Explore 80+ parks and reserves

The Wild Card provides one year’s unlimited access to more than 80 parks and reserves in Southern Africa. You...

Mind-blowing photo exhibition

For a dose of wild beauty, visit Cape Town’s Iziko South African Museum to view a wildlife and nature...

Fancy spending the night in a hide?

Bird hides are much more than secluded hotspots for spying on bird and animal life. At some you can...

Storytelling: teaching kids about conservation

How do you teach children about nature conservation? Wild magazine editor Romi Boom reached out to a small West...

Field testing the new tree ID app

Few things intimidate me as much as botany, especially trees. The taxonomy is daunting, identifying species challenging, and discovering...
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Explore 80+ parks and reserves
Events
Mind-blowing photo exhibition
Adventure
Fancy spending the night in a hide?
Conservation
Storytelling: teaching kids about conservation
News
Field testing the new tree ID app

Wild magazine

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About Wild Card

Nature travel is our game

Wild Card members enjoy a year’s free access to our protected areas. They also support conservation. Why you should join.

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Your sightings

You saw what?

These wildlife and nature encounters left us speechless. See what other Wild travellers witnessed.

 
Family

Top 5 MTB trails to fall in love with

Pedalling through nature on a mountain bike has many advantages: it’s fun, healthy, environmentally friendly, and a great way to see the sights. With your Wild Card, you have no excuses to stay home, so get out there and tick a few #wildadventuregoals.

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Events

SANParks Honorary Rangers: book now for 2018 events

Some 1,600 passionate volunteers across South Africa, better known as SANParks Honorary Rangers, present a variety of events for nature and wildlife lovers in our national parks. Don’t miss out and book your spot in advance for some of these incredible experiences in 2018.

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News

Wild Card membership: 2017/2018 tariffs

To be a Wild Card traveller from 1 November 2017, might cost you a few rands more, but it remains the best and most affordable option to explore, enjoy and conserve South Africa’s and Swaziland’s nature and wildlife destinations.

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Photo Stories

Why did the lioness kill the baboon?

When you celebrate your birthday in the Kruger National Park, you naturally expect an out-of-the-ordinary gift. One birthday girl’s wish came true with a somewhat puzzling wildlife sighting. Why exactly did this lioness kill a young baboon?

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Inspiration

Brides, get married in the wild

Planning a wedding can be a daunting task. Ask any bride-to-be: wedding fever is no joke. Don’t turn into Bridezilla – choose a spot in the wild for your special day. These incredible destinations promise a love celebration never to be forgotten.

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Events

16 November 2017 talk: Wild dogs

With keen eyesight, impressive stamina and co-operative hunting strategies, wild dogs are one of Africa’s most successful predators. But despite their success rate, wild dogs are also one of the most endangered animals on the continent.

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Eagle Canyon Golf Day: 22 September 2017

The SANParks Honorary Rangers, West Rand Region, cordially invites you to join us for a round of golf at the Eagle Canyon Golf Estate.

Top five awesome attractions at Mapungubwe

Ancient treasures, scenery to die for, and nature and wildlife experiences aplenty – Mapungubwe National Park will rock your boat. With these top five attractions, your itinerary will be...