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.

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

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.

A Win for Conservation at the Golden Gate Challenge

The Golden Gate Challenge is a 3-day track and trail run across the rugged and beautiful mountains of the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. The trail meanders along hiking trails and jeep tracks through remote and scenic parts of the park, including Little Serengeti with its teeming herds of Blesbok, Zebra, Black Wildebeest and Eland.

A new Interpretation Centre for Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Visitors to the Golden Gate Highlands National Park can look forward to an exciting new attraction - the Glen Reenen Interpretation Centre opened its doors to the public on 4 October 2019. A collaborative venture between SANParks and the SANParks Honorary Rangers, this informative and interactive display showcases the diversity, scenic beauty and uniqueness of the park and takes one on a journey through its natural history, palaeontology, geology and cultural heritage.


Grant Melville, a member of the SANParks Honorary Rangers KZN Region, will attempt a non-stop hike from Zinkwazi main beach to Umhlanga Rocks, covering the 70 km in 24 hours on 21-22 September. Starting at Zinkwazi main beach on 21 September at 5 am, he will trek across Blythesdale, Tinley Manor and Sheffield beaches, before stopping for lunch at the Salt Rock Hotel and then proceeding along Chaka’s Rock, Ballito and Zimbali beaches to Westbrook, La Mercy and Umdhloti, finally arriving in Umhlanga Rocks on 22 September at about 9 am.