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Mikosi heads to Robben Island as part of International Tourist Guides’ Day

The renowned tourist guide, Sidney Fhumulani Mikosi will again be in the spotlight when he joins other tour guides around the country as part of the International Tourist Guides’ day that will take place on 3 and 4 March 2017 at Robben Island.

Mikosi who is based at Marakele National Park as Head Guide, rose to fame...
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SOD TURNING HERALDS THE START OF SKUKUZA SAFARI LODGE PROJECT

Environmental Affairs Minister, Dr Edna Molewa, today (Saturday, 18 February 2017) officiated on a sod-turning ceremony just before the start of the building of the Skukuza Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park (KNP).
According to South African National Parks (SANParks) CEO, Fundisile Mketeni, hard work coupled with careful...
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Happy #WorldPangolinDay :)

Pics taken by David Bough
SANParks Announces Inaugural Tourism Investment Summit 2017

Skukuza: Particulars of an inaugural Tourism Investment Summit in SA national parks were announced at South African National Parks (SANParks) today (18 February 2017). The summit, which is to be hosted by SANParks, will be held at The Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg on 27 March 2017.
Fundisile Mketeni, Chief Executive Officer...
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Safety measures in place for Tropical Cyclone Dineo in Kruger National Park

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Kids in Parks Programme in Knysna

The Kids in Parks programme has become one of a few ways learners from underprivileged communities visit National Parks. For a month, 500 learners take turns to explore the mystical Knysna forest and picturesque waterscapes. These are local learners from Knysna and surrounds.

Speaking about this year’s programme which began a few weeks ago, P&C officer for...
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#JobAlert:

New vacancies up on our website. Check to see if you qualify, and if you do, apply.

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Happy #valentinesday from us to you <3

Pic by Neels du Plooy.
Share your pictures with us that you took at our National Parks of animals showing affection and love.
25% #DISCOUNT offered at three parks

South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering 25% discount on low season tariffs to short notice online reservations for accommodation and camping at a selection of nine camps in three parks.

These discounts are available to new bookings made by the public from 10 February 2017, for mid-week stays (Sunday to Thursday nights) between Monday, 13...
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How will you be celebrating your valentine's weekend with your loved one? Wow your sweetheart by taking them on a #romanticgetaway this weekend from as little as R648 per night for a couple.
Something special, for that special someone <3 ;)
Check our promotions page and book your accommodation today. Promotion ends 10 Feb 2017 [ Bit.ly Link ]

#OneWithNature #Travel #valentine #GoldenGate...
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2017 Marakele marathon date set

Marakele National Park’s most popular event, the Marakele marathon and half marathon’s date has been announced to be the 08th April 2017. This Comrades qualifier race is brought by SANParks in partnership with SANParks Honorary Rangers and Thabazimbi marathon club.

This is a unique marathon which takes place inside the park and aims to bring both the ordinary...
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#JobAlert
New vacancies up on our website for General Manager: Supply Chain Management and Managing Executive: Conservation Services

How To Apply:
Interested persons who meet the requirements should forward their applications and detailed Curriculum Vitae to the following address:

Human Resources Division
SA National Parks
PO Box 787
Pretoria
0001
Fax: 086 295 4078
Email:...
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Few things invigorate as much as a weekend in the mountains.
#GoldenGateHighlandsNationalPark is approximately 3 hours from Johannesburg and offers you a true retreat from city life. #hiking, #riding and #exploring caves are only a few of the ways you can play in the mountains.
Show us how you enjoy your mountain escapes in our national parks. Post your pictures in the comments box...
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Well have you ever??? Thank you Dan Streck for sharing this #onceinalifetime sighting with us <3
This #waterbirth moment was captured at the #OlifantsRiver in #KrugerNationalPark.
Here is a short story from Dan about this moment:

"The first image shows the amniotic sac, before delivery. After delivery, the elephants gathered in a phalanx around the baby, but the baby couldn't stand and was...
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Recent rains welcome at Mapungubwe National Park

Mapungubwe National Park, like the rest of the country was drought stricken in the last couple of months, but thanks to the recent rains the Park is looking greener and the Limpopo River which runs through the Park is flowing again.
From November 2016 until the end of January 2017, more than 400mm of rain was recorded (157mm in November, 184...
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New area for day visitors in Wilderness (Garden Route National Park)

There are now officially designated areas for day visitors in the Wilderness section of Garden Route National Park. The move to have designated areas was motivated by a growing number of day visitors to Wilderness. In 2016, 71 280 day visitors (visited or entered) the Wilderness section of the Garden Route National Park...
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Take your loved one on a romantic getaway in the Kruger National Park from as little as R820 per night.

With game drives and morning walks also offered at discounted prices, why not spoil yourselves and cuddle up on a sunset game drive.

Morning Walks, Sunset- and Night Game Drives at Mopani Rest Camp are also offered at 20% discount during the Valentine's Weekend.

Dates: 10, 11 & 12...
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#TakeMeToTheMountains
With #valentinesday around the corner, here is an idea on how to spend your #romanticweekendgetaway with your loved one from as little as R648 per night for a couple :)

Spend your Valentine's Weekend in the Maluti mountains, basking in their golden glow. The Golden Gate Highlands National Park is approximately 3 hours from Johannesburg, situated right next to the...
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#WorldWetlandsDay

The World Wetlands Day campaign helps reflect on the significant role played by wetlands in the ecosystem: Wetlands help reduce the impacts of flooding, act as a sponge when it rains by holding and releasing water to rivers. They also store carbon and are home to many plants and animals. They also provide a sense of place and refuge for birds.

They are also important...
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