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Media Release: Heaviest snowfall in six years in Golden Gate

Date: 2012-08-07

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Golden Gate Highlands National Park, managed by South African National Parks is covered in a blanket of snow and it is continuing to fall. According to Gerrit Potgieter, Hotel Manager: Golden Gate and Chalets, “this is the heaviest snowfall we have seen since 2006. The snow is continuing to fall and is really thick.” 

Accommodation is still available for those wishing to experience the beautiful winter wonderland. Visitors wishing to book should contact Central Reservations on 012 428 9111 or email reservations@sanparks.org.

snow in Golden Gate

snow at the Golden Gate hotel 

Issued by:
SANParks

Media Enquiries:
Reynold “Rey” Thakhuli,
GM: Media Liaison & Stakeholder Relations
Tel: 012 426 5203 / 073 373 4999 or email: rey.thakhuli@sanparks.org 

 

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