Lalibela Game Reserve is situated near Addo and the same-named Addo Elephant National Park, a region of the culturally rich and historic Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Lalibela Game Reserve is located directly on the N2 National road between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Diverse ecosystems of valley bushveld, savannah grassland, fynbos, riverine forest and acacia woodland, all come together to make Lalibela a superb venue for the Big Five safari in the malaria-free Eastern Cape, South Africa.
Situated about 90km (56 miles) or about one hour from Port Elizabeth and 250km (155 miles) from the Garden Route, this Eastern Cape game reserve in South Africa is home to what is known as the Big Five - Elephant, Rhino, Lion, Buffalo and Leopard as well as other exceptional wildlife both big and small.
The closest town is Grahamstown, an historic 1820 Settler town. It has most amenities and a university. Excellent beaches can be found in Port Elizabeth and further up the coast at Kenton-on-Sea (about 40 minutes drive from Lalibela Game Reserve). The nearest national airport is in Port Elizabeth, affectionately known as 'The Friendly City'. Guests at Lalibela can also visit the Addo Elephant National Park near Port Elizabeth.
Self Drive Directions
Take the N2 highway out of Port Elizabeth in the direction of Grahamstown. After about 51km (32 miles) you will come to a large 'spaghetti' junction. Follow the signs for N2 Grahamstown. Drive along the N2 until you cross the Bushman's River. Exactly 13km (8 miles) later you will see the large Lalibela sign on your left hand side.
Transfers can be arranged between the Port Elizabeth Airport and Port Elizabeth hotels to and from Lalibela Game Reserve.
Light aircraft - landing strip at Lalibela Game Reserve
There is a landing strip at this game reserve in the malaria-free Eastern Cape, South Africa, which can accommodate light aircraft.