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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)
Kapama Southern Camp
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Scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

"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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Brisbane
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lodge is magnificent. We had a cabin with its own swimming pool, inside and outside showers and a gas fire. The room was luxury at its best - very large and very modern. Wifi in the room was free. However, that was about the only thing that was. All drinks were charged, even water - including on game drives... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Going to Kapama is a bucket list trip. The food and services are the best that you will ever receive. We took our 17,15 & 11 year old daughters. We all loved it. They provide more food than you will ever want and every bite is delicious! The guides and trackers will become your friends and the staff are the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very professional outfit. The rooms were amazing. The food was exceptionally good and each night we ate in a different location in the camp, each place with a different theme and mood. The staff are hand picked and very helpful. You have the one guide for the whole stay, and the guides are all very knowledgable. The... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a fabulous three days at Southern Camp. It certainly exceeded our expectations. Accommodation was terrific, food was great, staff were so friendly and attentive, safari guides and trackers were knowledgable and passionate and the animals were plentiful! Our group stayed in the standard rooms which were extremely comfortable and the bathrooms were just lovely. All the main buildings... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kapama Southern Camp was my introduction to South Africa and game reserves and what a first glimpse into the African bush it was . Met at the nearby airport by my guide to be , Jani , and from the moment we entered the front gate it was full on with elephants and giraffe virtually lining the road to the... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is a long review, so sit down and relax!!! Bottom line, Kapana Southern Camp completely exceeded our every expectation!! 2 families, 5 adults and 6 kids ( 15-24 years old) were lucky enough to spend 3 nights at this wonderful camp. From the moment we arrived, we were warmly greeted by Eugene, the assistant manager. The intimate property of... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Trip of a lifetime. Everything was amazing. We loved the food was different every day, always lots of choices, the guide who was with us for our safaris was very kind, knowledgeable , our room was great. The place was beautiful. We had a great time at the spa. We loved our elephant safari as well.

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Alexandria, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Kapama is an amazing, large reserve and the Southern Camp provides luxurious accommodations that go hand in hand with the expert trackers and full safari experience. You get two long game drives a day. The same ranger & tracker takes care of you throughout your stay. Albert & Razer were a great team, and their impressive tracking skills and understanding... More 

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