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Donnerstag, 10. September 2020, 08:50

Table Mountain National Park Reopens Lions Head Summit

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South African National Parks (SANParks) announced that the Lions Head summit situated within the Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) reopened on the 9th of September 2020.

The following protocols have been put in place:
  • Rangers will be positioned at various entry points to check that users are compliant with Covid-19 regulations stipulated by the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC).
  • Limitations of user numbers may be imposed at the sergeant rangers discretion.
  • Maintain social distancing by at least 1.5m at all times.
  • Users accessing the summit must wear their masks at all times. No mask no entry.
  • Users are to sanitize their hands before and after making use of the staples/ladder and or chain area of Lions Head.
  • Picnicking and gathering in social groups is not allowed.
We encourage all users to adhere to the regulations imposed by the NCCC and SANParks to avoid possible re-closure of the iconic summit.

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Donnerstag, 10. September 2020, 08:58

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This morning guests and staff are waking up to a horrible sight of the burnt TV room and shop at Letaba camp. The fire was finally brought under control this morning without any casualties. Well done to all involved. Investigations into the cause of the fire have commenced.








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Donnerstag, 10. September 2020, 20:09

Fire breaks out at the Letaba Shop

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Kruger National Park (KNP), management today confirmed that a fire broke out from the shop storeroom at Letaba Rest Camp and completely gutted the shop as well as the staff television room yesterday, 9 September 2020 in the evening at around 20:00.

Staff members at Letaba and Olifants as well as the fire and rescue team from Phalaborwa managed to contain the fire before it could spread to other structures linked to the shop building, but the shop and staff television room could not be saved.

Reacting to the news, the Managing Executive of KNP, Gareth Coleman said "we are grateful that no life was lost and no staff nor visitors sustained any injuries. We also extend our gratitude to the staff and emergency services team who contained the fire and prevented it from spreading to other structures".

Guests who have bookings at Letaba must for now bring own basic necessities until such time that a temporary shop has been set up. The cause of the fire is still being investigated and an update will be provided in due course.

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Montag, 14. September 2020, 23:46

Fire breaks out at Berg-en-Dal Restaurant

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Kruger National Park (KNP), management today confirmed that a fire broke out from the restaurant kitchen at Berg en Dal Rest Camp today, 14 September 2020 at around 10:00. The contractor team who are refurbishing the units at the camp together with staff members reacted quickly and managed to contain the fire before it could spread throughout the whole building, but part of the facility (kitchen and dining hall) has been damaged.

No injuries or fatalities were reported. The cause of the fire is still being investigated at this stage and an update will be provided in due course.

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Donnerstag, 17. September 2020, 09:48

Knysna Ziplines Open

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Knysna Ziplines opens to visitors on Friday, the 18th of September 2020.

The ziplines were given a thumbs up to proceed with construction in 2017 but were disrupted by the 2017 Knysna fires. Work restarted in late 2018 and was completed just before COVID-19 related lockdown (March 2020). Now the Garden Routes longest and highest zipline is ready for those scouting for an exhilarating expedition.

The zipline is located at the Kranshoek gorge, with scenic views of the ocean, fynbos and indigenous forests.

Speaking at the project launch on the 15th of September 2020, the General Manager of the Garden Route National Park, Vuyiswa Thabethe, said "the zipline product aims to boost tourism and socio-economic benefits to the local and regional area, in keeping with SANParks vision of a sustainable national parks system, connecting society".

The zipline kicks off with experienced adventure guides, who are highly trained in safety procedures, sourced from other SA Forest Adventures sites. These guides will train and mentor new staff hired from the neighbouring Kranshoek, Knysna and Plettenberg Bay areas, with about 15 jobs to be created altogether for local community members. Material and products used in the project were sourced locally in South Africa apart from the specially imported recycled plastic material used for the lines and specialised zipline equipment. Plastic cables greatly reduce noise pollution, an important aspect of operating within the tranquil environment of a national park.

Managing Director of SA Forest Adventures, Clinton Lerm, said the zipline is 2.2 kilometres in length and will start operating with four lines, increasing to six lines by the end of the year.

