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Addo Elephant National Park
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A picture perfect paradise in the Sundays River Valley. It’s a sanctuary to over 450 elephants and will soon be growing to include a marine section. Addo is also the exclusive home of the flightless dung beetle, well almost.

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Agulhas Lighthouse, Cape Agulhas
Agulhas National Park
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Experience the mystery and adventure of this windswept, but beautiful coastal plain on the southern-most tip of Africa. Archaeology and anthropology are the order of the day with much evidence of ancient tribes once roaming this hub of heritage.

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Augrabies Gorge at Augrabies Falls National Park
Augrabies Falls National Park
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Feel the force of nature as you take in the awesome 56m Augrabies Waterfall. You might even spot a black eagle or klipspringer. Hiking or driving to viewpoints is the best way to enjoy the park’s rocky ridges.

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Bontebok National Park
Bontebok National Park
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A feast of flora and fauna with the Langeberg Mountains rising in the background. Wander among the indigenous flowers or get out your binoculars to spot one of 200 bird types. And of course there’s the bontebok too!

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Camdeboo National Park
Camdeboo National Park
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Known to be one of the natural wonders of the world, the Karoo landscape and its unique ecosystems can be enjoyed in Camdeboo’s blissful peace. Visit the Valley of Desolation to see dazzlingly tall dolerite pillars.

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Golden Gate Highlands National Park
Golden Gate Highlands National Park
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Named after its golden sandstone cliffs and the buttress that holds vigil over the park, Golden Gate is a hiker’s and nature lover’s paradise. Look out for the bald ibis breeding on the ledges of the cliffs.

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Karoo National Park
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Feel like a dinosaur as you traverse the Great Karoo and its ancient rolling plains. Karoo National Park is just a small piece of a vast, unforgiving landscape puzzle that boasts an impressive ecosystem of succulents and reptiles, among others.

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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
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This massive amalgamation of the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park in South Africa and the Gemsbok National Park in Botswana is blessed with row upon row of red dunes and sparse vegetation that shows up the endemic wildlife beautifully.

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Knysna National Lake Area
Knysna National Lake Area
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Home to the endangered Knysna seahorse and a large diversity of marine life, this wonderland of the Garden Route is a natural paradise of lush indigenous forests, tranquil lakes and golden sun-splashed beaches.

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Kruger National Park
Kruger National Park
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The famous Kruger is the size of a small country offering all of Africa at its best. It’s home to an impressive number of species: 336 trees, 49 fish, 34 amphibians, 114 reptiles, 507 birds and 147 mammals. A visit here is one of the 'must-do' things in life.

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Mapungubwe National Park
Mapungubwe National Park
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Perfect for those in search of serenity, identity and the extraordinary history of this World Heritage Site. Visit the Lost City on Mapungubwe Hill, listen to the trumpeting of elephants and watch the eagles soar.

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Marakele National Park
Marakele National Park
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Meaning ‘place of sanctuary’ in Tswana, this consignment of contrasting mountain landscapes and deep valleys teems with an impressive variety of wildlife. Rare yellow wood and cedar trees, five metre high cycads and tree ferns dot the horizon.

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Mokala National Park
Mokala National Park
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A bold mix of hills and open plains where endangered species roam, Mokala is the Setswana name for camel thorn. These trees occur in arid areas and are a major feature of the desert regions of Southern Africa.

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Mountain Zebra National Park
Mountain Zebra National Park
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The craggy heights of the park’s Bankberg Mountains embrace rolling plains and deep valleys and have become an entrancing preserve for the Cape mountain zebra. It’s also home to cheetah, rhino, a host of buck and other beasties.

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Namaqua National Park
Namaqua National Park
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Butterflies, birds and beautiful flowers show up en-masse along the park’s winding roads in the springtime, with more than 1 000 of the estimated 3 500 plant species being found nowhere else on earth! Visit in August/September.

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Table Mountain National Park
Table Mountain National Park
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A scenic chain of mountains stretching from Signal Hill in the north to Cape Point in the south. Various bays, valleys and beaches plus two world-renowned landmarks  Table Mountain and the Cape of Good Hope  await you.

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Tankwa Karoo National Park
Tankwa Karoo National Park
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Situated within the Succulent Karoo Biome, here you will find rare and endangered plant species, rich endemic birdlife and breathtaking landscapes such as the sheer cliffs of the Roggeveld Escarpment and the moonscapes of the Tankwa Desert.

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Suspension bridge Storms River mouth
Tsitsikamma National Park
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A ‘place of much water’ where breakers of the Indian Ocean pound rocky shores and forest, fynbos and rivers all carve their paths down to the sea. Watch dolphins frolicking in the waves and whales coming inshore to breed.

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Langebaan Lagoon, West Coast National Park
West Coast National Park
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The azure waters of the Langebaan lagoon plays host to thousands of seabirds with its sheltered islands, long beaches and salt marshes. Spot antelope in the Postberg section and take in the flowering joys of spring along the strandveld.

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Wilderness National Park
Wilderness National Park
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A captivating world of lakes, rivers, estuaries and beaches gently unfolding against a backdrop of forests and mountains. Walk the trails, hire a canoe or bicycle, go abseiling, kloofing, paragliding or hang-gliding and go boating or fishing.

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Don’t be fooled by the foreboding first glance, this is a treasure trove of the world’s richest desert flora. Despite morning fog being the only source of water, reptiles, mammals, birds and the Nama people thrive here.

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