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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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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my family stayed here for four days in june and it was amazing. I did not know what to espect since i have never been in south-africa or on a safari before. Kapama river lodge is a luxury hotel with a "african lodge" feel to it. Our room was beautyful and had view over the savanna. If you... More 

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Kishangarh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

azaming food, archieture, spa suites, safaris, scenric beauty, people. good place to be in for wildlife experience and the ranger andrews to do safari with him is an awesome experience... they have got their big 5 and i have seen all of them there...

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 19-year old daughter and I stayed at Kapama River Lodge for four nights in June 2015. We were traveling with a tour group so everything was arranged for us. Upon arriving at the airport in Hoedspruit, we met our ranger, JT and tracker, Michael, who were our safari guides throughout our stay. These two men were amazing! Their knowledge... More 

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Okemos, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow..what an experience. To be honest... I do not know where to begin. Kapama was so amazing mere words cannot convey my experience. The game reserve was fantastic. The rangers and trackers were highly skilled and knowledgeable. The proximity of observation with the animals was very up close and personal. More than that I was very impressed at the skill... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I just loved this place! Why..here's why..:D 1. Hospitality - Mind-blowing.. they picked us up from the airport which is right outside their game reserve on time, they were super organized - the ranger who picks u up is suppose to take u for your safaris, is to dine with you, is basically your go to person... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You arrive into Hoedspruit from Capetown and drive straight into the reserve, within minutes you've started seeing wildlife and within 20 minutes you are at the lodge. The set up, the staff, the location, the food, the facilities (spa!) and the game viewing are second to none...I cannot recommend highly enough.

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Wilmington, N.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many have given the Kapama Private Game Reserve high marks. We would be one of them! Our recent trip to the River Lodge was excellent in every way. Our Ranger, John and his Tracker, Fanie were the best and we got to see most of the animals available in the reserve. These guys work together very closely to make sure... More 

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Austin, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely wonderful stay! Terrific facilities and food. Very African feel to it. The service was impeccable. You will most likely see the "Big Five" animals and more; we did. We watched as a group of lions hunted a porcupine from about 10-40 feet! Dino, our driver, was an absolutely terrific guide through the reserve. His knowledge and enthusiasm about wildlife... More 

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Dubai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kapama game reserve is a stone away from HDS airport with free pickup from the lodge, Stayed for 2 nights at spa room, which is a bit a way from the main building, the lodge is constructed and laid out like a hotel complex with up market level , service and food were very good, game drive was also good,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Words written on a page cannot express the experience we had at Kapama. The entire experience was wholly amazing. The rooms were gorgeous. The food was incredible and designed to please every palette and fussy eater (we had two kids aged 4 and 6 who ate their fill). The facilities were beautiful and plentiful, the spa was a desert delight.... More 

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