Park Manager for Knysna, Megan Taplin, added that "we are very excited to add environmental friendly adventure products which will attract more visitors to our park and complement the existing popular hiking and mountain bike trails." The zipline product is expected to double the number of local and international visitors to Knysna. In the last three financial years, 99, 456 visitors were recorded in the Knysna section of the GRNP.

An operational environmental assessment was completed prior to the start of the project and construction activities monitored by environmental consultants. An environmental impact assessment (EIA) process was not triggered by the project and its location. Indigenous plants removed as a result of the construction of the platforms were replanted elsewhere in the park or used for rehabilitation.

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Donnerstag, 24. September 2020, 12:45

Table Mountain National Park Reopens Silvermine Gate 1, Boulders and Picnic sites

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South African National Parks (SANParks) today announced that Silvermine Gate 1 situated within the Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) will reopen today on the 23 September 2020, while Boulders and including Oudekraal and Newlands picnic sites will only reopen on the National Heritage Day, 24 September 2020. Rangers will be positioned at entry points to check that visitors are compliant with Covid-19 regulations stipulated by the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC).

Silvermine

The following protocols have been put in place:
  • Gate entry times will be 07h00 am - 18h00 pm with exit time at 19h00 pm daily.
  • No mask - no entry.
  • Limitations of visitor numbers may be imposed at the Picnic site at sergeant ranger's discretion.
  • Freestanding braai Gas stoves are not permitted at the picnic site and we encourage guests to make use of the existing braai facilities.
  • Maintain social distancing by at least 1.5m at all times.
  • No alcohol and no Gazebos permitted on site.
Boulders

The following protocols have been put in place:
  • Entry times at Boulders will be 08h00 am - 16h00 pm.
  • The curio shop will be open for these times as well.
  • Visitors will be screened upon entry. No mask - no entry.
  • Limitations for the boardwalks are 45 people at any given time with a maximum of 45 people on the beach.
  • Visitors are requested to respect penguins and to remain in the boardwalk at all times.
  • Maintain social distancing by at least 1.5m at all times.

Newlands and Oudekraal Picnic Sites

The following protocols have been put in place:
  • Please note these two picnic sites will open for the National Heritage Day only and will reopen again on Thursday, 01 October 2020.
  • Entry times at Newlands and Oudekraal will be 08h00 am - 16h00 pm.
  • Visitors will be screened upon entry. No mask - no entry.
  • Newlands will take a maximum of 350 people while Oudekraal will take a maximum of 250 people only.
  • Freestanding braai Gas stoves are not permitted at the picnic sites and we encourage guests to make use of the existing braai facilities.
  • Maintain social distancing by at least 1.5m at all times.
  • No alcohol and no Gazebos permitted on site.

We encourage all visitors to adhere to the regulations imposed by the NCCC and SANParks. We kindly request all visitors to pick up their litter after use. For the love of nature: Take only photos and leave only footprints.

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Donnerstag, 24. September 2020, 12:46

Tsitsikamma shop gutted by fire

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23 September 2020

South African National Parks (SANParks) today confirmed that a fire broke out at the Tsitsikamma Section of the Garden Route National Park (GRNP) in the Eastern Cape.

According to the GRNP General Manager, Vuyiswa Thabethe, the fire was noticed in the temporary shop structure in the park just after 17h00 on Tuesday, 22 September 2020. Staff members, as well as the fire and rescue teams from the Mountain to Ocean Company and Koukamma Municipality, managed to swiftly contain the fire; but the shop could not be saved.

"We are grateful that no life was lost and no staff nor visitors sustained any injuries. We also extend our gratitude to the staff and emergency services team who contained the fire and prevented it from spreading to other structures," concluded Thabethe.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated and an update will be provided in due course.

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02 October 2020

South African National Parks (SANParks) said in a statement this afternoon (Friday, 2 October 2020) that its decision to put down seven lions deemed to be damage causing animals in the Karoo National Park was not taken in haste nor lightly.

SANParks said responses to transgressing lions that pose threats to livestock and people have a high level of urgency and are executed after a thorough assessment and observation of the circumstances over time. In this case, SANParks was well placed to weigh-up its options in responding to a difficult set of situations that had presented itself in Karoo National Park with regard to its lion population.

