Between the 14th & 20th of November 2002 we are expecting a meteor shower in the eastern sky. These meteors are known as the "Orionides" and will appear in the area of the constellation of Orion.
The Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Mohammed Valli Moosa, has announced that the Treaty to formally establish one of the world's largest transfrontier conservation areas, the Great Limpopo Transfronteir Park (GLTP), will be signed in December this year.
KIMBERLEY SNATCHES 1ST PRIZE IN SANPARKS PRIMARY SCHOOL ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS COMPETITION.
A day visitor to the Kruger National Park died in the early morning of Sunday 29 December 2002 when the vehicle they were travelling in was swept off a causeway over the Bume River between Crocodile Bridge and Malelane in the south-eastern corner of the Park. Johan Steyn (50) together with his wife, Petro (48), his son Jaco (24) with his girlfriend, Elana van Wyk (20), who were staying at Ngwenya Lodge, were crossing the Bume causeway at about 07:00.
Air France, the French national carrier which flies daily from Johannesburg to Paris, has undertaken to help the SANP (South African National Parks) promote its parks in France, the fastest growing tourism source market in Europe
The use of cellular telephones in National Parks has become a controversial matter and it appears that opinions regarding this are divergent. The SANP (South African National Parks) is the custodian of the National Parks System on behalf of the people of South Africa and in terms of the appropriate legislation it is deemed necessary to undertake a "Public Opinion Survey" in this regard (a briefing document and questionnaire concerning this matter is attached).
Media Release: Sanparks Amends Availability Of Pensioners Discount And Booking Deposits pensioners Discount
South African National Parks (SANParks), the country’s premier conservation agency and top tourism destination, is delighted to announce that the 40% discount on normal tariffs it grants to senior citizens aged 60 or older is now applicable to the following parks:
Despite all the talk of malaria, cholera and foot-and-mouth disease, the month of December has been a bumper holiday season for the Kruger National Park.
Tsitsikamma National Park, which was proclaimed a national park in 1964 and was the first protected marine area in South Africa, will no longer allow any angling in its 5,5km seaward boundary.
The latest Kruger National Park flood damage update as at 08:00 on 25 September 2013.
South African National Parks (SANParks) has noted the application by Aikona to the Public Protector. This is not something new from the group; they have made two such applications in the past which did not have merit and were not entertained. This is pure abuse of our democratic system.
The Tsitsikamma section of the Garden Route National Park congratulated Ricky Lightfoot, from Great Britain, for winning the Otter Trail Run this past weekend. The event organisers, Magnetic South, pulled off yet another successful event this year.
22 September 2013 - As the number of rhino poached for their horns continued to increase, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa, yesterday, 21 September 2013 joined a gathering by mostly children to show support for the efforts being undertaken to address the scourge of poaching in South Africa
Information broadcast in the Kruger National Park (KNP) will as from yesterday, 19 September 2013, get better as the KNP’s GM: Communications and Marketing, William Mabasa officially received 27 flat television (TV) screens on behalf of Management, from Phillip Fourie, Head of Safety and Sustainable Development, for Anglo American’s thermal coal business at Paul Kruger Gate.
South African National Parks (SANParks) has engaged in a challenging programme of restoring natural ecological processes, including predation by carnivores as a key means of conserving biodiversity in several of its small national parks.
Skukuza airport’s licence has been renewed after Civil Aviation officials conducted a follow-up inspection at the airport yesterday.
South African National Parks (SANParks) has centralised its Reservations Office. All phone-in reservations will in future be handled by the Pretoria office.
The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park will introduce new daily entrance tariffs on 1 April 2001. This will be implemented simultaneously by South African National Parks (SANParks) and the Botswana Department of Wildlife and National Parks.
Media Release:South African National Parks (SANParks) announces second phase of its Commercialisation Programme
South African National Parks’ (SANParks) much publicised commercialisation programme has now entered its second phase with the release this week at the organisation’s Pretoria headquarters of a notice inviting investors to submit "Expressions of Interest" for the following opportunities:
In an attempt to further accommodate the needs of guests, the Kruger National Park will allow tourists with bookings at selected restcamps entry to the park after the normal gate closing hours
Rangers in the Kruger National Park have always had to spend many hours during a month completing official documentation and doing various administrative functions. This had to be done manually and, on completion, sent to Skukuza via post.
I. Statement Of South African National Parks (Sanparks) On The Sale Of 21 White Rhinos From The Kruger National Park
South African National Parks (SANParks) delivered on its vision of 'Connecting to Society' at the official handover of a computer laboratory at Paterson High School near the Addo Elephant National Park (AENP) today.
South African National Parks (SANParks) celebrated with the community on Wednesday, 18 September 2013 at the annual Arid Cultural Event in /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park.
The South African National Parks (SANParks), South African Police Services (SAPS) Forensics and K9 units yesterday (Tuesday, 17 September 2013), carried out a joint anti-poaching operation in the Cork Trust – a village outside the Kruger National Park (KNP), which led to an arrest of a sought after high value individual.
In terms of South African National Parks’ (SANParks) policy, a Park Committee for the Vhembe/Dongola National Park has been constituted. This took place at the first meeting of stakeholder representatives.
Media Release: Sanparks Makes Six Additional Lodge Sites Available For Concessioning To Private Operators
Following on from the successful tendering of seven concession sites last year, a further six sites are currently on offer: in Kruger, Cape Peninsula and Kgalagadi Transfrontier Parks. The process will follow the same approach adopted previously, with the granting of 20-year concessions to build, own and operate eco-tourism facilities within the National Parks.
The Virtual Region of the SANParks Honorary Rangers is unique in that it is the only region that includes both international and local members. The Virtual Honorary Rangers (VHR’s) are located in cyberspace, where they perform their duties on the South African National Parks (SANParks) website and forums, as well as throughout the various parks.
The South African National Parks (SANParks) Cape Town regional office situated at 44 Long Street will close down for good on 2 May 2001. Essential services such as the booking office for the travel trade (Travel Trade Reservation Office) has relocated to new premises and will become operational on 30 April 2001.
South African National Parks (SANParks) would like to notify prospective visitors to national parks of various policy changes regarding reservations and entry fees. These changes have been approved by the SANParks Board and are effective from 1 May 2001.
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