South African Parks and Reserves

South Africa has a wildlife story around every corner. Few places on earth are as richly blessed with natural wonders. Here are some parks and reserves worth visiting.
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Namaqualand Spring Flowers, spread out like a carpet of color across the desert like vistas of the Northern Cape.

Namaqualand Spring Flowers, spread out like a carpet of color across the desert like vistas of the Northern Cape, South Africa

Visit the lighthouse at Cape Point which is part of the Table Mountain National Park in Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Point Lighthouse At the tip of the Cape Peninsula 60 km south-west of Cape Town, lies Cape Point, a nature reserve within the Table Mountain National Park; a declared Natural World Heritage Site.

Try one of the 6 hiking trails in Limietberg Nature Reserve near Cape Town, South Africa

Limietberg Nature Reserve's hiking trails range from easy to difficult, through Du Toitskloof mountain terrain with rivers, waterfalls and wildlife.

Tweede Tol is a perfect spot for picnicking, but get there early as it's limited to 120 people per day.

Limietberg Nature Reserve's Tweede Tol is a family-friendly camping spot tucked away in the Du Toitskloof Mountains

There are hiking and mountain biking routes in Jonkershoek and Assegaaibosch Nature Reserves near Cape Town, South Africa.

beautiful wild flowers in Jonkershoek Nature reserve,Western Cape,RSA

Hike in Silvermine Nature Reserve, part of Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town, South Africa

Hike in Silvermine Nature Reserve, part of Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town, South Africa

Ride a cable car or hike to the top of Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa

Ride a cable car or hike to the top of Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa

Threat to African Vultures. Can you believe that traditional healers prescribe dried Vulture brains for a variety of ailments!! Seriously?!!

Threat to African Vultures. Can you believe that traditional healers prescribe dried Vulture brains for a variety of ailments!

Swim with Penguins at Boulders Beach, Penguin Colony, part of Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town, South Africa

Swim with Penguins at Boulders Beach, Penguin Colony, part of Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town, South Africa

Try kloofing, mountain biking and hiking in Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve near Cape Town, South Africa.

The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront Craft Market is located right next to the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town, South Africa.

Table Mountain National Park, Cape Town, South Africa. Home to one of the 7 Natural Wonders of World

The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront Craft Market is located right next to the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town, South Africa.

A story of poo in Africa

The dung beetle only survives in the few areas in South Africa and is therefore qualifies as an IUCN vulnerable species.

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