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R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve, | Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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Oradell, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Unfortunately, we stayed here during a tropical depression, so we were unable to leave the camp for safaris due to the weather. They were ill-prepared with alternative activities during our stay, and we were not refunded any of our money for the cancelled safaris. The food was above average, but you have to pay for your drinks separately. They do... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

Do not hesitate to visit the Kapama Buffalo Camp! Many animals to see during the two daily safaris, great food in all the meals, the staff very friendly...in resume: you'll get happy and relaxed in here, you can be sure!

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

Our experience at Buffalo Camp was just plain AWESOME!!! Originally we were scheduled to stay at Karula lodge, however due to the damage by the flood, we were switched to Buffalo camp. The tents were MUCH MORE luxurious then we ever expected. The room was large, the bed extremely comfortable, there was a deep soaking tub and separate shower in... More 

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Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

We had a wonderful experience at Kapama Buffalo Camp. Our ranger Almero and tracker Benson were great and knowledgeable, not to mention funny too. Accommodation is really nice and comfortable, it’s definitely the best tent I’ve ever slept in! The food is great, nothing haute cuisine – but definitely yummy and as one might expect, great meat dishes! When it’s... 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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