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Fiona McIntosh

Fiona McIntosh is a freelance travel writer who lives on the slopes of Table Mountain. An avid hiker, rock climber, and scuba diver, she adventures all in the name of work.

We all know that forests are an essential part of the living earth system, and – somehow – we instinctively know that trees are worth preserving. But it’s not just tree-hugging environmental activists who care more about the planet than about p...

Abundant water and fewer hikers than normal mean that there’s never been a better time to hike the Fish River Canyon. Roy White, Shaen Adey and Fiona pose on the the canyon rim - all clean and shiny The wilderness hike through Nam...

Fiona McIntosh, author of Table Mountain Activity Guide and Hike Cape Town identifies three of her favourite hiking trails in Table Mountain National Park. Capetonians are spoilt for choice when it comes to hiking trails. A network of paths c...

12 Flashy Flowers in Silvermine Nature Reserve
Words & pics Corinne Merry
A floral hotspot at the heart of the Cape Floral Region Protected Areas World
Heritage Site, the Silvermine section of Table Mountain National Park is...

Spectacular Silvermine Fiona McIntosh goes hiking in the Silvermine section of Table Mountain National Park, one of the hotspots of the Cape Floral Kingdom World Heritage Site Pics Shaen Adey and Corinne Merry “Now this is an interesting one,”...

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A conversation on wildlife conservation and travel

Welcome to Conservation Mag where we celebrate nature through ecotourism and wildlife travel while we look for ways to preserve our heritage by supporting nature conservation. Starting conversations about the positive action people like you and I are taking to make a change, we discover and discuss strategies that result in the expansion of natural areas.