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Media Release: R2.55 million rand fine imposed on bosveld phosphates( Pty) Ltd. for water pollution.

Date: 2015-07-30

South African National Parks (SANParks) welcomed the sentencing today, 30 July 2015 of Bosveld Phosphates PTY Ltd to a fine of R1, 450 million cash and a suspended sentence of R1, 1 million for water spillage at the Ga-Selati River in 2014. The spillage caused significant pollution of the environment, including the Kruger National Park (KNP)’s Olifants River during the summer of 2013/14. The ruling took place at the Phalaborwa Regional Court. 

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SANParks CEO nominated for ANN7 Conservationist of the Year Award

Date: 2015-07-29

The CEO of SANParks, Fundisile Mketeni, has been nominated in the category ‘Conservationist of the Year’ as part of the prestigious ANN7 South African of the Year (SATY) Awards. The SATY Awards seek to celebrate extraordinary South Africans, who are making a difference in the lives of ordinary people.

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Media Release: SANParks Arid Region honors achievers at awards night

Date: 2015-07-27

24/07/2015 - The awards ceremony is held annually to celebrate the outstanding achievements of staff in the five Arid Parks, the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Augrabies Falls National Park, Mokala National Park, Namaqua National Park and |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park.

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SANParks online forums offline due to maintenance

Date: 2015-07-27

Please note that the SANParks online forums will be offline and unavailable from 14:00 - 16:00 on Monday, 27 July 2015, due to maintenance that needs to be performed. 

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Are you up for the challenge? Trail buffet in Wilderness

Date: 2015-07-24

The AFB Southern Cross Trail Run starts on the 8th - 10th August 2015. The trail run is a 3-day challenge. Day 1 goes through the Outeniqua Mountains, beautiful trails through the indigenous Forest on Day 2 and finishing off on a rugged coastline run on Day 3.

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Media Release: SANParks receives a Hangar for Anti-poaching from Airlink

Date: 2015-07-24

South African National Parks (SANParks) received a Hangar from South African Airlink meant for anti-poaching operations in the north of the world famous Kruger National Park (KNP). The event to mark the official handover was held at the Phalaborwa Gateway to Kruger Airport on the 23rd of July 2015.

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20% discount on accommodation booked via the Park, in Bontebok National Park

Date: 2015-07-23

South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering a special 20% discount to reservations made via the Park, for Bontebok National Park.

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Media Release: Minister of Environmental Affairs welcomes SAA Cargo decision to lift ban

Date: 2015-07-23

The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Mrs. Edna Molewa has welcomed the lifting of an embargo by the cargo division of South Africa’s national carrier, SAA, on the transport of legally acquired hunting trophies of African lion, African elephant, rhinoceros and tiger. 

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Media Release: SANParks opens bookings for 2016 winter holidays

Date: 2015-07-22

The South African National Parks (SANParks) announced yesterday that the holiday bookings in various national parks under its management for the June 2016 to July 2016 period will open on Wednesday, 22 July 2015 from 07h30 for the call centres and email bookings. Online bookings will only open on 23 July 2015. 

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Media Release: KNP honours Mandela through charity

Date: 2015-07-22

Friday, July 17 - Kruger National Park (KNP) Management and staff devoted their own time to donating blankets they knitted themselves and handed them over to the kids at Siphephelakhona Community Centre in Nyongane, a village outside Phabeni Gate in honour of the former President, the late Nelson Mandela. This year’s theme for the Nelson Mandela International Day is “Take action – Inspire Change – Make Every Day a Mandela Day”.

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Media Release: Kruger leopard attack guide not at fault

Date: 2015-07-16

Following a highly unusual incident recently of a leopard attack on a tourist guide working for a private Open Safari Vehicle (OSV) company operating in the Kruger National Park (KNP), South African National Parks (SANParks) said in a statement that there was no fault with the conduct of the guide.

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Adventure is in our nature

Date: 2015-07-14

Events in the Garden Route National Park (GRNP) boost eco-tourism in Knysna. This contributes to the economy directly and indirectly. There are approximately 34 events held annually in the Knysna section of the GRNP, including cycling races, trail runs, hiking, swimming competitions in the estuary, boating and vessel sporting events.

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Hiking in Knysna

Date: 2015-07-14

Globally people are choosing to hike for various reasons according to the Hiking Organisation of Southern Africa (HOSA). These reasons include and are not limited to:

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Media Release: Call for nominations for SANParks Environmental Journalist Awards

Date: 2015-07-14

Entries for the South African National Parks (SANParks) Environmental journalists of the year are open. This according to SANParks: Head of Communications, Paul Daphne, who said the Environmental Media Contribution to Conservation award category of the Kudu Awards is presented to conservation/environmental journalists/media entities that have been considered to have conducted their reporting in a socially responsible manner and have also given extensive and balanced reporting on conservation related matters.

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Media Release: The 2015 Kudu Awards entry deadline is around the corner

Date: 2015-07-13

The 2015 Kudu Awards organized by South African National Parks (SANParks) in partnership with First National Bank (FNB) and Total South Africa deadline for entries is less than a month away.  

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