News just in: Its been confirmed that Sanparks heritage week will officially be from 14 to 18 September. The initiative started in 2006 and is aimed at linking the South African national parks system to the global national movement and to also showcase the best of South Africa’s national parks.The week grants free access to most of the 21 national parks for day visitors, especially people from the local communities. It should be noted that free access to parks does not in include free access to accommodation facilities and other tourist activities. Some of the parks will be extending the week to include the weekend. Check out exact details on this page. Note that the free entry is for South Africans. Don’t forget to take your ID along.