The crucial aspects which were considered in making the decision to put down these specific animals are, firstly, this female lion group had left the Park before killing a number of sheep from a neighbouring farm and presenting a threat to human beings. Secondly, the pride had familiarised themselves with a specific area from which they escaped and one of the members of the pride had developed a habit of digging underneath fences.

Further exacerbating the situation, is the terrain of the Karoo National Park which is mountainous with many small streams and gullies. When a fence crosses many small streams and gullies it presents opportunities for it to become porous regardless of diligence in fence maintenance and rainstorms in particular often lead to small, localised floods strong enough to create a hole in a fence for a lion to go through.

It had become increasingly evident that with all factors considered, these lions had a high chance of leaving the Park again and continue posing a risk to livestock and people; SANParks is obligated and has a legal duty to respond and mitigate such risks. The challenge of management of lions in small reserves such as Karoo National Park requires the constant trade-off of risks with benefits and the pro-active management of challenges.

Lions as a species are generally opportunistic, they prefer easy prey, are extremely fast learners and could easily become habitual live-stock raiders when circumstances allow. In most instances when lions start catching livestock, they also tend to lose their fear for humans; such lions present a danger to human life.

The option of moving the lions to other state or privately owned reserves that form part of South Africa's lion meta-population was not viable due to their own space constraints and the pride's history of catching livestock. To further illustrate the constraints that reserves face in accommodating larger lion populations, As part of its lion management strategy, SANParks annually offers lions for donations to South African reserves, however, there has been a demonstrable decline in reserves that can comfortably accommodate further numbers; the donation drive in the past year resulted in nought takers.

According to SANParks Large Mammal Ecologists, various drivers contribute to the behaviour of damage-causing and problem lions. These include the fact that most male lions disperse when they reach adult age and that prides move and disperse when competing with others for food or mating. In circumstances where there is no fencing and no other land-uses in between reserves, this phenomenon presents fewer risks to communities, however, in small reserves such as Karoo National Park immediately bordered by communities, the challenges are more arduous.

Management of lions in smaller reserves is particularly challenging as in such an environment, lion densities increase rapidly given the fewer threats to their survival. It is estimated that unchecked, populations within these reserves can increase by 22% per annum resulting in an insufficient prey-base to support the increasing population which in turn compounds the risk of the lions transgressing the bounds of the reserve.

That said, South Africa is amongst the top five African range states that conserve lions and small reserves play a critical role in contributing to South Africa's 3500 wild lion population; combined, the lion population in 59 state and private small reserves comprise over 700.

Karoo National Park has 14 lions remaining, consisting of three to four groups, with two active satellite collars and VHF monitored collars.

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Mittwoch, 21. Oktober 2020, 17:45

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South African National Parks (SANParks) has cancelled the Golden Gate Classics 2020 due to the uncertainty regarding COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.

SANParks Managing Executive: Tourism Development & Marketing, Hapiloe Sello said "we have had to cancel this event for 2020 even though we have moved to lockdown level 1, which allows for the gathering of 500 people outdoors. The Golden Gate Classics is usually held in December and due to the lockdown, it has been difficult to plan for an event of this size".

The Golden Gate Classics is a weekend of Classical and Jazz music held under the stars at the foothills of the majestic Maluti Mountain Range in Golden Gate Highlands National Park.

In conclusion, Sello said that during these unprecedented times, we have to change the way we do business. "We continue to place the safety of both guests and staff at the top of our priority list and we hope that in 2021 we will be able to provide our guests with the once-in-a-lifetime that is the Golden Gate Classics. We look forward to hosting you again at the Golden Gate Classics 2021."

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Montag, 26. Oktober 2020, 10:30

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23 October 2020

South African National Parks (SANParks) announced the arrest of three staff members on 20 October 2020; in an extended Intel driven operation by SANParks, SAPS Crime Intelligence Unit, Sabi Sands and Skukuza SAPS Stock Theft Unit outside Kruger Gate. Two of the officials were employed as Security Guards and one was attached to Technical Services at one of the rest camps. The three were likely to appear in court on Thursday, 22 October 2020 and will thereafter be subjected to internal employee disciplinary procedures.

