Nature Reserves in South Africa – South African Nature Reserves
There are Game Parks, Nature Reserves, Private Game Reserves, National Parks, Wilderness Areas, and Nature Conservation Projects of some kind in all the provinces of South Africa. Eco Tourism is big, and so are the Cultural Upliftment Programmes. Here are a few of them.
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Cape Parks and Reserves
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Tsitsikamma near Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route.
Augrabies Falls National Park on the border of Namibia, between Upington, Keimoes, Kakemas, Pofadder.
Garden Route National Park
Namaqua National Park near Hondeklip Baai, Northern Cape.
Gougab Nature Reserve near Springbok in the Northern Cape
Table Mountain National Park near Simons Town, at Cape Point, Cape Town, Western Cape.
West Coast National Park near Langebaan in the Western Cape.
Agulhas National Park, at the southern-most tip of Africa at Agulhas, Western Cape.
Marloth Nature Reserve near Montague in the Western Cape
Tankwa Karoo National Park between Clanwilliam, Citrusdal, Wuppertal, and Sutherland in the Karoo.
Swartberg National Park near Prince Albert in Western Cape.
Addo Elephant Park near Kirkwood, between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape.
Mountain Zebra Park near Cradock in the Eastern Cape.
Camdeboo National Park near Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape.
De Hoop Nature Reserve near Mossel Bay in the Western Cape on the Garden Route’
Mkambati Nature Reserve ….. and so on – there are many more in this area.
Kwa Zulu Natal Parks and Reserves
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Hluhluwe Game Reserve near Nongoma in Kwa-Zulu Natal.
Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Reserve and National Heritage Sites in the Midlands of Natal.
Mapelane Nature Reserve
St Lucia Marine Reserve at St Lucia, KZN.
iSimangaliso Wetland Park & Heritage Site between Mkuze, Jesser Point, and St Lucia in Natal
Transvaal Parks and Reserves
Kruger National Park spans Mpumalanga and Limpopo Provinces
Pilanesberg National Park near Rustenburg in the North West Province
Mapungubwe National Park near Krugersdorp in Gauteng
Orange Free State Parks and Reserves
Golden Gate Highlands National Park
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other Nature Reserves in our neighboring countries and states
Namibia Parks and Reserves
Fish River Canyon near Ai-Ais in Namibia.
Namib Rand Nature Reserve spanning the Skeleton Coast of Namibia.
Botswana Parks and Reserves
Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park, an extensive area on the border of Botswana and Namibia
Central Kalahari Game Reserve (entry permit required), borders on Zimbabwe.
Tuli Conservation Area borders on the just above the Mapungubwe Nature Reserve in the Limpopo Province.
Mozambique Parks and Reserves
Great Limpopo Transfrontier Reserve borders on Limpopo and Kruger National Park.
Banhine National Park
Zimbabwe Parks and Reserves
Gonarezhou National Park, a strip on the border of Mozambique and Zimbabwe between Pafuri Gate at the Kruger National Park in the south and Mavue in the north.
There are many Dams, Recreational Parks and Areas, and other Reserves that have not been mentioned here at this stage, but may be in future.
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