Dungbeetle Tours - Activities

Dungbeetle Tours - Activities

Below are some activities to enable you to plan your stay with Dungbeetle River Lodge and River Cottage. Time is always short, however, from all these activities, you can see that to stay one or two nights is not enough to enjoy this unique area.

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Addo Elephant National Park, internationally known for its elephants but is also the home to the largest herds of disease free buffalos in South Africa. There are many other varieties of animals. It is one of the only big 7 parks in the world. The ...
Addo Sand Sledding – Sand boarding with a Difference Port Elizabeth Sand Sledding is takes place on some of the highest, as well as one of the widest, longest coastal dune field systems in the world, near the Sundays River mouth. These Magnific...
Zip Line Situated in the heart of the Sundays River Valley, just 50 minutes from Port Elizabeth and 20 minutes from the Addo Elephant National Park, Adrenalin Addo is just ideal for the thrill-seeker. They have the only double zip-line experience in ...
Bird Island is home to 250 000 Cape gannets, the largest breeding colony of these birds on the planet. The 19 hectare island is fairly flat which allows our guests close-up views of the Cape gannets and African penguins which nest on the island. The ...
Canoes are available to guests of the Dungbeetle River Lodge at no additional cost. Should there be none available at Dungbeetle River Lodge, a commercial venture two doors down from the lodge offer canoes at R 125 for the day for a 2 man canoe. Book...
Let Dennis take you fishing. Learn how to throw a net for live bait, do some prawn pumping (bait) and learn how to collect pencil bait. Then Go Fishing Catch yourself a fish and bring it back to the lodge, for a small fee we will set you up with your...
The dune hike starts with a short canoe ride to dune access. This experience is well worth having if you are fit and can tackle 6 km of sand dunes. This takes the form of a self guided tour. Qualified nature guides have plotted a tour of 6 km across ...
ake a river cruise partly up the beautiful Sundays River and see if you can spot river and land birds, rock monitors, and game. A selection of trips are available to you in this Ferry.  These tours will give you  the opportunity to climb up...
A four to five hour game drive in open vehicles, includes a delicious buffet dinner, all prepared on open fires. Viewing of white rhino, giraffe, lions and much more: only 20 minutes from Dungbeetle River Lodge. Tooth & Claw Please book online to...
3 hour duration. Includes a boat transfer to the dunes. Sand boarding adventure offered by local facility. 3 Hour experience R 600 per person (minimum of 2 persons) Discounts for over 5 persons. Please take your own snacks and drinks with you. Book t...
You will be the first to see the early birds and animals on the river bank. they will be surprised to see you. The crispness and the peace on the river in the morning so early can only be appreciated by the early riser. Sunrise is only magical and am...
Known for our beautiful sunsets on the river. Expect the unexpected as you travel up, then down the river. Climb the famous sand dunes near the river mouth then be taken up as far as the reeds close the river. Perhaps, see the kudu, bush buck, monkey...
Swimming is safe in the river. It is considered the cleanest river ecologically in the Eastern Cape. Open to the sea, the sea water pushes up about 20 km and the river is navigable 17 km. Safety Warning: There have been no incidents of sharks in the ...
Be taken into one of Port Elizabeth's townships by Sisa, a qualified guide. This is his home, and what better than to "do" the township with a resident? Be guided through Red Location Museum. Touch the heartbeat of the apartheid struggle. Visit Njoli...
Qualified personnel operate this nearby Wellness Centre, offering excellent massages, acupuncture, bone setting, beauty treatments. Reservations as early as 48 hours in advance is recommended....
Raggy Charter's permit allows us to approach cetaceans up to 50 metres (no one else may approach closer than 300 metres) and if the cetaceans wish to move closer and are thus in control of the encounter we do not have to move away. Although there wer...

Indemnity

The owners of Dungbeetle Tours/Dungbeetle River Lodge are qualified nature guides.

Tours into the Addo Elephant National Park will be covered by their insurance.

The other tours are from 3rd parties and although the best in their fields and come highly recommended, Dungbeetle Tours and Dungbeetle River Lodge will not be liable for any theft, injury, loss or damage of whatever nature arising from these operators, whether from default, negligence or otherwise.

Contact Details

Derek and Etta Hewit
041 468 0091
082 655 5322
info@dungbeetle.co.za

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