Who We Are

SANParks Honorary Rangers

SANParks Honorary Rangers is the official volunteer organization of SANParks. Over the past 10 years, we have provided SANParks with over R248,6 million in public and business donations and volunteer support.

What we do

The SANParks Honorary Rangers volunteer organisation is open to people with a passion for nature and South African National Parks. We facilitate various activities through which the public can become involved in support of SANParks and enjoy the wonder of our natural heritage.

Support Us

Make a Donation

Whether you’re a corporate or an individual who recognises the importance of preserving our national heritage, there are a number of ways you can donate to SANParks Honorary Rangers, knowing that your donation, either monetary or in kind, will be used directly to fund projects identified by SANParks.

Support an event

SANParks Honorary Rangers offers a wide range of unique events. Each gives you the opportunity to enjoy your passion, while helping to conserve the splendor of our national parks.

Become a Volunteer

SANParks Honorary Rangers gives people with a passion for nature the opportunity to help protect and preserve South Africa’s natural heritage. If you’re willing to commit yourself to making a difference, click here.

Latest News

Amdec Group Donates R1.25 million to SHR for counter-poaching

Since 2015, the Conservation Services National Project of the SANParks Honorary Rangers has received an annual donation of R250 000 every year from the Amdec Group. This brings the total raised for anti-poaching to R1,25 million over the past 5 years, a feat made possible by the close relationship between the Chairman of Amdec Group, John Wilson, and SHR member, Janssen Davies.

Latest Event


The Powerade Marakele Marathon offers you an exceptional opportunity to run through Big Five country, unfenced and free. Offering something for everyone, from professional runners to adventurers of all ages, you can choose between the full marathon (42.2km), half marathon (21.1km) or 10km race. There’s even a 5km fun run for the whole family or those simply keen to take in the amazing scenery. And, for runners and spectators alike, there will be fantastic entertainment, scrumptious food stalls and exciting activities for all ages.