10 July 2017
The large expanse of sand contains evidence of human occupation from the Stone Age to the present and is associated with the culture of the formally nomade ǂKhomani San people and the strategies that allowed them to adapt to harsh desert conditions. They developed a specific ethnobotanical knowledge, cultural practices and a worldview related to the geographical features of their environment.
The ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape bears testimony to the way of life that prevailed in the region and shaped the site over thousands of years. See more here.
Peace Parks Foundation has been working with South Africa’s National Lotteries Commission, the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development and Rotary Deutschland Gemeindienst since 2009 to develop the !Ae!Hai Kalahari Heritage Park, which aims to preserve the cultural and traditional knowledge of these indigenous communities, while improving their opportunities to earn a livelihood.
15 June 2017Astounding success of Erin
Tourism Officer for the Khomani San, Dirk Pienaar, says something meaningful has been started from nothing by Peace Parks Foundation, which manages the ‘Khomani San – Living in Peace’ project, sread more
1 June 2017Khomani San Rising
Descendents of the original inhabitants of southern Africa, the Khomani San of the Kalahari are revered for their intimate knowledge of bush lore. These skills are now being transformed into sustainabread more
21 July 2016SANParks donation of zebra to ‡Khomani San
The ‡Khomani San of the !Ae!Hai Kalahari Heritage Park in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park were delighted when SANParks recently brought nine, and then another 11, zebra to their Erin Game Ranch.read more
20 October 2015More wildlife for Erin Game Ranch
The South African National Parks (SANParks) wildlife capture team recently delivered 13 ostriches, 14 eland and five giraffe to the !Khomani San’s Erin Game Ranch, south of Kgalagadi Transfrontier Pread more
18 May 2015‡Khomani San’s Erin Tented Camp now open
Providing tourists with an exciting alternative to the campsites and traditional bush camp, Erin Tented Camp was opened on 13 May 2015. The camp is situated on Erin Game Ranch, south of the Ae!Hai Kalread more
19 July 2012Translocation of game to the ‡Khomani San's Erin game farm
As part of the 2002 land settlement agreement reached between the ‡Khomani San and Mier communities, the government of South Africa and South African National Parks (SANParks), it had been agreed thread more
10 October 2011Features of the !Ae!Hai Kalahari Heritage Park
Apart from the spectacular landscape of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, the !Ae!Hai Kalahari Heritage Park also offers a variety of activities to visitors. These include sharing the Bushman hunter-read more
26 November 2009SA Lottery supports !Ae!Hai Kalahari Heritage Park
South Africa's National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund has made a significant contribution to the development of the !Ae!Hai Kalahari Heritage Park. The generous donation of R4.8 million will help prread more