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R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve, | Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Kapama Buffalo Camp
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Limassol, Cyprus
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived, we were warmly welcomed on a cold night with hot towels and hot chocolate for my shivering son, which set the tone for our stay. The accommodation is described as a luxury tented camp, but it really was so much more than that. The tents were spacious and beautifully designed, with views of the bush from all... More

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had previously stayed at the Kapama southern camp and just transferred for a final night of safari to Buffalo camp. Despite a small mix up with check in and transfer times we had a fabulous stay. However the policy in the camp seems to be very strict towards courtesy beers while waiting until the rooms were ready. We paid... More

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Woodbridge, Virginia, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The three days at Camp Kapama were beyond spectacular. Absolutely the highlight of our trip to South Africa, Botswana, and Zimbabwe. We saw animals of every type and so close to our vehicle; right in the center of a herd of 33 elephants, watching lions have breakfast, so many memories. Ranger Joe and Tracker Foster were the best and I... More

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Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

There are not enough adjectives to describe the fabulous experience that we had at Kapama! I did not want to leave its comfort and beauty, nor did I want to stop taking the amazing safaris twice daily! My family of four loved every minute of our time here at Kapama and would love to be able to return. The tents... More

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Fisherville, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Buffalo camp was amazing. We stayed there for a week. We saw all the Big 5 and more! The staff was attentive but not intrusive. Every request was made by staff and rangers. Our room was beautiful with comfortable beds and even a hot water bottle tucked under the duvet every night. Every small detail was given attention. We had... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I could write pages and pages about our stay at the Buffalo camp! It was absolutely amazing. It was my partner's first time in South Africa and I couldn't have been more pleased with our experience! The reception was warm and friendly. We were shown around and we were given all the information we needed to get the most out... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

As a relatively experienced "game lodger" I must recommend Kapama Buffalo Camp ! For me the food is as important as the game viewing... maybe my Belgian roots... I have lived in Johannesburg for 23 years and take business and family visitors and also myself to mostly private game lodges in South Africa. Dinner and lunch at Kapama was fantastic... More

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Bellville, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is officially the closest I’ve been to the wild, and I live in Africa. Kamapa’s entrance gate is 9 meters from the Hoedspruit Airport exit gate. Each new arrival gets a single ranger to greet them at the airport and get them back to camp, and you then have that ranger (and his tracker) assigned to you throughout your... More

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Dublin, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
22 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I spent 5 nights at Buffalo Camp in the Lion Tent. The service from check in to check out was superb. Everyone was accommodating, professional, and genuinely nice. The accommodations were outstanding, with hot water bottles in my bed each and every night. Food was outstanding too as was, for me of course, a good a selection at the bar.... More

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Dallas, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We were at Kapama for a total of 5 nights, with the first 3 nights at the buffalo camp. It was incredible, not only for the location and amenities, but also for the service and friendliness of the staff. Being up on a tented platform was a phenomenal experience, and we had monkeys running across our balcony two of the... More

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Address: R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve, | Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Kapama Buffalo Camp Hotel Kapama Private Game Reserve
Kapama Buffalo Camp Kapama Private Game Reserve, South Africa

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