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PPP Investment Opportunity: Ratelrivier Farmstead: Agulhas National Park

Date: 2007-08-17

PPP Investment Opportunity: Ratelrivier Farmstead: Agulhas National Park

In line with SANParks’ Strategic Plan for Commercialisation, SANParks intends to form a Public Private Partnership (PPP) in which it gives a selected private party the rights to the commercial use of the Ratelrivier Farmstead in the Agulhas National Park.

Update: Please note that the draft agreement will be e-mailed to you when you pre-register for the compulsory site visit.

SANParks invites prospective investors and operators to submit detailed bids in line with SANParks’ mandate and objectives for this PPP opportunity. Interested parties will be expected to meet certain minimum criteria in order to qualify.

SANParks will enter into a PPP agreement with the winning bidder for a period likely to provide a fair return on investment for the private party. In return, the private party will meet agreed operating, development, refurbishment, broad-based black economic empowerment (BEE) and environmental obligations, and pay a PPP fee to SANParks.

The Information Memorandum and Request for Proposal (RFP) documents, setting out further details of the minimum criteria and process to be followed are available here:

Annexures to the Information Memorandum:

You can also obtain information by contacting SANParks at the following address:


Manager: Business Development

James Daniels

P O Box 787


643 Leyds Street

Muckleneuk, Pretoria

Telephone (office): +27 12 426 5280

Telephone (cell): +27 83 679 0472

Facsimile: +27 12 343 3849


Interested bidders are required to submit detailed bids (containing specific financial, functional and BEE proposals), only in the format given in the RFP document, to SANParks’ physical address, no later than Friday 2 November 2007 at 12:00.

In keeping with SANParks’ objectives, attention will be paid to Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment and in particular, adherence to the National Tourism Charter and Scorecard.

The regulatory provisions for tourism PPPs can be found on

Please Note:

In the Suidernuus media the closing date for bid submissions was erroneously published as 15th October 2007. The correct closing date for bid submissions is Friday 2 November 2007 at 12:00.

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