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Media Release: Free entrants more than triple in Frontier Region parks

Date: 2014-09-22

The number of people who visited the four South African National Parks in the Frontier Region (Addo Elephant, Camdeboo, Karoo and Mountain Zebra National Parks) during its free entry week more than doubled this year, compared to the same period last year.  The ninth annual South African National Parks Week was celebrated from 8 – 12 September, and afforded all South African citizens the opportunity to visit national parks free of charge for a day visit.

Media Release: New dining and shopping experiences in MZNP

Date: 2014-09-16

Mountain Zebra National Park will launch its exciting new restaurant and shop to the public on Heritage Day – next Wednesday, 24 September 2014.

Media Release: Free Access week to MZNP extended to the weekend

Date: 2014-09-04

There aren’t many places in the world where one stands the chance of seeing lion, cheetah, hundreds of previously endangered Cape mountain zebra and a multitude of other animals in their natural habitat – free of charge.  But this can become your reality as Mountain Zebra National Park opens its gates to day visitors at no cost during South African National Parks Week which this year runs from Monday 8 to Friday 12 September.  

Winter school fun at Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2014-06-18

Younger day visitors and overnight guests alike can enjoy a two week long holiday programme of fun learning at Mountain Zebra National Park outside Cradock, from Sunday, 29 June to Friday, 11 July 2014.

Hello little cheetah cubs!

Date: 2014-06-09

Mountain Zebra National Park's seven cheetah cubs are a few months old now and they’re all doing well.

Media Release: An update on Mountain Zebra National Park's lion

Date: 2014-06-06

All indications are that the three lion introduced into Mountain Zebra National Park outside Cradock in April last year have settled down well in their new home.

Bloggers to explore SANParks' Frontier Region

Date: 2014-02-03

A group of bloggers will be going on an adventure to explore, discover and experience the four beautiful parks that make up the South African National Parks' (SANParks) Frontier Region. Follow their journey through the Addo Elephant-, Camdeboo-, Karoo- and Mountain Zebra National Park by connecting to them via Facebook and Twitter, as per the details below:

Join us for a Christmas lunch at Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2013-12-13

Why not enjoy a hearty Christmas lunch at Mountain Zebra National Park this year, combined with a leisurely game drive and perhaps a dip in the swimming pool at the picnic site? Remember to book in advance for your festive lunch.

Entertainment galore for kids this December in Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2013-12-09

Day visitors and overnight guests alike can enjoy a week-long holiday programme at Mountain Zebra National Park between 15 and 21 December 2013.

Media Release: Prestigious awards for AENP and MZNP

Date: 2013-11-18

South African National Parks (SANParks) supported by First National Bank (FNB) recognised deserving Parks and staff members at their 9th annual Kudu Awards ceremony held at the CSIR Convention Centre in Pretoria on Friday, 1 November 2013.

Media Release: Visit Mountain Zebra for free during SA National Parks Week

Date: 2013-09-03

From Monday, 9 September until Friday 13, September, you can visit Mountain Zebra National Park for free.  This is thanks to the fact that South African National Parks (SANParks), the country’s body charged with the management of national parks, will be allowing locals with valid identity documents an opportunity to spend a day at a national park of their choice,  free of charge.

Media Release: No getting out of vehicles in National Parks

Date: 2013-08-28

As South African National Parks (SANParks) readies to host an influx of thousands of visitors during the eighth annual SA National Parks Week from 9 to 13 September 2013, a disturbing trend in local parks has to be brought to the attention of visitors.

Media Release: Calling all birding enthusiasts

Date: 2013-08-20

The SANParks Honorary Ranger in the Mountain Zebra National Park region will be hosting their annual Sasol Birding Weekend in the Park from 6 to 8 September 2013.

Holiday fun at Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2013-06-18

Mountain Zebra National Park outside Cradock has an exciting winter school holiday programme lined up between 22 June and 6 July 2013.

Media Release: Cradock learners taught to "Think. Eat. Save."

Date: 2013-06-12

Mountain Zebra National Park, in conjunction with the Inxuba Yethemba Municipality, celebrated World Environment Day at the Ncaca Primary School in Cradock last week. The day’s theme was “Think.Eat.Save” and the objective was to educate dozens of learners about the importance of the day.

Media Release: Mountain Zebra NP hosts "Take A Girl Child To Work Day"

Date: 2013-06-11

Mountain Zebra National Park, outside Cradock, hosted 26 girls and three teachers from the town under Cell C’s “Take a Girl Child to Work Day” programme recently.

Media Release: Lion released in Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2013-04-25

Three lion were released into Mountain Zebra National Park outside Cradock in the Eastern Cape for the first time today, becoming the first free-roaming lions in the area after an absence  of over 130 years.

Calling all Raptor enthusiasts

Date: 2013-02-15

A raptor identification course is planned for the weekend of 8 – 10 March 2013, at Mountain Zebra National Park outside Cradock.

Holiday fun at Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2012-11-27

Don’t know what to do with the kids these school holidays?  Mountain Zebra National Park has the solution – a three-week long, fun-filled holiday programme for children aged 6 to 16, as well as adults who are young at heart.

Joint Release: MZNP/Camdeboo Corridor Project to enhance conservation status

Date: 2012-11-21

South African National Parks (SANParks) and the Wilderness Foundation hosted an information sharing Open Day on the planned Mountain Zebra – Camdeboo Corridor Project, at the Marlow Agricultural School Clubhouse in Cradock on Tuesday, 20 November 2012.

First-ever Mountain Zebra National Park Sasol Birding Weekend

Date: 2012-10-08

There is still time for novice and experienced birders to sign up for the first-ever Sasol Birding Weekend at Mountain Zebra National Park. The Park’s Honorary Rangers, who are organising the weekend, hope that this inaugural event will become an annual one.


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: MZNP's Golf Day a success

Date: 2012-05-03

Mountain Zebra National Park’s first-ever golf day to raise funds for conservation & tourism projects was a resounding success with 32 golfers taking part.

Media Release: MZNP - Camdeboo Corridor Project to enhance conservation status

Date: 2012-04-23

An exciting new initiative to create a corridor between Camdeboo and Mountain Zebra National Parks will improve the conservation status of South Africa’s grassland biome.

Media Release: Family found Dead in Vehicle outside Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2012-04-22

A vehicle with four occupants – a man, woman and two children – was found after 11:00 this morning on the entrance road DR02534 which leads from the R61 to the Mountain Zebra National Park near Cradock.

Media Release: Mountain Zebra National Park's inaugural golf day

Date: 2012-04-03

The Honorary Rangers of Mountain Zebra National Park are hosting the first ever Mountain Zebra National Park golf day on 14 April to raise funds for valuable conservation and tourism projects in the park.

Media Release: Three day hike re-opens in MZNP

Date: 2011-09-19

The popular three-day Impofu hiking trail re-opens in Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP) today, following its prior closure in July last year.

Media Release: MZNP tops again at awards

Date: 2011-07-20

Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP) once again shot to the top of the ranks, scooping four major awards during SANParks’ Frontier Region Awards, held in Graaff-Reinet at the end of last week.

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).

MZNP tops again in SANParks Regional Awards

Date: 2010-10-14

For the third year in a row, Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP) took the honours for both Best Performing Park and Best Performing Camp at the recent South African National Parks (SANParks) Achievement Awards for the National Parks in the Frontier Region held in Graaff-Reinet.

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