KNP Road Report

The low water bridge outside Skukuza is closed.
Croc Bridge gate closed due to rivers overflowing.
All gravel roads closed

Kruger National Park on high alert for Tropical Storm Eloise

According to reports from the South African Weather Services, various parts of the Kruger National Park (KNP) particularly in the far north, will be affected by major rainfall and strong winds over the coming weekend, specifically on Sunday, 24 January 2021, due to the Tropical Storm Eloise.

International Volunteer Day

 

December 5th is “INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY”. This is a day to celebrate people who give freely of their time, skills and resources to make the world a better place.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our members and celebrate their contribution to conservation.  Your initiatives have helped to raise funds and provide support that help to maintain and protect our national parks.

During the 2019/2020 financial year SANParks Honorary Rangers donated 342,712 hours of their time and drove over 3,300,000 kilometres in their own vehicles whilst volunteering to assist SANParks in their mandate to conserve South Africa’s natural heritage.

We salute you for your passion and commitment!

To find out more about how you can volunteer please visit: sanparksvolunteers.org/volunteer/

Watch Francois Peenz’s, our COO, interview about SANParks Honorary Rangers, broadcast on Die Groot Ontbyt .

Photo - Volunteers in the unexpected snow at Mountain Zebra

Our Junior Honorary Rangers get ready for 2021

As learners head back to school after the summer holiday, our Junior Honorary Rangers get ready for the 2021 program of courses, outings and events to learn about conservation and the environment.

Registration days are being held at various locations across the country and youngsters are invited to join a program in their area.

SANParks K9 Unit receives new veterinary supplies

SANParks K9 Unit receives new veterinary supplies thanks to ICAP South Africa. The SANParks anti-poaching K9s keep on working to protect our wildlife, Covid-19 or not. And they need to be healthy and fit.

Dogs are rangers too! #WorldRangerDay

World Ranger Day

COVID19 Ecotourism Fund

Demand on Wildlife protection is increasing but their economic support is declining. The livelihood of rural communities is threatened by an ecotourism recession.

Covid-19 Notice

As South Africa grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic, we are deeply concerned about the health, safety and well-being of our members, guests and fellow citizens. With so much uncertainty about the Covid-19 situation, safety must remain our highest priority.

The inspiring story of Goose.

Kruger Park veterinarian, Peter Buss, shares the inspiring story of Goose, the black rhino