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Border in two-country park soon to be open

16 September 2005

Border crossing by ferry will be soon available south of Rosh Pinah at Sendelingsdrift on the Orange.

Ai-Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park in southern Namibia and north-western South Africa will soon be a cross-border park in practice as well. Experts from both countries met at Ca

Gondwana Desert Collection - 14 May 2005Sven Kanzler

29 June 2016Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun®

45 intrepid trail runners braved 200 km of the arid Richtersveld over five days from 13-17 June 2016 during the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun®, traversing this vast mountain desert wilderness ar

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9 May 2016Moutain biking in the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park

The first Desert Knights Mountain Bike Tour for 2016 was held from 18-24 April, with 74 people from Namibia and South Africa, aged between 13 and 65 years of age, participating. The event proved espec

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8 April 2016A unique adventure – Desert Kayak Trails

During the Easter weekend, the Desert Kayak Trails hosted the first large group of participants down the magnificent Orange River, within the parameters of the /Ai /Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park

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16 October 2015Desert Knights tour now a permanent feature

The second Desert Knights tour of 2015 was held in the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park from 24-30 September. The demand has been such that the park's management committee, the hosts of the tou

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5 October 2015Wildlife species return to the Richtersveld

September saw the re-introduction of more wildlife to the South African component of the /Ai-/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park. This year was an especially exciting one, as red hartebeest were retu

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11 September 2015Wildrun™ crosses borders

Next year, the Richtersveld Wildrun™ will be the first cross-border trail running event in the world; a challenging five-days from South Africa to Namibia in the heart of the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Tr

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20 April 2015Desert Kayak Trails set to be launched

Plans are afoot to officially launch the fully-guided and catered Desert Kayak Trails in June this year.

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26 January 2015Cross-border school visit

The /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park experienced a first when prefects from a primary school in Oranjemund in Namibia came to visit from 16 - 18 January.

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23 October 20142015 Desert Knights Mountain Bike Tour

The annual Desert Knights mountain bike tour was held for the fifth time in the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park from 7-13 September this year. This unique adventure consists of five days of c

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30 June 2014Richtersveld Wildrun™

The rugged mountains of the Richtersveld National Park proved to be the perfect backdrop for the 57 trail runners who set out on the inaugural 150 kms Richtersveld Wildrun™ which was held over four

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