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5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve, | Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we spent part of out South African experience at the Kapama River Lodge. The staff were always very polite and efficient. Loved the large rooms and the bathrooms are fabulous. You can sit at thespian pool and watch the wild animals come down to the watering hole and interact. I even saw two lions there. This lodge is a pleasant... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and me had an amazing experience at this safari lodge. Staff were very friendly and from the very start we were made to feel as a part of the family. Rooms were very spacious, comfortable with a huge bathroom and shower. Overall a wonderful stay and by the end of stay had made some good friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful three days at Kapama River Lodge. After a unforgettable welcome, we were brought to our room. A very very convenient place to be. The people are very helpful. The food is the best. Good breakfast, good lunch, good coffee and tea time, good dinner. Thanks to Clement and Lot we had great game drives through the... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall we had a great time at the Kapama River Lodge. The safari experience was superb (but only for some of us - see below), amenities were 5-star level, and service was very friendly and attempting to be 5-star (but failing to). The hotel staff is easily the most friendly I have ever come across. From the moment you step... More

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Kapama River Lodge for three nights and we did six game drives over the three day stay. The rangers and trackers were awesome .... super helpful and knowledgeable. We saw leopard on every drive ( different ones not the same one six times ! ) The rooms are beautiful and open onto the bush with a bath in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We just got back from Kapama and it was truly a dream come true. The facility, food and staff are wonderful. The most important thing for anyone going on Safari is the animal viewing and in turn your ranger and tackers. We were fortunate enough to have Dino and Willis...what a pair! Dino has the passion of someone like Steve... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just returned from S.A. and I was fortunate enough to spend 4 nights at the River Lodge. My sister and I were a part of a semi-organized group of 10, from a Lion World Travel's package. Our group was the main reason I had such a great time. Everyone was wonderful. We joked all the time and helped each other... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at three Lodges while in South Africa just this month, well, in fact just a few days ago. Originally we wanted four nights at the Buffalo Camp but it was booked so we did two and two. I must say the staff at the River Lodge eased us right in to the setting and therefore we were not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a dream come true. It is a private game preserve on the edge of Kreuger National Park. The lodge is a haven in the bush, with large, open common areas; luxurious rooms (I stayed in a spa suite); a spa; two dining areas where food is almost always being served. The rangers and spotters for the animal... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kapama River Lodge is a very good hotel to stay at. Unfortunately, when you come from across the world for a safari trip, the hotel quality is secondary to the quality of your safari guide, and our ranger/driver Brian did a lousy job as a guide. Brian did show us many animals during our rides, but when he did... 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
Also Known As:
Kapama River Hotel Kapama Private Game Reserve
Kapama River Lodge Kapama Private Game Reserve, South Africa

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