The National Parks in South Africa are run by South African National Parks (SANParks). There are 19 major parks and along with Partner Parks, Reserves and Resorts you have access to over 67 Nature Reserves in South Africa. Below are details of the SANPark National Parks. For a list of associated parks in South Africa and Swaziland click here.
Habitats of South African National Parks
The Habitats of South Africa are varied and you will not be disappointed for choice. Ranging from lush green dense forests to dry semi-arid desert, South African National Parks cover each habitat in detail. SANParks has been conserving nature since 1926 and dedicated vast areas of land to this commitment.
National Parks of South Africa:
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|1. Addo Elephant National Park||
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*More activities may be available at individual parks.
|SANParks Contact details|| Reservations Line:
+27 (0)12 428 9111
Main SANParks Contact:
+27 (0)12 426 5000
South African National Parks
PO Box 787
|Languages of South Africa||Afrikaans
Sesotho sa Leboa
|Population||51 770 560 (2011 Census)|
|Time zone||2 Hours ahead of GMT|
|South African Website||www.southafrica.info|
|Inoculations (Suggested)|| Must have Yellow Fever if travelling from Yellow Fever endemic area.
Malaria suggested if travelling to certain parts of South Africa.
|Emergency Telephone No.||Main Number – 112
Police – 10111
Ambulance – 10177
Private Medical – 082911
|British Travel Advice||www.gov.uk|
|American Travel Advice||www.travel.state.gov|
|Electricity||220/230 volts – 2 and 3 round prong sockets|
|International Airports||Cape Town (CPT)
Johannesburg – O.R Tambo (JNB)
Johannesburg – Lanseria (HLA)
|Drinking Water Quality||High Quality tap water in urban areas|
|South Africa’s Land Mass||121 909 000 ha|
|National Parks Area||4 047 600 ha|
|% of National Parks Land to South Africa’s Mass||3.32% of SA Land Mass|
|% Of SA National Parks To World Land Mass
(14 842 900 000 ha)
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