Explore 80+ parks and reserves

The Wild Card provides one year’s unlimited access to more than 80 parks and reserves in Southern Africa. You...

Camp among Namaqua’s flowers

Once a year Namaqualand throws her arms wide for a floral spectacle unlike anything you’ve experienced before. For a...

Pied kingfisher hunt a dream come true

After many daily visits to the Kruger National Park’s Sunset Dam and countless pictures, one Wild traveller finally managed...

Be blown away at Wild Shots 2017

Imagine being in the presence of acclaimed wildlife and nature photographers from around the world – seeing their best...

Five essential West Coast experiences

West Coast National Park is famous for flower season when fields are painted orange, purple and white by countless...
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Explore 80+ parks and reserves
Camping
Camp among Namaqua’s flowers
Photo Stories
Pied kingfisher hunt a dream come true
Photography
Be blown away at Wild Shots 2017
Inspiration
Five essential West Coast experiences

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Wild Card members enjoy a year’s free access to our protected areas. They also support conservation. Why you should join.

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Packing list for West Coast National Park

We asked the team at Cape Union Mart for their gear recommendations for a visit to one of our favourite parks. Located just 120km north of Cape Town, West Coast National Park offers various types of accommodation and activities of which the flower season is probably the biggest drawcard.

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Camping

Camp among Namaqua’s flowers

Once a year Namaqualand throws her arms wide for a floral spectacle unlike anything you’ve experienced before. For a flower trip you’ll never forget, head to Namaqua National Park to admire masses of colourful blooms while waking up in exclusively created luxury tents.

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Photography

Be blown away at Wild Shots 2017

Imagine being in the presence of acclaimed wildlife and nature photographers from around the world – seeing their best work and hearing first-hand how they got the shot. It’s time for the Wild Shots Wildlife Photography Symposium 2017.

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Inspiration

Five essential West Coast experiences

West Coast National Park is famous for flower season when fields are painted orange, purple and white by countless wildflowers. But there’s plenty to do aside from admiring the pretty blooms. Make time for these five fun West Coast experiences.

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News

SANParks strike July 2017 update

The strike by HOSPERSA members is affecting some national parks, but SANParks has contingency plans in place. Please see the below statement from SANParks. South African National Parks (SANParks) management has confirmed that a number of employees who are members…

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Events

Mokala Birding Weekend: 20-22 October 2017

The Diamantveld Region of the SANParks Honorary Rangers cordially invites you to join us for a birding weekend in Mokala National Park. Home of the sociable weaver, elusive pygmy falcon and many other species, it is a weekend not to be missed.

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