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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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New York, NY
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

We spent the first three days of our six days in Kruger here and loved it! It's the smallest of several lodges in Kapama, maximum twenty guests--we were there in their winter and there were five of us. Very nice cabins (covered with canvas to pretend they are tents) with verandahs looking into the reserve itself. Excellent service both in... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Spent 3 nights here (wish it had been more!) at the beginning of August with my wife and had a brilliant time. Could not fault anything. The staff are so welcoming from the first minute to the last and the overall experience was way beyond expectation! The game drives were great and we saw all the big 5 including 2... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Spent 5 nights here in July 2012 as part of our honeymoon. That is longer than most people stay (2-3 nights), but we wanted to see as many animals as possible and we weren't disappointed! Game drives were fantastic, and we saw all of the big 5 on a single drive. Saw leopard cubs, a lion eating a zebra, and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

We spent four nights at the Buffalo Camp in July 2012 as one of three safari lodges we visited in South Africa. Kapama was the least expensive of our destinations but definitely didn't compromise on quality as far as we were concerned. From the moment we arrived and were greeted by the staff until the moment we left, we felt... More 

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Oradell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

After only 4 days at Kapama, I am convinced that it will be an experience that will stay with me for a lifetime. Everything was top notch, from the staff, to the accommodations, to the incredible guided game drives. For us, our guide Jeffery was the key to our entire experience at Kapama. The game drives with him were excellent.... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

We recently returned from a 4 night stay at Kapama Buffalo Lodge and it was one of the best travel experiences I've had in 16 years of planning and leading travel across the globe. From the moment we were welcomed by the Assistant Manager, Claire, we were made to feel as if our comfort and well being were of paramount... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

During our stay at the Kapama River Lodge we also inspected the other parts of this resort such as the Kapama Buffalo Camp. The Buffalo Camp is a comfortable and tastefully designed Lodge with a lot of timbre combined with those typical African colours and cosy fireplaces. It is a lovely place to stay. I have been there before the... More 

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Grand Bend, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

We spent four days and three nights at Kapama Buffalo Camp and participated in six game drives. We had a very good ranger Jeffery that drove us through the park and found us four of the big five species. We never did see any Leopards but had seen them before in Nogorongoro Crater. We glad that we stayed at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

We visited Kapama in November 2011 and had a truly excellent stay. The lodge really is great value for money, the accommodation is beyond impressive with stand alone bath tubs and huge balcony's and the location is fantastic - we saw 2 of the big 5 just on our transfer from the airport! Our driver was great and made a... More 

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Lebanon, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

We chose Kapama's buffalo camp to have a quieter setting geared more toward couples than families. There were no more than 20 guests at a time during our stay. The "tent" was very comfortable; other than hearing the canvas roof flapping on one windy night there would be nothing to suggest that this was at all rustic. The room was... 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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