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Freitag, 7. Juni 2019, 20:09

und das sagt SAN Parks

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South African National Parks stated this morning that the widely reported pride of lions seen recently in the mining area outside Phalaborwa is not a known pride from the Kruger National Park (KNP) or the adjacent private nature reserves. It has been reported that this pride has been residing for more than a year within the Foskor, Phalaborwa Mining Company and direct adjacent areas, moving along the Selati river system. This area outside but adjacent to the KNP also contains elephant, buffalo and other wildlife.

The pride might have established in this area, due to the current availability of prey in these areas, and due to a lack of competition from other lion prides. The lion population within the Greater Kruger is very healthy, growing, and suitable habitats occupied. It would, therefore, be unwise to relocate a lion pride in the territory of an existing pride. The disease status of animals is also a consideration when looking at possible release areas.

KNP GM: Conservation Dr Marisa Coetzee said in a meeting between various parties it was agreed that a capture operation to be coordinated by Limpopo Economic Development, Environment and Tourism (LEDET) will be carried out as per the approved protocols. LEDET is the responsible authority on this matter. “The plan is to capture the pride and move them to a suitable area outside of the KNP and private reserves, where after they will be closely monitored by LEDET.”

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Freitag, 7. Juni 2019, 21:25

Ja auch ein grßer Bericht über den Ausbruch der Löwen in der Nähe von Phalaborwa in den südafrikanischen News hier. Ebenso über das Unglück im Staff Camp am Malalane Gate.

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Freitag, 14. Juni 2019, 13:36

KNP to continue demolishing redundant dams

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Kruger National Park (KNP) will continue with the demolition of artificial dams in Shingwedzi and Sirheni, starting on the 18th to the 28th of June 2019. This process has been going on over the years to allow a free flow of fish species in the river.

KNP harbours over 40 fish species and the artificial redundant dams become a hindrance to their migration and livelihood. KNP is the first Park in Africa to demolish dams for ecological purposes. This will also improve river connectivity and natural hydrology in the Park, as well as remove barriers within the river system.

The process will affect some tourist routes in the Shingwedzi and Sirheni area as they will be closed off completely for the next two weeks. The dams to be demolished are Louis se Gat and Kanniedod Dams. SANParks advice tourists in the mentioned areas to respect the no-entry zones and take seriously the necessary instructions that will be given by HSMs.

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Dienstag, 18. Juni 2019, 19:02

University of Pretoria, SANParks and SAHRA sign heritage agreement regarding Mapungubwe Collection

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On 14 June 2019, the University of Pretoria (UP), South African National Parks (SANParks) and the South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) entered into a heritage agreement regarding the Mapungubwe Collection. The agreement represents the institutions’ continued collective commitment to the collection and their support for maximising wider public access to it. The institutions also agree to collaborate on the realisation of their collective responsibility for the management, safekeeping and promotion of Mapungubwe’s heritage.

The agreement was signed by UP Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Tawana Kupe, SANParks CEO Fundisile Mketeni and SAHRA Acting Chief Executive Officer Lungi Malgas.

“The Mapungubwe Collection represents a tangible example of Africa’s rich heritage, culture and economic capacity throughout history,” Prof Kupe said. “The University of Pretoria is proud to be one of the custodians of these remarkable objects, which are national, continental and world treasures.”

The agreement marks a new development in the relationship of these three institutions, which was previously regulated by a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in June 2009. The MoU set out the principles according to which the parties would conduct future discussions and informed the manner in which the institutions entered into this heritage agreement, which reflects a much clearer vision of each institution’s roles, responsibilities and obligations with regard to the Mapungubwe Collection.

Dr Sian Tiley-Nel, who has served as Chief Curator of the Mapungubwe Collection on behalf of UP for almost 20 years, has been technically involved since the very first negotiations, which began back in 2003. She said, "The signing of the heritage agreement on the Mapungubwe Collection is a significant and historical milestone, and assures its continued curation under the responsibility of the UP Museums, as a serious responsibility of what is deemed a national resource.”

The agreement outlines UP’s institutional commitment, as the custodian of the designated collection, to continuing accountable curation and conservation, its educational role to academic communities, research, and making the collection accessible to all civic communities.

“We will continue to curate, preserve and conserve these and other collections so that future generations have the benefit of this knowledge,” Prof Kupe said. “The university’s new master’s degree in Tangible Heritage Conservation aims to produce a new generation of highly skilled professionals who are able to conserve rich cultural heritage from around the world.”

The agreement further defines SANParks’ responsibility in managing the Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape. This includes accountable curation, improved and secure storage, facilitating bona fide research, and continuing to maximise public access as well as closer collaboration with culturally associated communities.

