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Posts with tag Garden Route National Park

Leisure Wheels – March 2014 – Garden Route NP and Goukamma Nature Reserve

My montly article for March 2014 in Leisure Wheels focused on Garden Route National Park and Goukamma Nature Reserve. These are two of my favourite spots...the former is much bigger than the latter, but they both have a critical role to play in conservation of the area, especially as they both include important Marine Protected Areas. Check it out!

Days 47-52 – Year in the Wild 2013-14 – Storms River spectacular

The ocean swell at the Tsitsikamma section of Garden Route National Park has been immense recently.

I have been staying at the beautiful Storms River restcamp, which is located between the coastal cliffs and the surging sea. This is one of my favourite restcamps in the National Parks system. The wooden cabins all have superb views, the staff are very friendly, and the scenery is among the most photogenic I've encountered. And when the sea is raging, the waves break dramatically onto the
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Cape Times – July 2013 – Garden Route National Park

I keep going back to Garden Route National Park in the southern Cape, because it's an intriguing place. Forests, ocean, lakes, rivers, mountains...this article is all about how to get the most out of this fragmented but diverse protected area.

Getaway Magazine – January 2013 – SA National Parks and Nature Reserves

I wrote the article on the readers' favourite national parks and nature reserves for the January 2013 issue of Getaway. Some great destinations in the list, including Kgalagadi, Richtersveld, Hluhluwe-iMfolozi, Addo Elephant, Tankwa Karoo and Garden Route National Parks.

Getaway Magazine – October 2012 – Garden Route National Park

The Garden Route National Park is an amalgamation of three former national parks, the Knysna National Lake Area, and Tsitsikamma and Wilderness National Parks. One article doesn't do it justice, but I try in this nine-page feature article for Getaway Magazine.

Cape Times Newspaper – February 2012 – Garden Route National Park

My seventh column for the Cape Times newspaper, published in February 2012, on the Garden Route National Park. Read the online version of this article on the Cape Times/IOL website.