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Marvellous Mountain Cottages

Marvel at the beauty of nature with breathtaking mountain views. Year-round, these secluded mountain cottages offer a quiet escape...

Summer trip planner: Braai spots

Nothing says summer like blue skies and braai fires. Have a mini-holiday with your Wild Card and pop into...

Inside guide training at Marakele

What does it take to become a walking trails guide? Hlengiwe Magagula joined a group of trainees in Marakele...

Thrilling wildlife sightings to inspire a trip in 2019

These adrenaline-pumping photos from Wild parks will have you planning your own trip in no time. You could be...

Wild 45 summer 2018/2019 preview

We’re smitten with summer! If you’re going places with your Wild Card, look no further than the summer 2018/2019...
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Marvellous Mountain Cottages
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Summer trip planner: Braai spots
Trails
Inside guide training at Marakele
Photo Stories
Thrilling wildlife sightings to inspire a trip in 2019
Magazine
Wild 45 summer 2018/2019 preview

Wild magazine

In love with wild places? Receive South Africa’s most widely read environmental and outdoor magazine.

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About Wild Card

Visit 80+ parks for free

Wild Card members enjoy a year’s free access to our protected areas. Their support helps us conserve our fauna and flora for the future. Here’s why you should join.

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Enjoy uninterrupted access to more than 80 parks and reserves in South Africa and Swaziland.

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Conservation

Vodacom Bulls play for conservation

Alongside their mission to be South Africa’s top rugby team, the Vodacom Bulls also want to strike a blow for conservation. In the 2019 season they will partner with SANParks and Wild Card to raise awareness of conservation matters.

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Magazine

Wild 45 summer 2018/2019 preview

We’re smitten with summer! If you’re going places with your Wild Card, look no further than the summer 2018/2019 issue of Wild for a thrilling lineup of adventure, parks and wildlife. Plus there’s a bonanza for birders.

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Trails

On foot in Mapungubwe

A morning walk in Mapungubwe National Park lets you home in on small treasures, from miniature rock paintings to the members of the Little Five. All against an unforgettable backdrop of massive baobabs and rocky outcrops.

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Family

Best spots for family reunions

Want to holiday with the whole family? These destinations are great for family gatherings, from small groups to extended clans. Best of all, you’ll have the great outdoors all to yourselves.

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Loving Kgalagadi mom and baby

The wild can often be a harsh and unforgiving place, but Salomé Bezuidenhout was fortunate to witness one of the Kgalagadi’s more tender scenes: a mother springbok giving birth....

Mini breaks: five child-friendly holiday activities this winter

Forget about cabin fever during the winter school holidays – Wild shares some of the best kid-centric parks, reserves and activities to see and try this July.