The arrest of the suspects followed after the law enforcement officials chased after their car, which was found with a fresh set of rhino horns.

The Managing Executive of the Kruger National Park, Gareth Coleman stated that: "whilst not commenting on the merits or otherwise of this case, it is always disheartening when colleagues from SANParks are involved in criminal activities. It breaks down trust amongst employees which impacts on our responsibilities to act as an effective conservation authority serving the people of South Africa. Whilst they may succeed in the short term, history shows that they will eventually be caught and this will be at the expense of their employment, the wellbeing of their families and community."

Between July and September 2020, the anti-poaching teams arrested 16 suspected poachers inside the Park and confiscated seven rifles. The teams also observed and followed-up on 410 poaching activities, sightings, spoors and camps in the last three months.

"SANParks remains committed to doing everything in its power to stop poaching and help secure the future of fauna and flora for sustainable use and for the benefit of future generations. We also take this opportunity to encourage members of the public and employees to report wildlife criminal activities on 013 735 0197 or 076 801 9679", concluded Coleman.

Investigations are on-going.

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Donnerstag, 19. November 2020, 15:01

Field Ranger goes missing in the Kruger National Park

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South African National Parks (SANParks) would like to inform the public on the unfortunate incident of a field ranger, Checkers Mashego who has gone missing while on patrol in the Kruger National Park (KNP). During the early evening of Tuesday, 17 November 2020, whilst on routine patrol along the Nsikazi River in the Stolsnek section, in the south of the Kruger National Park, a Field Ranger was reported missing by his colleagues after failing to arrive at their agreed rendezvous point.

The Section Ranger Stolsnek and his ranger corps initiated a thorough search through the night and intensified at first light on to the morning of 18 November with the support of a SANParks helicopter, K9 and extra Rangers. At the time of this release, the Field Ranger is sadly still missing. He was in his full Ranger uniform and had his rifle, cell phone and radio at the time.

"SANParks officials have notified his family and are currently in contact with them to provide any further support required. The incident was reported to the SAPS who have registered a missing person's enquiry at the Skukuza Police Station"; said the KNP Managing Executive, Gareth Coleman.

SANParks will continue with their efforts and leave no stone unturned in the search for the Field Ranger.

Should anyone be able to provide any information relating to the whereabouts of the missing Field Ranger, Checkers, they can contact either their nearest Police Station, Skukuza Police Station or SANParks MAJOC Emergency Call Centre numbers 013 735 0197/076 801 9679.

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Communications & Marketing Department - Kruger National Park
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Donnerstag, 19. November 2020, 15:25

33% Rabatt in manchen Parks

Von Sanparks erhielt ich soeben diese erfreuliche Mail und hoffe, dass vielleicht doch jemand aus dem Forum davon profitieren kann.
Auf der (Der Link ist für Gäste ausgeblendet. Um ihn zu sehen, bitte registrieren!) habe ich nichts darüber gefunden, daher kopiere ich den Text aus der Mail.

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Dear friend of SANParks,
It's time to #LiveYourWild! SANParks is offering a 33% discount when you make an online booking on accommodation and camping at selected national parks. This limited offer is valid for stays from 29 November to, and including 10 December 2020. Terms and conditions apply.

Der Rabatt ist gültig in den Parks die im Anhang erwähnt werden.

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Dienstag, 24. November 2020, 21:00

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21 November 2020

South African National Parks (SANParks) yesterday, 20 November 2020, announced that there have not been any new developments overnight on the incident of Checkers Mashego, a field ranger who went missing on Tuesday, 17 November in the Stolsnek Section of the Kruger National Park while on patrol. The search for his whereabouts is continuing with reinforcement from the South African Police Services.

The SANParks Rangers Corps, K9, Airwing and Environmental Crime Investigation Units have been searching the area since his disappearance with no luck. His family is being updated on a regular basis of operations on the ground.

SANParks is appealing to those who might have information regarding Checkers Mashego to call the police central number of 10111 or the SANParks MAJOC emergency numbers 013 735 0197/ 076 801 9679.

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Communications & Marketing Department - Kruger National Park

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GM: Communications and Marketing, KNP
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Email: Isaac.phaahla@sanparks.org



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24 November 2020

South African National Parks (SANParks) today announced an encouraging development in the Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) 2020 anti-crime and poaching operations.

