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Kapama River Lodge

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Niagara Falls, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The lodge is incredible. The staff are outstanding. The food is fantastic. We spent three days at Kapama River Lodge and I truly did not want to leave. We had six game drives and a bush walk, none of which let us down. Our guide Floris and our tracker Alfred were skilled and entertaining. You could see how happy Floris...

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Bengaluru, India
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First things first, We saw the big five, including the elusive leopard. It was lying around 30 ft from us absolutely in peace with the world, We stayed there for about 30 mins before it gracefully ambled off into the bushes. Its an incredible team out there, friendly, competent, fun loving , and all the other wonderful adjectives. To give...

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Burlington
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Incredible part of the world. This should be a must for everyone. Great room very comfortable and clean. Bar and restaurant staff was very attentive and pleasant. But, it was the safari experience that blew me away. Giant lions right beside the truck. A herd of elephants within arms reach. Amazing. Tracker Bernard and guide lindi made for the most...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful place to see wild life. Very well maintained hotel. Good food. Rooms are comfortable and good size. staff is really nice. yu hardly see leopards here but you can see lots of lions and other animals.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In November 2016, three friends and I visited Kapama as part of our tour with Go Touch Down Travel, a South African based tour company. The room first of all was incredible. I loved the layout and the fact that you could keep your blinds open and no one could see in, it was an unfettered view out our window....

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Tehran, Iran
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I read most of reviews before staying at this hotel and like to shed a light on some of the things already said as issues or concerns as I've been also worried about them before arriving. 1- The morning tea serves at 5:30 am and before game drive is not just a small snack. You have verity of choices like...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place was extraordinary, my sister and I decided to visit and do a safari here together after we finished a mission we were on in Ghana Africa. I had never been to this continent and there was no way I was not going to to visit more of it if I was coming all this way. Kapama River Lodge...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew was incredible. In particular, the rangers were very nice and kind. The reserve is large, you ride a lot and seldom cross with other cars. One may imagine that a private reserve is boring, but Kapama is not. Everything was a good surprise! Perfect for who wants spending a 4-5 days holiday.

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Tallahassee, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 18 visited in mid September. We were picked up at the airport in three game vehicles with trailers for our luggage. The lodge is only about a fifteen minute drive from the airport. After we crossed into Kapama property, our first large game sighting was of five giraffes right near the dirt road!! We were thrilled. We...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lived up to all expectations. Rooms were great, facility was clean and nicely done. The safaris exceeded my expectations. Our guide Stefan was extremely knowledgeable and professional. We saw the big five within 24 hours of being there. Food exceeded my expectations for an all inclusive. The staff was incredible friendly and seemed genuinely happy.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $599 - $1,264 (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 South Africa/Kapama Private Game Reserve
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“Rooms facing away from the centre of the resort (away from the pool) have the best view of the animals on the property.”
 of 5 bubbles TomandRhonda1996, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the Spa Suites, if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles kvb4717, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The normal Suites are older, so I would recommend a Spa Suite.”
 of 5 bubbles Mausi72, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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