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Wellness in the wilds

Spending time in nature is a fantastic way to re-centre and rejuvenate. From a yoga retreat to a soothing...

11 April 2019: Caracal talk

Join us for a presentation by the Urban Caracal Project to learn how Cape Town’s caracal survive on the...

World Sparrow Day 2019

Sparrows are probably the most common birds in the world, yet they’re often overlooked. World Sparrow Day, celebrated on...

Autumn trip planner: Sunset drives

What better way to revel in the glory of an African sunset than on a game drive? Picture thrilling...

Enchanting forest stays

Spending time in a forest is good for the soul. Stay at one of these charming woodland retreats to...
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Wellness in the wilds
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11 April 2019: Caracal talk
Birding
World Sparrow Day 2019
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Autumn trip planner: Sunset drives
Weekend
Enchanting forest stays

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Wellness in the wilds

Spending time in nature is a fantastic way to re-centre and rejuvenate. From a yoga retreat to a soothing spa experience – escape to these unspoilt wild places to achieve perfect harmony with yourself.

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Birding

World Sparrow Day 2019

Sparrows are probably the most common birds in the world, yet they’re often overlooked. World Sparrow Day, celebrated on 20 March, reminds us to notice these wild visitors to our urban worlds.

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Weekend

Enchanting forest stays

Spending time in a forest is good for the soul. Stay at one of these charming woodland retreats to savour the hush of the forest and meet the birds and animals that call it home.

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Books

The Last Elephants: are these majestic animals facing extinction?

Thanks to their larger than life bodies and gentle presence, elephants cast a captivating spell. Yet all over Africa, elephants are being poached for their ivory. With their love for ellies, wide network of contacts and vast knowledge of Africa, the authors of The Last Elephants, Don Pinnock and Colin Bell, decided to do something about it. By Gaynor Siljeur

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Events

16 March 2019: Youth events

The autumn school holidays are in sight and as usual we’re bringing you the wonder of the great outdoors. This season we’re specifically reaching out to young people aged 9-14. Our goal? To inspire the eco-warriors of the future.

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Events

Explore the Garden Route on foot this Easter

Wild beaches, enchanting forests, riverside rambles… where would you like to go walking? The HI-TEC Garden Route Walking Festival is the ideal way to explore this beautiful part of South Africa with your friends and family. That’s your Easter weekend sorted.

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Magazine

Wild 46 autumn 2019 preview

Not too hot, not too cold… autumn is just right for outdoor adventures and Wild 46 is your ideal guide. From quick escapes to nearby reserves to parks that are worth the pilgrimage, from wilderness trails to sunset drives… we’ve got your autumn breakaways covered. Keep an eye on the postbox from mid March for the autumn 2019 issue of Wild.

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Wild’s best reads for summer 2018

The summer holidays are just the time to immerse yourself in the natural world with gripping book. These wild reads are touching, funny, beautiful and inspiring.

Meet RhODIS, a technology connecting poachers to their crimes

RhODIS, developed by the Veterinary Genetics Laboratory at the University of Pretoria, is a groundbreaking initiative, connecting poachers to their crimes and defending the rhino population.