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Wildernes, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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70 reviews 70 reviews
27 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Camp for one night and were not impressed. The accommodation is in need of an overhaul with especially the area around the pool being dangerous in terms of loose nails and missing wooden planks. We found the beds very uncomfortable. Also, during our stay, an industrial generator from a neighboring site made a lot of noise... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During the July holidays my wife and I spent 4 days at Pafuri River camp in our tent. We found the setting truly remarkable next to a river, very close to the Pafuri gate to KNP, with lots of trees and an amazing variety of birds. The ablution facilities are of a high standard for a place like this in... More

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South Oxfordshire, UK
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We stayed at Pafuri River Camp for 2 nights and wished we had the time to stay longer. Location is truly away from it all, tented accommodation basic but fun, and the views of the river are glorious. Staff are welcoming and friendly, and the food good. We wouldn't hesitate to return. If you don't need electricity to function and... More

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Valkenburg, The Netherlands
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10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

A very nice but a bit spartan (no electricity) accomodation near Pafuri gate, close to Kruger. Its a bit difficult to reach with a normal ( not a 4wd) car but the treehuts are worthwhile. Lots of privacy with a view on the river.

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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Lovely setting with tents on stilts within a few steps of the river. Cool breeze at night through the tent in the treetops was very welcome. Good value for money with the option of self catering or not. As has been mentioned the bed linen and mattresses could do with an update. BUT this is the bush and you are... More

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Polokwane, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

The unique location adjacent to Kruger Park and right on the banks of the Mutale river makes this destination unforgettable. The birdlife in the camp is prolific with specials such as thrush nightingale, pel's fishing owl and niassa seedcracker to name a few, has been seen in the camp. The staff are friendly and helpfull and the treehouse style tents... More

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Steyning, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

We had an excellent time, this being the first time I managed to get my none camping partner into a tent. Having the tent in the trees was fantastic for catching the river breezes at night and the beds were comfortable ( bed linen needs some attention , clean but full of tears) . Everything you need is there, kitchen,... More

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Midrand, South Africa
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17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We brought rain to Pafuri, and it wasn't designed for bad weather! We arrived, with friends, in blazing heat, and were charmed by the stilted tented accommodation, and rustic kitchen and ablutions. We had 2 tents in our own campsite, everything set for a wonderful weekend of relaxation on the river banks. The welcome was warm and helpful, and the... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Pafuri River Camp came as close as any place has ever come to our dream arrangement. We arrived in the early evening to our site by the river, finding it swept clean and strung with lit paraffin lamps. Climbing the stairs to our tent on stilts, we found two cots in the midst of a cozy room, with wall flaps... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

The Pafuri Rivercamp is located on the banks of the Mutali River only a few km from the Pafuri Gate into Kruger NP. It is a perfect location for visiting the Pafuri picnic spot in Kruger - much closer than Kruger's Punda Maria. We stayed in one of the tented treehouse lodges each situated in a clearing among tall shady... More

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Address: Wildernes, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park

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