Escape to these cosy winter stays

There is no need to fear the cold and stay cooped up at home. Embrace winter and cuddle up...

Grootvadersbosch: the inspiration of ancient trees

At first glance it might look like a home for fairies, but spend time in Grootvadersbosch and you’ll soon...

Soft park adventures: fresh ways to explore

Quench your outdoor thirst with a soft adventure: venture to these scenic parks for a fresh take on seeing...

African wild dogs test the water and a hippo’s patience

A hippo is not to be messed with, as many a wild creature can attest. When a pack of...

Stay between the flowers

With winter rains triggering spring blooms, now’s the time to plan your flower trip. Stay among the blooms at...
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Escape to these cosy winter stays
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Grootvadersbosch: the inspiration of ancient trees
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Soft park adventures: fresh ways to explore
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African wild dogs test the water and a hippo’s patience
Inspiration
Stay between the flowers

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Events

18 July 2019: Aardvark talk

The distinctive-looking aardvark is a bucket-list tick for nature lovers, but in future sightings may become rarer than ever due to rising temperatures. The question is, can aardvark take the heat?

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Trails

Otter Trail: know before you go

Across wild beaches and up steep cliffs, the Otter Trail in Garden Route National Park rewards you with the enchanting views. If you want to make the most of the Otter’s theatrical scenery and demanding challenges, it’s best to be prepared. We’ve got the low-down on what to consider before you book this multi-day hike.

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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 featured in 2019!

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The park is a combination of bizarre rock formations, heat and the odd tree dotted on the vast landscape. It borders the Orange River, which separates South Africa’s dry...