Free entrance to SanParks for all South Africans

South Africans have a chance to visit the country's national parks for free from 18 to 24 September.

Spokesperson at SANParks WC Merle Collins spoke to CapeTalk's Pippa Hudson about the initiative.

She says there will be free access to nearly 21 national parks managed by SANParks in the country - including the Kruger National Park which his one of Africa’s largest game reserves.

Visitors are required to produce their official identity documents. Those that are younger than 16 years will be allowed free access without proof of identity.

To get more information visit www.Sanparks.org

To hear the rest of the interview, listen below:

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