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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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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

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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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An intimate look at South Africa’s cranes

The three crane species that call South Africa home beguile with their beauty, but they have a vital message to share. If these birds disappear due to vanishing habitat, we all face a difficult time. Photographer Daniel Dolpire spent five years photographing cranes to document our precious wetlands.

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Events

December 2018 kids events

During the December school holidays, kids can indulge their wild side at our exciting and interactive events for little ones. Say hello to snakes, get close to birds and have a whole lot of fun.

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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....

Jackals squabble over carcass

In the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park Daniel Dolpire came across about nineteen black backed jackals as they fought over a wildebeest carcass.