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Media Release: Rhino poaching update

Date: 2013-06-20

The total number of rhino poached since the beginning of the year has risen to 428.  

Mokala National Park celebrates Arid Region Achievers and its 6th birthday

Date: 2013-06-20

The South African National Parks' (SANParks) Arid Regional Achievement Awards took place on Wednesday, 19 June, 2013 in Mokala National Park. The hosting park, Mokala also celebrated its 6th birthday with all the award winners. The venue buzzed with excitement and anticipation in line with the special “Digging for Diamonds” themed event. 

Media Release: Shingwedzi reopens some of its facilities to tourists

Date: 2013-06-13

The Kruger National Park (KNP)’s Shingwedzi Rest Camp will reopen some of its facilities to tourists tomorrow, 14 June 2013; after it was temporarily closed in January due to floods that saw the whole Rest Camp under water.  

Media Release: Rhino poaching update

Date: 2013-06-12

The Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Mrs Edna Molewa, is to meet Mozambique's Minister of Tourism, Mr Carvalho Muaria, in Maputo on Friday as part of ongoing efforts to improve relations between the two countries. 

Special long weekend discounts at Augrabies Falls National Park

Date: 2013-06-12

South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering special discounts to short notice online reservations for selected accommodation and camping at Augrabies Falls National Park for the forthcoming long weekend. 

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.

Go wild this winter with SANParks Cape Region

Date: 2013-06-11

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

Date: 2013-06-11

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

Date: 2013-06-11

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

Date: 2013-06-11

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

Date: 2013-06-11

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.   

Media Release: Three suspected poachers arrested in Kruger National Park

Date: 2013-06-07

SANParks today announced that a further three suspected poachers were arrested yesterday afternoon, 6 June, in the Tshokwane section of the Kruger National Park (KNP).

Media Release: Rhino poaching update

Date: 2013-06-07

A total of 117 people have been arrested for rhino poaching-related charges countrywide since the beginning of 2013. Of these, 53 are suspected poachers arrested in the Kruger National Park, and five are alleged couriers. 

Media Release: SANParks gives out another legacy to school kids

Date: 2013-06-07

The South African National Parks (SANParks) officially handed-over the R2, 2 million administration block to Dumisani High School at Cork, a village outside Kruger Gate yesterday, 6 June 2013. 

Media Release: SANParks gives back on World Environment Day

Date: 2013-06-05

People across the globe are celebrating the World Environment Day today, 5 June 2013, under the theme "Think. Eat. Save.” Given the enormous imbalance in lifestyles and the resultant devastating effects on the environment, the theme this year, "Think. Eat. Save" aims at curbing and minimising the volume of food wasted and lost. 

Media Release: SANParks hands over a computer lab to school learners

Date: 2013-06-05

The South African National Parks (SANParks) officially handed over a computer laboratory as part of its Corporate Social Investment (CSI) programmes to Masiza High School in Mbaula, a village outside Phalaborwa yesterday, 4 June 2013.

Special discounts on offer at Augrabies Falls NP and Storms River Mouth Rest Camp

Date: 2013-06-05

South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering special discounts to short notice online reservations for selected accommodation and camping at Augrabies Falls National Park and at Storms River Mouth Rest Camp, in the Tsitsikamma section of the Garden Route National Park

Go wild this winter with SANParks Cape Region

Date: 2013-06-04

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.  

Media Release: Fire season has started in Marakele National Park

Date: 2013-05-30

The South African National Parks (SANParks) would like to announce that the fire season has started in the Marakele National Park (MNP) situated 12 kilometers outside Thabazimbi in Limpopo.

Media Release: Rhino Poaching Update

Date: 2013-05-30

The number of rhino poached in South Africa since the beginning of the year has increased to 367. 

50% discount in the Wilderness section of the Garden Route National Park

Date: 2013-05-29

South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering special 50% discounts to short notice online reservations for accommodation and camping at Ebb-and-Flow Rest Camp, in the Wilderness section of the Garden Route National Park. 

Media Release: Department of Environmental Affairs briefs the media on the key areas of the budget vote speech

Date: 2013-05-28

Today, the Deputy Minister and I presented the Department of Environmental Affairs’ Budget Vote Speech. Our Budget Vote Speech showed an alignment between the Department’s strategic priority areas to the National Development Plan.

Latest update on the Kruger National Park flood damage

Date: 2013-05-28

The latest update on the Kruger National Park flood damage as at 20:00 on 27 May 2013.

Media Release: Ranger shot and wounded in Kruger National Park

Date: 2013-05-25

South African National Parks (SANParks) today announced that a ranger was shot and wounded during an operation to apprehend suspected poachers in the Kruger National Park on Friday evening.

Media Statement: Rhino Poaching Update

Date: 2013-05-23

The number of rhinos poached in South Africa since the beginning of the year now stands at 350.  

Mapungubwe National Park flood damage update

Date: 2013-05-23

An update on the Mapungubwe National Park flood damage as on 23 May 2013.

Special offer on selected accommodation in the GRNP and GGHNP!

Date: 2013-05-22

South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering special discounts to short-notice online reservations for selected accommodation in the Garden Route and Golden Gate Highlands National Parks, between 23 and 30 May 2013. 

Media Release: KNP to close more artificial water holes

Date: 2013-05-22

The Kruger National Park (KNP) in conjunction with South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will demolish four artificial water holes in the southern part of the Park in the week of 27 - 31 May 2013. Explosives will be used to demolish these structures; after which the rubble will be removed as part of the rehabilitation process. 

Special offer on bookings at !Xaus Lodge in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park!

Date: 2013-05-21

A special offer of 40% discount on bookings made for !Xaus Lodge in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is now available via the SANParks online bookings facility.

Media Release: Promotions facility now available on the SANParks website

Date: 2013-05-20

South African National Parks (SANParks) is excited to announce that a new Promotions facility has been introduced to its website (www.sanparks.org). Visitors to the SANParks website will now be able to view all the current promotions from one easily-accessible portal.


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