“The signing of the agreement represents a milestone in the journey that SANParks started to improve the management of cultural heritage under its stewardship and ensure that this is done in close co-operation with key role players like UP, SAHRA and communities,” said SANParks CEO Fundisile Mketeni. “The Mapungubwe Kingdom, as evidenced by the collection, remains one of the most important periods in the development and civilisation of the Southern Africa region – a period of great pride to all Africans.”

Finally, the agreement acknowledges the obligations of SAHRA as the national heritage authority mandated to coordinate the identification and management of the National Estate of South Africa. This includes monitoring co-operation pertaining to the Mapungubwe Collection in terms of the National Heritage Resources Act No 25 of 1999.

“The specifically declared Mapungubwe Collection is one of the most important collections in South Africa that forms part of the National Estate, because it offers insight into trade between 1000 AD and 1300 AD,” SAHRA Acting Chief Executive Officer Lungisa Malgas said. “SAHRA appreciates that after 10 years of engagement UP, SANParks and SAHRA have reached an agreement about the management and conservation of this significant collection. SAHRA will fulfil its obligations to ensure that the collection is enjoyed by many generations to come.”

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Sonntag, 30. Juni 2019, 10:24

Possible Withdrawal of Labour by KNP Staff

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Possible Withdrawal of Labour by KNP Staff

South African National Parks – Kruger National Park (KNP) wishes to advice guests of the possible withdrawal of labour by staff on Sunday, 30 June 2019. The organization has been reliably informed that this withdrawal of labour will be limited to Sundays and public holidays due to a labour dispute. KNP management is in talks with labour representatives to resolve issues of concern.

The gates to be possibly affected are Phalaborwa Gate, Paul Kruger Gate, Phabeni Gate, Numbi Gate, Malelane Gate and Crocodile Bridge Gate.

KNP Managing Executive, Mr Glenn Philips has ensured guests that this labour dispute will be resolved as soon as possible and security and contingency measures have been put in place to ensure that guests are not inconvenienced. He is urging visitors not to cancel their bookings that have already been confirmed.
“We wish to apologize for this unfortunate situation and any inconvenience it may cause as SANParks continues to seek a speedy resolution to the matter. There will be limited services provided to guests and management is working to normalize the situation irrespective of the withdrawal of labour by staff in the park. The Hospitality Services Managers at various camps will be available at all times to deal with guests requests and to ensure that they have a good experience of the KNP.”
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Dienstag, 2. Juli 2019, 04:49

Prescribed burning in Table Mountain National Park

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Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) Fire Management Department together with NCC Environmental Services and Working on Fire, is in the process of conducting biodiversity burns in multiple areas across TMNP.

These prescribed and multiple stack burns will take place between June and July under favourable weather conditions, i.e. temperatures under 25°C, moderate winds of less than 20km/hr and 2-3 days after light rain has fallen.

TMNP management appreciates that such burning is a source of concern for many Cape Town residents, however, it must be stated that wildfires could possibly occur if the area is not maintained and an uncontrolled fire or wildfire could pose a huge risk to life and property on the urban edge. The removal of dry flammable material by means of a prescribed burn will reduce the likelihood of future uncontrolled wildfires.

Fynbos vegetation is both fire-prone and fire-adapted and the use of fire forms an integral part of the ecological management of the park. TMNP Fire Management Department together with the SANParks Cape Research Centre has developed a scientific Prescribed Burning Plan for the entire park – this plan determines and prioritizes areas for prescribed burning, taking into consideration veld age, rare and endangered species, alien clearing etc. (biodiversity as well as protection of properties).

The reasons for conducting prescribed burns in fynbos vegetation are:

To reduce fire hazards by reducing the unnecessary “fuel” accumulated in the field as a result of Alien Plant Clearing operations.
To rejuvenate the fire-adapted and fire-dependent fynbos vegetation.
To form an essential part of control operations aimed at eliminating invasive alien plants.
Weather-permitting, TMNP is planning to undertake prescribed burning at:

  • Cape Point (including Pheiffer and Jupiter Street in Ocean View)
  • Tokai Plantation
  • Cecilia (Close to Kirstenbosch)
  • Newlands
  • Schotekloof (Cape Town)
  • Twelve Apostle Battery,
  • Karbonkelberg
  • Constantia Nek
  • Kloofnekbos

Residents in the adjoining areas of the park should be assured that Park management will do their best to minimize any possible inconvenience to adjacent households during the preparatory work and burning operations. Where adjacent properties to the park may be affected by a prescribed burn, Park management will make an effort to inform such landowners and residents in good time of the intent to carry out a burn.

