About Bellevue Forest Reserve

Bellevue Forest Reserve is situated in the heart of the Greater Addo Area. The reserve with its two lodges and wildlife is set within the unique wilderness of the Zuurberg Mountain Range Forests.

This ancient configuration comes hand-in-hand with the various indicators of hidden gems, and the presence of wildlife thousands of years ago. Showcased through the various activities offered by the reserve in which guests can participate in. Looking for a little adventure too? At Elephants Lodge, adventurous outdoor activities include Giraffe Walking Safaris, Buffalo Encounters, Big Five Game Drives and Stargazing.

The exquisite Bellevue Forest Reserve offers you two lodge offerings in a variety of room options for luxury, family, and safari lodge styles.

Giraffe Walking Safaris

Be part of an exhilarating African experience with our TALL FIVE Giraffe Tracking Safaris. As one of Bellevue Forest Reserve’s specialty excursions on a 2,500-hectare private game reserve in the Greater Addo region, this is an experience like no other.

Filled with breath-taking moments, guests experience an intimate walk through the heart of the Addo Valley Bushveld accompanied by a highly experienced FGASA trained armed trails guide. This is where beautiful memories are made, as you feel the African sun giving life to this amazing safari experience. Bigger groups can be accommodated with prior arrangement, as well as a mid of daytime slots (10H30am).

Commencing right after you have enjoyed your welcome beverages and will last about 45 – 60 minutes. Hereafter you will return to the lodge where you and your group will enjoy a scrumptious breakfast at our Eagles Nest Lookout Lounge for the morning trips and sundowner snacks on the lookout deck for the afternoon activities.

Contact us to make a booking.

Email: info@thompsonsafrica.co.za

Tel: +27 31 275 3500


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