As a South African citizen you can visit any National Park for free during this year’s 16th annual SA National Parks Week from 22 – 26 November 2021.
Everyone over the age of 18 years must produce an SA ID or SA driver’s license to enter the Parks. It’s important to note that no electronic copies of ID will be accepted.
The Bontebok, Tankwa Karoo, and West Coast National Parks in the Cape Region will be extending SA National Parks Week until Sunday, 28 November 2021.
The Agulhas and Table Mountain National Parks will host SA National Parks Week until Friday, 26 November 2021.
Cape region parks
If you are in the Cape Region during SA National Parks Week, here are some things you can do:
• SANParks – Agulhas National Park Explore the Southern Most Tip of Africa which boasts magnificent views. You can also take a walk along the shore to view a graveyard of shipwrecks along the Agulhas coastline.
• Bontebok National Park – SANParks
One of the smallest parks offering you sightings of countless Bontebok roaming around. You can also go canoeing along the Breede River Dam, and enjoy endless hiking trails to explore and embrace what nature has to offer.
• SANParks – Tankwa Karoo National Park
Experience the quietness and most scenic 4×4 routes that this park has to offer.
• SANParks – Table Mountain National Park
Enjoy a braai at one of the many braai spots such as Tokai Forest, Newlands, and Oudekraal, and indulge in the essence of the Cape of Good Hope with the many activities it has to offer.
• SANParks – West Coast National Park
Just inland from the secluded harbor of Saldana Bay, and only 2 hour’s drive from Cape Town’s City Centre, you will find the azure waters of the Langebaan Lagoon, the focal point of West Coast National Park.
So put on those hiking shoes, grab your cameras and head out to nature.