Charihandra Game Lodge

Situated in the malaria free Addo region of the Eastern Cape, South Africa, Charihandra Game Lodge offers tranquillity and peace with magnificent views over the mountains and breathtaking Addo sunsets. This Addo Game Lodge is ideal for business and pleasure, perfectly situated as a gateway to all that can be enjoyed in the Addo area. Equipped with all of the necessary modern conveniences in a secure beautiful setting, a mere 24km from the Addo Elephant National Park and only 48km from the Port Elizabeth Airport.


Charihandra Game Lodge offers private game lodge accommodation near the Addo Elephant National Park, featuring thatched chalets which are stylish and very well equipped. The thatched chalets are elegantly appointed, with the emphasis on your comfort, relaxation and the ‘call of the wild‘. The chalets offer separate independent sun decks and braai (barbeque) areas. The kitchen offers a full self-catering option and include a stove, microwave and fridge.

The Charihandra Chalets are heated for those cold Addo winter nights and include fans for the warmer days. A valuables safe and hairdryer is also available.

All chalets are fully serviced and feature:

  • Large beds;
  • Full bathrooms;
  • Private sun decks;
  • Tea/coffee facilities;
  • Large cupboards; and
  • A full kitchen.

The Charihandra thatched bush camp and chalets have a rustic finish which adds to the true bushveld atmosphere. The chalets are equipped with electricity and the comforts of home. The thatched bush camp and chalets provide guests with privacy whilst being within 100m of the main lapa and boma.

Charihandra Game Lodge is central to all of the Addo attractions and activities. After an exciting in-house game drive through the Addo Elephant National Park, relax, reflect and recharge in the large bird filled garden, take a stroll around the walking trails or relax alongside the lovely swimming pool with a favourite novel. Each Chalet has its own fire pit and braai (barbeque) facility, perfect for the starlit Addo evenings.

Conference facilities:

The conference facilities offer you the opportunity to conduct your business in the serenity of a game sanctuary, providing a welcome relief from the corporate environment, ideal for team building and think tanks. The fully equipped conference room, private function or wedding venue can accommodate up to 40 delegates/guests.

The large poolside garden is the ideal place to relax while soaking up the sunshine or enjoying a sundown cocktail amongst friends. The thatched boma is equipped with braai (barbeque) facilities for large group al fresco entertainment requirements. African Cuisine is served either in the main lapa next to the swimming pool or in the boma beside a crackling fire. The entertainment centre offers pool table, table tennis, jungle gym and dart board.

Facilities and services:

  • Credit card facilities are available;
  • Swimming pool;
  • Secure parking;
  • Safe for valuables;
  • Full kitchen;
  • Library;
  • Linen and towels included;
  • Cellphone reception;
  • Languages spoken include English, Afrikaans and Xhosa;
  • In-house dining can be pre-booked;
  • No pets allowed;
  • Television;
  • Full bar facilities;
  • Climate control;
  • Air-conditioning;
  • Information centre;
  • Lounge;
  • Laundry facilities;
  • Camping cots available.
Share this: