Bontebok National Park


Reboot at these cosy cabin stays

For a breakaway from life’s everyday demands, here’s a way to disconnect fully from the outside world. Stay at these cosy cabins in our national parks and reserves, and embrace the rich birdlife, breathtaking vistas and peace.

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A guide to the Overberg’s birds and blooms

The Overberg with its vast landscapes, rich birdlife and rugged coastlines must be one of South Africa’s most exquisite areas. Wild traveller Alan Lee and his family set up camp at Bontebok National Park just outside Swellendam for a mid-winter break exploring the surrounding natural treasures.

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Bontebok weekend birding checklist

Through the lens of birding, and a pair of binoculars, there’s plenty to discover in South Africa’s smallest national park. On a weekend visit to Bontebok National Park I spotted 56 species. Here’s my checklist.

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