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Kapama Southern Camp

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Kapama Private Game Reserve | Hoedspruit, R40, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa (Formerly Hongonyi Private Game Lodge)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed our stay in one of there three luxury accommodations for a family with separate two bedrooms ,living area , private pool, outside and inside showers, large tub, two sided fireplace and porch . The game drivers were informative and enjoyable. The meals were first rate with one of our three nights in the boma with the nice... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are 4 camps. Southern is OK (Karula is better). Everything is excellent - room, service, food, safari. You really feel on rest - everything possible is being done for you. I would recommend swimming in afternoon, the water is not too cold. And try to get Mr. Doctor as a ranger - he is superb!

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Lakewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed in Kapama Southern Camp last week and it was most incredible experience ever!! The accommodations and amenities are beautiful and sparkling clean at all times. All the staff members are amazing and helpful. Special shout-out to our waiter Sam for all his help with our dietary requirements. Our guide Garry and tracker Carlos were knowledgeable, friendly and provided... More 

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San Diego, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

ROOM: We stayed in a suite with a private deck and pool. It was spacious, incredibly clean, and comfortable. Our two-night stay in this room was a great way to end our trip to South Africa! We sat at our pool one day and watched three giraffes browsing about 60 feet away! SERVICE: Service from frontline staff was wonderful and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for a total of 3 nights at Kapama Southern Lodge, total of 6 game drives. Lodge - It is modern and beautiful! We stayed in a typical suite there, the bed is super comfortable! Love the double vanity bathroom, seprate tub and shower!! Lodge Ground - keep your eyes open for lovely animals around your lodge. They're just... More 

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Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We - family of four - stayed at the Southern Camp in August 2015 for two days. We liked the place, hotel, rooms (as long as you don't stay in the standard rooms/suites), the game experience. But is it the perfect place to go - like for example Hilltop? No. Let me explain in detail: 1. The location is nice... More 

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Johannesburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lodge is luxurious, modern, beautiful and conveniently located. Our family stayed in two rooms for 2 nights, a luxury suite and a suite. We discovered the suite was actually the size of a small hotel room and was connected to other rooms on the other side of the property which was very disappointing as the web site does not... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much to everyone at Kapama Southern Camp for giving myself and partner Mark, the holiday of a lifetime! We had such a fantastic time with the staff all being so friendly, the food being such high quality and the safari drives brilliant! The rooms are luxurious, the food never ending, staff excellent and we saw so many... More 

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Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've just returned from a magnificent trip to Kapama Southern Camp for five nights, and I want to return now! First time in South Africa, first time safari but Wow! This is a fenced private reserve. We decided to go here rather than anywhere else or Kruger, as we wanted guaranteed animal sitings. Animals jump and cross fences! We witnessed... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

"Safari" has been taken to a whole new level! "Safari" has become civilized...Gone are the round mud huts with thatch roofs and rickety, uncomfortable vehicles. The suites at Kapama Southern Camp each have their own private plunge pool, thoughtful amenities such as a Lavazza capsule coffee machine, exquisite decor and lots of room. The open safari vehicles are comfortable and... More 

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