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8 May 2024

Mystical Thulamela

When visiting Pafuri take advantage of the opportunity to visit Thulamela, the ruins of an ancient stone citadel recently nominated for national heritage status. After a 20-minute game drive from…
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10 April 2024

A ROAD TRIP TO UNTAMED PAFURI BY TIM GRIESEL

Embark on an unforgettable odyssey, tracing the path from the vibrant heart of Johannesburg to the tranquil haven of Pafuri in the northern reaches of Kruger National Park. It's not…
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3 April 2024

PRESS RELEASE: RETURN AFRICA’S PAFURI WALKING SAFARIS OPEN FOR 2024 SEASON

RETURN Africa invites adventurers to experience the pristine wilderness of northern Kruger National Park on foot with the opening of its Pafuri Walking Safaris from April through October 2024. Offering…
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27 March 2024

PRESS RELEASE: RETURN AFRICA CELEBRATES WELGELEGEN HOUSE’S #1 RANKING ON TRIPADVISOR

Welgelegen House, RETURN Africa's acclaimed guest house in Cape Town, has achieved the #1 ranking in its category out of 80 properties on TripAdvisor. This milestone comes shortly after Welgelegen…
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14 March 2024

ON FOOT IN PAFURI: JOURNEYS OF DISCOVERY & TRANSFORMATION BY ALWEET HLUNGWANI

In the northern reaches of the Kruger National Park lies a wild haven called Pafuri. Between April and October each year, you can escape the confines of a game vehicle…
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13 February 2024

AN UNFORGETTABLE BUSH WEDDING BY ENOS MNGOMEZULU

Imagine saying ‘I Do’ in a remote forest, with birds chirping in approval. You may have a curious vervet or two who did not make the rsvp list but who…
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7 February 2024

HUTWINI WALKING SAFARIS CAMP SET TO REOPEN AFTER MAJOR UPGRADES

The remote Hutwini Walking Safaris Camp in South Africa's Makuleke Contractual Park is set to reopen this April after undergoing extensive renovations. Operated by RETURN Africa as part of their…
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12 September 2022

LIONS RELEASED IN PAFURI REGION OF KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

On 20th August a lioness and her three cubs were relocated from Balule Private Game Reserve near Hoedspruit to the Pafuri region of Kruger National Park. The lioness had twice broken out of Balule into neighbouring farmlands in…
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18 June 2022

PERFECT PAFURI IN KRUGER

“IT’S THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PART OF THE PARK – YOU WON’T WANT TO LEAVE.” Limpopo locals kept uttering variations on this bold statement as we gradually made our way through…
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12 May 2022

BUSH NEWS FROM RETURN AFRICA’S PAFURI CAMP

The Makuleke Contractual Park area for the month of April & expectations for May and into the winter months. To start off with there has been a definite change in…