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Kapama River Lodge

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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
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    5 of 5 stars
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I came Kapama at the very end of August, apparently one of the best time of the year for safaris on the Kapama Reserve. This lodge and game reserve was recommended to me by the travel agent I worked with for my trip to South Africa. I spent a total of three nights here and will cherish the experience for... More 

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Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everything in the service is perfect, all the workers are super, the experience of the safari with Dino is superb, you really feel the trill of looking for wild beasts and at the end you find them ! And Dino and his guide really know the animals and lead you to a sensational experience ! If I have to find... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

WOW where do I begin.... We choose to do a Safari as part of our honeymoon and picked Kapama River Lodge on a recommendation of our travel agent Kuoni. I can speak for both myself and my wife when I say I couldn't be more pleased that we got to experience this unbelievable hotel. Amazing just doesn't do this hotel... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter and I stayed at Kapama River Lodge and Kapama Karula lodge in August 2015. From the pick up at Hoespruit airport as soon as we walked out, to the drop off, we were treated wonderfully and were so sad to leave. The staff in both lodges were excellent. The guides and trackers were knowledgeable, fun and professional. We... More 

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Riverside, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 unforgettable nights at Kapama River Lodge. The service was outstanding! When we arrived at the airport, our ranger Pieter immediately greeted us at the terminal gate. Pieter and Steven (our spotter) loaded our luggage and took us to the lodge. We learned that Pieter would be our guide for our entire stay, which was very nice. He... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were so friendly and helpful from the outset and made sure they did everything they could to make our stay amazing. The rooms were very clean and the family room was a great size! All came with great views of the game reserve with Impala and friends wandering free. The game drives were fabulous and we would highly reccomend... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is fantastic! I have been there twice and both times were wonderful experiences. The food is not wonderful, but it is OK! But anything else is very good. The rooms are beautiful and big, the staff is very friendly, and they offer a lot of different activities, as Interacting with Elephants, Baloon (when the weather is good), special... More 

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a safari consultant in Kenya I wasnt sure what to expect at Kapama. Other than the rude and obnoxious Afrikaans guide we met at the airport (which was a huge setback to the safari) Kapama was amazing. Having been mixed with other travelers the game drives were truly amazing. A big shout out to the local driver guide Harry... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just left the Lodge after spending 5 days in, while I'm waiting for connecting flights wanted to take sometime and let everyone else who are looking for a place to stay in South Africa/Kruger National Park area know ... This is the place to choose to spend your time!! located in a private piece of land by Kruger National Park.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kapama River Lodge is a great place for 3 nights! 3 night will give you enough time to have 6 game rides, which will you to see the Big 5 and more. I wouldn't recommend more than 3 nights because there isn't that much to do otherwise. My wife and I did the elephant interaction one day, which I highly... More 

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