When the burn occurs, surrounding residents are advised to please keep their windows shut while burning takes place. Flammable items such as gas canisters should be removed from outside areas and laundry should be taken off washing lines to prevent odour contamination from the smoke.

Please note that Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) has obtained a burning permit through the City of Cape Town, and all relevant parties have and will be informed when burns take place.

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Mittwoch, 10. Juli 2019, 10:36

Kruger Gate inaccessible due to protests

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Guests travelling to and from the Kruger National Park are hereby advised that Kruger Gate is inaccessible due to protests, today, 10 July 2019. The protests are taking place at Cork Trust, on the R536 road, leading to Kruger Gate.

Guests entering and exiting the Park should please make use of alternative gates such as Phabeni- and Numbi Gates, until further notice.
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Montag, 15. Juli 2019, 17:16

Shot hole borer (Familie der Borkenkäfer) in the Garden Route National Park absent and unconfirmed in most areas for now

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Forest ecologists from SANParks’ Garden Route National Park are breathing a sigh of relief that for now, early observations are showing that the Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB) seems absent in most parts of the indigenous forest areas. But this does not mean we should not be on the lookout for this pest.

PSHB is a beetle that attacks trees. They don’t kill the tree but they leave a fungus inside the circulatory system which effectively blocks nutrients and water from reaching parts of the tree. This leads to branch dieback and ultimately the tree’s death.

Graham Durrheim, forest ecologist for South African National Parks (SANParks) says sites visited by Professor Francois Roets from Stellenbosch University for a survey of PSHB were both outside and inside the National Park. He also visited the George Botanical Gardens, Knysna Pledge Nature Reserve, Forever Resort and Kat Rivier.

Durrheim says ‘we can confirm PSHB is absent at the Tsitsikamma Big tree, Diepwalle, Stormsriver, Natures Valley and Garden of Eden.’ He adds ‘identifying the Polyphagous shot hole beetle (PSHB) is difficult. It is also quite possible that several of the reports in other areas in the Garden Route could be of indigenous borer beetle species.’

Experts from the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI), from the University of Pretoria have also visited the Garden Route and have more information regarding urban areas.

PSHB infestations are most likely to be found at sites that are accessible to the public, particularly where they could have been introduced by infested firewood, in spots such as picnic sites, rest camps and along access roads. Following a recent PSHB provincial task team meeting in Cape Town, it appears that when the final control requirements, which are being finalised, are gazetted, there may be a requirement that protected areas prohibit the entry of firewood to prevent possible infestation. A national reporting hub is in the process of being set up which will be able to receive reports of the beetle going forward. But for now, we are relying on local reporting lines.

Members of the public in the Garden Route are requested to report possible infestations to SANParks, as well as any information on where the PSHB does not appear to occur. ‘This will help us carry out a more comprehensive survey of the current extent should it occur inside the National Park.’

Queries/reports can be emailed to graham.durrheim@sanparks.org or jessica.hayes@sanparks.org.

View the shot hole borer poster for more information. shot-hole-borer.pdf

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Freitag, 19. Juli 2019, 23:28

die Parkverwaltung iSimangaliso postete via Facebook

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IMPORTANT NOTICE - visitors to the #uMkhuze section of iSimangaliso, please be aware that there is currently an unplanned bush fire burning in the vicinity south of Mantuma Camp. While management staff are doing their best to manage the situation, conditions are very dry and flames can spread easily. Guests should please avoid affected areas and roads for their own safety. KuMasinga Hide is currently closed until conditions improve. Please be cautious and follow any instructions by Ezemvelo management staff. Your assistance will be most appreciated. Your safety and that of our colleagues and wildlife is our foremost concern!


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Spare a thought and a prayer for our brave colleagues fighting this in #uMkhuze right now! Thanks to Kate Church for photos. Stay safe.
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Donnerstag, 25. Juli 2019, 08:33

SAN Parks drohen Streiks

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Three unions are embroiled in a wage dispute with the authority that owns the Kruger National Park, demanding an 11,5% wage increase.

The Health & Other Services Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (HOSPERSA) on Wednesday announced that it has declared a dispute against South African National Parks (SANParks), following months of protracted wage negotiations.
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Donnerstag, 25. Juli 2019, 20:52

SANParks Announces Free Access Week Dates For 2019

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South African National Parks (SANParks) will be presenting the 14th annual SA National Parks Week from 8 to 15 September 2019, and is once again proud to celebrate it with our partners Total South Africa and FNB, this year SANParks is pleased to announce that it has extended SA National Parks Week to include weekends, heeding the request from South Africans who don’t have time to visit national parks during the week. National parks focus week is a worldwide campaign which gives people free access to National Parks. This annual event gives all South African citizens the opportunity to visit one of the 21 national parks for free.

