South Africa National Parks (SANParks) manages a wide variation of parks that represents different landscapes with mountain areas, bushveld areas, arid aread and coastal areas. It protects indigenous fauna and flora and culutral heritage sites.

The Parks offer a lot of leisure amenities and activities like:

  • game viewing and game safaries
  • hiking and bush walks
  • canoeing
  • whalewatching
  • diving and snorkeling

Overview of SANParks Nationalparks:

ParkProvinceDate Proclaimed
curent size (in ha) *
Addo Elephant Eastern Cape 1931 164.233
Agulhas Western Cape 1999 5.690
Augrabies Falls Northern Cape 1966 41.676
Bontobok Western Cape 1931 2.786
Camdeboo Eastern Cape 2005 19.405
Golden Gate Highlands Free State 1963 11.633
Garden Route
Knysna Lakes Section
Tsitsikamma Section
Wilderness Section
Western & Eastern Cape 2009
1985
1964
1985
157.000
15.000
63.942
10.600
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Norhtern Cape 1931 959.109
Karoo Western Cape 1979 83.133
Kruger Limpopo & Mpumalanga 1926 (1898) 1.962.362
Mapungubwe Limpopo 1989 5.356
Marakele Limpopo 1993 50.726
Mokala Nordkap 2007 19.611
Mountain Zebra Ostkap 1937 28.412
Namaqua Nordkap 1998 135.000
Ai- Ais /Richtersveld Nordkap 1991 162.445
Table Mountain Westkap 1998 24.310
Tankwa Karoo Westkap 1986 121.565
West Coast Westkap 1986 36.273

* 1 Hektar (ha) = 10.000 m² or 0,01 km²

For further information please see:  www.sanparks.org

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