This book is a unique and indispensable guide to the hidden treasures of 43 of South Africa’s best and most accessible national parks, nature reserves and wilderness areas. Included are more than 900 photographs, 140 detailed park, locator, provincial and vegetation maps, and a 31-page photographic guide that aids identification of wildlife and vegetation. Organised by province, the conservation areas are comprehensively described, covering history, location, landscape, geology, vegetation, and wildlife.