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Leopard devours prickly prey for breakfast

For an unsuspecting porcupine, choosing to chill out in a Kruger storm drain for the day proved to be...

Camp with musician Jimmy Nevis in the Cederberg

Music, camping and the serene views of the Cederberg – is there a better way to spend your Valentine’s...

Paddle spots that are perfect for summer

While hordes of holidaymakers flock to the beach this summer, why not change it up and climb aboard...

Overnight hiking in Boosmansbos Wilderness Area

In the Western Cape’s Langeberg Mountains, just north of Heidelberg, are two wonderful fynbos reserves. Grootvadersbosch is known for...

Sunset Serenade 2019: Kruger becomes a concert hall

Imagine listening to Beethoven and Bach as the sun sets over the savanna. Add some scenic dining plus a...
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Leopard devours prickly prey for breakfast
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Camp with musician Jimmy Nevis in the Cederberg
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Paddle spots that are perfect for summer
Trails
Overnight hiking in Boosmansbos Wilderness Area
Inspiration
Sunset Serenade 2019: Kruger becomes a concert hall

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Adventure

Paddle spots that are perfect for summer

While hordes of holidaymakers flock to the beach this summer, why not change it up and climb aboard a canoe instead? These paddling adventures along southern Africa’s most scenic rivers are a wonderful way to soak up some sun away from the masses.

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Trails

Tracking cheetahs in Mountain Zebra

What is the best way to track the fastest mammal on land? On foot, in the company of an armed ranger, and with the added help of technology. You’ll never forget walking up to a cheetah at the peak of its powers. By Hlengiwe Magagula

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Trails

Overnight hiking in Boosmansbos Wilderness Area

In the Western Cape’s Langeberg Mountains, just north of Heidelberg, are two wonderful fynbos reserves. Grootvadersbosch is known for its beautiful forest cabins, great campsite and giant trees. Venture into the kloofs above to explore the Boosmansbos Wilderness Area and you’ll likely have the breathtaking views all to yourself. Words and images by Chris Davies

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Inspiration

Sunset Serenade 2019: Kruger becomes a concert hall

Imagine listening to Beethoven and Bach as the sun sets over the savanna. Add some scenic dining plus a game drive or two, and you’ve got a winning recipe for a weekend away. Book now for the SANParks Honorary Rangers’ Sunset Serenade in 2019 and secure your spot at this melodious meeting of nature and culture.

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Marvellous Mountain Cottages

Marvel at the beauty of nature with breathtaking mountain views. Year-round, these secluded mountain cottages offer a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle with scenic vantage points that are second to none.

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Books

An intimate look at South Africa’s cranes

The three crane species that call South Africa home beguile with their beauty, but they have a vital message to share. If these birds disappear due to vanishing habitat, we all face a difficult time. Photographer Daniel Dolpire spent five years photographing cranes to document our precious wetlands.

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