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The great Balule forum camp-out & clean-up

Date: 2011-04-12

It all started with a call on the forum by BunnyHugger (a forumite) in November 2009. Many forumites responded and the decision was made to camp-out and clean-up during Easter weekend (21-24 April 2011). Yes, you must plan ahead.

Media Release: Cheetah tracking & guided walks open in MZNP

Date: 2011-04-11

In an exciting new development, cheetah tracking and guided walk activities have now opened to visitors in Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP).

Media Release: SANParks to beef up security on Table Mountain

Date: 2011-04-06

The Chief Executive Officer of South African National Parks (SANParks), Dr David Mabunda, announced today that the organisation will be dispatching armed rangers in the Table Mountain National Park.

First Wild Cards in the post

Date: 2011-04-05

The last day in the month in March (31 March 2011) was indeed a historic day when the first new Wild Cards were posted. The new Wild Card hosts the name Earth, and will certainly orbit our planet.

Media Release: British tourist attack did not happen in Addo Elephant National Park

Date: 2011-04-05

In response to factually incorrect reports published by certain print and broadcast media, South African National Parks (SANParks) has issued a statement clarifying that a robbery affecting two British tourists did not happen in the Addo Elephant National Park.

Recent Tourism Survey has a winner!

Date: 2011-04-04

During the month of February we launched the “Responsible Tourism Survey” and a winner has been randomly chosen.

Changing parks to meet social demands: CE's opinion piece in the New Age

Date: 2011-04-04

An opinion piece by the CEO of SANParks Dr David Mabunda has been published in today's (4 April 2011) publication of The New Age.

Addo Honorary Ranger 4x4 Course – success for the rhino

Date: 2011-03-31

They all came, the kitted; the unkitted; the experienced; and “got the new car on Tuesday” novice 4x4 drivers to the SANParks Honorary Rangers’ 4x4 training course hosted by Adventure 4x4 Academy at the Zookamma Training Track on 5 and 6 March 2011.

Media Release: SANParks Board dismisses allegations against safari hotel developments in KNP

Date: 2011-03-31

The Board of South African National Parks (SANParks) confirmed yesterday, at its quarterly meeting held at Groenkloof, that it still stands by the decision to develop two safari hotel type tourism facilities in the Kruger National Park (KNP).

Temporary road closure in Karoo National Park

Date: 2011-03-30

Due to vital maintenance on tourist roads in the Karoo National Park, sections of the Potlekkertjie Loop will be closed until further notice.

Richtersveld NP: Two camps closed for reservations due to heavy flooding

Date: 2011-03-29

Both Tatasberg Wilderness Camp and Richtersveld Camp Site at the Richtersveld National Park have been closed for reservations up to 10 June 2011 due to flood damage.

2010 SANParks Photographic Competition now open for submissions!

Date: 2011-03-29

The 2010 SANParks Photographic Competition is now open for submissions from 21 March 2011 until 21 April 2011!

Kruger's Mopani Rest Camp now offering a new activity!

Date: 2011-03-24

Kruger's Mopani Rest Camp has introduced a new activity, the Sunset Drive-Boma Combo. Bookings are now open!

Construction at GRNP’s Tsitsikamma section has commenced

Date: 2011-03-24

All guests and day visitors to the Tsitsikamma Section (Storms River Rest Camp) of the Garden Route National Park (GRNP) are hereby informed that the construction of a retaining wall has commenced.

Take an ‘African Adventure’ with SANParks

Date: 2011-03-23

Paisley Productions, in association with South African National Parks (SANParks), will present a fresh, inspirational and humorous family musical ‘African Adventure’ at The Fringe at Joburg Theatre from 14 April for a limited season until 5 May 2011.

Super specials when you book a KNP Wilderness Trail during 2011/12

Date: 2011-03-22

SANParks are offering fantastic discounts on eight of the Wilderness Trails in the Kruger National Park (KNP).

Media Release: First ever Flower Beach Camp open for bookings

Date: 2011-03-22

The South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced the opening of bookings for the first ever Flowers Beach Camp in Namaqua National Park.

Here's the hard facts on KNP developments

Date: 2011-03-22

In the recent weeks, South African National Parks (SANParks) has been in the media concerning upcoming developments in the Kruger National Park (KNP) - we have decided to give you a breakdown of these developments.

Addo Elephant National Park open despite heavy rain

Date: 2011-03-18

Addo Elephant National Park has received heavy rain – 115mm so far - over the course of this morning, however it remains open.

Media Release: Premiere on South African conservation success story launched

Date: 2011-03-18

Johannesburg: The country’s authority charged with the management of all national parks, South African National Parks (SANParks) launched a natural history documentary titled ‘South African Conservation Success Story’ last night (Thursday, 17 March 2011) at Monte Casino, IL Grande Theatre and Lounge in collaboration with Peter Flack Productions and important entities in the wildlife management and hunting industry in South Africa.

Media Release: SANParks welcomes recent conviction of poachers

Date: 2011-03-16

South African National Parks (SANParks) has welcomed a successful conviction of three suspected rhino poachers that appeared in the Nelspruit Regional Court on Monday, 14 March 2011.

Media Release: 2011 Rhino Poaching Update

Date: 2011-03-14

The Chief Executive Officer of South African National Parks (SANParks), Dr David Mabunda, announced at Pretoria today that to date (2011) South Africa has lost 71 rhinos.

SANParks CEO responds to Dr Salomon Joubert’s anti-development media statements

Date: 2011-03-11

In responding to the article published by The Star on 06 March 2011 written by Dr Salomon Joubert and titled “Using hotels to raise cash for Kruger Park not the answer” it is important to dispel a few “myths” which have been perpetuated in this article first. Read more..

Media Release: No proof that hotels cause environmental degradation in national parks - SANParks CEO

Date: 2011-03-08

Skukuza: Following media reports that hotel establishments in the Kruger National Park (KNP) will bring the end to the character of national parks and sense of place, the South African National Parks (SANParks), Chief Executive Officer, Dr David Mabunda challenged the validity of these claims.

Media Release: Minister says rhino poaching scourge a cause for concern

Date: 2011-03-07

The Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Ms Edna Molewa, says the rising rhino poaching scourge is a cause for concern. Molewa has called for more public involvement in the efforts to reduce rhino poaching in the country.

SANParks announces online specials for January 2012!

Date: 2011-03-01

South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering special rates to reservations made through the SANParks online booking system for selected Parks and Camps during January 2012.

Media Release: KNP gives soccer kit to school kids

Date: 2011-02-28

The Kruger National Park’s (KNP’s) Head of People and Conservation, Helen Mmethi presented on behalf of Management, the Sports Coordinator, Annah Milazi of Alexandria Lower Primary School with a complete soccer kit for school children on Wednesday February 16, 2011.

Take our Responsible Tourism Survey & you could win a prize!

Date: 2011-02-18

The purpose of this survey is to get a perspective of visitors’ views of Responsible Tourism.

Temporary closure of Addo's Alexandria Hiking Trail

Date: 2011-02-17

The Alexandria Hiking Trail in Addo Elephant National Park has been temporarily closed for a week.

2010 Writing Competition Winners announced

Date: 2011-02-11

It has indeed been a long wait for the announcement of the winners for the 2010 Writing Competition.

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