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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a great place to relax whilst enjoying a safari. The staff are excellent, the food was outstanding and you will never be hungry. The rooms are beautiful and the atmosphere of the place is relaxed yet exclusive. The only thing to pay for on our trip was the wine which was quite reasonably priced (considering your in the middle... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole Kapama Buffalo Camp experience was mind blowing. I will say it is expensive, but I would do it all over again. The luxurious tent on stilts was beautiful, and as it was my birthday I received a bottle of wine upon arriving. The food, so much of it, and absolutely fantastic. The attention to detail, in accommodation, facilities... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must visit! My husband and I planned a yrip to visit South Africa with a group and Kapama Buffalo Camp was out second destination after Cape Town. Our guide Jeffry was very knowledgeable and nice with a great sense of humor. Our tracker Dougles was great as well. We had amazing 4 days and wish we were able to stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lodge was incredible. Everyone was very friendly, the residences were supremely clean and well maintained. The safaris were beyond expectation. Out guide, Geoffrey, had a knack for finding animals and we saw the big 5 several times over. Food was good, not great, but in the grand scheme of things this was worth every dollar and I would not... More 

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Mill Creek, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first African safari adventure and I wasn't sure what to expect. What I didn't expect was the luxurious accommodations at Kapama Buffalo Camp and the wonderful meals and snacks. The "tent" had AC/Heat, shower and tub, and plenty of hot water. The staff were incredibly friendly and went out of their way to make you feel welcomed... More 

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Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful stay we've had at Kapama Buffalo Camp!!! First of all, it is all about the game and the wildlife, and we were lucky enough to experience that in abundance. Unfortunately we have experienced lack of game im many other private game reserves in South Africa, but not here!! Great viewings and sightings, understanding that the bush is... More 

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Auburn, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Really enjoyed our stay at the Kapama Buffalo Camp. The personal touch was great and the "tents" were just perfect. Appreciated the work of the Tracker Foster and the Guide Robert. It was a wonderful experience

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

We stayed 3 nights at this incredible place. We loved the personal touch provided but every single staff member and were always very well taken care off. The so called tents turned out to be cottages placed high above the ground, well apart from each other. Our six safari rides were superb. We could really feel the passion of our... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Thanks Kapama for our wonderful stay, it was the most incredible experience for me and my family. Thanks our Rangers Foster and Robert they made each Safaris an adventure and my sons learned a lot with them.The food was fantastic the service marvelous and the tents beautiful.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

Having been on safari numerous times both in Kruger and in Tanzania my wife and I were blown away by the whole experience at Buffalo Camp. The service, food, accommodation and the game viewing, all were exceptional and far exceeded our expectations 10/10 all round!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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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 | Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $543 - $793 (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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