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Kapama River Lodge

5.0 of 5 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has an amazing location within the forest reserve. The comfortable rooms and the exquisite cuisine is the reason i gave it 5 stars. the safari cars are very safe and the staff is very helpful and friendly. In this private reserve one can see many animals. One of my favorite animals was the lion. This list can go... More 

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Del Mar, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lodge is open air and really quite beautiful. Our guide/driver Kim, and animal spotter Justice, were excellent and really worked hard to make sure we saw as many animals as possible plus they were good natured, personable, and very experienced. We were so happy we were on their safari vehicle. We thought the food was extremely good with lots... More 

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9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Kapama on the 29th 30th 31st December 2014 to enjoy our safari. We had a wonderful experience there. All the people were very friendly and welcoming. We stayed at a SPA suite which was big and elegant.The accommodation was perfect. Lunch and dinner were quite good, but what impressed us most was the perfect organisation of the... More 

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Hazyview, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Roodt family, who have owned the Kapama reserve for over 20 years, have really excelled in giving guests a superb game drive experience. The guides are gentle, knowledgable and very experienced - ours has been with Kapama for more than 15 years! Management is hands-on, friendly and participative. The design of the hotel, and especially the spa, is breathtakingly... More 

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Los Angeles
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First: Kallie (driver/guide) Colin (spotter/tracker) were over-the-top amazing. Get them if you can. Africa is likely on your bucket list. It certainly was on ours. Going on a big game safari tracking the "big 5" (whatever the heck they are) has been a goal since childhood. And the bar was high -- many years of hoping and waiting can drive... More 

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Cookham Dean, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to quite a few safari venues over the last few years and our initial impression wasn't that great as there were so many people going out on safari at once. Totally different to other high end lodges where you get used to small groups. How wrong could we be! It only took 15 minutes out with Dino... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Kapama November 2014... Go this time of year!! The bush was not too thick, bugs were not a problem, and we saw baby animals everywhere! Also, request guide JT... Absolutely the best safari experience and guide I could have asked for. JT was extremely knowledgeable and truely passionate about what he does... He made it a priority... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We truly loved our stay here – and they even made me a little cake for my birthday and sang to me at dinner (the cake was DELICIOUS!!!!!!!) We met up with my brother in law and his wife who were already at Kapama. Our first drive was with Angie & Justice – they were superb. Our Morning Drive -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Luxurios lodge within the kapama game reserve. We saw impalas in the very vicinity of our fantastic room. The game drive was the best we had in south africa and definitely sth to remember. Reception and staff were friendly and helpful. Food quality was excellent except that some parts of the buffet that were supposed to be warm were not... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kapama was amazing in every aspect, the game lodge, the rooms - the infinity pool that's overlooking the safari grounds where you can have a cocktail or two! The food and service was brilliant. Apart from this the safari drives were unbelievable, we were lucky to have a fantastic ranger - Rassie, who was incredibly knowledgeable and humorous, aside from... More 

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Address: R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve, | Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Kapama River Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Kapama River Lodge Kapama Private Game Reserve, South Africa

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