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.”
Golden Gate Highlands National Park is collaborating with Clarens in an effort to win the national title as Town of the Year, which will benefit the park greatly.
The town of Clarens, situated in close proximity to the Golden Gate Highlands National Park has been voted as the Freestate winner in the Town of the Year competition, hosted by Rapport and Kwêla.
The Jewel of the Free State, as the town of Clarens has come to be known, will mark its big 100-years since establishment, with the consulting agency handling the weekend-long affair promising fireworks and never-ending celebrations.
The Golden Gate Highlands National Park visitor survey has been developed to provide information to determine the impact of biodiversity on visitor experiences at the Golden Highlands Gate National Park. Your input will help conservation of biodiversity and improve visitor experiences. The information on this questionnaire will be treated confidentially.
An excavation at a site in South Africa has unearthed the 190-million-year-old dinosaur nesting site of the prosauropod dinosaur Massospondylus — revealing significant clues about the evolution of complex reproductive behaviour in early dinosaurs.
On Friday 26 August, Golden Gate Highlands National Park scooped three awards at the Professional Management Review (PMR) Awards held at the Bains Game Loge in Bloemfontein.
Snow has descended upon our Golden Gate Highlands National Park and what a sight it is!
Golden Gate Highlands National Park (GGHNP); together with the Drakensberg Boys Choir and the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Honorary Rangers will be hosting a musical festival at Golden Gate Hotel and Chalets from 9th -10th September 2011.
Visitors to Golden Gate Highlands National Park on the 9th of June 2011 were treated to nature’s spectacular unveiling of winter in the Free State. The snowfall yesterday and this morning turned the park into a white wonderland.
In a move poised to boost the fledgling economy of the Free State province, Golden Gate Highlands National Park – already a popular domestic and international tourism destination – is set to attract even more visitors this year.
On Friday 15 February the Honorary Rangers National Executive Committee met in one of South Africa’s most spectacular parks, the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. The Chairpersons from the various regions met there on Saturday 16 February.
Please note that as part of the ongoing efforts to improve facilities, Glen Reenen Rest Camp in Golden Gate National Park is busy renovating ablution blocks for their camping area. Park management would like to apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause to guests.
Complete this SANParks branding questionnaire by the 17 August 2007 and stand a chance to win a 2-night midweek break for 2 (two) adults and 2 (two) children in one of the South African National Parks.
Golden Gate Highlands National Park has been blanketed in a soft layer of snow, as a series of cold fronts sweep across South Africa. This highlands park welcomes the annual winter snow fall, as the characteristic warm and mellow shades of gold for which the park is famous, transform into an ermine covered winterscape of dancing white light...
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...
Working for Wetlands is an Extended Public Works Program (EPWP) funded by Department of Environmental Affairs And Tourism (DEAT) through South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) aimed at wetlands rehabilitation and restoration. Central to the program is job creation, entrepreneurial skills development, training and social up-liftment...
The SANParks (South African National Parks) Honorary Rangers of KZNatal held their annual golf day at the Maritzburg Country Club recently...
Just as we thought that winter was coming to an end at Golden Gate National Park, and that the snow that we had earlier this year was all we could expect for the season, yesterday’s rain showers turned much colder and whiter! It's snowing again, and more snow is expected over the next few days, making this week / weekend the perfect time to come and visit our winter wonderland...
Here is the draft management plan for Camdeboo National Park The management plans are also in the process of discussion with stakeholders at scheduled park-specific meetings. Details regarding the time, place and venues for these meetings can be obtained from park management. For more information, visit : http://www.sanparks.org/conservation/park_man/
Golden Gate Highlands National Park has been busy implementing its 2006 Fire Management Programme over the past few weeks. This involves securing fire breaks early in the burning season to prevent accidental fires that are initiated outside the park from causing damage within the park. Fire breaks are also made around infrastructure of the park to protect against the loss of assets and human lives should a fire break out...
Visitors to Golden Gate National Park may be in for a wintery surprise. Instead of the characteristic warm and mellow shades of gold for which the park is famous, the area may transform into an ermine covered winterscape of dancing white light, with snowfalls predicted in many areas of South Africa’s highland areas.