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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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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

Our family (including 2 teenagers) stayed at the River Lodge for four nights. The experience was amazing from beginning to end. The decor and setting was breathtaking and the service impeccable. Our ranger Kim and tracker Matthew were incredibly knowledgable and ensured that we saw the 'Big Five' and much more on our game drives. I had spent alot of... More 

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2011

Very good location just minutes from Hoespruit Airport. Great morning & evening safaris at a comofortable but relaxed place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

We Stayed 3 days and the 3 meals per day and all service is excellent. Although this park holds the big 5 we only saw elephant, rhino and buffalo however our ranger and tracker were very knowledgeable and made the game drives more interesting with information on the smaller animals and plants.

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2011

My wife and i recently spent 5 nights at Kapama River Lodge. It was our first safari. I've waited a lifetime for this trip and Kapama managed to exceed my hopes. We took 2 safari drives each day. our first day we saw a male lion devour a baby warthog that the lioness killed. Day two we watched a herd... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2011

Been there with 3 kids (9, 11, 13). Hotel is great! Safari is great! Food is great!. It is not "really" wild, but you'll see the animals you are looking for. Excellent Experience!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2011

We spent 2 nights at the Kapama River Lodge and it was far beyond our expectations. The accomodations were great, the staff friendly and helpful, and the food was fabulous. Our game drive ranger, Verushka, and our tracker Alfred were skilled, professional, and fun. We saw far more animals than we ever expected. Verushka was constantly informing us about the... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2011

We had the most amazing time at River Lodge. The hotel was fantastic and for me it definitly had the wow factor. We stayed in one of the spa rooms which was exactly as described on the website. The staff were all extremely friendly and helpful, especially our waiter Ralph. Im a very fussy eater but the food here was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2011

My wife and I with two friends spent 6 days at the Kapama River Lodge. The hotel was certainly 5 star. The entire staff was competent and willing to do anything to make our wishes come true. The waiter assigned to us was friendly and always there when you wanted something. The food was often unusual but always terrific. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2011

Don’t really know where to start when trying to put into words my time at Kapama, as I might fail to do it justice. On arrival I was some what apprehensive, but being greeted with a big smile and a strangely coloured refreshing drink soon banished a few of my doubts. My girlfriend and I stayed in the main River... More 

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2011

We traveled with a group last fall to Johannesburg and Kruger Park, enjoying several lovely hotels during this amazing trip. Hands down Kapama Lodge was SUPERB! Upon arrival, weary travelers are greeted by the hotel management staff and are checked in with ease in a beautiful outdoor lobby. And ohh, the lobby! Beautifully decorated in African theme, the lobby and... 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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