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Apoka Safari Lodge

Kidepo Valley National Park | Booking Office: 5 Binayomba Road, Bugolobi, Kampala, Kidepo Valley National Park, Uganda
Apoka Safari Lodge
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here between 11 and 15 April 2015, and loved every second. The lodge is in the middle of the national park, so warthogs, water buck and zebras can be seen out of your window, sometimes even wandering through the garden. Oscar, the Spanish manager, gave us a very warm welcome: take his advice on how to organise your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic welcoming and care during our one night stay, would have loved to stay a few extra days as this lodge is extraordinary. Secluded from the world outside, it is a place for recovery. Wild animals can be seen all day from a comfortable sofa or at daily (and nightly) safaris. The generator is shut off at 11 pm so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When flying into Kidepo you are stunned by the vastness of the grasslands surrounded by weathered mountains. Apoka Lodge sits alone in the middle of this fantastic landscape. My wife and I visited Apoka in October, 2014 for three days during the wet season. The grass was high, the temperature was mid 60s to 70s (f), and we had the... More 

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Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks to our wonderful guide,Patrick and the warm hospitality of the manager, Oscar, we enjoyed our 10 night stay here. The game drives were an amazing adventure every day. Patrick has the eyes of an eagle and the desire to make each drive be special. Kidepo is a very beautiful place and Apoka is filled with hospitality and warmth. You... More 

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Oberneunforn Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When travelling through Uganda it is a real MUST to visit Apoka Lodge and the Kidepo N.P., even if it's not "on the way"! The scenery is completely different to all other regions in Uganda and it is one of the most beautiful National parks even in whole Africa. Apoka Lodge has a very nice setting with stunning views over... More 

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Greyton, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Our fifth visit to this remarkable area of Africa, the sheer beauty never cease to amaze us. Plenty of Animals and Birds and great guiding, the usual great food and accommodation. No complaints other than the heat, but you could hardly blame Apoka for that

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I stayed with my partner at Apoka for just 3 nights in January. The lodge is spread around a Kopje with great views over the surrounding Kidepo National Park. The rooms are very spacious with nice sized bathroom, bedroom and sitting area (with armchairs , coffee table and desk) There is also a covered balcony for resting and watching the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Staying in the park is an unforgettable experience! The rooms in Apoka Lodge are beautiful and the staff are warm and helpful. The food is great and the lounge and sitting area is excellent. They have a nice swimming pool over looking the park. Definitely an outstanding place to stay while on Safari in Kidepo.

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Frizington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This is a magical place to stay - the atmosphere is unforgettable, with vast open space leading straight from your lodge and making you feel like you are the only people there. The wildlife is varied and the guides are excellent with a flair for heightening your sense of anticipation.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My wife and I spent 4 days / 3 nights at Apoka in early January and it completely blew away our expectations. Kidepo itself is spectacular - I have been to several game parks throughout Southern Africa and it was every bit as good as anywhere I have been in South Africa or Botswana. We saw plenty of game -... More 

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