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25% discount on accommodation at Lang Elsie

02 August 2016

South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering a special 25% discount to short notice online reservations for accommodation at Bontebok National Park 

Media Release: Free entry for South African National Parks Week

16 September 2015

It’s that time of the year again where South African National Parks (SANParks) offers free entry to all South African citizens into almost all 19 South African National Parks across the country for one week from the Monday, 14th to Saturday, 19th September 2015. The only exceptions this year are Agulhas National Park, Namaqua National Park, Boulders Beach Penguin Colony and the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway in Table Mountain National Park. Certain parks have extended the week into the weekend, for Individual Park dates please visit: www.sanparks.org/about/events/parks_week/default.php

Free access to national parks during SA National Parks Week

01 September 2014

It’s that time of the year again where South African National Parks (SANParks) offers free entry to all South African citizens into almost all 19 South African National Parks across the country for one entire week. 

Media Release: Free entry for South African National Parks Week

27 August 2013

The annual South African National Parks (SANParks) Week takes place between 9 and 13* September 2013 and offers all South African citizens free entry into almost all 19 South African National Parks. The only exceptions are Namaqua National Park and the Boulders Penguin Colony and the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway in Table Mountain National Park.

Go wild this winter with SANParks Cape Region

11 June 2013

Winter is slowly shedding its tag as a ‘time to stay indoors’ and as more and more people use this time to explore outdoor alternatives, SANParks wants to make your time memorable and is offering discounts of up to  40%  at some of its accommodation and camping sites in the Cape Region. Look forward to free cableway rides for kids, delicious and hearty meals at restaurants inside the national parks, and experience winter like you never have before.   

Go wild this winter with SANParks Cape Region

04 June 2013

Winter is slowly shedding its tag as a "time to stay indoors" and as more and more people use this time to explore outdoor alternatives, SANParks wants to make your time memorable and is offering discounts of up to  40%  at some of its accommodation and camping sites in the Cape Region. Look forward to free cableway rides for kids, delicious and hearty meals at restaurants inside the national parks, and experience winter like you never have before.  

Celebrate WWF's Earth Hour with SANParks

19 March 2013

As Earth Hour 2013 draws closer, South African National Parks (SANParks) Cape Region invites you to join three National Parks celebrating the hour known for the switching off of lights. Earth Hour is a worldwide event organized by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and held towards the end of March annually, encouraging households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour to raise awareness about the need to take action on climate change.

Do something different this winter in the SANParks Cape Region

14 May 2012

Winter in the Western Cape need not revolve solely around duvet days and the four walls of your house. The five South African National Parks in the Cape Region invite you to spend winter differently this year -  out and about in nature.

Closure of Bontebok National Park due to flooding

13 November 2008

Bontebok is currently closed due to flooding, and will be closed until further notice. The Park was closed with immediate effect this morning due to severe flooding inside the Park.

Swellendam Canola WAF Mountain Bike Race

07 August 2008

We would like to inform all visitors to Bontebok National Park, that on Saturday, 9 August 2008, the Swellendam Canola WAF Mountain Bike race will be passing through the Park as part of the 55km race being hosted on the day. The cyclists will utilize the tourist roads and should be traveling through the Park between 11h00 and 14h00.

Bontebok Camp sites closed

26 June 2008

On Tuesday, June 24, 2008 the 11 riverside campsites in Lang Elsies Kraal Restcamp were flooded by the Breede River. Due to the continued high levels of the Breede River, all riverside campsites are subsequently closed until 30 September 2008. With further rain expected in the catchment area, this situation could be with us for some weeks.

Nominations for the 2007 Kudu Awards Begin

07 March 2007

If you know of individuals or organisations who are making a significant contribution to conservation in South Africa, please read more about the SANParks Kudu Awards, download the Award Categories and fill in a nomination form...

Bontebok Accommodation Facilities Upgrade

16 November 2006

Bontebok National Park is under going a series of upgrades and renovations on all facilities. This means that until April/May 2007 our Rest Camp is closed due to the heavy construction work taking place.

Bontebok National Park

29 August 2006

Please note that Bontebok National Park is again open to the public, after being temporarily closed after recent heavy rains. However, while the roads have dried up and some of the damage has been repaired, visitors can still only access the Eastern Drive and the straight road to the rest camp. The road around the Race Course is still closed due to bad roads. Please phone Bontebok National Park on 028 514 2735 for further information.

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