Parks and Reserves
Last-minute discounts at Golden Gate and Nature
Get massive discounts at Golden Gate and Nature's Valley if you book online for stays between 23 and 30 May 2013.
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.
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
Two nights at Agulhas
If you have a weekend or holiday ahead then there's a lot to look forward to on a visit to the Southern Tip of Africa. By Martina Polley.
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!
Zebra whispers at Shongweni
The mood at Shongweni Dam Nature Reserve is so relaxed, even the zebra don't mind curious photographers coming close. By Justin Fox
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.
Easter birding at West Coast: Part 2
Despite rain, wind and fog, there were plenty of ticks at the annual Wader Bash held at West Coast National Park – and not only waders. There was a dramatic birding moment near Kraalbaai, and Duinepos too delivered on the action. By Dawid and Carin Malan
Easter birding at West Coast: Part 1
West Coast National Park is a magnet for birds and birders alike. Over Easter Dawid and Carin Malan found plenty of ticks at the annual Wader Bash.