Kruger National Park

PICS | Kruger Park closes roads and other facilities following heavy rains

2020-02-12 09:21

As a precautionary measure, gravel roads and remote camps mostly in the north of the park have temporarily been closed and guests booked in the flagged camps are being moved to safer camps.

Tourist critically injured by giraffe in Kruger National Park dies in hospital

2019-11-13 22:05

The Swiss tourist who was in a critical condition after a giraffe fell on top of a safari vehicle at the Kruger National Park on Sunday has died, says SANParks.

Kruger Park battling latest scourge: Snares and growth in bushmeat trade

2019-08-01 13:07

An increased demand for bushmeat has triggered a syndicate that has set 3 000 snares in the Kruger National Park in the past year.

WATCH: SANParks sets record straight on Kruger Park impala 'theft' video

South African National Parks has reassured members of the public that the events captured in a video circulating online, showing men loading a dead impala into an unmarked vehicle in the Kruger National Park, is "above board".

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Protecting South Africa's borders: Rocky roads and unrelenting conditions

2018-11-17 17:13

Despite unrelenting terrain, the beating sun and vast tracks of land to patrol, South African Defence Force soldiers have still managed to apprehend more than 6 000 people - allegedly for trying to illegally enter South African from Mozambique since January.

 WATCH: 'Hit it between the eyes' – elephants charge at hunters after one shot down

A video that shows an elephant being hunted in the Nakabolelwa Conservancy in Namibia has surfaced online... but is the practice legal? WATCH.

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A freak hailstorm hit the Lowveld - this is the destruction caused on local farms

2018-05-30 14:14

Farmers are still calculating the costs of a freak hailstorm which hit the Lowveld area in Mpumalanga,

Roadtrip: Following the Jock trail in a BMW X5 M50d

2018-03-27 08:39

A recent trip to the Kruger National Park and its surroudings in a BMW X5 M50d jogged Jim Freeman’s memory – remembering tales of the Bushveld, a man and a boy. And a very special dog...

WATCH: Rivers burst their banks after heavy rains in Kruger

Recent heavy rains in the Kruger Park saw parts of the Sabie River burst its banks, while other bridges around the Park remained treachorous. This weekend visitors sent in their pics and videos of the raging torrents. Watch.

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Kruger National Park kills 350 hippos, buffalos amid drought

2016-09-14 12:03

Rangers in the Kruger are killing about 350 hippos and buffalos in an attempt to relieve the impact of the region's most severe drought in more than three decades.


PICS | Kruger Park visitors warned following leopard sightings close to camp

2019-12-21 13:04

A male adult leopard was seen outside the fence and circling the Berg en Dal camp as if stalking something on Thursday and Friday morning.

Tourist critically injured after giraffe falls onto safari vehicle at Kruger National Park

2019-11-10 21:05

A tourist is in a critical condition after a giraffe fell on top of a safari vehicle at the Kruger National Park, according to SA National Parks.

Duke the doggie detective found safe after skirmish with poachers

2019-07-25 05:12

The SA National Parks is relieved that one of its star tracker dogs was found after disappearing during an armed skirmish with poachers he had sniffed out in the Kruger National Park.

Land reform and private investment can go hand-in-hand

2019-06-16 17:57

One way to create much-needed jobs in our economy potentially rests with equitable land reform combined with a venture capital investment initiative such as Section 12J, says Darryn Faulds.

Meerkat Project wins award for counter-poaching technology in KNP

2018-11-17 14:28

The Meerkat Project Team based in the Kruger National Park has bagged the South African National Parks (SANParks) Kudu innovation award for their work on counter-poaching.

These ultra-luxury villas near the Kruger will cost R90,000 a night – but you get your own butler, spa therapist, and field tracker

2018-08-09 08:25

Construction of the Cheetah Plains villas should be completed by the end of the year.

South Africa's biggest tourism gems revealed

2018-05-13 06:00

More than 10 million visitors arrived in South Africa last year, helping the tourism sector contribute 9% to the country’s gross domestic product and providing 9.5% of all jobs.

Gorgeous Gorge

2017-08-06 12:27

Visitors will get a 360-degree view of the Graskop Gorge from the new glass lift.

WATCH: Hippo smashes bakkie outside Kruger Park

2016-11-30 11:27

A man driving outside the Kruger National Park has had a terrifying experience after a fully grown hippo smashed into his car and gouged its teeth into it.

How a poaching crime scene is processed

During a media tour to the Kruger National Park, the environmental crime investigative unit takes us through processing a crime scene.

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