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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If I could rate this place a 10, I would. The young men and women who work at this lodge are absolutely amazing. Attention to detail was stellar. Rooms were breath-taking, views of grounds and gardens wonderful. We will be returning to Africa in the future and this Lodge will be my number one stop. What a great introduction to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have previously been on three different tours in Africa and the others left me thinking that there was something I had missed out on This was by far the best trip of any of them. Unlike other tours, the Kapama experience has you based at one of 4 lodges on a large private game reserve and wildlife game drives... More 

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Oud-Turnhout, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a nice day in our holliday. There was a good welcome, nice people who helped us at the entrance. We had a lovely drink. The rooms were what we expected. The food was more than enough, nice done!

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked our SA trip quite late but thankfully there was a cancellation at Kapama River Lodge for the dates we were available. It was a little more than what we wanted to pay but on reflection it was worth every penny. We stayed for 4 nights in the spa rooms which are situated a short walk from the main... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wasn't sure about Kapama, it was a stretch for us price wise, never spent that much on a place. But worth every cent and then some. Exceptional service from arrival till departure. Food was great, room was excellent. The game drives were fabulous. Took a bit to figure out how our guide worked, but once we ban engaging he was... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Is it your very first wildlife safari? Are you a seasoned veteran of safaris? Either way, Kamapa is an ideal destination to visit if you want to see the Big 5 at close quarters. Why do I like Kapama? Well we visited Kapama & stayed with them at the Kapama River Lodge in Aug '16. We were picked up at... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time at this lodge. Especially with Bredon our ranger he went out of his way to make sure everything was perfect. We were very interested in seeing male lions during our stay and he tried hard to make sure that happened for us. During our stay we saw 4 different male lions and so many other... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful choice for a taste of safari in South Africa without breaking the bank! Beautiful rustic-sophisticated lodge; very comfortable and attractive room and bathroom, and fantastic service! Loved their system of providing us with the same game ranger ( wonderful Stefan!) and tracker ( Bernard), the same waitress at meals, ( Sandi) , and the same smiling housekeeper. A... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights here and we really enjoyed it especially as a first ever safari for both of us. We recommend it if you've not done safaris before. The grounds of the hotel are beautiful and well kept with 2 swimming pools. It does not feel like a hotel but you're able to have a comfortable stay with wonderful... More 

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Hull, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although less remote than some reserves, after a long flight, it's great to be picked up at tge local Hoedspuit airport abd then only have a 15 minute drive to tge lodge. Check in was efficient and we were lucky enough to be upgraded to a huge room, with a 2 sided balcony (a highlight of the 3 night stay... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kapama River Lodge is situated within Kapama Game Reserve, and presents the perfect blend between luxurious safari accommodation and a generous bed capacity of 64 bedrooms. Although large, it is so stylish, roomy and beautifully positioned along a dry riverbed, that guests fall in love with it. Each spacious room at Kapama River Lodge features a full en-suite bathroom and terrace with uninterrupted views into the leafy-green Big 5 game reserve. The central guest entertainment areas include a large rim-flow swimming pool with sun umbrellas and recliners for lazy afternoons. The long L-shaped relaxation lounge and bar under a double-volume thatch, curves around the pool and on either side is a huge double-sided fireplace creating a wondrous open-plan yet cosy atmosphere. The Rhino Boma dining area with tables arranged under a low thatch in a horseshoe curve, has a central open space where a roaring outdoor fire gives a glow to evening meals. Buffet-style meals introduce African flavours with Pan African dishes using fresh local ingredients and specialist dishes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kapama River Lodge

Address: R40, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $442 - $1,152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kapama River Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 64
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Kapama River Hotel Kapama Private Game Reserve
Kapama River Lodge Kapama Private Game Reserve, South Africa
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