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Kapama River Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kapama is our best game reserve. The game drives with rangers and trackers never seem to disappoint us. The hotel staff are amazing always doing their best to make you feel at home. We have now returned to Kapama the 4th time and still loving it. The place is always kept in immaculate condition . Giving one the confidence to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you to all concerned - especially our guide Harry - for a wonderful 3 nights stay at the River Lodge, with one special night in the open air at the Lion's Den. There we were surrounded to a 360 degree lightning display which lasted 2 hours, with no associated rain. Thanks to Harry's great skill and attention we saw...

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Thank Jenny C
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first safari and having looked at so many options, and being based in Australia, we found it so hard to choose which safari to book - all looked fabulous. We ended up with Kapama and I have to say I'm so so glad! I had read some of the previous Trip Advisor reviews and was a bit...

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Thank lparker
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel and the services is very good we liked a lot the personal support from the staff, Joes our driver is the best! To be better the beverages can be included in the rate to meke the experience fully complete!

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Thank Alex N
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kapama is a great experience. We were able to successfully track down and see the big 5 in addition to other great wildlife. Our guide, Harry, was amazing (I recommend requesting him) and literally put us on everything and always was calling in his sightings to help others. The lodge is nice. No four seasons, but good food, comfortable accommodations,...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great few days. The hotel is lovely with good sized rooms and nice communal areas. There is a small pool area which if the camp is busy, there is a fight for the sun beds. The pool is small too but in April when we visited, is was a God-send. The food is excellent with a lot of...

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1Thank Nigelspoons
London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful experience from beginning to end! We were very impressed with the outstanding quality of the Kapama River Lodge, from the rooms to the service, everything exceeded our expectations. We were organised into a game drive group that were staying for the same amount of time meaning that our guide was completely aware of what we had and hadn't...

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Elk Grove, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The south park property is the perfect mix of luxury and wilderness. I cannot say enough about the staff and the property. Food was amazing if not too much. Our guides were helpful and driven to get us to the animals we were interested in. We were lucky enough to view the big 5 in one day. Amazing experience.

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Thank Kristopher C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying at this lodge was overwhelming, from arrival until departure. The game drives are an amazing experience, lots of animals to see (we saw the big 5 and lots more) and the tracker and field guide were great. Very good breakfast, lunch and dinner. Excellent rooms with great views. Highly recommended.

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Thank Edith B
Milton, Canada
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

IP our Ranger and Justice our Tracker made our three days simply a Trip of a Life Time!!! We loved every minute of both the twice daily safaris and our Lodge time. Highly Recommend!!!! The location is directly across the road from the airport. The food was wonderful and service first class.

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
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 Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $770 - $2,109 (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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“Take the rooms which are basic as they are closer to the reception, Safari and Dinning else you need to spend another 15 min extra.”
niran10483, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book rooms near the main building for wifi.... Book a Spa treatment for use of the private pool”
  • Beautiful bathrooms
Tania224, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Room 29 at the end of the corridor - lovely and quiet!”
lparker, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you want ultimate privacy and luxury look at some of the other camps”
amyt475, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I had room 24.”
ShellyCanCan, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
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