Impact MegaFam 2023: Namibia & South Africa

12 nights fam trip + 3 nights workshop

Wolwedans | Ongava | The Windhoek Collection |
RETURN Africa | Tanda Tula

Start & End Dates


Wednesday, 27 September 2023


Monday, 9 October 2023


Thursday, 12 October 2023


Impact MegaFam 2023: Namibia & South Africa

Wednesday, 27 Sept:

Plan to arrive in Windhoek early enough to connect with the FlyNamibia scheduled charter (09:40 – 10:30) to Keerweder airstrip. Enjoy a 35 min drive to Dune Camp, taking in the stunning scenery of the Namibrand Desert.

While at Dune Camp, choose from a range of activities providing a completely immersive experience, including scenic drives, e-biking, sundowners, the Heart and Home Village Tour, and more.

27 – 30 Sept: Stay: Wolwedans Dune Camp

Saturday, 30 Sept:

Jump on a FlyNamibia scheduled charter via Swakopmund to Ongava in Etosha (11:00 – 11:40; 12:20 – 14:10) for 2 nights at Andersson’s Camp, where you can actively contribute to their holistic rehabilitation of Etosha and its wildlife.

30 Sept – 2 Oct: Stay: Andersson’s at Ongava

Monday, 2 Oct:

FlyNamibia will fly you back to Windhoek (14:50 – 15:50) for an overnight at the Windhoek Luxury Suites. You will be collected at the airport by a transfer driver from the hotel and after you have settled in, you will be treated to dinner at their onsite restaurant, The Stellenbosch Wine Bar & Bistro. 

2 – 3 Oct: Stay: Windhoek Luxury Suites

Tuesday, 3 Oct:

You will have an early morning departure from the hotel as you head to Windhoek Airport for your flight to Hoedspruit, via Johannesburg. Flights to be booked by the agents:

4Z129 WDH – JNB (07:10 – 09:10)

4Z873 JNB – HDS (12:50 – 13:45)

Once in Hoedspruit, you will pop straight onto your charter flight to Pafuri (14:00 – 14:45). Walk, drive, explore the Fever Tree Forest, Lanner Gorge, and more.

3 – 7 Oct: Stay: Pafuri Walking Safaris (2 nights) and Tented Camp (2 nights)

Saturday, 7 Oct:

RETURN Africa will charter you back to Hoedspruit (11:45 – 12:30) where you will be met by and transferred to Tanda Tula (45 mins) for 2 nights of superb game viewing at the NEW Safari Camp.

7 – 9 Oct: Stay: Tanda Tula Safari Camp

Monday, 9 Oct:

Tanda Tula will transfer you to Hoedspruit Airport for your flight to Cape Town. Flight to be booked by the agents:

4Z658 HDS – CPT (13:55 – 16:40)

Magnas Tours and Transfers will collect you at the airport and transfer you to Boschendal (45 mins), where you can enjoy an afternoon of personal downtime.

9 – 12 Oct: Stay: Boschendal Farm

→ IMPACT Workshop: 3 nights / 2 full days

Thursday, 12 Oct:

There are no workshop plans for this day, so you can enjoy breakfast at your leisure and carry on with your onward travel arrangements.  Check-out is at 10am. 

Disconnect to reconnect at Dune Camp - and make sure to take a dip in your "Chiller", a water-filled silo that definitely beats the desert heat

See it all at Pafuri: wildlife, history, vast views, and culture

Named for its main pan, Etosha means the "Great White Place"

New look, new style, same great people


Impact MegaFam 2023: Namibia & South Africa

Packing List

To wear

Please pack only neutral colored clothes: khaki, brown, green, and grey.  Blue and black can attract tsetse flies, and bright colors, especially white, can stand out to animals.

  • Light-weight T-shirts, shorts, and long pants in neutral colors 
  • A warm jumper or fleece for the cool mornings and evenings
  • Comfortable, closed walking shoes
  • Hat, sunglasses, & swimming costume

Tech, Health & Other

  • Camera with spare batteries and memory cards
  • Binoculars
  • Chargers
  • SA adaptors
  • Torch / flashlight / head-lamp
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent 

Paperwork & Currency

  • Passport 
  • ZAR and USD are accepted in Namibia; ZAR for South Africa
  • Comprehensive travel and medical insurance are essential


  • Luggage is restricted to soft bags at a total weight of 15kg, inclusive of hand luggage