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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We very much enjoyed our stay, everything was as expected, very kind staff, decent food and nice location, the tours very fulfilling and the area ist absolutely worthwhile staying. The charter flight transfer was a one of a kind experience. loved the ecological style of the camp.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had an absolutely fantastic time at Pafuri camp. At the camp, we were shown great hospitality, service and quality of accommodation was top-tier, and the food was outstanding. While out on game drives the guides were extremely informative and the game viewing was breath-taking, especially with such a lush park at this time of year - we particularly enjoyed...

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Basel, Schweiz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful "out in the wild" experience, beautiful camp and great game drives. One doesn't come up here for the big5 and cats but for everything else to enjoy in nature and Pafuri Camp exactly matches this expectations in green and lush surroundings at summer time. Our guide Vongani was awesome and we enjoyed the drives with him a lot. Views...

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a family of 5 travelling into South Africa through Cape Town, then to Pafuri Camp in Kruger National Park (via Johannesburg) and finally out through Johannesburg. Two things to remember when coming to South Africa: (1) You need an original birth certificate for children under 16 years old and (2) you require 2 blank pages on your passport...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pafuri is a great spot to spend time in the bush, has fantastisch facilities, a great kitchen and staff. Nature is untouched, gamedrives are great, dont expect to see the big 5, but scenery and birds are worthwhile to discover!

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ReturnAfrica, Guest Relations Manager at Pafuri Camp, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of your stay with us at Pafuri Camp. We are glad that you enjoyed our hospitality and the untouched surrounding. Please check out our website for any specials and we hope that you will return for a visit soon.

Parkview
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Venue is awsome , beautifull setting , accomodation superb, the knowledge of the guides, Wieman was ours was extremely good, he made our trip worth while, but unfortunately the food was not good at all, actually not even substandard

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Kruger Park many times but have never previously visited Pafuri. What an amazing experience! The beauty of the area is astonishing. We spent four days at this incredible spot learning from our knowledgeable guide whose name is Wiseman. And what a wise man he is. We learnt new things from him every day on our guided...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to see the 'Big Five', there are better places. Drive through the Kruger park for a day, and you'll probably tick them all. However, if you want a marvelous experience entailing fantastic food, excellent guides and first class safari accommodation, then book with these guys.

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Thank you for your review of your stay at Pafuri Camp. We hope to see you return soon.

Parkview
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Everything was WITH VERY HIGH STANDARDS I enjoyed the outstanding service of all the staff, very friendly and well trained.. The food was outstanding and the accommodation was excellent . Me and my Wife really enjoyed every moment of our stay.

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I am pleased that you enjoyed every moment of your stay with us at Pafuri Camp! Please check our website regularly for specials offered and we hope that you return to visit us again soon.

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 8 December 2016

From the moment we stepped off the plane, it was pure magic. The most friendly and efficient staff tended to all our needs, and I mean all! The room, tent in this case, was so beautiful and had everything you could wish for. Exciting to shower outdoors! Watching Buffalo, Njalas, Monkeys, Baboons, Squirrels, Warthogs from your stoep is something very...

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From all of us at RETURNAfrica Pafuri Camp, thank you very much for your fantastic review of your stay with us. How wonderful that you saw the lions and learnt more about nature with our special guides. We hope to see you again soon.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pafuri Camp lies along a bend of the Luvuvhu River shaded by enormous jackal and nyala berry trees. Its 19 tents are en-suite under thatch with indoor and outdoor showers. The main area, with its large deck, open-sided lounge dining room and swimming pool, is perfect for relaxing and watching the wildlife drawn to the Luvuvhu to drink. The colourful fabrics reflect the culture of the Makuleke community with whom Return Africa has partnered. The Makuleke Concession is explored through a variety of activities, ranging from game drives in open vehicles to walks and trails and ideally complements the scenery, experience and game viewing. The Pafuri Walking Trail exploration is the ideal way to experience the spectacular, private Makuleke Concession of the northern Kruger National Park. It is perhaps the best area for walking in the entire Park and is blessed not only with exceptional biodiversity but also spectacular scenery, seasonally high densities of many large mammal species, a feeling of wilderness and remoteness, and a sense of history. Using one campsite as a base, each day is spent in different parts of the 26 500-hectare concession, walking along the pathways made over the years by its animal inhabitants and following their tracks. Undoubtedly the most remote and wild walking experience in South Africa, with a huge diversity of habitat, wildlife and birdlife. Experienced, knowledgeable and passionate guide walks with the guests throughout. Private access to the concession with no impact of vehicles. On-foot tracking experiences, big game viewing and outstanding birding. An exclusive and remote camp location. Access into the legendary Lanner Gorge basin and the mystic Limpopo fever tree forest. The season operates from 01 April to 31 October, with departures every Monday and Friday. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pafuri Camp

Address: Makuleke Concession | Limpopo, Kruger National Park, South Africa (Formerly Wilderness Adventures Pafuri Camp)
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: $486 - $782 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pafuri Camp 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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