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Charismatic mammals and birds, even reptiles, tend to get the attention, but the world of the little critters is equally fascinating. Join Steve Woodhall on butterfly watch.
Birding in Nature's Valley and Stormsriver mouth
The Tsitsikamma section of the Garden Route National Park is a must for the discerning birder and international visitor, writes Anton Odendal, chairman of BirdLife Overberg.
Copying nature's design
Not only is nature fashionable in the variety of beauty it displays, but it is the leader in engineering and design too
The trail with a tale
Aching muscles and a few bruises and scratches are a small price to pay for the experience of a lifetime. They are the battle scars of an adventurous five-day struggle along the coast, hiking the Otter Trail in chilly temperatures and torrential rain. And yet, the trail has left a much deeper mark on my heart and soul than on the mere surface of my skin; it has given me priceless memories, friendship and inner peace. By Katja Schreiber.
Counting down the days...
The Otter Trail is considered to be one of South Africa's most beautiful hiking trails. The trail follows the spectacular Eastern Cape coastline from Storms River Mouth to Nature's Valley in the Tsitsikamma National Park. Katja Schreiber, a member of the Rhodes University Mountain Club, prepares for the trip ahead.
Find your holiday spot for April
April’s the perfect time for a family getaway – school’s out and there are public holidays aplenty. If you haven’t reserved a spot at your favourite park yet, you might be stressing a bit – but don’t worry, SANParks still have accommodation available over Easter:
Time to spoil
Valentine’s Day may be synonymous with red, but for a memorable weekend you’ll do better to opt for lush greens and earthy browns. Here’s our roundup of the best wild destinations for nature lovers in search of romance. These special spots are popular, so remember to book ahead.
Wonder-ful Table Mountain
Table Mountain has moved up the rankings in the New7Wonders of Nature initiative.