South African National Parks (SANParks) is in the process of sourcing experts to assist with the upgrading of the Fossil Trail in Karoo National Park.
Visitors to Karoo National Park should note the following:
Due to vital maintenance on tourist roads in the Karoo National Park, sections of the Potlekkertjie Loop will be closed until further notice.
Lions were released in Karoo National Park near Beaufort West yesterday for the first time after an absence of almost 170 years from the area.
Karoo National Park scooped the awards for both Reception of the Year and Gate of the Year at the recent South African National Parks (SANParks) Achievement Awards for the National Parks in the Frontier Region, held in Graaff-Reinet.
The Karoo National Park’s Birding Weekend, hosted by the Karoo Honorary Rangers, will take place from 17 to 19 April 2009. Join us for a light-hearted competition with the aim of having lots of fun! Discover the tranquillity and wide open spaces of the Great Karoo.
Sprightly young dancers from Nelspoort kicked off the celebrations on Thursday 2 October as the Karoo National Park opened a new tourist road, environmental education centre and celebrated the completion of a new predator-proof fence line.
Visitors to Karoo National Park should note that all tourist roads in the Park will be rejuvenated over the next 6 weeks. Sections of the roads may be closed temporarily for periods of time (specific times are not available at present). 4x4 routes are also closed until further notice because of road works. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Lammertjiesleegte Road in the Karoo National Park will operate on a stop/go system from Wednesday 13 February to Friday 15 February 2008. Visitors may still use the road but delays may be experienced. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Based on the success of their inaugral birding weekend last year, the Karoo Honorary Rangers have decided that the birding weekend will become an annual event, with the support of Karoo National Park management. They are excited to announce that their next birding weekend will take place from the 18th to the 20th April 2008.
Karoo National Park’s own Jan Frieslaar claimed first prize in the Karoo National Park Half Marathon held on 17 February. Jan, who has been competing in half marathons since 1996, works as a field ranger and guide in the Park and has distinguished himself by claiming first prize in a variety of local marathons including the Meiringspoort Half Marathon and Karoo Heart Festival Half Marathon. He also finished second in the Cango Caves Half Marathon.
If you know of individuals or organisations who are making a significant contribution to conservation in South Africa, please read more about the SANParks Kudu Awards, download the Award Categories and fill in a nomination form...
To our valued clients and 4x4 enthusiasts
Please note that we are busy with road constructions and our 4x4 route will be closed with immediate effect until further notice. We will use this site to keep you posted. Sincere apologies for the inconvenience.
This is an ideal opportunity for companies, individuals and golfers in general to come to Beaufort West for an enjoyable weekend on the golf course. Its a great way to build team spirit and relax in the wide open spaces of the Karoo National park, which has accommodation specials running for the event.
The Karoo is a magical place. For many people, it’s enough to sit under the wide skies and listen to the space and silence. However, the Karoo National Park offers much more than this by way of places to visit and things to do...here's a few ideas…
Here is the draft management plan for Karoo National Park The management plans are also in the process of discussion with stakeholders at scheduled park-specific meetings. Details regarding the time, place and venues for these meetings can be obtained from park management. For more information, visit : http://www.sanparks.org/conservation/park_man/