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De Old Drift Guest Farm is a working citrus farm, located outside the small village of Addo and 15 minutes' drive away from Addo Elephant National Park. It offers an outdoor pool and sun terrace.

Every room at De Old Drift Guest Farm features air conditioning, a mini-refrigerator and hot drink facilities. All rooms have a private outdoor seating area, and the guest cottage has full self-catering kitchen facilities.

Guests can enjoy a substantial breakfast in the traditional thatched lapa.

De Old Drift Guest Farm runs a variety of excursions, including a tour of the Addo Elephant Park with a qualified guide.

Port Elizabeth Airport is located a 45-minute drive away. Free on-site car parking is available at the farm.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

De Old Drift Guest Farm has been welcoming guests since Nov 11, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hello how much is game drive and how many y hours
    Hello Our Guided Game Drives are R1000.00 per person and children pay half price. We offer half day guided game drives for guests that are staying on..
    Answered on 6 August 2021
  • Hi,what is the price of the game drive?,can we do our own game drive?Thanks
    Good Morning Yes we do offer guided game drives, the rate is R1350.00 per person. You can also do a self drive in the park.
    Answered on 24 November 2020
  • What are the activities around how far is the national park
    Good Morning We do offer guided game drives into the Addo Elephant National Park with our open top safari vehicle. You can also do canoeing, zipline..
    Answered on 24 February 2021
  • are you allowed to have guests over during the day into the evening to braai, they will also be staying in addo at another place
    Good morning Thank you so much for the question, unfortunately we do not allow visitors. Kind regards, Lunga
    Answered on 17 October 2022
  • How far is this place from the Addo elecphant reserve and from the Amakhala reserve? Could we do both in three days?
    Hi there, We are situated approx. 15kms from the Addo Elephant National Park. Amakhala is just another 60kms away from us. It will be possible to ..
    Answered on 28 December 2019
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Hosted by Jena, Lunga, Lindo & Igna

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Jena, Lunga, Lindo & Igna
Join us in our Thatched Dining Room for a scrumptious breakfast before your daily adventures or enjoy a sundowner with us before sitting down to a delicious dinner! Please inform us upon arrival if you would like to join us for dinner before 4pm to ensure that we have enough space to accommodate all our guests. We have a set menu and the menu changes daily. Light lunches are also available upon request.
My name is Lize Knoetze and I am the daughter of the Owners Neels & Juanita Diederichs, together with my team we will do our best to make your stay one to remember! Jena is our Assistant Manager and will always welcome you with a smile! Our Chef Maureen has a big passion for food, we are sure that you will taste this in all her creations. We also have 2 Guides, Lindo & Igna that can't wait to take you on our game drive in the Addo Park, on an open top vehicle.
About 15kms from us you will find the Addo Elephant National Park. About 40kms from us is Daniell's Cheetah Breeding Project. About 15kms from us you will find Adrenalin Addo - if you are in the mood for some ziplining or canoeing. About 7kms from us is Addo Wildlife centre - they have a touch farm which makes it perfect to entertain the kids. About 45kms from us is the ever popular Schotia Safaris, they offer Full day and 1/2 day Safaris
Languages spoken: Afrikaans,English,Xhosa
Area info *
Amenities of De Old Drift Guest Farm
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Walk-in closet
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Game drives
    Additional charge
  • Playground
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Outdoor play equipment for kids
    • Board games/Puzzles
    • Books, DVDs or music for children
    • Board games/puzzles
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Safe
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Electric blankets
    • Air conditioning
    • Wake-up service
    • Tile/Marble floor
    • Heating
    • Private entrance
    • Packed lunches
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Room service
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    Languages Spoken
    • Afrikaans
    • English
    • Xhosa

    House rules

    De Old Drift Guest Farm takes special requests – add in the next step!


    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM


    7:30 AM - 10:00 AM


    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Crib upon request
    ZAR 50 per child, per night

    Prices for cribs aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Mastercard Visa American Express De Old Drift Guest Farm accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests need be quiet between 9:00 PM and 9:00 AM.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    Please note that check in times are from 2pm till 6pm. Any late arrivals need to be arranged with the property prior to arrival.

    Please note that the guest farm owners have dogs on site.

    Please note De Old Drift Guest Farm is equipped with a generator as a back-up source of electricity.

    Please inform De Old Drift Guest Farm of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    FAQs about De Old Drift Guest Farm

    • De Old Drift Guest Farm is 3.7 miles from the center of Addo.

    • Guests staying at De Old Drift Guest Farm can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • À la carte

    • Check-in at De Old Drift Guest Farm is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

    • The prices at De Old Drift Guest Farm may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Yes, De Old Drift Guest Farm is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Room options at De Old Drift Guest Farm include:

      • Twin
      • Family
      • Double
      • Apartment
      • Bungalow

    • De Old Drift Guest Farm offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Playground
      • Game drives