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Media Release: Mountain Zebra NP hosts "Take A Girl Child To Work Day"

Date: 2013-06-11

Mountain Zebra National Park, outside Cradock, hosted 26 girls and three teachers from the town under Cell C’s “Take a Girl Child to Work Day” programme recently.

Media Release: Lion released in Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2013-04-25

Three lion were released into Mountain Zebra National Park outside Cradock in the Eastern Cape for the first time today, becoming the first free-roaming lions in the area after an absence  of over 130 years.

Calling all Raptor enthusiasts

Date: 2013-02-15

A raptor identification course is planned for the weekend of 8 – 10 March 2013, at Mountain Zebra National Park outside Cradock.

Holiday fun at Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2012-11-27

Don’t know what to do with the kids these school holidays?  Mountain Zebra National Park has the solution – a three-week long, fun-filled holiday programme for children aged 6 to 16, as well as adults who are young at heart.

Joint Release: MZNP/Camdeboo Corridor Project to enhance conservation status

Date: 2012-11-21

South African National Parks (SANParks) and the Wilderness Foundation hosted an information sharing Open Day on the planned Mountain Zebra – Camdeboo Corridor Project, at the Marlow Agricultural School Clubhouse in Cradock on Tuesday, 20 November 2012.

First-ever Mountain Zebra National Park Sasol Birding Weekend

Date: 2012-10-08

There is still time for novice and experienced birders to sign up for the first-ever Sasol Birding Weekend at Mountain Zebra National Park. The Park’s Honorary Rangers, who are organising the weekend, hope that this inaugural event will become an annual one.


Media Release: Open Day clarifies Mountain Zebra - Camdeboo Corridor Project aims

Date: 2012-05-22

The Open Day held in Graaff-Reinet on 16 May to provide information about the Mountain Zebra - Camdeboo Corridor Project has clarified the aims and scope of the project for those who attended.

Media Release: MZNP's Golf Day a success

Date: 2012-05-03

Mountain Zebra National Park’s first-ever golf day to raise funds for conservation & tourism projects was a resounding success with 32 golfers taking part.

Media Release: MZNP - Camdeboo Corridor Project to enhance conservation status

Date: 2012-04-23

An exciting new initiative to create a corridor between Camdeboo and Mountain Zebra National Parks will improve the conservation status of South Africa’s grassland biome.

Media Release: Family found Dead in Vehicle outside Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2012-04-22

A vehicle with four occupants – a man, woman and two children – was found after 11:00 this morning on the entrance road DR02534 which leads from the R61 to the Mountain Zebra National Park near Cradock.

Media Release: Mountain Zebra National Park's inaugural golf day

Date: 2012-04-03

The Honorary Rangers of Mountain Zebra National Park are hosting the first ever Mountain Zebra National Park golf day on 14 April to raise funds for valuable conservation and tourism projects in the park.

Media Release: Three day hike re-opens in MZNP

Date: 2011-09-19

The popular three-day Impofu hiking trail re-opens in Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP) today, following its prior closure in July last year.

Media Release: MZNP tops again at awards

Date: 2011-07-20

Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP) once again shot to the top of the ranks, scooping four major awards during SANParks’ Frontier Region Awards, held in Graaff-Reinet at the end of last week.

Media Release: Cheetah tracking & guided walks open in MZNP

Date: 2011-04-11

In an exciting new development, cheetah tracking and guided walk activities have now opened to visitors in Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP).

MZNP tops again in SANParks Regional Awards

Date: 2010-10-14

For the third year in a row, Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP) took the honours for both Best Performing Park and Best Performing Camp at the recent South African National Parks (SANParks) Achievement Awards for the National Parks in the Frontier Region held in Graaff-Reinet.

Media Release: MZNP Short Hiking Trails re-open

Date: 2010-10-07

Short hiking trails in the Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP) have re-opened to visitors following their closure in mid July after a fatal incident between a hiker and a buffalo bull.

Media Release: MZNP to offer free entry during SA National Parks Week

Date: 2010-09-07

To celebrate Heritage Month, South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering you the chance to experience your natural heritage for free during SA National Parks Week.

MZNP telephone lines working again

Date: 2010-08-23

Telephone lines have been restored at Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP) and are working again.

Media Release: Red-billed oxpeckers fly into MZNP

Date: 2010-08-18

A group of 40 red-billed oxpeckers will be flown into the Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP) near Cradock this week.

Media Release: Hikers in stable condition after buffalo attack at MZNP

Date: 2010-07-13

The three hikers who survived the attack by a buffalo bull on a hiking trail in Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP) yesterday are in a stable condition in a Port Elizabeth hospital.

Media Release: Man killed by buffalo on hiking trail in MZNP

Date: 2010-07-13

A man has been killed and another two women and a man injured by a buffalo bull on a hiking trail in Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP).

MZNP hiking trails closed

Date: 2010-07-13

All Hiking Trails in the Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP) have been closed with immediate effect until further notice.

Escape to Cradock during the World Cup

Date: 2010-06-25

Mountain Zebra National Park has joined forces with guesthouses, restaurants and shops in Cradock to provide a wealth of entertainment for those who want a quiet and quaint getaway from the World Cup crowds.

MZNP hiking trail cottages now open to off-road enthusiasts

Date: 2010-03-30

Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP) has recently renovated the two overnight cottages on the Impofu three-day hiking trail. This now serves a dual purpose where tourists can now book a cottage for hiking purposes or off-road enthusiasts can book a cottage without doing the hike.

Media Release: New entrance gate, upgraded roads opened at MZNP

Date: 2009-10-29

Yesterday Mountain Zebra National Park (MZNP), situated near Cradock in the Eastern Cape, celebrated the official opening of a newly upgraded entrance gate and the complete renovation of its tourist roads.

Mountain Zebra National Park lends a helping hand

Date: 2009-05-13

The Mountain Zebra National Park, in collaboration with the Working for Water Project, donated some much needed manpower to help at the Cradock Hospice during April and May this year.

New swimming pool for day visitors at Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2008-12-18

The Mountain Zebra National Park opened a new swimming pool for day visitors today at the Fonteinkloof Picnic Site.

Media Release: Brown Hyena introduced to Mountain Zebra National Park

Date: 2008-12-12

Three brown hyena were introduced into Mountain Zebra National Park near Cradock this week, becoming the first of their kind to be released in the area.

Media Release: Woman injured by buffalo on Mountain Zebra National Park Hiking Trail

Date: 2008-10-20

In an unusual incident, a woman was injured by a buffalo on the unguided Idwala Hiking Trail in Mountain Zebra National Park on Saturday morning, 18 October 2008.

Media Release: First Cheetah Cubs Born in MZNP

Date: 2008-01-25

The first cheetah cubs ever have been sighted in Mountain Zebra National Park after cheetah were introduced to the Park in May 2007.

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