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RiverBend Lodge

Found in: Accommodation, Addo, Apartments / Villas, Eastern Cape, Honeymoon Destinations, Lodges, Safari Lodges, Self Catering, The Western Region, Treetops Hideaways

Revitalise your spirit and soul, leave the city life behind and escape to the tranquil natural beauty found at RiverBend Lodge. Anchored on endless horizons and flanked by the Zuurberg Mountains, RiverBend Lodge is situated within a 14 000 ha private concession area of the Addo Elephant National Park.

Watch herds of Elephants feeding a short distance away, listen to the songs of some 300 bird species, enjoy a personalized game drive into the mountains and discover varying vegetation from thick forested valleys, open savannah plains to hillsides rich in Fynbos.

Experience the warm hospitality famous to the region as you acclimatize to the comfort of RiverBend Lodge. Enjoy plentiful game activities guided by professional guides who’ll not only enlighten you in Africa’s splendid creatures, but also reveal the fascinating history of this revitalized wilderness.

RiverBend - a personal experience, dedicated to conservation and rehabilitation of Africa’s natural world.


Unwind, relax and enjoy incredible tranquillity and privacy in our 8 luxurious suites - a haven, worlds away from the madding crowds of modern life.

A choice of accommodation is offered in 3 types of rooms:

  • 4 Luxury Suites, each spacious and beautifully decorated with en-suite bathrooms. The Luxury Suites also have interleading doors, making them ideal for groups or families;
  • 3 Executive Suites offer style and elegance in spacious, individual en-suite bedrooms with private outdoor showers and secluded verandas
  • The Honeymoon Suite is the ultimate in luxury and offers complete privacy from the veranda, outdoor shower and private plunge pool

Be pampered to a relaxing back massage in the privacy of your room, or sip a cocktail on your private veranda as the sun sets below the endless horizon. Rest a sleepy head on feather soft comfort and let the sounds of gentle bird song wake you to another glorious day in the Addo Elephant National Park.

All the suites are air conditioned and equipped with ceiling fans, electronic safes, mini bar, satellite TV, hair dryer and bathroom en-suite with separate bath and shower (some with outdoor showers and a private plunge pool at the Honeymoon Suite)

Directions to RiverBend Lodge

From Port Elizabeth, take the N2 towards Grahamstown. Take the R335 off-ramp, following the Motherwell/Addo signs.Continue approximately 43km’s and you will reach the ‘village’ of Addo.

Continue for 11.5km and turn LEFT on the road signposted: Zuurberg Inn, Dave Marais Camp, Slagboom. 3.5km along the road you will see the River Bend Country Lodge gates on your right.

Check In / Out Times

14:00:00 11:00:00

Features and Facilities at RiverBend Lodge


  • 5 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa


  • Breakfast Served
  • Lunch Served
  • High-tea Served
  • Dinner Served
  • A la carte Menu Offered

ECO Tourism

  • Game Drives
  • Guided Walks


  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • No Pets Permitted
  • Fax
  • Library
  • Children’s Play Room
  • Laundry Service
  • Bar on the Premises
  • DSTV & DVD players
  • Internet Access
  • Babysitting Service
  • Swimming Pool
  • Garden
  • Vitality Studio

Facilities in Rooms/Units

  • Heater in Rooms
  • Fan in Rooms
  • Television & DVD players in Rooms
  • Day room with bigscreen TV
  • Bar Fridges in Rooms
  • Satellite TV in Rooms
  • Air-Conditioning in Rooms
  • Safe

For Whom

  • Family
  • Solo Travellers
  • Honeymoon
  • Gay / Lesbian


  • Bird Watching
  • Mountain
  • Great Outdoors
  • Game Reserve
  • Environment
  • Countryside
  • National Park

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