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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.   

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.

Hard Labour for the HRs at Tankwa Karoo National Park

28 March 2008

The Boland Honorary Rangers (HRs) adopted the little-known Tankwa-Karoo National Park early in 2007. The park is found in one of the most starkly beautiful areas in South Africa. To get there you take the road which winds from Ceres in a north-westerly direction to Calvinia...

Tankwa National Park Rest Camp Development

26 March 2007

Tankwa National Park – a place of extreme beauty and solitude… A destination for those seeking the brightest stars in Africa, a once in a lifetime glimpse of a rare endemic bird or, perhaps, nothing more than a silence that reaches deep into the soul…

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...

Birding in the Tankwa Karoo National Park

28 July 2006

by Japie Classens

The 80 000 hectare Tankwa Karoo National Park protects one of the most starkly beautiful tracts of the Tankwa Karoo. It teems with life and character, from the dramatic landscapes, wide silences, eccentric richness of plant diversity and the rare and prolific birdlife that exploits this landscape and its relative isolation.

Wilderness Craft Market Turns 10

26 July 2006

This year is the tenth anniversary of the Wilderness Craft Market, hosted in the Wilderness National Park on the banks of the Touw River. The market is fundraising inititaive started by the Southern Cape region's Honorary Rangers.

Tankwa Karoo Flowers

20 July 2006

"Winter sunlight, clean as a cut orange" shines down on the Karoo landscape and the exuberant display of winter flowers that have temporarily transformed the face of the Tankwa Karoo National Park. The 85 000 hectare park protects one of the most starkly beautiful tracts of the Tankwa Karoo. It teems with life and character, from the dramatic landscapes, wide silences, eccentric richness of plant diversity, rare and prolific birdlife and the sense that time was born here, and with time, life.

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