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In the interest of providing accurate information relating to the mandate of SANParks for dissemination through the media, SANParks has a fully-fledged Communications Team, based across the regions where we have a footprint.

Journalists should contact the following people for related information.

For information relating to issues around poaching, and other corporate or sensitive conservation issues, please contact Head Office first.

Head Office: Groenkloof National Park

Reynold Thakhuli
General Manager: Media, Events & Stakeholder Relations

Gabrielle “Gabby” Venter
Manager: Media and Stakeholder Relations


Kruger National Park

Isaac Phaahla
General Manager: Marketing and Communications, Kruger National Park

Laura Mukwevho
Media Liaison Practitioner

Frontier Region (Addo Elephant, Camdeboo, Karoo & Mountain Zebra National Parks)

Fayroush Ludick
Regional Communications Manager

Northern Region (Golden Gate, Mapungubwe & Marakele National Parks)

Reynold Thakhuli
General Manager: Media, Events & Stakeholder Relations

Garden Route Region (Garden Route National Park)

Phokela Lebea
Regional Communications Manager

Arid Region (Augrabies Falls, Kgalagadi, Mokala, Namaqua & |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld National Parks)

Genevieve Maasdorp
Regional Communications Manager

Cape Region (Agulhas, Bontebok, Table Mountain,Tankwa Karoo & West Coast National Parks)

Lauren Howard-Clayton
Regional Communications Manager