This year SANParks is even more exciting to host SA National Parks Week as the country celebrates 25 years of Democracy as a nation. Every year SANParks aims to increase the number of citizens that are granted free access to national parks during this time. Since we started the programme in 2006, some 438 361 South Africans have been afforded the opportunity to enter national parks, and we want to see these numbers grow.

“It’s important for South Africans to visit and know the importance of national parks. They act as spaces to practice sustainable conservation, as spaces that preserve and celebrate our culture and heritage, and we now see national parks playing the critical role of empowering communities living adjacent to parks through job creation and we continue to explore ways of creating business opportunities particularly for small business owners,” says SANParks Chief Executive Officer, Fundisile Mketeni.

Mketeni highlights the growing need for national parks to be relevant, particularly to young people and communities living adjacent to parks. “Through our Socio-Economic Transformation programmes and our Expanded Public Works Programme, we work closely with communities living adjacent to national parks with the aim of strengthening our relationships with them, in order to be more inclusive so we can tackle issues of wildlife crime with their help, afford them more access to parks for cultural use, inform young people about the different career options that parks have to offer and create job opportunities. SANParks hopes to strengthen and enable those communities to reap the benefits of the national parks.”

Visit a national park this year for free during SA National Parks Week, to see what it has to offer and do your part by getting to know your national parks, celebrate your rich heritage offering and experience first-hand the iconic beauty and plethora of natural flora and fauna.

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Tel: 012 426 5203; Cell: 073 373 4999
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auch wenn diese freien Eintritte nicht für Internationals gelten, sind die entsprechenden Daten für Reiseplanungen von Interesse ;)
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Samstag, 27. Juli 2019, 20:51

derzeit "nur" via (leider geschliossener) FB Gruppe

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SANParks today confirmed the death of a male day visitor in a car accident in the Punda Maria Section of the Kruger National Park (KNP). The accident occurred on the Dzundwini gravel Road. Early indications are that the driver lost control and drove into a tree. Four other passengers sustained minor injuries and are being treated on the scene. Sanparks extends heartfelt condolences to all affected and wishes the injured a speedy recovery. The SAPS and Emergency medical services are attending to the scene. Further investigations into the cause of the accident will be conducted by the SAPS.
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Donnerstag, 5. September 2019, 20:29

Twee Rivieren Bird Hide

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Heute wurde im Kgalagadi TP ein neuer Bird Hide in Twee Rivieren eröffnet.

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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park officially opened the Twee Rivieren Bird Hide,today,05 September 2019 with the two Park Managers: Steven Smith (SA side) and Jomo Bontsheste(Botswana side).
Entrance to the bird hide are in front of Chalet no.01 at Twee Rivieren Rest Camp and visitors are more than welcome to use this new facility.
During the opening,we had our very own indigenous VIP guest,who also gave his approval to the opening!

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Donnerstag, 19. September 2019, 21:16

kein Streik am Paul Kruger Gate - Wage dispute resolved at SANParks

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Wage dispute resolved at SANParks

19 September 2019

South African National Parks (SANParks) today announced that a dispute around wages and conditions of employment declared by three unions representing workers in the Collective Bargaining Council has been resolved.

This according to Rey Thakhuli, SANParks Acting Head of Communications who said, SANParks and the labour unions settled the dispute early last night, and the parties have immediately formalised the agreement reached.

Thakhuli said in a meeting that was convened on Wednesday 18 September 2019 with the majority of unions Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union (HOSPERSA) and National Union of Public Service and Allied Workers Union (NUPSAW) a collective agreement was concluded and signed. “The details of the signed deal mean that workers will get an 8% salary adjustment and improved benefits.”

He said the signing brings to end speculation around any intended protracted strike and planned protests action which was due to happen on Friday, 20 September 2019. The unions and SANParks will be communicating the finer details to employees internally.

The Chief Executive Officer of SANParks, Fundisile Mketeni congratulated the negotiating teams on the signing of the agreement saying… “We are happy that the deal has been accepted by the majority unions, it shows that the welfare of workers was put first, as an employer we tabled a fair and balanced offer that will not put jobs in jeopardy and will help the organisation to continue with its conservation mandate.”

“We want to also encourage those intending to visit our parks, we are open for business, come and enjoy your natural heritage. We are looking forward to working with the unions into the future for the betterment of our people and the organisation” concluded Mketeni.

