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R40 Hoedspruit, Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa See on map
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent a week at Kapama Karula last winter. Words can hardly describe the experience, from the professionalism and friendliness of the staff, to the outstanding food and service, the amazing rooms, all topped up with an incredible wildlife viewing experience. The...More

Thank Cam W
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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 4 weeks ago

We recently went to South Africa for our dream holiday & we weren't disappointed, we stayed at Kapama Karula Camp, everything from the accommodation to the decor, the amazing food and the friendly staff and not to mention the safaris was everything we dreamed this...More

1  Thank michelle j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are so pleased and fortunate to have our first Africa Safari in Kapama Karula. Four nights stay and eight game drives made the one of best experiences in our life. Even though we traveled extensively, We still experienced many “first time” in here. The...More

Thank daphne688
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We had been to Kruger at Singita before and this was far far more luxurious and better. The buildings were spectacular and very well kept. They looked brand new and were only a few years old. Being from Miami we were more comfortable in a...More

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Set on the banks of the perennial Klaserie River is one of Kapama's most secluded and prestigious safari camps named Karula. Karula means "place of peace" in the native tongue, and soon after your arrival you will know exactly why this name is just so perfect for this magnificent luxury safari camp. Peace is but one of the many emotions that will encompass your soul as you look at the serene waterway meandering gently past your doorstep and the age old saying "water is life" will begin to have a whole new meaning for you. The open plan lounge and bar area, with floor to ceiling glass doors illustrates the perfect balance with elegant light colors. This modern building with its whitewashed wooden structure, skylights and open air bar, creates a cozy feel to the lounge and makes it a day time favorite to enjoy a drink or just sit back and enjoy the sights Karula has to offer. The contemporary yet African feel to the camp will satisfy and exceed the expectations of even the most discerning connoisseurs. The outside wooden deck overlooking the Klaserie river gives you the opportunity to enjoy the tranquil atmosphere and magnificent vistas the camp has to offer. Karula Library & Media Room boasts some of the best audio visual equipment but doubles as a library where you can read a good book in a breathtaking environment, or just take in nature's views through the massive sliding windows. Keep in touch with family and loved ones at one of the two dedicated guest internet stations with WiFi on tap and free of charge. A private, romantic fireplace dinner can also be arranged with the camp personnel, and in a modern romantic setting like this, the answer can only be "Yes". Kapama Karula has twelve superior suites, each exquisitely decorated and with generous private space. Two of the superior suites are purpose-built for families. Each suite also has a private outside deck and a large swimming pool, which is heated in the chillier months for year-round swimming. The luxury Karula spa offers a range of health and beauty treatments in four deluxe treatment rooms. For a body workout, the fitness centre is equipped with state-of-the-art cardio and weight-lifting equipment, or you can run or walk on the treadmill or cycle on the Wattbike. After working up a sweat, visit the steam room, or relax in the pool. You can also browse through the curio shop for those special gifts to take home. Then head out on an exciting game drive.

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
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US$1,974 - US$3,088 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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South AfricaKruger National ParkKapama Private Game Reserve
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Tim N
July 23, 2018|
Response from DCEowner | Reviewed this property |
It was all inclusive. Everything from Breakfast, lunch, and dinner to high tea and alcohol. The mini bars in the rom were well stocked and all free!
May 20, 2018|
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
Mariam K
January 5, 2018|
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Response from Shelley14 | Reviewed this property |
All included and they are fabulous. 2 each day
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"Take time to chat with the staff...they are friendly, informative really want you to have a good time."
1 week ago
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"We saw antelopes all over the place on the grounds. Be quiet and they will come up to you."
Aug. 19, 2018
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"The rooms are all very private and exclusive."
Mar. 25, 2018
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"All rooms are superb. Number 3 slightly larger."
Dec. 30, 2017
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