elephant National Park
- Schotia Safaris
- Daniella's Cheetah Project
- Addo River Safaris

Clothing and Accessories:

While on Safari in Addo, it is wise to choose clothing in neutral, camouflage colours such as brown, khaki, stone or beige which will make you less visible and able to get closer to the wild animals you may want to see. It is advisable to layer your clothing as this provides more warmth when necessary and allows you to remove clothing during the hottest period of the day. Neutral coloured clothing
- Protective hat or cap
- Warm sweater or jacket
- Light weight rain jacket
- Swimwear
- Comfortable closed walking shoes

Health and Climate:

Addo normally receives about 281 mm of rain per year, with rainfall occurring throughout the year. Addo receives the lowest rainfall in July and the highest in March. The average daily maximum midday temperatures for Addo range from 20.7 degrees C in July to 28.2 degrees C in February. The Addo region is the coldest during July when temperatures drop to 7.3 degrees C on average during the night.
- Insect repellent
- Suitable Sunblock (SPF 15+) and after sun lotion
- Moisturizer, lip balm
- UV Protection sunglasses plus protective case
- Camera, film or memory card and spare batteries
- Binoculars

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Babysitting Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Team Building
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Cots available
Fireplace on the Premises
Parking (off-street - open)
Xhosa / Zulu
Communal Satellite TV
Games Room
Hiking / Walking Trails
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

- Deposit will not be refunded when you cancel your booking, you can change your dates to stay at Charihandra Game Lodge to make up for your deposit.
- Bookings cancelled 30 days or less in advance of the arrival date will not be refunded.

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  • Accommodation Type: Game Lodge