South African National Parks (SANParks) has announced that the ninth annual South African National Parks Week will be from 8 to 12 September 2014.
SANParks started this local initiative in 2006 to promote a sense of pride and to encourage a culture of protecting our national parks across all South African citizens.
During the four days, South African day visitors will have free access to most of the 21 national parks in the country. The only exceptions are Namaqua National Park and the Boulders section of the Table Mountain National Park. It should be noted that free access to parks does not in include free access to accommodation facilities and other tourist activities. The excluded Parks will apply normal entry tariffs, as they have been declared non-participants in the free access scheme, due to the seasonality of their product offering.