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Media Release: Northern Region Rangers gather to commemorate World Rangers Day at Marakele National Park

Date: 2016-07-29

Rangers from the three national parks in the Northern region of South African National Parks(SANParks) came together at Marakele National Park today (29 July 2016) to commemorate World Rangers’ Day.

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Media Release: Kruger National Park Regional Ranger arrested for poaching

Date: 2016-07-28

One of the Kruger National Park’s Regional Rangers, together with a Veterinarian Technician in the Government’s Department of Agricultural and Forestry, Animal Health Directorate in Skukuza were arrested yesterday (27/07/2016) in the Kruger National Park for Rhino Poaching related offences.

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Media Release: Regional Ranger wounded by buffalo in Kruger National Park

Date: 2016-07-27

South African National Parks (SANParks) announce today, 27 July 2016 that one of the Park’s Regional Rangers, Don English was attacked and injured by a buffalo in the Kruger National Park (KNP) yesterday at around 10:30 whilst conducting a routine buffalo sustainable off take exercise.

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Garden Route National Park invites the public to join World Rangers Day online

Date: 2016-07-26

#SaluteOurRangers is a national campaign encouraging citizens to send messages to rangers during International Rangers Day on the 31st of July 2016.

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Media Release: Another round of snowfall hits Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Date: 2016-07-25

Golden Gate Highlands National Park has today, 25 August 2016 received another round of heavy snow following the snow that fell last month. According to Victor Mokoena, Acting Park Manager of GGHNP this snow is much heavier than the previous one. 

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Media Release: SANParks and MILKOR join efforts in anti-poaching

Date: 2016-07-22

Milkor today, 22 July 2016 handed over 40mm Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL) systems to South African National Parks (SANParks) in Groenkloof Pretoria in  aid of the on-going fight against poaching in the Kruger National Park (KNP), South Africa’s largest national Park.

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Namaqua National Park honoured Madiba through charity

Date: 2016-07-22

After losing all their belongings in an accidental fire, the Jaars family was left destitute and disheartened.  On 4 April 2016 their 14-year old daughter and her friends were playing with matches whilst sitting on their bed.  “Within seconds the duvet caught alight followed by moments of flashes and then it was all gone” recalls Mr Pieter Jaars (34) stepfather to Me-shanty Don (14).

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25% discount on accommodation at Bontle Rest Camp in Marakele and Agulhas National Park

Date: 2016-07-19

South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering a special 25% discount to short notice online reservations for accommodation at two of its Parks. 

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Injured flamingos on Swartvlei in Garden Route National Park

Date: 2016-07-19

SANParks rangers are currently monitoring Swartvlei for evidence of more injured flamingos subsequent to a horrific accident this morning. The birds were badly injured when they flew into a nearby power line parallel to the N2. Thus far; two dead flamingos were collected; one badly injured had to be euthanized yesterday, 18 July 2016. Four seriously injured flamingos  were collected this morning and rushed to Tenikwa Wildlife’s Rehabilitation Centre for treatment. 

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Media Release: Kruger National Park honoured Madiba through charity

Date: 2016-07-19

Kruger National Park (KNP) Management and staff devoted their time and spent handing over blankets to 106 people living with disabilities at Khomanani Centre for the Disabled at Phalaborwa in Lulekani yesterday, 18 July 2016.

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Media Release: Marakele National Park’s head guide nominated for the Provincial Lilizela Awards

Date: 2016-07-18

Marakele National Park’s head guide, Sidney Fhumulani Mikosi has once again received a nomination for the prestigious Limpopo Province Lilizela awards to be held next month. The main aim of the awards is to celebrate those individuals, products and institutions that are excelling in promoting the tourism industry.

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Media Release: Marakele National Park heeds the “call to action” on Mandela Day

Date: 2016-07-18

Marakele National Park in Thabazimbi has joined the rest of the world in commemorating International Mandela Day on Monday, 18 July 2016. 

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SANParks Honorary Rangers Skukuza Golf Day

Date: 2016-07-13

SANParks Honorary Rangers Pretoria Region presents Skukuza Golf Day. SANParks Honorary Rangers invites you to a Fundraising in Support of SANParks. The event will take place at Skukuza Golf Course on the 1st of October 2016.

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Media Release: Field Guide caught on camera kicking a pangolin

Date: 2016-07-08

A field guide on a fixed term contract with Kruger National Park (KNP) based at Punda Maria Camp has been caught on camera kicking a pangolin whilst on a night drive with guests on Sunday, 4 July 2016. 

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Media Release: Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun

Date: 2016-07-08

An epic adventure for trail runners and a tourism boost for local communities 

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