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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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Treviso, Italy
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

When we arrived and saw the entrance gates,we thought we was going into a prison,but when we arrived at the lodge everything changed.The lodge was beautiful,very elegant with wood sculptures,a fireplace,sofa's,everything african style.A gentleman recieved us with a welcome drink and explained about the game drives and what we could do during our permanace.In the morning the reception waked us... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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122 reviews 122 reviews
45 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

Kapama River Lodge is wonderful lodge in South Africa. The safaris are great. The staff are "AAA". Food is good and became special after one bottle fo the excellent south african wine. I went there with my wife and my 7-years daughter. She loved the place. We saw the big five at the first day. I recommend.

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Perth, Australia
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25 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

Kapama River Lodge is an extremely comfortable 4-5 star hotel-like venue that sits comfortably in the private game reserve. All modern amenties and friendly staff ensure that almost anyone can visit a game reserve without "roughing it" at all. Whilst some animals come close to the River Lodge, it is fenced from the main reserve for those who may be... More 

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dorset
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

Visited for 3 days with husband,daughter,son in law,15yr old grandaughter and 8 yr old grandson and we all had an amazing time.On our 1st game drive we saw 4 of the big 5 and had a puncture,after dark.whilst tracking a leopard who was stalking a herd of buffalo! 8 yr old was a little dubious when we were stuck,literally in... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2011

Kapama is a lovely lodge for those on their very first safari. The lodge has all the amenities and comfort you would find in any four or five star hotel in north America or Europe. The staff are very friendly and they feed you 5 times a day. The wellness spa is very pretty and a great place to unwind... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

We were originally booked at the Kapama River Lodge for 4 nights/5 days as part of our South Africa holiday to celebrate our 5th anniversary. We booked through a tour company, and even though we had clearly communicated what we were looking for... after I read up on the River Lodge, it because clear that it was not the place... More 

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Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2011 via mobile

We had the most amazing safari of our life at Kapama. During our stay here we we saw a lion and lioness during our night safari, herd of elephants with a calf, rhinos, including a mother and its young, lioness with a kill (kudu) and herd of Cape Buffaloes. Even though we did not see the leopard which we understand... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

Loved the lodge.Excellent service and helpful staff.food was great too.Loved the setup for the dinner.The driver and ranger who took us for game drives were very good and it was the best experience.The drivers name was Josh.

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East Coast,Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

This resort offers safari trips every morning and every day ,late afternoon. To say it was exciting would be an understatement ! Time between safaris is spent in gorgeous surroundings ,relaxing and eating wonderful food. The staff is marvellous -good natured and more than willing to make your stay enjoyable.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

Tha Kapama is a Private Reserve that have 4 hotels inside, the River lodge its the most easy and the best to experience confort with adventure. They make your experience very personal, since the arrival until the end of your stay. When you arrive, they already now your name, take your car, all the bags and you don´t need to... 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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