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R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve, | Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Perth
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are four hotels in the Kapama Game Reserve. I had the opportunity to stay in both River Lodge and this one, Buffalo Camp before a conference in S. Africa. What can I say it was amazing. River Lodge is more like a classic hotel/resort however Buffalo was far more intimate and memorable. There are only I think 12 rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a pleasure staying in buffalo camp for 4 days at the end of November and couldn't be happier with our choice. It is well worth the price we paid. The experience was outstanding - from super attentive staff, to excellent food (and plenty of it!) and fantastic ranger. Joe was our ranger and along with the his tracker... More 

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Granby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we were planning this trip and reading the reviews of Kapama Buffalo Camp we had huge expectations and were worried that we had built it up too much and that we would be disappointed when we actually experienced it. This camp blew away our expectations and is the coolest most unique place we have ever stayed. There is not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a look at any other hotel reviews on Trip Advisor, and you aren’t going to find any as good as Kapama’s. The whole experience was truly first class all the way: accommodations, service, staff, game drivers/trackers, food, drinks, amenities (great wifi), common areas, etc. You feel completely safe, welcomed, and comfortable. I could go on and on about the... More 

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Marsaskala, null, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Two wonderful nights and four drives plus one bush walk at Kapama Buffalo Camp. The accommodation was excellent and the food delicious. Management and staff could not have been any better. The highlight for us was seeing the Big 5 in their habitat and Almero our ranger guide and Nico our tracker could not have been better. Their expertise, knowledge... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Four nights and 8 drives at Kapama Buffalo Camp a private reserve next to Kruger Park. The accommodations were excellent and comfortable and the food delicious. Staff could not have been better. The highlight for me was seeing the Big 5 and the 8 drives to see the magnificent animals in their habitat. Almero our ranger guide and Nico our... More 

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Natick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A++ experience. Accommodations and staff top-notch. Cannot come up with one non-positive comment. Everything was perfect. Rangers and Trackers phenomenal. Resort staff great. Exclusive nature of the small lodge makes everyone feel special. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We visited Kapama Game Reserve in Sept, our second visit to this fantastic reserve. This time we stayed at the smaller Buffalo Camp and we were not disappointed. Everything about this camp was great. The team at Buffalo are extremely professional and certainly customer focused. Joe our ranger and Foster our tracker were excellent. Both are extremely knowledgeable but also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

On going to a game reserve the first thing that comes to mind is that there needs to be an abundance of animals to see. But we also realised how important it is that you enjoy the company of the rangers. We spent two nights in the Buffalo Camp and the last night in Kapama's River Lodge. Our stay at... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Our time at Buffalo camp was so special. Amazing accommodation in "tents" that were such a treat - sitting on our deck and looking down at four legged visitors was so exciting. Very informative safari guides who went out of their way to make it all "a trip of a lifetime", five star meals and we were treated with such... 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): $$$
Number of rooms: 10
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Kapama Buffalo Camp Kapama Private Game Reserve, South Africa

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