River Bend Country Lodge is a gracious property, looked after by dedicated staff who are also committed to the conservation and rehabilitation of local, natural life. Watch herds of elephants feeding nearby and listen to the birdsong of the 250 or so species that inhabit the area around the lodge.
Enjoy a personalised game drive into the mountains and discover varying vegetation from thick forested valleys to open savannah plains. Track the movements of game on foot, learn about the medicinal values of the bush and stroll through the citrus orchards of the adjacent farm.
Alternatively, go on cultural and historical excursions, learn about astronomy from the rangers’ talks during night drives, or enrol your kids in the lodge’s special tracking courses. Astronomy packages can be arranged on request.
The River Bend Vitality Studio offers a range of treatments arranged at your convenience in the Vitality Studio or in the privacy of your suite.
Children of all ages are welcome at River Bend Country Lodge, various activities are on offer for them and they’ll be taken on walks with their guide, bake biscuits with the chef or do mini treatments with the beauty therapist.
Anchored on endless horizons and flanked by the Zuurberg Mountains, River Bend Lodge is situated within a 17 000 ha private concession area of the Addo Elephant National Park in South Africa’s Eastern Cape.