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...

Top spots for awakening to the sunrise

They say the early bird catches the worm, and judging by these stunning sunrises snapped in various national parks...

Celebrate Sylvester’s new home and win

After the infamous Sylvester, the three-and-a-half-year-old male lion, escaped from Karoo National Park for a second time, SANParks decided...

Plucky jackal stands its ground

Watching two species interact is always intriguing, especially when the weaker of the two takes a stand. Photographer Mo...

Travel with the Wild Card this winter

Find your perfect spot in Wild Card parks and reserves with our curated guide.
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Explore 80+ parks and reserves
Inspiration
Top spots for awakening to the sunrise
Competitions
Celebrate Sylvester’s new home and win
Photo Stories
Plucky jackal stands its ground
Editor's Picks
Travel with the Wild Card this winter
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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Inspiration

Top spots for awakening to the sunrise

They say the early bird catches the worm, and judging by these stunning sunrises snapped in various national parks and reserves across South Africa, we can see why! This winter we bring you top five destinations with spectacular sunrises to start your day in the wilderness.

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It’s here! Wild’s new website

Out with the old and in with the new! We are proud to present Wild’s revamped website. Now fully mobile friendly and packed with interactive features, the Wild website lets you enjoy the best in travel, destinations, conservation and wildlife wherever you are.

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Inspiration

Braai in the wild with Jean Nel

If there’s one thing that’s part and parcel of time in the wilderness, it’s cooking over an open fire. Out of ideas to give your braai some extra sizzle? Wild turned to top South African braaier and cookbook writer, Jean Nel, for three hot winter recipes.

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Competitions

Celebrate Sylvester’s new home and win

After the infamous Sylvester, the three-and-a-half-year-old male lion, escaped from Karoo National Park for a second time, SANParks decided to relocate the big cat with the itchy feet. His new home? A private concession within Addo Elephant National Park, Kuzuko Lodge.

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With their tall legs, eye-catching plumage and bright pink beaks, flamingos always stand out from the crowd. Did you know their biology and behaviour are just as extraordinary as...