Eastern Cape, Paterson Holidays
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Lying in the foothills of the Eastern Cape, Zuurberg Mountains, Paterson is a little town in the heart of Eastern Cape Game Reserve country, ideally situated as a stopover for travellers wanting to visit the world famous Eastern Cape, Addo Elephant Park. (14.3km from Paterson)
For those Eastern Cape coastal dwellers looking for a bushveld escape, Paterson is an easy hour's drive from Port Elizabeth - look out for the 6 distinctive grain silos on the horizon, and there you will find Paterson accommodation and Paterson outdoor adventure nestling in the thicket, heralding the beginning of your Big 5 game territory, where a number of Eastern Cape Private Game Reserves specialize in day and night safari / game drives, so that guests can experience the sheer beauty of this magnificent part of the world.
Just 10 minutes to the south of Paterson lies the Eastern Cape, Addo Safari Elephant Park, located in the Sundays River Valley. Ideally suited for the outdoor adventurer, Addo Elephant Park safaris uniquely offers visitors to the Eastern Cape the best prime game viewing, as in the Big 5 opportunity - rhino, lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo, and because the Eastern Cape, Addo Elephant Park area extends to the sea, southern right whales and great white sharks make the Eastern Cape Big 5 the 'Big 7'.
Why not take a tour of Eastern Cape towns near Paterson:
Eastern Cape, Addo Elephant Park
From Paterson accommodation, go west for 120m, then turn right toward R342, and turn left at the 1st cross street toward R342. Continue onto R342 for 13.8 km until you reach Addo Elephant National Park.
Eastern Cape, Colchester / Cannonville
Head west for 120m from Paterson accommodation, then turn right toward R342, and then left at the 1st cross street toward R342, and continue onto R342. Turn left onto N10 and continue onto N2, then go right to Colchester. (36.4km from Paterson)
Eastern Cape, Sunland
Go east from Paterson for 89m, then turn right at the 1st cross street toward Main Rd - turn right onto Main Rd (2.9km), then left onto R335. Turn right onto R336 (9.3 km), then left onto MR00470, then into Eastern Cape Sunland (45.7km from Paterson)
Paterson is also ideally situated:
- 11 minutes (14.3km) from Addo Elephant National Park
- 53 minutes (74.2km) from Port Elizabeth
- 56 minutes (73.7km) from Grahamstown- 60 minutes from the Eastern Cape Sunshine Coast
With panoramic views across the magnificent citrus farmlands and extensive bushveld, and in close proximity to numerous Eastern Cape Game Reserves / Eastern Cape Safari reserves, including the world famous Addo Elephant Park, Paterson is where guests can enjoy a relaxed, laid back way of life among locals who know how to extend an oasis of Eastern Cape hospitality.