Stuarts' Field Guide to National Parks & Nature Reserves of South Africa

Chris Stuart

Guide to key South African game reserves. Full-color images, informative text, detailed maps, highlights, best visiting times plus pictorial ID guide to commonly seen animals.
Date Published :
April 2018
Publisher :
Penguin Random House South Africa
Series :
Stuarts' Field Guides
Illustration :
color photographs + 50 maps – regional + one for each park
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781775846116
Pages : 320
Dimensions : 8.25 X 5.75 inches
Stock Status : In stock


Stuart’s Field Guide to National Parks and Nature Reserves of South Africa is an indispensable guide to the country’s best and most accessible conservation areas. Written by two prominent conservationists, this new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. The 43 featured reserves are arranged by province.

• Information details the history, location, landscape, geology, vegetation (with maps) and wildlife (mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and insects) of each reserve

• Text panels list the highlights and provide key facts about each park’s wildlife, climate, facilities and activities, as well as critical warnings for visitors.

• More than 900 color photographs support the text.

• Details park maps indicate places of interest, including where to view particular animals.

• At the back of the book is a concise pictorial ID guide featuring the birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, flowers and trees most commonly seen in the reserves.
This is a handy and informative guide to South Africa’s famously diverse and richly populated parks and reserves.

About The Author

Chris Stuart is the author of a range of books on African mammals, wildlife and conservation, as well as numerous scientific papers and popular articles. Much of his time is spent traveling the world, searching for wild mammals and promoting their conservation. Chris holds an MSc from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is the co-founder of African-Arabian Wildlife Research Centre.

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