The TMNP Park Manager, Mr Frans van Rooyen congratulated rangers and stakeholders who managed to arrest and detain 13 suspected poachers in the past week of November 2020. This according to Van Rooyen who said the first group of five (5) poachers were arrested on Thursday, 19th of November 2020, in the Kommetjie area following a joint operation between TMNP rangers together with the City of Cape Town Law Enforcement officials. Thirteen (13) units of abandoned abalone (amount undisclosed), and 10 west coast rock lobster, along with diving gear was confiscated during the operation.

He said the second group of three suspects were arrested in the Hout Bay area on Friday, 20th of November 2020, as a result of a joint crime prevention operation between the South African Police Services (SAPS) sea border and diving unit, and the SANParks Environment Crime Investigation (ECI) unit. The suspects were found in possession of 86 abalone of an undisclosed amount, and diving gear which was confiscated.

Lastly, following another joint operation patrol along Platboom, just north of the Cape of Good Hope Road, on Saturday 21st of November 2020, rangers from the TMNP and the ECI apprehended 5 poachers in possession of 38 units of abalone.

"We urge our surrounding communities to continue helping us in a fight to curb crime within and around Table Mountain National Park. Congratulations to the entire SANParks team and stakeholders and we thank you for your dedication, obedience and tenacity and we wish you a successful festive season ahead," concluded Van Rooyen.

All suspects have been handed over to the SAPS for further investigation and will be appearing in court in due course.

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South African National Parks (SANParks) Cape Region Communications

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Dienstag, 24. November 2020, 21:01

SANParks Offers Online Booking Specials of 40% Discount on Black Friday 2020

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South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering a 40% discount for new reservations made via the online booking platform on (Der Link ist für Gäste ausgeblendet. Um ihn zu sehen, bitte registrieren!) on Black Friday, 27 November 2020.

Black Friday is an informal name for the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, which has been regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. Most major retailers and organisations that sell products or services offer promotional sales on Black Friday, at vastly discounted prices.

According to Acting Head of Communications, Reynold Thakhuli, "SANParks is excited to offer a discount on online bookings for accommodation, camping, trails and activities within our stable. The discount will apply to all online bookings made for accommodation, camping, trails and activities, for stays from 27 January to 18 March 2021, including weekends."

"Online booking for game drives and walks is limited to specific camps in Kruger National Park. Trails that can be booked online are the Otter Trail in Garden Route National Park and Kruger's 4x4 Trails, Backpack Trails and Wilderness Trails."

The discount applies only to the cost of accommodation, camping, trails and/or activities. No discounts will be offered on conservation fees, Wild Card purchases, activities (not available on the SANParks online bookings platform), meals, etc. A 1% Community Levy will apply to discounted reservation costs.
The 40% discount offer is not available for Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.

Don't forget to go online and make your booking on Black Friday!

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SANParks Acting Head of Communications
073 373 4999
Email: rey.thakhuli@sanparks.org
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Dienstag, 24. November 2020, 21:50

Cape Nature und Black Friday

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Falls möglich schon vorher registrieren und absolut die 1 Stunde Zeitunterschied im Auge behalten 8)

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da das wohl in Zusammenhang steht ....

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30 November 2020

South African National Parks (SANParks) on Friday, 27 November 2020, announced the arrest of a SANParks field ranger based at Stolsnek Ranger Section in the Kruger National Park (KNP). The arrest of the field ranger came after a quantity of contraband (cannabis) was discovered in his possession during the ongoing investigation process being carried out by the South African Police Services and SANParks into the disappearance of field ranger Checkers Mashego, who went missing on the 17th November 2020.

The KNP Managing Executive, Mr Gareth Coleman, has reiterated the organization's full commitment and continuous efforts in support of the South African Police Services and the local community to determine the whereabouts of field ranger Mashego.

The field ranger appeared in court in connection with the confiscated contraband.

Issued by:
Communications & Marketing Department - Kruger National Park

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GM: Communications and Marketing, KNP
Tel: 013 735 4363; Cell 083 673 6974
Email: Isaac.phaahla@sanparks.org
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