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Staufen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

But the food isn't up to the same standard. We were very pleased with the organisation in general of Kapama , nice welcome, lots of info, . The room was spacious if a little dated . The game drives were the highlight - after all that is what you come for - the ranger and tracker were 100% . and... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I can't say enough about the warmth and friendliness of the staff at this place. The property itself is very good. Excellent game drives twice a day, and our ranger and tracker (Freedom and Ringo) were excellent - Freedom in particular was not shy at all about taking us off road - we tracked a cheetah and a leopard for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

African Welcome Safaris, and Kathi in particular, made our adventures in Africa amazing. Her communication was immediate and attended to every detail. She sought to understand our goals and matched us with experiences and guides who exceeded our expectations. Our time at Kapama Game Lodge was incredible with many animal encounters, great service, and an outstanding guide, Stephan, and tracker,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic game drives with friendly, knowable ranger and guide. Customer service sets Kapama apart. Everyone so friendly, and make you feel very welcome. Food is good and plentiful. We stayed in a spa room which was perfect for us. Everything you need for a wonderful holiday!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Nice rooms, very professional Rangers and trackers, and very friendly too. Kapama rive lodge is a fantastic private reserve. We spent 3 day, saw a LOT of animals, very diverse landscapes. Al the staff is very nice too.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

With so many game parks and reserves in South Africa it was hard to pick just one for a visit and hard to know how it would compare to previous experiences in Botswana and Namibia on this trip and a safari in Kenya a few years ago. I did not have to worry and I was not disappointed! Our stay... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I had a privilege of staying in Kapama River Lodge in February 2015. The reserve was amazing experience for me. I had rare opportunity in my life to meet all BIG 5 of Africa. The room, meals, staffs, our game ranger all and all were excellent. I wish to be there again with my family soon and show my family... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

On this trip, I visited South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia. All countries and lodges were different and special in their own right. I had been to Sabi Sands 2 years ago and love South Africa so was anxious to visit Kapama. I was definitely not disappointed. The lodge was immaculate and the staff helpful and friendly. The food was... More 

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Bellevue, Nebraska
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The guide and tracker on our safari did not find as many animals as others did. We saw only one elephant. We did a lot of driving around but our tracker did not find many animals on his own. We had to rely on radio transmissions from others in the area. We would have preferred that they speak less in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

-Will suit young and old!! -Two 3 hour game drives a day -Buffet food several times a day -Even the standard(cheapest)room was luxurious,clean and tidy -Rangers are caretakers for the animals,.Nature is left to take its course,with some help! -If you can, stay a few days...more chances to see wildlife,and you won't want to leave after staying just one day!... More 

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  • 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: $429 - $1,198 (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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