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A collection of blog posts inspired by the Northern Kruger.

Time to Break Camp

Posted on Thu December 20, 2018.

December is a time of change here in Pafuri, as the seasonal fly camp is returned to nature.

The Hutwini trails camp is our forward base for walkers throughout the dry months. But nature likes to remind us that the place is not really ours, just a space we share for a time. Nyala are permanent residents, browsing the understorey all day. Elephants love the fruit pods from the ana tree branches that arc over the tents. Even leopards like to assert their natural right of way from time to time, by day and night.

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First Contact: Wilderness Greenshoots

Posted on Mon November 12, 2018.

RETURNAfrica is working alongside Discovery Trails to give our wildlife champions of the future a gripping introduction to the wilderness.

What do you remember about that first time, way back then, when a wild area greeted you? A wild African area, with its pulsing mosaic of animals, birds and landscapes? When you hear that call again, after all these years, does it all come flooding back? Did the initial encounter change how you think and feel about life on earth, about your life on earth?

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Posted on Tue September 4, 2018.

Imprinted beneath a rock overhang close to the towering cliffs of Lanner Gorge is the signature of the disappeared: Bushmen paintings. When were Bushmen last in this wedge of land between the lazy Limpopo and the cascading Luvuvhu? Or anywhere in the Lowveld, for that matter? Perhaps three hundred years ago. Nobody knows.

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Guide Sightings Report July 2018

Posted on Tue August 14, 2018.

July was a great month for sightings with massive herds of buffalo and elephant in Pafuri, guests were also lucky enough to see lion on foot!

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A Nod to Eco-Tourism and a Sustainable Travel Destination to Return to, again and again…

Posted on Wed July 25, 2018.

If you didn’t already know, RETURNAfrica’s Pafuri Camp is a leading example of ethical, environmentally-friendly wildlife travel. Alongside nurturing the biodiversity and myriad of habitats and landscapes, a top priority is supporting the well-being of the local Makuleke community through best-practice, genuine partnership.

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