Kruger National Park


Wild Central Kruger

2014-11-05 09:05

Leave the crowds behind on this side of the Olifants River.

Ghosts of Timbavati

2014-10-13 10:15

White lions are revered as the spirits of deceased kings and chiefs.

Skukuza Safari Lodge: SANParks invites public to comment

2014-09-30 07:18

SANParks has invited the public to participate in discussions regarding plans for the construction of a new safari lodge in Skukuza rest camp.

SANParks workers arrested for poaching

2014-09-22 05:58

Three SANParks workers have been arrested for alleged rhino poaching at the Kruger National Park, says SANParks.

Asian stars enlisted to fight rhino poaching

2014-09-19 08:39

Increasingly desperate South African conversationists are turning to a multi-national team of "rhino ambassadors" to try to end the scourge of poaching.

Poaching war

2014-08-20 08:04

Meet the team of rangers defending Kruger's valuable rhinos.

Protecting Kruger’s rhinos

2014-08-19 12:09

Kruger's rhino population is the most valuable cache of environmental assets in the world. Scott Ramsay chats to the team of rangers defending them, tooth and nail.

KNP rhinos to be moved to 'strongholds'

2014-08-12 13:10

Rhinos will be moved out of the Kruger National Park to safer areas in a bid to protect them from poachers.

Second elephant poached in Kruger

2014-07-31 14:05

A second elephant has been killed for its tusks in the Kruger National Park's Parfuri region in the last few months.

Tourists get way too close to Kruger elephant... again

2014-03-20 09:15

You’d think by now tourists know the dangers associated with wild animals, especially elephants, but it seems not.

Latest on Kruger Floods: 5 more camps shut

2014-03-07 11:54

Several facilities in the Kruger National Park were closed on Friday due to flooding, SA National Parks said.

Latest on Kruger floods

2014-03-06 10:33

Bush-lovers heading to the south of the Kruger National Park this weekend may have to adjust their plans, as a number of roads and camps remain closed in the wake of heavy rains and flooding.

Kruger visitors to avoid Numbi gate

2014-01-30 11:54

SANParks has advised visitors to the Kruger National Park to avoid the Numbi gate, due to service deliver protests happening close by.

Kruger rules! What Kruger rules?

2014-01-23 14:48

Readers share their recent Kruger experiences, detailing how easily visitors disregarding the rules in one of South Africa's most famous national parks.

You won't believe how little respect these people have for a lion

2014-01-20 15:25

It's been less than a month since the controversial killing of an elephant who charged and injured two tourists after they got too close for comfort - and another video has emerged of a similar situation with lions.

Surviving a charging elephant

2014-01-15 10:06

What are the rules when it comes to animals while on a self-drive safari and how do you deal with an elephant that is displaying aggressive behaviour?

Kruger camps not affected by toxic spillage

2014-01-09 09:32

A spillage of polluted water into the Olifants River will not affect the health and safety of visitors to the park, as precautions have been made to ensure that all drinking water is safe.

 

Central Kruger: Leave the crowds behind

2014-11-04 13:50

This side of the Olifants River makes you work harder and sweat more but when you find your animal you'll know why it's worth it.

Ghosts of Timbavati

2014-10-13 10:08

The Shangaan and Tsonga people revere the white lions of Timbavati as the spirits of deceased kings and chiefs. Take a look at these five striking pics.

Snap wild dogs, cheetahs, EWT asks public

2014-09-25 13:03

The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) and SA National Parks (SANParks) are calling on the public to help rangers count cheetahs and wild dogs in the Kruger Park through a photographic survey.

Kruger fires: Visitors warned to be cautious

2014-09-19 09:37

Kruger National Park officials have assured visitors that no roads, camps or picnic spots have been affected by fires, but that they should be alert nonetheless.

Rhino poaching at crisis level

2014-09-15 11:01

For retired army general Johan Jooste, the fight against rhino poaching in the vast Kruger National Park (KNP) is far from being won, with poaching at crisis levels since 2007.

Elephant flips car in Kruger Park

2014-08-21 19:00

Three tourists were unhurt after an elephant flipped their car on the banks of the Sable Dam in the Kruger National Park, the game reserve has said.

Protecting Kruger’s rhinos

2014-08-19 12:44

Kruger's rhino population is the most valuable cache of environmental assets in the world - meet the team of rangers defending them, tooth and nail.

Avis launches shuttle services between Skukuza Airport and camp

2014-08-18 12:51

Avis will be providing a shuttle service between the Skukuza airport and camp to simplify travel plans for visitors.

PICS: Revamped Skukuza Airport opens for business

2014-08-03 21:32

After months of major refurbishments, Skukuza Airport in the Kruger National park has reopened with a brand new look and daily flights.

PICS: Revamped Skukuza Airport opens for business

2014-07-29 09:30

After months of major refurbishments, Skukuza Airport in the Kruger National park has reopened with a brand new look and daily flights.

SA hotels clinch top Travel + Leisure awards

2014-07-10 10:02

A number of local hotels and lodges have been featured in the new 2014 Travel + Leisure World's Best awards. Take a look.

Elephant poached in Kruger Park

2014-05-15 20:46

An elephant has been poached in the Pafuri region of the Kruger National Park, the first such killing in a decade.

Kruger's main camps re-opened

2014-03-17 16:13

All of the Kruger National Park's main camps are now open to visitors, SANparks has confirmed

Kruger floods: Alternative stay arrangements being made for visitors

2014-03-06 15:21

Four camps in the Kruger Park have been closed and SANparks has confirmed that it will make alternative accommodation arrangements for those affected.

Southern Kruger travel warning

2014-03-05 09:55

The Kruger National Park has warned that certain roads have been closed in the park due to heavy rains.

Victims accuse tourist behind elephant video of leaving them for dead

2014-01-27 10:41
174 comments

The News24 reader behind the controversial elephant attack video has refuted claims made by the victims that they left them for dead while the footage was shot.

SANParks: Respect our animals

2014-01-21 09:56

SANparks says the people featured in a video where a lion is seen reacting to children hanging out of a car window could be fined anything from R500 to R5 000 – but it needs a witness to come forward.

Kruger Attack: Readers decry elephant killing

2014-01-15 16:08

If News24 readers had their way, the two tourists in a recent Kruger elephant attack would be banned from the national park for life - and nominated for a Darwin Award.

SANParks: No regret in killing elephant in Kruger attack

2014-01-14 09:33
93 comments

SANParks says it has no regret in killing the elephant involved in a recent Kruger attack, despite dramatic footage that has surfaced, showing the tourists had an opportunity to avoid the incident.

Tourist recovering after elephant attack

2014-01-06 08:42

A British tourist is in a stable condition in hospital after an elephant attack in the Kruger National Park.

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