Addo Elephant National Park

The Addo Elephant National Park is home to elephant, buffalo, lion, rhino and leopard while its marine area has whales and great white sharks, making it a Big Seven reserve.

Discover the iSimangaliso Wetland Park

The iSimangaliso Wetland Park is a World Heritage Site boasting superlative natural beauty, unique ecological processes and exceptional biodiversity.

Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

South Africa and Botswana joined forces to protect one of the world's greatest desert conservation areas. But that's not all.

The Kruger National Park

Africa has many game parks, but the Kruger National Park is arguably the most spectacular, with a diversity of wildlife that makes for an unforgettable experience.

Shark Alley

The aptly named Shark Alley, off the Western Cape coast, offers visitors adrenaline-packed adventures, both in and out the water, with its resident great white sharks.

Discover the Garden Route

The trick when travelling along the Garden Route is to have enough time to slip off the N2 onto the side-roads that hold the promise of interesting destinations.

The Magaliesberg Mountains

The dramatic Magaliesberg mountains offer wonderful outdoor adventure activities for the whole family in an indigenous setting where endemic flora and fauna are abundant.

Namaqua National Park

For a few intense weeks of spring, arid Namaqualand undergoes a complete makeover. You’ll find orange daisies from horizon to horizon and beyond.

The Panorama Route

Take a deep breath and plunge into the Panorama Route of Mpumalanga, where endless vistas succeed each other in a fairytale land above the clouds.


Top 10

National Parks

1Addo Elephant National Park, Eastern Cape

Home to over 450 elephants, Cape buffalo, black rhino and a variety of antelope species. The possibility of seeing the Big 7 (lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo, elephant, whales and Great White sharks) here makes this park unique.

2Augrabies Falls National Park, Northern Cape

The mighty Gariep (Orange) River, lunar landscapes and the 56m Augrabies Falls, called the ‘place of great noise’ by the San, are the highlights of this unusual park.

3Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Free State

A spectacle of towering ochre-coloured sandstone cliffs, shady valleys and sun-dappled grasslands, BaSotho caves and dinosaur traces in this golden landscape of abundant antelope and raptors.

4Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Northern Cape

An adventure through 3, 6 million hectares of unspoilt wilderness. Photogenic landscapes and wildlife like cheetah, black-maned Kalahari lions, gemsbok, springbuck and desert-adapted elephants bring this salt pan to life.

5Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga and Limpopo

This world-renowned game park covers nearly 2-million hectares. Part of the Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park, it features 16 ecosystems and provides sanctuary to 147 mammal, 507 bird, 114 reptile, 49 fish, 336 tree and 34 amphibian species.

6Mountain Zebra National Park, Eastern Cape

See over 350 of the Cape Mountain Zebra, a subspecies saved from extinction, now thriving in this through this craggy-peaked wilderness, where Cape buffalo, endangered black rhino, eland, endemic black wildebeest roam.

7Namaqua National Park, Western Cape

One of 25 global biodiversity hot spots in the world, the park conserves rare plant and animal species; and in Spring it’s semi-desert plains erupt in carpets of colourful wildflowers – a photographers paradise.

8Table Mountain National Park, Western Cape

South Africa’s only urban national park encompasses the Table Mountain chain, the Cape Peninsula and False Bay. It contains 7 nature reserves and safeguards the Cape Floral Kingdom – a World Heritage Site.

9Garden Route National Park.

Including Tsitsikamma’s lush forests, rugged coastline, and abundant fauna, this serial park combines the best of the Garden Routes natural treasures.

10Marakele National Park, North West

Situated between the dry west and moist east of South Africa in the heart of the Waterberg Biosphere Reserve, Marakele offers an unusual mix of bird and animal life, including red data species and world's largest breeding colony of endangered Cape vultures.