Award-Winning Luxury Accommodation, Elephant Encounters & Game Drives in Addo, Eastern Cape.

A Boutique Safari Camp on the boundary of the Addo Elephant National Park, situated in the Greater Addo region and only two hours drive from Port Elizabeth.  Our fully fenced game reserve offers tranquility to those wanting the experience of an intimate, exclusive lodge.  We promise a wonderful safari holiday for the whole family.  There is so much for you to discover.



Inspired by nature and an uncomplicated lifestyle, Til Schweiger has created a place of pure relaxation. Here, the return to the essentials of life is celebrated with so much genuine passion that creates an atmosphere that could hardly be more relaxed.

With its soft colours the lodge breathes the nature-loving chic. White linen, coarse wood, a woven wicker basket characterise the rooms and give the lodge restrained charm and refreshing lightness at the same time. To feel completely relaxed is the top priority!

Tilman Valentin "Til" Schweiger is a German actor, voice actor, film director, film producer, and film editor. He runs his own production company, Barefoot Films, in Berlin.


Addo was an amazing experience! The elephants were awesome! The staff were very hospitable and made us all feel welcome.

Mika Häkkinen

Thanks for that fantastic experience at Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge – it was really unique and my family loved the 2 days on your reserve!

Franz Beckenbauer

Best experience of my life at Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge.

Maria Hofl-Riesch

Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge is a unique and fantastic place and I had a wonderful time which I will not forget.

Gerhard Delling

Barefoot Addo Elephant Lodge is absolutely magical. Each day spent there was memorable and I look forward to my next visit.

Til Schweiger