Trip report: Camdeboo National Park
Encircling the town of Graaff-Reinet, Camdeboo National Park is an excellent base from which to explore the area. Clarissa Hughes won a stay at the park's new Lakeview Tented Camp. She spent four days there and says each one was filled to the brim with activity.
2013 Namaqua - Flowers Beach Camp - Open for bookings
Following a successful two years the Flower Beach Camp hosted in the Namaqua National Park is once again open for bookings.
Flood update: Kruger
Areas in and around the Kruger National Park experienced heavy rainfall in January 2013. Several of the park entrance gates, camps, roads and other facilities were closed following the floods, but many have reopened.
More specials from SANParks at Bontebok, Camdeboo and Golden Gate!
South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering special 40% discounts to short notice online reservations for accommodation and camping at Bontebok and Camdeboo National Parks, and at Glen Reenen Rest Camp in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park.
New jacket for Kruger National Park heritage plaques
The SANParks Honorary Rangers of the Highveld Region launched an initiative to restore the various heritage sites in Kruger National Park. By Lizet Kotze
Overnight Stop: Break the journey at Bontebok
Heading for the Garden Route from Cape Town? The perfect pause awaits at Bontebok National Park, a peaceful pocket just off the N2. By Ron Swilling
Lots to do at Rocherpan in autumn
If you’re not big into birds, don’t bother going to Rocherpan, right? Wrong! Although birding is a draw card to this nature reserve near Velddrif on the West Coast, it’s by no means the whole story.
Wild’s Winter Wonders
May signals the start of colder weather but this doesn’t mean staying indoors unless it’s next to a cosy fireplace … Here are a few of our favourite reasons for venturing outside!
Karoo lions put on a show
Visitors Freddie and Antoinette van Rensburg visited the Karoo National Park in the hope of seeing some of the park’s newly released lions. Their game drive did not provide any sightings for quite some time but a last minute surprise gave them more than they bargained for.
BIG SKY, BIG MOUNTAINS, BIG MEMORIES
Only a short detour off the beaten track, the Cederberg is unspoilt and untamed. It is a destination in its own right, but also a perfect stopover if you are travelling north from the Cape. By Romi Boom