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Media Release: SANParks receives a Jeep for anti-rhino poaching patrols

Date: 2012-05-29

In an effort to contribute to the fight against rhino poaching, Sandown Motor Holdings Group has generously sponsored a brand new Jeep Sahara Unlimited 3.6 V6 valued at approximately R450 000 to South African National Parks (SANParks). The vehicle, obtained through the West Rand Region of SANParks Honorary Rangers sponsorship initiative, was accepted by SANParks CEO, Dr David Mabunda on Tuesday 29 May 2012 at SANParks Head Office in Pretoria. The vehicle will be used by the anti-poaching patrol teams in the Kruger National Park. 

Media Release: 5% discount for online bookings

Date: 2012-05-29

South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering a 5% discount to all online reservations with arrival date from November 2012. 

Clarens turns 100

Date: 2012-05-29

The Jewel of the Free State, as the town of Clarens has come to be known, will mark its big 100-years since establishment, with the consulting agency handling the weekend-long affair promising fireworks and never-ending celebrations.

 

Media Release: 5% discount for online bookings

Date: 2012-05-28

South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering a 5% discount to all online reservations with arrival date from November 2012. 

Media Release: Update on rhino poaching statistics

Date: 2012-05-28

A total of 227 rhinos have been lost to illegal killings since the beginning of this year with a total of 148 arrests made thus far. 

Media Release: Unitrans VW & Audi equip Addo Rangers in battle against poaching

Date: 2012-05-28

Friday, 25 May 2012 - Unitrans Volkswagen & Audi handed over R500 000 worth of equipment to the Addo Elephant National Park Rangers which will assist in equipping them to battle any poaching attempts that may come their way. The sponsorship was facilitated by the SANParks Honorary Rangers, a group of volunteers who raise funds and provide services in support of South African National Parks (SANParks).

Media Release: Chance to explore premier Karoo birding destination

Date: 2012-05-28

Keen birders will have the chance to explore the premier Karoo birding destination during the Karoo National Park Birding Weekend to be held from 14 to 16 September 2012.

Media Release: Update on Rhino Poaching statistics

Date: 2012-05-23

Since the beginning of this year, a total of 220 rhinos have been lost to illegal killings.

Media Release: Open Day clarifies Mountain Zebra - Camdeboo Corridor Project aims

Date: 2012-05-22

The Open Day held in Graaff-Reinet on 16 May to provide information about the Mountain Zebra - Camdeboo Corridor Project has clarified the aims and scope of the project for those who attended.

Media Release: Open Day clarifies Mountain Zebra - Camdeboo Corridor Project aims

Date: 2012-05-22

The Open Day held in Graaff-Reinet on 16 May to provide information about the Mountain Zebra - Camdeboo Corridor Project has clarified the aims and scope of the project for those who attended.

Media Release: SANParks mourns the death of a staff member at GRNP

Date: 2012-05-18

SANParks is saddened to announce that the receptionist at Tsitsikamma section of the Garden Route National Park was found dead in her staff room on Thursday 17 May 2012. She had moved into her staff room in the staff village the day before.

A bird's eye view of Table Mountain National Park

Date: 2012-05-18

SANParks recently entered into a partnership with EyeFly , a company that provides aerial footage/views of extraordinary areas. 

Media Release: KNP warns against false representation

Date: 2012-05-18

The Managing Executive of the Kruger National Park (KNP), Mr Abe Sibiya would like to warn members of the public, business community and staff members to be on the lookout for people who falsely and publicly claim to represent the KNP on various aspects of its business. 

Do something different this winter in the SANParks Cape Region

Date: 2012-05-14

Winter in the Western Cape need not revolve solely around duvet days and the four walls of your house. The five South African National Parks in the Cape Region invite you to spend winter differently this year -  out and about in nature.

Do something different this winter in the SANParks Cape Region

Date: 2012-05-14

Winter in the Western Cape need not revolve solely around duvet days and the four walls of your house. The five South African National Parks in the Cape Region invite you to spend winter differently this year -  out and about in nature.

