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5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Kapama Private Game Reserve | Hoedspruit, R40, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa (Formerly Hongonyi Private Game Lodge)
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment that we arrived at Kapama Southern Camp the staff made us feel welcomed and like we were personally extended an invitation to stay. It was a the best of both worlds with access to wildlife via daily safaris and staying in beautiful accommodations. Not being a outdoor camper this gave me the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After 3 days in Cape Town we flew to Hoedspruit. At the Airport our Ranger, Dennis, picked us up. The transfer started as a kind of mini game drive. We - a family of 4, 2 children aged 10 and 12, were received very friendly and warmhearted at the Kapama Southern Camp. Dropped the luggage, and our first game drive... More 

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Sacramento, California
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hazel of the hotel staff greated us with a warm, vanilla scented handtowel and a glass of juice! We stayed in the cottages which I can HIGHLY recommend. They have early morning before the safari drives of coffee/tea and snacks. We only went one time, but it was nice. We usually waited to eat after the morning drive. The breakfast... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have not one negative word to say about our experience at Kapama Southern Camp. The positives? Numerous! Very comfortable, clean accommodations. Attentive, happy, efficient staff. Remarkable meals. Variety, presentation, and service beyond compare. Beautifully maintained grounds. Gorgeous pool. Game drives that were exciting, fun, educational. Jefrey and Freeman. Would I recommend? Yes! Would I go back? Yes! If you're... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The Southern Camp has amazing amenities, the service is personal and attentive, and the camp has a small number of rooms, so it truly feels private. A morning and evening safari are bracketed by wonderful food, and a very relaxing environment. I highly recommend this Camp

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Our stay was nothing short of AMAZING! I would highly recommend this lodge to anyone that is looking for upscale accommodations, fantastic food (served in buffet style), and excellent game viewing. Our Ranger, Bethuel, was very knowledgeable and truly inspiring. It was evident that he loves his job and the animals. Not to mention, he is quite a story teller... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My rating is more of a 4.5 but I rounded up. Loved the premises at Southern Camp. The staff is very friendly and they really put in an effort to personalize your experience. We had the same server who waited on us for all our meals and the same guide and tracker for both our drives (this is something they... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The accommodation, food and facilities are beautiful at Kapama. We enjoyed a two night three day trip here from Pretoria. The game drive vehicles are really well kitted out with wet weather gear and warm pancho's for the cold early morning drives. We did shop there as well, and didn't get robbed, as we compared prices back in the main... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Our 4 nights at southern camp were amazing. The rooms are luxurious and immaculate. The hotel staff was professional and could not have been mor accommodating.Our safari guide Ameen and tracker Moxi were so knowledgable, they provided us with an experience of a lifetime!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

From start to finish, everything about my family's experience at Kapama was absolutely perfect. We stayed at the Southern Camp for 5 nights, which we were told was a lot (the average is 2-3), but we felt that we could have stayed even longer. There are a few different components to our experience and each one was important and crucial,... More 

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Address: Kapama Private Game Reserve | Hoedspruit, R40, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa (Formerly Hongonyi Private Game Lodge)
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Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
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Hotel Class:5 star — Kapama Southern Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 25
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