High and mighty: southern Drakensberg to get new park
The soon-to-be national park on the Eastern Cape-Lesotho border is an important water source
SA could soon have a 20th national park to add to its well-known tourist attractions.
SA National Parks (SANParks) has confirmed that plans to have a new “high-altitude park” in the mountains of the Eastern Cape, close to Lesotho border, which is also known for its abundance of water, are afoot.
The new “park with a difference” will not only give travellers access to one of the most pristine parts of the country, but its abundance of water is hoped to address the country’s water shortage crisis...