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Media Release: Larks of Southern Africa in the spotlight at Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2016-02-02

A birding weekend focusing on the Larks of Southern Africa will take place in Mountain Zebra National Park outside Cradock from 19 to 21 February 2016.

Media Release: SANParks' Frontier Region Rangers Certified as Environmental Management Inspectors

Date: 2016-01-21

Environmental law enforcement at four national parks has been stepped up thanks to the addition of 69 Environmental Management Inspectors in Addo Elephant, Camdeboo, Karoo and Mountain Zebra National Parks, which make up the Frontier Region of South African National Parks (SANParks).

Larks of Southern Africa in Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2016-01-14

The SANParks Honorary Rangers proudly presents Larks of Southern Africa in Mountain Zebra National Park from 19 - 21 February 2016. The event will be presented by Ulrich Oberprieler.

Media Release: A bumper December for SANParks' Frontier Region

Date: 2016-01-14

The four South African National Parks (SANParks) in the Frontier Region (Addo Elephant, Camdeboo, Karoo and Mountain Zebra National Parks) recorded good increases in popularity over December.

Mountain Zebra National Park's Restaurant operating hours during Festive Season

Date: 2015-12-15







Media Release: Mountain Zebra National Park two Lionesses richer

Date: 2015-10-30

Chances of spotting lions in Mountain Zebra National Park have doubled!  This is thanks to the introduction of two lionesses onto the property to join the two resident males.

Birding Weekend at Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2015-10-12

The SANParks Honorary Rangers invites you to a birding weekend at Mountain Zebra National Park from 6 - 8 November 2015.

Media Release: Doornhoek guesthouse ready to re-open its doors in MZNP

Date: 2015-09-18

Bookings have re-opened for Mountain Zebra National Park’s Doornhoek Guesthouse, ravaged by fire in September 2013

Media Release: New cheetah genes introduced into Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2015-08-13

A new female cheetah was released into Mountain Zebra National Park outside Cradock in the Eastern Cape today – introducing new genes into the park in the process.

Media Release: Buffet lunches every Sunday at Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2015-07-13

Mountain Zebra National Park’s restaurant is now offering buffet lunches every Sunday from 11AM!

Media Release: Mountain Zebra National Park best in region, second year in a row

Date: 2015-07-13

For the second consecutive year, Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP) outside Cradock walked away with the most prestigious award at the recent 2014/15 Frontier Regional Achievement Awards.  Park Manager Megan Taplin accepted the Best Performing Park Award on behalf of all her colleagues at the ceremony hosted in Addo Elephant National Park. 

Media Release: New Sunset Drives offered at Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2014-12-02

Guests to Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP) can now enjoy the spectacular colour display as the Karoo sky changes from day to night on the newly-introduced sunset game drive.

Media Release: Two weeks of holiday fun at Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2014-12-02

Guided game drives and walks, identifying birds, visits to rock painting sites and animal tracking are just some of the activities geared to keep the youngsters entertained at Mountain Zebra National Park this December. 

Media Release: Mountain Zebra National Park outshines all other parks

Date: 2014-12-02

Cradock’s Mountain Zebra National Park won the SANParks Chief Executive Award in the category:  Best Performing Park at the 10th annual Kudu Awards ceremony in Johannesburg last week (Thursday 27 November).  This is the first year the park has won the award, outperforming much larger and better-known parks in the process.

Media Release: Chief Executive Awards aplenty for SANParks in the Eastern Cape

Date: 2014-12-01

All three South African National Parks in the Eastern Cape walked away with top honours from the 10th annual Kudu Awards ceremony in Johannesburg held on 27 November 2014.

Media Release: Free entrants more than triple in Frontier Region parks

Date: 2014-09-22

The number of people who visited the four South African National Parks in the Frontier Region (Addo Elephant, Camdeboo, Karoo and Mountain Zebra National Parks) during its free entry week more than doubled this year, compared to the same period last year.  The ninth annual South African National Parks Week was celebrated from 8 – 12 September, and afforded all South African citizens the opportunity to visit national parks free of charge for a day visit.

