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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“outdoor shower”(22 reviews)
“private pool”(24 reviews)
“game drives”(84 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star Hotel
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...
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R40 | Hoedspruit, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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19.9 km to Hoedspruit Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at Kapama Karula and experiencing everything it has to offer is like being transported to a fantasy land. The setting, the lodge, the suites are GORGEOUS! Every person who works there is competent, helpful, and very nice. They are truly interested in doing an...More

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Hotel's Favourite
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 1 week ago via mobile

Ever heard that “people make the difference”? The say suits Karula well. Facilities are great and so is the food - not to mention the very private safari experience - but people at Karula make you feel so special it’s almost unbelievable. I won’t risk...More

Thank rubba777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Kapama Karula for 3 nights of our 10 day South Africa Honeymoon. It was the best part of our entire trip. My husband surprised me with an upgrade to Karula from River Lodge, and we were not disappointed. Our private...More

1  Thank Raima M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Kapama Karula We have been on multiple Safaris and stayed at 7 different high-end lodges in South Africa, returning to some more than once. Our return trip to Kapama Karula from required us to travel 33,900km by road and air as well as make the...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$980 - US$3,273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$980 - US$3,273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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wwjwhite
May 20, 2018|
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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
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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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Sara P
August 24, 2017|
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Response from jvandam2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can tip people individually (rangers and guides) and you can also contribute to a general fund. Enjoy!
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Room Tips
"The rooms are all very private and exclusive."
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"All rooms are superb. Number 3 slightly larger."
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"I believe all rooms are the same except for larger family suite."
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"All 12 cabins excellent, private view."
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