Snow at Golden Gate
The Free State has been turned into a winter wonderland as snow falls in Golden Gate Highlands National Park. This is the heaviest snowfall the park has seen in six years. When these pictures were taken on the morning of 7 August, snow was still falling.
Young Photographer: high school winners
Our photography competition for high school students attracted some spectacular shots. We asked teens to send in pictures that capture moments in the wild and we were impressed with the range of photographs. Here are the images that walk away with the prizes.
Young Photographer: primary school winners
Our photography competition for pupils at primary school attracted some stunning entries. We asked kids to send in pictures of their favourite animals, from magnificent lions to cute and cuddly meerkats. Here are the images that walk away with the prizes.
A prize meal
On a game drive, in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, André and Annette Ligthelm came across an injured puff adder lying in the road. The scene soon changed with the arrival of two hungry goshawks…
Clarens turns 100 - and Golden Gate celebrates
This year the picturesque town of Clarens will mark its centenary with a weekend-long festival that extends to Golden Gate Highlands National Park.
GRAB THE SHOT AT GIANT'S CASTLE
A visit to the vulture restaurant at Giant's Castle is always an awesome experience with the most amazing photographic opportunities, provided you adhere to basic rules.
By Peter McKellar
Back in the day Kruger - special book offer
We are very excited about our two book offers for this month. Wild Card members have the benefit of enjoying special discounts on two collectors books that give you a thorough account on what Kruger was like in its early days. If you are interested in finding out more about the history of South Africa’s iconic park then don’t miss this great special, running for the month of August 2012.
Flower season opens at West Coast
The wildflower spectacle at West Coast National Park is a must-see for nature lovers. The top attraction is a visit to the Postberg section, which is opened to the public during August and September only.
Kruger – back in the day
It's amazing to see how much Kruger has changed from its early days to modern times. Dr Salomon Joubert, author of The Kruger National Park – A History, gives us a glimpse into the rich history of the park. He shares fascinating images of travel in Kruger, a real trip down memory lane!
Wild Card members can purchase his three volume set at the special price of R849. This saves you an amazing R450! Click here to find out more about this wonderful offer.
The open plains around Satara rest camp in the Kruger National Park is the perfect place to spot plains game and if you are really lucky some of their predators too.