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Honorary Rangers

How does one apply?

To become an honorary ranger one must first become an applicant to the region in which one resides (see list under "Our People").

An application form must be completed, and submitted by post, fax, email to the regional executive concerned or through attendance at the monthly regional meetings. The application form (see link underneath) highlights the persons own skills, training and experience and is the contract to apply these to the needs of the South African National Parks both in the applicant's region and in National Parks.

Love for and dedication to nature, the parks and conservation is a prerequisite.

The corresponding regional chairman or secretary of the region you are resident in,


If you are unsure to which region you will be eligible or want to join are international Friends of the SANParks Honorary Rangers, send it to:

  • The National Coordinator
    Honorary Rangers
    South African National Parks
    P O Box 787
    Pretoria 0001
  • Tel.: 012 426 5026
    Fax: 012 343 4605