We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Traveler (818)
Room & Suite (182)
Storyboard
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
Overview
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“outdoor shower”(22 reviews)
“private pool”(24 reviews)
“game drives”(83 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Additional information
Offers from Kapama Karula
Offers & Announcements: BOOK DIRECT, CLICK HERE
Offers from Kapama Karula
Offers & Announcements: BOOK DIRECT, CLICK HERE
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (470)
Filter reviews
298 results
Traveler rating
282
12
4
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
282
12
4
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsoutdoor showerprivate poolgame drivesthe riverrare sightingthe reservewii consolehoedspruit airportsafari experienceabsolute privacymodern luxurypersonal waiterafternoon driveminute driveprivate safarielusive leopardamazing wildlife
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 298 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kapama Karula We have been on multiple Safaris and stayed at 7 different high-end lodges in South Africa, returning to some more than once. Our return trip to Kapama Karula from required us to travel 33,900km by road and air as well as make the...More

1  Thank mellotrip
Hotel's Favorite
Reviewed December 30, 2017

Lodge is small and intimate with only 10 superb, 'modern South AFrican' décor rooms, separate plunge pools, absolute privacy, great facilities. Great new spa and exercise room overlooking the park. Great food and very good included wine list, much improved on our previous visit. Game...More

2  Thank 44andrewf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to spend money this is the place for you. Plays the boutique suites card well, rooms are nice although they had, in our case, bat droppings that led to a change of room. Food was underwhelming. Safari experience was poor, both due...More

Thank TripBiting
Reviewed April 28, 2018

My wife and I fashioned ourselves as world travelers. That was until Kapama opened a whole new world to the little one we knew. WOW!! Thank you so much for the most unbelievable experience of a life time. We were with All Star trackers Abrie...More

2  Thank Jack G
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit to this lodge and we would definitely go again. Situated across the road from Eastgate, Hoedspruit Airport we were picked up by our guide and tracker (and the laughs started there). The villas are very comfortable, spacious and the perfect...More

Thank jvandam2017
View more reviews
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
About
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$1,276 - $3,382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
$1,276 - $3,382 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveler (818)
Room & Suite (182)
Dining (38)
Pool & Beach (22)
Business Center & Event Rooms (9)
Family and Play Areas (8)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
wwjwhite
May 20, 2018|
Answer
Response from jvandam2017 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware. You need to discuss this directly with the Lodge. There are 4 lodges on the reserve with different levels of service etc. It may pay to check with them as well so that you can have the most amazing... More
0
Votes
Mariam K
January 5, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Shelley14 | Reviewed this property |
All included and they are fabulous. 2 each day
0
Votes
Sara P
August 24, 2017|
Answer
Response from jvandam2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can tip people individually (rangers and guides) and you can also contribute to a general fund. Enjoy!
0
Votes
Room Tips
"The rooms are all very private and exclusive."
Read review
"All rooms are superb. Number 3 slightly larger."
Read review
"I believe all rooms are the same except for larger family suite."
Read review
"All 12 cabins excellent, private view."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing