Further thanks: Kruger National Park flooding: January 2013
Despite the difficult circumstances of managing guests during an unexpected downpour, SANParks staff rose to the occasion and provided support and hospitality to their visitors.
Remembering the floods of 2000
To this exact day, thirteen years ago, Skukuza and parts of the southern Kruger experienced the worst flood in human memory.
A flying finale in Kruger
When torrential downpours flooded the Kruger National Park in January, some visitors found themselves cut off by the rising waters. Fortunately, SANParks had an excellent plan. By Stephen Cunliffe
Five things to do this Valentine's Day
Think of a few days away at your favourite park with a loved one, or stargazing under brilliant skies with your Valentine’s crush… Here are five suggestions for spoiling the special person in your life.
A letter of thanks: Kruger National Park flooding: January 2013
When the floods came down in Kruger, two Italian visitors were among those who had to be rescued. Despite their narrow escape, they only had praise for SANParks staff.
Karoo in January? And lions!
Scott Ramsay has recently returned from the Karoo region of South Africa where he spent time researching and photographing an article for Wild. His trip took him to the Karoo National Park, Mountain Zebra National Park, Camdeboo National Park and Anysberg Nature Reserve.
Birding at Ebb and Flow, Wilderness National Park
A tally of 63 species but surprisingly only one cuckoo! Not your typical day by the riverside, but ample rewards nevertheless for an enjoyable outing. By Pat Nurse, chair of the Lakes Bird Club, Sedgefield
Severe floods in Kruger and Mapungubwe National Parks: Your Help Is Needed
The Shingwedzi Camp in the Kruger National Park has been severely hit by floods resulting in extensive damage. The camp staff were airlifted to safety but sadly lost all their possessions in the floods.
Guests staying at Shingwedzi in the Kruger National Park have been relocated to Mopani due to heavy flooding in the camp and surrounds. The rest of the staff at Shingwedzi (75 people) have since been airlifted to safety by the South African National Defense Force, South African Police Services and SANParks helicopters. Grant Knight, Chief Pilot of SANParks, shares his photos of the devastation at Shingwedzi.
The Green Way: Road trip to Wild Card parks
Join Wild on a grand, 5 800-km road trip of all-green destinations as we make our way from the Cape to Kruger and back via KwaZulu-Natal.