Media Release: New dining and shopping experiences in MZNP

Date: 2014-09-16

Mountain Zebra National Park will launch its exciting new restaurant and shop to the public on Heritage Day – next Wednesday, 24 September 2014.

Media Release: Free Access week to MZNP extended to the weekend

Date: 2014-09-04

There aren’t many places in the world where one stands the chance of seeing lion, cheetah, hundreds of previously endangered Cape mountain zebra and a multitude of other animals in their natural habitat – free of charge.  But this can become your reality as Mountain Zebra National Park opens its gates to day visitors at no cost during South African National Parks Week which this year runs from Monday 8 to Friday 12 September.  

Winter school fun at Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2014-06-18

Younger day visitors and overnight guests alike can enjoy a two week long holiday programme of fun learning at Mountain Zebra National Park outside Cradock, from Sunday, 29 June to Friday, 11 July 2014.

Hello little cheetah cubs!

Date: 2014-06-09

Mountain Zebra National Park's seven cheetah cubs are a few months old now and they’re all doing well.

Media Release: An update on Mountain Zebra National Park's lion

Date: 2014-06-06

All indications are that the three lion introduced into Mountain Zebra National Park outside Cradock in April last year have settled down well in their new home.

Bloggers to explore SANParks' Frontier Region

Date: 2014-02-03

A group of bloggers will be going on an adventure to explore, discover and experience the four beautiful parks that make up the South African National Parks' (SANParks) Frontier Region. Follow their journey through the Addo Elephant-, Camdeboo-, Karoo- and Mountain Zebra National Park by connecting to them via Facebook and Twitter, as per the details below:

Join us for a Christmas lunch at Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2013-12-13

Why not enjoy a hearty Christmas lunch at Mountain Zebra National Park this year, combined with a leisurely game drive and perhaps a dip in the swimming pool at the picnic site? Remember to book in advance for your festive lunch.

Entertainment galore for kids this December in Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2013-12-09

Day visitors and overnight guests alike can enjoy a week-long holiday programme at Mountain Zebra National Park between 15 and 21 December 2013.

Media Release: Prestigious awards for AENP and MZNP

Date: 2013-11-18

South African National Parks (SANParks) supported by First National Bank (FNB) recognised deserving Parks and staff members at their 9th annual Kudu Awards ceremony held at the CSIR Convention Centre in Pretoria on Friday, 1 November 2013.

Media Release: Visit Mountain Zebra for free during SA National Parks Week

Date: 2013-09-03

From Monday, 9 September until Friday 13, September, you can visit Mountain Zebra National Park for free.  This is thanks to the fact that South African National Parks (SANParks), the country’s body charged with the management of national parks, will be allowing locals with valid identity documents an opportunity to spend a day at a national park of their choice,  free of charge.

Media Release: No getting out of vehicles in National Parks

Date: 2013-08-28

As South African National Parks (SANParks) readies to host an influx of thousands of visitors during the eighth annual SA National Parks Week from 9 to 13 September 2013, a disturbing trend in local parks has to be brought to the attention of visitors.

Media Release: Calling all birding enthusiasts

Date: 2013-08-20

The SANParks Honorary Ranger in the Mountain Zebra National Park region will be hosting their annual Sasol Birding Weekend in the Park from 6 to 8 September 2013.

Holiday fun at Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2013-06-18

Mountain Zebra National Park outside Cradock has an exciting winter school holiday programme lined up between 22 June and 6 July 2013.

Media Release: Cradock learners taught to "Think. Eat. Save."

Date: 2013-06-12

Mountain Zebra National Park, in conjunction with the Inxuba Yethemba Municipality, celebrated World Environment Day at the Ncaca Primary School in Cradock last week. The day’s theme was “Think.Eat.Save” and the objective was to educate dozens of learners about the importance of the day.


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