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CANCELLATION 15- 28 days before date of arrival - 75% of deposit is forfeited.
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Listing ID: TEC193
Dungbeetle River Lodge
Colchester | Eastern Cape | South Africa
Addo's Dungbeetle River Lodge is a four star Guest House located on the bank of the scenic Sundays River, 40 kilometers outside Port Elizabeth. It is also only 5 kilometers from the Southern Entrance of the world famous Addo Elephant National Park, the ideal entry point to visit this unique Game Reserve.

The guest house has 5 up-market large, safari style en suite bedrooms, with old world furnishings, subtly decorated to give you a classy colonial/Africa feel, with all the luxuries expected of a 4 Star graded establishment.

Dungbeetle River Lodge is an owner run/managed guest house offering Bed and Breakfast accommodation. It has a 4 star rating from the South African Tourism Grading Council.

All the rooms are en-suite, air-conditioned and and are tastefully decorated in a unique African safari theme that lends a feeling of warmth and character to your stay. It includes all the conveniences you would expect from 4-star accommodation such as wall heaters for cosy warmer evenings or cooler summer nights. A safe, ceiling fan, double glazing on windows, honesty fridge and coffee/tea stations are in all suites.

Africa Suite
This suite provides an African experience for those who seek a superior suite with a difference, the four hand carved elephant heads that create this out of Africa four poster king size bed, a private balcony over the Sundays River and a his and hers open plan shower completes the experience.

Big Five Suite
This large suite provides a larger than king size double bed (twins also possible). The décor, like the rest of the lodge is African / Colonial. The bathroom en suite is a corner bath with shower over with toilet and basin. In an alcove within this suite the couch can be converted into a full single bed, suitable for adult or child. Additional costs will be quoted to cover extra occupant.

Fish Eagle Suite
Superior suite with English oak four poster queen size bed, provides a romantic feel for that special occasion. A private balcony over the beautiful Sundays river and an open plan bathroom with a large oval bath tub and shower over (private toilet) completes this romantic experience.

Elephant Suite
The Elephant Suite is one of our standard suites. It can be configured as either large king size bed, or twins. The suite, is also large but additional beds are discouraged. There is a large full bathroom with corner bath and shower over.

Lion Suite
The Lion Suite is a standard suite. It offers either a large king size bed, or twins. The Lion Suite can also be made into single beds. The suite, is large but additional beds are discouraged. The suite has a large full bathroom with corner bath and shower over.

A very substantial farmhouse breakfast, with fresh home baked breads, freshly made real fruit juice is served on our deck over looking Sundays River.

Enjoy relaxed riverside living in style and our safari experience away from the hustle and bustle of Port Elizabeth City.
In Room Facilities
  • Bar ( honesty bar )
  • Bar Fridge
  • Bathroom ( en-suite )
  • Bathroom Towels Supplied
  • Bed Linen Supplied
  • Complimentary Tea / Coffee
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International Plug Point(s)
  • No Smoking ( in rooms )
  • Tea / Coffee making facility
  • Television ( DSTV )
OnSite Facilities
  • Braai / Barbeque ( BBQ ) area
  • Dining Room
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest Lounge with TV
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Parking ( off street )
  • Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safe ( on premisis )
  • Smoking ( allocated areas )
  • Smoking ( outdoors only )
Services Offered
  • Airport Transfers
  • Baby Sitting
  • Breakfast supplied
  • Business Services
  • Housekeeping ( daily )
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Tour Assistance
  • Wake Up Calls
Things to do in the Area
  • 4x4 Trails
  • Beach(es)
  • Bird Watching
  • Cultural Tour
  • Educational Tour
  • Game Drive - Day
  • Game Drive - Night
  • Game Viewing
  • Game Viewing ( big 5 )
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Hiking Trails
  • Mountain Bike Trails
  • Rhino / Elephant Tracking
  • Rowing / Canoeing
  • Sand Dune Climbing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
GPS Location and Address
GPS Co-ordinates
Physical Address
76 Aquavista Crescent
Eastern Cape
South Africa
Company Overview
Total Beds:
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Price From:
R500.00 per person sharing
Closest airport:
Port Elizabeth Airport
Children policy:
Children of all ages
Check in:
14:00 hrs
Check out:
10:00 hrs
Language(s) Spoken:
  • Afrikaans
  • English
Contact Information
Etta Hewit;
+27 (0)41 468 0091
+27 (0)82 655 5322
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