HISTORY IN THE MAKING – A personal Odyssey by Roland Stanbridge – Part 5/8

Once a schoolboy hunter, Roland Stanbridge meets the legendary Ted Reilly at a time when conservation in Swaziland had just started to take off, later to become one the models of wildlife protection in Africa… Continued… Part 5/8 We had hunted at night because it was easier to get close enough to animals to dart … Continue reading “HISTORY IN THE MAKING – A personal Odyssey by Roland Stanbridge – Part 5/8”

HISTORY IN THE MAKING – A personal Odyssey, by Roland Stanbridge …A series of 8 stories…

Once a schoolboy hunter, Roland Stanbridge meets the legendary Ted Reilly at a time when conservation in Swaziland had just started to take off, later to become one the models of wildlife protection in Africa… Part 1/8 It was an unlikely scenario in the middle of a dark night, nearly fifty years ago. I was … Continue reading “HISTORY IN THE MAKING – A personal Odyssey, by Roland Stanbridge …A series of 8 stories…”

Getaway Show a Success

In conjunction with the Swaziland Tourism Authority, the Kingdom of Swaziland’s Big Game Parks  had a successful Getaway show at the Coca-Cola Dome in Randburg last week. We wish to thank all those who took the time to visit the Swaziland stand and showed interest in visiting our Swazi parks. Thanks also to all those … Continue reading “Getaway Show a Success”

FREE Copy of Coast to Coast from Sondzela

We have just received loads of Coast to Coast Backpackers Guides at Sondzela Backpackers.  Coast to Coast Backpackers Guide is an easy-to-use  guide to backpacking accommodation and adventure options in southern Africa. You can also find invaluable information on backpacking accommodation in Swaziland, Namibia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe,  Zambia and Botswana. Swaziland’s WILDest  backpackers, Sondzela  is also featured on Coast to Coast on … Continue reading “FREE Copy of Coast to Coast from Sondzela”

Imvelo MTB Classic’s Cycling Shirt on Tour!

Regular Swazi Imvelo MTB Classic cyclist Linda Loffler wore her Imvelo cycling shirt on tour in Moab, Utah in the United States of America. Loffler, an avid cyclist, proudly wore her Imvelo cycling shirt at the world mecca of mountain biking. Check her out in the photo below, looking over  the White Rim Trail and Colorado River. … Continue reading “Imvelo MTB Classic’s Cycling Shirt on Tour!”

Big Game Parks at 2012 MTN Bushfire Festival

Before we host our Imvelo MTB Classic at Mlilwane on the 9th of June 2012, we are bringing our fire to the 2012 MTN Bushfire Festival from the 26th of May to the 27 of May 2012. Big Game Parks’ Marketing will be at this year’s MTN Bushfire Festival from Saturday 26 May to Sunday 27 … Continue reading “Big Game Parks at 2012 MTN Bushfire Festival”

Hlane Royal National Park’s 2012 Earth Hour IWIYW Challenge

      Earth Hour is a worldwide event that is organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and is held on the last Saturday of March annually. It encourages households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour to raise awareness about the need to take action on climate change. … Continue reading “Hlane Royal National Park’s 2012 Earth Hour IWIYW Challenge”

Why add BGP to your Itinerary?

Ideally located between Kruger National Park and Kwa-Zulu Natal as well as Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Maputo (see maps below), BGP’s wide variety of wildlife including the Big 5, alongside excellent management, makes it an essential destination for inclusion in any African Itinerary. Does BGP Match My Requirements? Benefits of using BGP: Excellent Location True Value For … Continue reading “Why add BGP to your Itinerary?”

Second Rhino Poaching Incident Hits Swaziland

At Midnight on Tuesday 27th September 2011, Swaziland fell victim to her second Rhino poaching incident; a pregnant white rhino cow poached for both her horns at Hlane Royal National Park. The incident shortly followed the loss of Swaziland’s first rhino in over 20 years which capped the African Rhino Range State record on Friday … Continue reading “Second Rhino Poaching Incident Hits Swaziland”

BGP Photography Competition Winners revealed!

Many thanks for all your wonderful submissions for our BGP Photography Competition this August 2011. You’ll remember the theme was ‘Wild Swaziland’ in celebration of the Kingdom’s rich biodiversity of wildlife. Our judge, professional photographer Roger de la Harpe, certainly didn’t have an easy task with a wide range of photos submitted from visitors from … Continue reading “BGP Photography Competition Winners revealed!”