A birthday at West Coast National Park
I knew I had to find a special treat for my son’s 12th birthday. Luckily, a trip to West Coast National Park made it easy to earn parenting points. By Bongani Mgayi
Time to contemplate time at Tankwa Karoo
A trip to the Tanka Karoo National Park is a reminder to take the time to stand still and enjoy nature. The Elandsberg cottages recall a past when space and peace were plentiful.
Learning Wilderness Trails Skills
Walking for five days in the Kruger National Park in the Pafuri/Makuleke area is mindblowing for any naturalist, with endemic plants, natural springs, loads of mammals, baobabs and phenomenal birdlife. By Brett Horley
Secrets of the Mokala Bushveld Part 2
Lilydale cabins brings unexpected pleasures, so does the waterhole which is nearby. By Elaine Smith
2013 Wild Family Year
Wild Card has declared 2013 the Wild Family Year, an opportunity for you and your children or grandchildren to enjoy the outdoors and create lasting memories. Plan your family’s best wildlife year yet – with our lineup of unforgettable trips and activities for the whole year, month by month.
Secrets of the Mokala Bushveld Part 1
The fearless confidence of the elegant bokkies could be a spin-off from the scarcity of feline predators. By Elaine Smith
Juicy, succulent worms for anyone?
One of the highlights of visiting the North of the Kruger Park in December or April is the bi-annual outbreak of mopane worms. By Janet Kleyn.
Vultures in the sky
Vultures are the natural caretakers of the Kruger National Park, getting rid of carrion and thus preventing the spread of certain diseases.
Kruger gate quotas over the holidays
Over the festive season the Kruger National Park will enforce gate quotas. Plan in advance to make sure you can enjoy the park's peace and quiet.
Knights of the Round Desert Moon
Mountain-biking in the desert sounds like a crazy idea. But when done at night, in the luminosity of the full moon, it becomes a surrealistically pleasurable experience. The five-day Desert Knights Mountain-biking Tour takes place in the spectacular ruggedness of the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park.