- 19 tastefully furnished tented suites in the Kruger Park
- Expertly crafted meals from fresh, locally-sourced ingredients
- A wine selection featuring some of South Africa's finest vineyards
- The natural splendour of the Luvuvhu River and its fever tree forests
- Take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool
- Expertly guided game drives and walking safaris
- The region's unique wildlife and cultural heritage
- Camp Type; Classic Safari Camp
- Location; Kruger National Park, South Africa
- Camp Size; 19 Tented Suites
- Recommended Stay; 3-5 nights
Dive Into Nature's Paradise At Pafuri Tented Camp In The Northern Kruger National Park
Pafuri is a truly unique experience, allowing travellers to immerse themselves in the raw beauty of the Kruger National Park. Its 19 tented suites are designed to offer an intimate connection with nature while ensuring the utmost comfort and exclusivity. Each suite has en-suite amenities and private viewing decks, allowing guests to witness the wildlife and striking landscapes at their leisure.
The camp's location in the Pafuri region in the far north of the famed Kruger National Park, known for its rich biodiversity, means guests are privy to an unparalleled safari experience.
A typical day might include a thrilling game drive, spotting an array of wildlife, from the elusive leopard to herds of majestic elephants. The region is a paradise for bird enthusiasts, offering sightings of rare and colourful species.
Adding to its charm, Pafuri Tented Camp bears a deep sense of history and culture, being located in the ancestral land of the Makuleke people. The captivating folklore of ancient civilisations and early explorers further enhances the ambience of the camp.
Whether you're a seasoned safari-goer or a first-time visitor, Pafuri Tented Camp offers an unforgettable immersion into the wild heart of South Africa.
The Makuleke Contract Park is a true gem in South Africa's natural heritage crown. It is an embodiment of beauty, offering visitors a stunning kaleidoscope of habitats and species.
This private concession area is home to an impressive array of biodiversity, making it a paradise for nature and wildlife enthusiasts. Its unique location, nestled between the Limpopo and Luvuvhu rivers, provides an unmatched scenic backdrop that will captivate the hearts of all who visit.
With its vast array of bird, mammal, fish, amphibian, reptile, and tree species, it is regarded as a natural sanctuary and a hotspot of biological diversity. Additionally, the Park is a chosen destination for birdwatchers across southern Africa, promising an unforgettable birdwatching experience.
Rooms And Suites
The suites at Pafuri Tented Camp offer a harmonious fusion of comfort and elegance, beautifully capturing the untamed essence of the surrounding African bush.
Each of the 19 tented suites (all tents are connected by raised wooden walkways) is tastefully adorned with locally sourced furnishings, presenting an understated luxury that does not distract from the natural splendour outside. The predominantly earth-toned decor complements the surrounding environment, creating an ambience of tranquillity and connection with nature.
The writing desk and tea/coffee station provide convenience for those serene moments of reflection or casual leisure. Each suite is a haven of comfort, designed to ensure exceptional guest experiences at Pafuri Tented Camp.
Guests can also enjoy the beautiful views of the Luvuvhu River and its wildlife from the secluded outdoor showers and private viewing deck, allowing them to truly immerse themselves in nature's beauty. With so much thoughtfulness put into designing the suites, guests are sure to be enchanted by the natural splendour surrounding them during their stay at Pafuri Tented Camp.
The spacious family tents offer gorgeous views are designed with a pragmatic layout, offering ample privacy for each occupant whilst promoting a sense of togetherness.
Cuisine And Wine
At Pafuri Tented Camp, cuisine reigns supreme as one of its defining features. The professionally trained chefs meticulously prepare local and international delicacies with an emphasis on fresh, locally-sourced ingredients.
Whether it is a breakfast to kick-start your day, a light lunch, or a sophisticated dinner under the stars, the gastronomic experience is nothing short of exceptional.
Alongside your meal, enjoy a selection from our extensive wine list, expertly curated to showcase some of South Africa's finest vineyards. Each wine is chosen to complement the menu, enhancing your dining experience and echoing the rich flavours of South Africa.
The thatched central guest area serves as the heart of the camp. Here, you will find an indoor bar, a cosy lounge with a fireplace, and a dining area where you can savour the delectable cuisine. The central guest area is also the location of our curio shop, where you can browse a selection of local crafts and keepsakes.
Pafuri's outdoor facilities complete the immersive safari experience. The expansive viewing deck area, shaded by the towering Jackalberry trees, is perfect for relaxation or enjoying a drink from the bush bar. The fire pits and boma offer a communal place to gather and share stories under the African night sky.
There is also a well-stocked library for bookworms and a large swimming pool located on the edge of the Luvuvhu River for those seeking a refreshing dip.
Designed with sustainability in mind, Pafuri Tented Camp is powered by solar energy, with backup generators for emergencies, and implements a dedicated recycling programme. All our guests can rest easy knowing that their stay contributes to the preservation of this unique landscape.
Guests are warmly welcomed to explore the remarkable biodiversity, scenic beauty, and rich history of the renowned Pafuri region of the Kruger National Park. Take full advantage of professionally guided morning and afternoon game drives and the superb walking safari options available.
The game drives in the Makuleke Contract Park are an exhilarating exploration into the heart of the African wild. Knowledgeable guides expertly navigate the landscape, taking guests through the diverse ecosystems that make up the Pafuri region.
Guests are also afforded the unique opportunity to participate in walking safaris. This immersive experience allows visitors to explore the African bush on foot, guided by professional and knowledgeable guides. The thrill of coming across larger wildlife on foot is an incomparable experience, making a walking safari a must-try activity for any adventurous spirit visiting Pafuri Tented Camp.
Guests can explore the bushveld, taking in its sights and sounds while learning more about the region's unique wildlife and cultures from experienced rangers.
Pafuri Tented Camp offers an unparalleled safari experience, combining luxury living, exceptional cuisine, and a plethora of exciting activities within the heart of the Kruger National Park.
Pafuri's commitment to sustainability, its varied range of facilities, and its intimate immersion in the African wilderness make it the ideal destination for those seeking an authentic African safari experience.
Guests leave Pafuri Tented Camp with memories of breathtaking vistas, unique wildlife encounters, and a deeper appreciation for South Africa's rich biodiversity and cultural heritage.
From exhilarating game drives to leisurely afternoons by the Luvuvhu River, Pafuri epitomises a perfect African retreat.
Rates from R11 600.00 per person
- Pafuri Tented Camp Rates
- Per person per night sharing (pp)
- Rates are in South African Rands
- *Rates may vary according to season
- All meals
- Drinks (select wines, local beers, soft drinks, waters & select spirits)
- Morning and evening safari activities
- Community & Conservation Levy
- Optional activities
- Premium beverages
- Road transfers
- Air transfers
- SANParks entry fees
- Travel insurance
- Items of a personal nature