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Email: rey.thakhuli@sanparks.org

Isaac Phaahla
GM: Communications and Marketing, KNP
Tel: 013 735 4363; Cell 083 673 6974
Email: isaac.phaahla@sanparks.org
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Mittwoch, 2. Oktober 2019, 17:37

2. Oktober - Scheduled maintenance on the SANParks website

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Mittwoch, 16. Oktober 2019, 21:26

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Samstag, 26. Oktober 2019, 19:37

NEUE PREISE FÜR WILD CARD 2019-2020

Laut einem Bild im Sanparks Forum sind das die neuen Tarife für die Wild Card ab 1.November.




Eine Erhöhung um 320 ZAR von 4530 ZAR auf 4850 ZAR. Im Gegensatz zu den letzten Jahren fast schon eine moderate Erhöhung.
Also, schnell noch nächste Woche zuschlagen :)

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Sonntag, 27. Oktober 2019, 00:42

:danke: Markus!
Mir fällt auf (aber vielleicht war das auch schon eher so) dass die Richtlinie "International = Südafrika x 4" nicht mehr gilt... Jetzt ist es nóch teurer für International Visitors... :saflag:

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Donnerstag, 31. Oktober 2019, 17:34

Laut einem Bild im Sanparks Forum

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und im Vergleich dazu die Preise 2017/2018 und 2018/2019
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Dienstag, 5. November 2019, 13:40

Annual Conservation Tariff Increase for Parks in the Cape Region

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Annual conservation tariffs to Agulhas, Bontebok, Table Mountain, Tankwa Karoo, and West Coast National Park will be increased as of 1 November 2019. This will see the daily conservation fees increase across the landscape.

Agulhas National Park
The daily conservation fees for South African (SA) citizens with a valid SA identification document is set to increase from R 43 to R46. Rates for SA children under 12 years old are 50% of the adult price at R23 per child. Children under two years of age enter the park for free. Southern African Development Community (SADC) Nationals (with passport) will pay R92 from 1 November whilst those from all other foreign countries may expect to pay R184. The rate for children is always half the price of the adults – at R46 and R92 respectively.

Bontebok National Park
The daily conservation fees for South African citizens with a valid SA identification document is set to increase from R43 to R46. Rates for SA children under 12 years old are 50% of the adult price at R23 per child. Children under two enter the park for free. SADC Nationals (with passport) will pay R66 from 1 November whilst those from all other foreign countries may expect to pay R132. The rate for children is always half the price of the adults – at R33 and R66 respectively.

Table Mountain National Park
Please see below table of the rate increase for Table Mountain National Park sections consisting of Boulders Penguin Colony; Cape of Good Hope; Newlands; Oudekraal; Perdekloof; Silvermine; and the Tokai Picnic and Braai Area, effective 1 November 2019:



Tankwa Karoo National Park
The daily conservation fees for South African citizens with a valid SA identification document is set to increase from R43 to R46. Rates for SA children under 12 years old are 50% of the adult price at R23 per child. Children under two enter for free. SADC Nationals (with passport) will pay R92 from 1 November whilst those from all other foreign countries may expect to pay R184. The rate for children is always half the price of the adults – at R46 and R92 respectively.

West Coast National Park
The daily conservation fees for South African citizens with a valid SA identification document is set to increase from R 59 to R64. Rates for SA children under 12 years old are 50% of the adult price at R32 per child. Children under two enter for free. SADC Nationals (with passport) will pay R 96 from 1 November whilst those from all other foreign countries may expect to pay R 96. The rate for children is always half the price of the adults – at R48 respectively.

Please note that during flower season the entry fees are as follows: The daily conservation fees for South African citizens is set to increase from R83 to R 90. Rates for SA children under 12 years old are 50% of the adult price at R 45 per child. Children under two enter for free.

SADC Nationals (with passport) will pay R136 from 1 November whilst those from all other foreign countries may expect to pay R198. The rate for children is always half the price of the adults – at R68 and R99 respectively.
Please note:

The standard rate is automatically applied to all visitors at the gate. To claim/qualify for the local rate, South Africans over 18 years of age must provide Original Proof of South African ID on arrival at the gate. No refunds will be provided after entering through the gate if the SA rate was not claimed and billed for on arrival.

All funds generated from conservation fees are used with the primary mandate of South African National Parks which is to oversee the conservation of South Africa’s biodiversity, landscapes, seascapes and associated heritage assets through a system of national parks.

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Lauren Howard-Clayton
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Email: Lauren.Clayton@sanparks.org
Landline: 021 659 1700
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