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Green Friday 2019: get a Wild Card for less

If you want a life filled with adventure, not stuff, say goodbye to Black Friday and hello to Green...

Photo Tales: Warthog punches above his weight

Armed with a set of tusks, the warthog isn’t altogether powerless. But is it fearsome enough to send animals...

Where to go for a wild swim

Who needs fenced-in swimming pools and overcrowded beaches this summer when our parks and reserves are overflowing with rock...

What you need for Addo Cycle Charge 2020

Addo Cycle Charge 2020 is a six-day MTB ride through the wild landscapes of Addo Elephant National Park. From...

Get to know the plucky warthog

The warthog won’t win any beauty awards in the bush. But what it lacks in the looks department, it...
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Green Friday 2019: get a Wild Card for less
Photo Stories
Photo Tales: Warthog punches above his weight
Inspiration
Where to go for a wild swim
Adventure
What you need for Addo Cycle Charge 2020
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Get to know the plucky warthog

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

Visit 80+ parks for free

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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Enjoy uninterrupted access to more than 80 parks and reserves in South Africa and Swaziland.

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Wild 48 spring 2019 winners

In the spring 2019  issue of Wild, Wild Card members stood to win some enviable prizes: a stay for two at Lekkerwater Beach Lodge in dreamy De Hoop Nature reserve, a gorgeous illustration of the buffalo thorn and more. HI-TEC…

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Photography

Top of the food chain: apex predators in focus

King of the jungle or biggest fish in the sea — what is it like to top the food chain with no natural predators? We asked five internationally-acclaimed Wild Shots photographers to share their thrilling captures of apex predators ahead of the Wild Shots Wildlife Photography Symposium on 2 November 2019, to better understand how these alpha species are critical to flourishing ecosystems.

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Competitions

Win 1 of 5 anti-insect Dust Gear shirts

Whether you’re heading out for a game drive, taking a hike or simply braaing in the backyard, make sure you’re wearing clothing that’s guaranteed to keep bugs and bacteria at bay. We’re giving Wild readers the chance to win 1 of 5 adult Dust Gear t-shirts. Here’s how to enter.

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Trails

Horseback safari: wild riding trails

Observe wildlife — big and small — in close contact on an exhilarating horseback safari. Saddle up on these five wild riding trails to experience the subtle sounds of the bush, interrupted only by the steady clip clop of your trusted steed.

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Travel

Wellness in the wilds: top spots for yoga

With a list of benefits as long as the Orange River, yoga has been a philosophy rooted in a culture of health and well-being. Besides the physical benefits, it helps lower stress levels, improve your mood and can even boost your self-confidence — especially when you unfurl your mat in nature.

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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!

Good Dog

With her keen sense of smell, Brin is helping CapeNature save the geometric tortoise from extinction, in the first dog project in South Africa aimed at live target detection.