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Kapama Buffalo Camp

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R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve, | Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Kapama Buffalo Camp
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having spent two nights at Karula, Buffalo Camp is very different in concept in that it has a more traditional look and feel. That being said, it has all the modern-day amenities one would need and the tent itself is very cozy and comfortable. Love the balcony where I can relax with nyala grazing and mongeese (yes, that's the plural... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly an amazing experience! The driver and guide were superb not only taking us to observe the wild game but educating us on this precious place. You won't go hungry. As a matter of fact you will most likely go home with a few extra pounds but well worth it. The staff was friendly, fun and professional. Buffalo Lodge exceeded... More 

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Southport, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks Kapama for the best safari ever! The "tents" are oh so gorgeous, the food is so delicious, the service is beyond good. Claire specifically you were amazing and I want to thank you. Tips for those going in cooler months - pack a very warm jacket, even beanie and gloves because the night safaris get very chilly. Binoculars are... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went on safari with my parents this past May and stayed at Kapama Buffalo Camp for three nights. We had done a safari the previous year as a couple and stayed at Kapama Karula, a different lodge in the same reserve (which is incredibly romantic and beautiful! Also an amazing choice!!) and wanted to try somewhere... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We spent three nights at Kapama Buffalo Camp. The "tent" is really a luxurious hotel room, literally overlooking the bush. On the first afternoon we saw a group of Nyala (small antelope) right under the balcony. This is a foodie's choice for safari. There is a lot of food, and it is all extremely good. Melani, the camp manager, was... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We just spent 5 days at Kapama Buffalo Camp and I don't have the words to express how wonderful this was. The camp is beautiful, the accommodations are luxurious. The food is superb and the staff is warm and welcoming. Then there's the safari drives. Twice a day we went out with our fantastic trackers and drivers; first Foster and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The tents were beautiful and big. Very private with a stunning shower that looks out over bush. Same with bath. Very nice communal areas and pool. Food was smart but it did not make us swoon. The game trips were nice- saw Rhinos close by, saw a great Cheetah sighting thanks to guide. The reserve is fenced in - so... More 

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This place was amazing, we were lost and called. We were greeted over the phone by one of the Managers, she said they were waiting for us and we would make it in time for our afternoon safari and gave us directions to the gate we needed for entry into the Park. From the moment we arrived we had exceptional... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My boyfriend and I stayed three nights here in November 2014 to start off our 10 day holiday in South Africa and it could not have been a better start to the holiday. Upon arrival at the airport we were picked up by our guide, Jeffrey, and it was great getting to know him on the drive back. We saw... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stayed at Kapama Buffalo Camp for the first few days of our honeymoon and could not have been more pleased with our experience. Our safari guide Jeffrey was amazing and extremely knowledgable. We saw all of the ''big 5'' (including watching a lion hunt/kill) and had a great time doing it. The 'tents' are extremely spacious and private with... More 

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