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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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Columbus Ohio
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86 reviews 86 reviews
44 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Of the three camps we visited while in South Africa Sept/Oct 2014, Buffalo Camp is my favorite. Charming, small, personal, rustic, luxurious, amazing, all of this and more. This camp has it all. We were in the Leopard tent which was perfect for us. We originally tried to stay 4 nights but since a wedding party had booked the camp... More 

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Hamilton, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We spent 3 wonderful nights at the Buffalo camp. Luxury tents were beautiful, views of the bush from everywhere in the tent even the shower! It was 30C when we arrived and had cool cloths waiting for us upon arrival. We were in Buffalo Tent which was right next to the bar area- very convenient. The pool was a crisp... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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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13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

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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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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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
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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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29 reviews 29 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 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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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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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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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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