Do something different this winter in the SANParks Cape Region

Date: 2012-05-14

Winter in the Western Cape need not revolve solely around duvet days and the four walls of your house. The five South African National Parks in the Cape Region invite you to spend winter differently this year -  out and about in nature.

Do something different this winter in the SANParks Cape Region

Date: 2012-05-14

Winter in the Western Cape need not revolve solely around duvet days and the four walls of your house. The five South African National Parks in the Cape Region invite you to spend winter differently this year -  out and about in nature.

Do something different this winter in the SANParks Cape Region

Date: 2012-05-14

Winter in the Western Cape need not revolve solely around duvet days and the four walls of your house. The five South African National Parks in the Cape Region invite you to spend winter differently this year -  out and about in nature.

International Wildlife Management Congress (IWMC) comes to Africa

Date: 2012-05-14

The Wildlife Society (TWS) in partnership with Wildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa, South African National Parks (SANParks) and Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, will host this prestigious congress at the Durban International Convention Centre, South Africa from 9 to 12 July 2012.

Media Release: One suspected rhino poacher dead and two arrested

Date: 2012-05-10

In a joint operation between South African National Parks (SANParks) Environmental Crime Investigators and rangers, the South African Police Services (SAPS) and South African National Defence Force (SANDF) this morning three suspected rhino poachers were thwarted while trying to escape in the Crocodile Bridge Ranger Section of the Kruger National Park (KNP). 

Mapungubwe acquires a restaurant

Date: 2012-05-09

Visitors to Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site, one of South Africa’s eight World Heritage Sites are hereby informed that a restaurant facility at the Interpretive Centre near the park’s entrance gate is open and operational. 

Media Release: R55 million assets seized from poachers

Date: 2012-05-09

The joint security forces including the Endangered Species of the Hawks, the NPA, the Asset Forfieture Unit, Department of Environmental affairs and the curators made a huge stride in our undying effort to thwart rhino poaching in South Africa. This team has seized assets in the region of R55 million, believed to have been acquired through criminal activities, particularly rhino poaching from Dawie Groenewald, two veterinary surgeons, Drs Karel Toet and Manie Du Plessis.

Media Release: Bird Club brightens up Park hide

Date: 2012-05-08

A donation by the Graaff-Reinet Bird Club has brightened up the Camdeboo National Park’s Khwalimanzi Hide which is situated in the Game Viewing Area.

Media Release: KNP impala killer banned for five years

Date: 2012-05-08

Following on the highly publicised impala accident of the 2nd of May 2012 and the R2500 fine imposed on the responsible driver for the charge of reckless driving, KNP Management today further considered the recommendations of a final report into the incident.

Latest update on the KNP flood notice

Date: 2012-05-08

Kruger National Park flood update as at 17:00 p.m. on 7 May 2012

Media Release: Latest rhino poaching statistics

Date: 2012-05-07

The number of rhinos poached in South Africa since the beginning of the year now stands at 210. 

Media Release: Driver gets penalty for impala deaths

Date: 2012-05-07

A driver of a delivery truck (with trailer attached) belonging to one of the contractors currently working in the Park, Shivers Contracting Company who collided with a herd of impala last week on the Kruger Gate - Skukuza road; which resulted in the deaths of at least seven impala was slapped with a fine of R2500.

Table Mountain confirmed as a Natural Wonder

Date: 2012-05-04

Cape Town, Thursday, 3 May 2012: Table Mountain’s status as one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature has become official after an international audit confirmed the result of a global voting process.

Latest update on the KNP flood notice

Date: 2012-05-03

Kruger National Park flood update as at 17:00 p.m. on 2 May 2012.

Media Release: SANParks disappointed at Beeld’s allegations

Date: 2012-04-30

South African National Parks (SANParks) is extremely disappointed in an article published by Beeld on Monday 30 April 2012 in which unfounded allegations of tension between SANParks Rangers, South African Police (SAPS) Special Tasks Force and the South African National Defense Force (SANDF) were made. The allegations were made on the basis of a faceless so-called “sources” which relates to a shooting incident in the Kruger National Park (KNP) between a SANParks Ranger and SAPS Special Task force member in which both lost their lives. 


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