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Kapama Buffalo Camp

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a review that I should have written months ago. We visited Kapama Buffalo Camp at the end of Oct 2015. It was a trip of a life time and far exceeded our expectations. We spent 4 glorious nights there. The weather was a little hot but perfect. I would first like to commend our Ranger, Jeffery. He was... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 4 days and Kapama and I am so glad we did. We were received by a very welcoming and helpful staff that immediate made us feel welcomed into their camp. We had complimentary drinks while waiting for our rooms to be done. The rooms were luxurious tents with magnificent views. The food was to die for and my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot say enough good things about this safari camp!!! I don't do "camping" and I really wanted to stay somewhere nice but have a good safari experience as well and this place was fantastic! The buffalo camp specifically only has 10 rooms I think so it was quiet and quaint. The rooms are 5 star and the staff is... More 

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit to the Kapama Buffalo lodge and we hope to come back for a third down the road. The staff were friendly and helpful and, as return customers, we were treated with a lot of appreciation. Claire, the manager, made us feel special from moment one. Our guide and tracker were great. We specifically asked if... More 

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Cranbury, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Out of this world experience. They really pamper you and take such great care of you there. Two Safari's a day, great accommodations and fantastic food. Small and intimate 'tents' - with wi-fi, coffee machines, soaking tub. Highly recommended for anyone going on a safari.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing African adventure. The accommodation is superb and breathtaking. Only the best amenities The lodge is beautiful, with the absolute perfect ambience The food superb... Absolutely of the highest standards. The staff is terrific.. Thanks to Melani, Clair and their staff for a terrific time Lastly... The game drives were excellent... Loved it

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This camp is small but all guests are treated like you are staying at a 6 star resort. Nothing is too much for their guests, all the meals were exceptional and the staff could not do enough for you. The safari's are world class there was not animal we didn't see from animals stalking their prey to new born elephants... More 

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Libreville, Gabon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Perfect,everything was perfect,nothing else to add Room was amazing staf too Safari's were very good,excellent guide Excellent food,and services Next time,we 'll stay longer,minimum 2 days Perfect for a couple

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Very good and comfortable room. Staff polite. Good Breakfast (however, there is no many options/variety). The game drives are awesome and the rangers/trackers are very experienced and prepared. We have seen a lot of animals, specially the Big Five.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

What a amazing place!!! The camp is on stilts, has a lovely pool and bar, rooms are tented and smaller than all other properties but you feel really with nature here. its the smallest camp with 12 rooms, no kids allowed, 7 per vehicle for game drives. Melani hosted us and we would like to thank her. You have international... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Reminiscent of a traditional African safari camp, Kapama Buffalo Camp offers a unique and intimate experience in the African bush. It is ideal for discovering big game Africa in true safari tented style without compromising on comfort.Ten luxury build canvas tents, each sleeping two, are set on wooden decks built on stilts over a steep-sided riverbank. Wooden walkways interconnect the rooms, which are all in the upper reaches of tall riverine trees. The river below rarely flows and antelopes are seen daily walking along the sandy riverbed. Each tented room has all the usual comforts of electricity, en-suite bathroom, safe, writing table, wardrobe, low impact climate control, mini-bar and tea/coffee facilities. The communal areas of Buffalo Camp are on the riverbank, where gardens of succulent aloes and euphorbia are tended around the thatched bar, dining room, pool terrace and campfire. But the thick African bush is just a glance away, inhabited by animals like lion, hyena and jackal whose calls can be heard in the dead of night. Lanterns, rather than electric lights, glow at night under the trees, creating a special intimate ambience particular to Buffalo Camp.With a maximum of 20 guests at Buffalo Camp, special attention is paid to personal service and the staff become like friends. Kapama Buffalo Camp is a truly authentic way to experience the African bush. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kapama Buffalo Camp

Address: R40, Kapama Private Game Reserve, | Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $440 - $824 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kapama Buffalo Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Kapama Buffalo Camp Kapama Private Game Reserve, South Africa
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