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Kapama Karula

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R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve | Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing accommodations, and a good service, and this is an amazing experience, the only problem, in my opinion, was the absence of television in the bedroom, but this is the best lodge that you can stay in a safari trip in SA.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Karula is a new property within the Kapama Game Reserve. Our room was amazing, open space, wood, glass and marble everywhere, private pool (it could be a little bit more heated) and a wonderful bath with indoor and outdoor shower. The hotel staff is really kind and professional, food is delicious and the wine list is really good. Safari guides... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in one of their lodges, staff were fantastic, could not do enough for you. You had the same waiter, tracker and ranger for the whole of your stay. Game drives were amazing, so many animals to see and in open topped jeeps so you felt up close to animals. I had complete trust in rangers as we came... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This was an absolutely amazing place. All the rooms are suites, and each is it's own building. The food is very good, and plentiful. Finally, and most importantly, the rangers and trackers are excellent and you will see so many animals.

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

It was a very, very pleasant stay. From the pick up on the airport to the check out everything was absolutely lovely. The room was always so cozy, clean and curtains were opened during the day to leave the sun in. At night, when we got at the room the heating was already on and bedroom was cozy and warm.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This was a mind blowing safari trip. Kapama Kalura exceeded my expectations in all aspects! Our superior suite was superb, very luxurious modern style. The staff was so nice and attentive, it really made us feel taken care of. The food was surprisingly fresh, tasty and with a good variety. The most important part of the experience of course were... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is truly one of the very best safari game lodges in Africa. A little unknown and best keep like this. The service , the food - the food and rooms and so much more. The game and the tracking and sighting was like nothing we have ever had before. It was a perfect as you can get it. If... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A gorgeous gorgeous modern rustic luxury lodge that far exceeded expectations. Good location facing the river, so open facing with a breeze blowing through. The superior suite was huge and stylish yet was exceedingly functional. Pity we didn't use the pool as it was a bit too cold. Service was very attentive. Special shout out to our tracker, Roy (who... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

In our previous trip to South Africa, we did a few day trips for the game rides. But not a stay in the natural reserve. Hence staying in a natural reserve is a first for us from 29 May to 1 June 2015. Upon entering the Kamapa Karula private reserve (2 minute ride from the airport), we were greeted by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The location, accommodation, dining, service, and overall attention to detail exceeded our expectations. Easily accessed by air (the reserve entrance is next to Hoedspruit airport, from where you are collected). We had a superior suite with heated private pool - large and luxurious, it was even better than the pictures - there was nothing we could fault. The room was... More 

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