update (13 April 2017): Addo Elephant National Park's main gate is fully functional again.
The main gate of Addo Elephant National Park is currently inaccessible. A group of employees of the Cattle Baron Grill & Bistro, dismissed last week, are burning tyres in protest at this entrance. South African National Parks (SANParks) advises travellers intending to visit Addo Elephant National Park to either enter through the Gate at Camp Matyholweni near Colchester or the Nyathi Gate, which is about 5km further down the road from the Main Gate, towards Paterson. Members from the South African Police Service (SAPS) are on the scene at Addo's Main Gate monitoring the situation. We'll keep you posted!