Happy Jackal Guest House
Visit the Addo Elephant Park in our open game-viewing Landrover with our qualified game-ranger.
Big Five game-viewing on our doorstep makes the Happy Jackal the perfect choice of luxurious accommodation.This river lodge lies on the banks of the beautiful Sundays River and only 2 minutes drive from the Addo Elephant National Park. Easily reached from the N2 it is in the best location for game, coastal or river activities.
Extensive lawns stretch down to the Happy Jackal jetty where across the river unspoilt, natural bush is the habitat of Kudu, bushbuck, water mongoose and Cape Clawless Otters. Port Elizabeth and its airport are only half an hour away, and in the opposite direction the historic, university town of Grahamstown would take the traveller a mere 45 minutes.
We offer a choice of 6 luxurious rooms, 5 of which enjoy stunning river views. Guests may choose from ground floor rooms opening onto private patios and the riverbank or impressively large, thatched upstairs rooms, each with its own thatched deck. Breakfasts cater to all tastes and include both a full English and Health breakfast. Home-made jams and freshly baked bread are to be found on your table every morning.
Dinners bookings are essential in advance. A home cooked, set, 3 course meal with our own home grown Vegetables and Venison meat is on offer.
Our solar heated Swimming pool is a great place to spend Summer afternoons, free Wi-fi, on-site parking, rooms that is serviced daily and of course just the warm welcome you receive on arrival, till the sad teary goodbyes, but memories you will keep treasured.