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Johannesburg
Reviewed 29 March 2015

I went her with my Girlfriend on a last minute trip and we loved it and would love to return. I run my own tour company so I end up at a lot of Lodges and there was something I just loved about our stay here. Its the best Value for money luxury lodge we have stayed at together. We...

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Reviewed 27 March 2015

Just returned from a wonderful 5 night stay at this amazing place  5 star luxury in a tent on stilts The staff were all so friendly and welcoming and the food and service was superb Our Ranger ( Jeffrey) and spotter (Remeko) were the best. They took us everywhere and found us everything from 2 leopard spottings one defending his...

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 27 March 2015

We loved our recent trip to Kapama Buffalo Camp! I cannot recommend this place enough. From the moment we arrived to cold water and cold towels, we were treated so well by the entire staff. They were completely professional and did everything they could to make each guest feel welcome. Kapama is literally across the street from Hoedspruit Airport so...

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Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

All I can say is Wow!! We had such an incredible time at Kapama. They really pay attention to detail, and go above and beyond to ensure you have an authentic experience. The lodging was beautiful and well maintained. The food was incredible! And their service was impeccable. My Ranger and Spotter (Joe and Foster) were a dynamic duo. They...

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Reviewed 17 March 2015

We had a fantastic trip to Kapama Buffalo Camp. The staff were personable and knowledgable, the accommodations were comfortable and exotic, and the wildlife just outside our camp. Because its smaller in size, Buffalo Camp delivers a more intimate experience with less people in a safari vehicle, one on one with your guide and the chance to establish friendships and...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Our stay at Kapama Buffalo Camp was the middle of our honeymoon (between Cape Town & Bazaruto Island in Mozambique) and quite possibly the highlight of an entirely amazing trip. The accommodations were fantastic. We stayed in the "Cheetah Tent" - which was amazing - but I'm guessing all the rooms are. Comfortable bed. Beautiful stand alone tub and a...

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Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

I have just returned from Kapama Buffalo camp. It was one of the most incredible things that I have ever done. My fiancée and I were there for 3 days and enjoyed every moment of it. The staff and just wonderful and nothing was ever too much trouble. The camp is only small and has a very intimate feel to...

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Fleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2015

This safari camp experience, was really great. We we collected at the airport,and taken to the camp, on arriving we were greeted with a drink a lot of smiles.Our tent was superb. Each day we went on two drives with Jeffery , who was so good with information on all the animals. He ate with us ,and helped us in...

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London
Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful time here... Every thing was wonderful... Our ranger was great, staff so helpful and the manager went out of her way to ensure that my allergies were taken into account in our meals... The lunches were a little lacking in choice but the dinners certainly made up for that... We had stayed at the southern camp...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Staff is very friendly and Jeffrey and Claire are outstanding. Food is too much, too often and too good (they feed you 7 times a day). This is the most luxurious “tent” I have ever seen. Everything runs smooth and hassle free. It is not very cheap, but certainly was money very well spent, anyway is much cheaper than other...

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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
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $725 - $993 (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 Hotel Kapama Private Game Reserve
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