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Phototips – Getting it right in camera by Greg du Toit
Book review: Phototips - Getting it right in camera
Will this book by Greg du Toit really improve your photography? What makes it different from all more »

Wim Vorster, a top wildlife photographer, will be one of the speakers at this year
Leopard photography: Pros share their pics
What does it take to get a breathtaking leopard image? With a creature as elusive as the leopard, more »

101 Kruger Tales, “The hippo, the impala and the natural order of things” by Sylvester ‘Silvo’ Motaln
101 Kruger Tales: The hippo, the impala and the natural order of things
What happens when an impala gets stuck between a rock and hard place? Or rather, a hyena and a dam more »

Namaqualand: Unpredictable beauty
With an incredible variety of habitats, and plants that change almost in the blink of an eye, more »

Hamerkop, Sunset Dam, Lower Sabie, Kruger National Park, unusual hunting behaviour
Hamerkop's surprise fishing skills
Sometimes stalking the shallows doesn’t turn up a meal fast enough. Is that what inspired more »

The lone and wounded lion in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, porcupine quills
Kgalagadi's old lone lion
"I choose freedom. I choose deserts. I choose photography. And that is why I choose Kgalagadi more »

Thomas Stauch from Germany took these images of elephants taking a bath in the Kruger National Park at the N
World Elephant Day 2015
On 12 August every year we celebrate World Elephant Day to help conserve and protect these great more »

Road tripping to deliver gear to the parks
How do you transform damaged goods into essential park equipment? How do you turn a holiday into a more »

Wild Corridor MTB Tour: Cycle for conservation
Imagine pedalling along a famous game corridor, deep in the heart of the countryside. That’s more »

The exquisite bathroom at Lion Sands. Image courtesy of Kruger Golden Kudus, Lion Sands Game Reserve
5 Star Luxury
Kruger's private concessions certainly don’t come cheap, but do offer memories money can't more »

CEO of SANParks Fundisile Mketeni (middle) cuts the ribbon to officially receive the hangar from CEO of Airlink Rodger Foster (left). Looking-on (right) is Kruger National Park’s chief of staff: special projects, Ken Maggs.
SANParks receives hangar for anti-poaching from Airlink
SANParks recently received a Hangar from South African Airlink meant for anti-poaching operations more »

Grey-headed bush shrike - an adaptable hunter with a palate that isn't picky
Whether in flight, hiding in bushes or climbing through branches – nowhere is safe when you& more »

SANParks: Golden Gate Highlands National Park

SANParks: Golden Gate Highlands National Park
Named after its golden sandstone cliffs and the buttress that holds vigil over the park, Golden Gate is a hiker's and nature lover's paradise. Look out for the bald ibis breeding on the ledges of the cliffs.
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Fancy some river rafting this winter season on the Palmiet River in the Kogelberg Nature Reserve? Image courtesy of SA Forest Adventures
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Winter may be a time to hibernate in the northern hemisphere, but in South Africa it’s a time to come out and play. Take a look at our roundup of five activities best enjoyed in winter.

Upcoming Events
Nature's Best Photography Africa24 Jun-16 Sep 2015, Iziko South African Museum
Talk on Cederberg flowers with Rim of Africa13 Aug 2015, Cape Union Mart Adventure Store Canal Walk
Talk on champion trees of SA20 Aug 2015, Cape Union Mart Adventure Store Centurion
Tembe Elephant Workshop16-20 Sep 2015, Tembe Elephant Park, Maputuland
Potjiekos competition3 Oct 2015, CR Swart High School