We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Traveller (857)
Room & Suite (182)
Storyboard
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Overview
Hotel website
E-mail hotel
R40 Hoedspruit, Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
Additional information
Visit Hotel Website
Offers from Kapama Karula
Special Deal: BOOK DIRECT, CLICK HERE
Rooms
30 Sep1 Oct
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 6 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 2,059.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Kapama Private Game Reserve hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "638d26418488484eb67f14c0abd070e2", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1554886,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[81362559],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":30,"month":9,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":1,"month":10,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":2059,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"638d26418488484eb67f14c0abd070e2","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":2059,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":2059,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Kapama Karula","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjYzOGQyNjQxODQ4ODQ4NGViNjdmMTRjMGFiZDA3MGUyIiwiQUlLIjoiYTM1MGQ4YWJlZTVjNDU2ZTg4N2YwMTZlNDAxYzMwMmQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "30/09/2018", "checkOut": "01/10/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$ 2,059", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"81362559":"Expedia"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (487)
Filter reviews
308 results
Traveller rating
291
13
4
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
291
13
4
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsoutdoor showerprivate poolgame drivesthe riverthe reservewii consolesafari experiencehoedspruit airportgas fireplaceabsolute privacymodern luxuryprivate safariamazing honeymoonminute driveafternoon driveamazing wildlifeelusive leopard
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 308 reviews
Reviewed 3 days 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
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 30 December 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 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

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a two night stay to celebrate our son’s 21st Birthday. The rooms are simply stunning, the food is top quality and the staff are welcoming, friendly and attentive. The food was delicious and of a great standard. Our rangers (Arbree and Elvis -...More

Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

2 room villas were amazing, but in the kids room they had a wii which was expected to work but all of their games were scratched. The food was good not amazing but the service was great. The spa was ok, not so relaxing. The...More

Thank Lexigamer R
View more reviews
About
Description
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 ...More 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. Less
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$ 1,921 - US$ 3,101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kapama Karula Hotel Kapama Private Game Reserve
,
Kapama Karula Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
Photos
Traveller (857)
Room & Suite (182)
Dining (38)
Pool & Beach (23)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (9)
Family and Play Areas (8)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
Kapama Southern Camp
714 reviews
2.38 km away
Kapama Buffalo Camp
460 reviews
5.64 km away
Kapama River Lodge
2,059 reviews
8.69 km away
Swadini A Forever Resort
225 reviews
18.83 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all restaurants
The Hat & Creek - Hoedspruit
551 reviews
19.66 km away
Cotton Club Cafe
24 reviews
21.86 km away
Austrian Coffee Estate
11 reviews
51.83 km away
Cooked
83 reviews
17.96 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 nearby attractions
Camp Jabulani Elephant Experience
105 reviews
6.98 km away
Thornbush Game Reserve
110 reviews
9.99 km away
Kapama Karula Spa
7 reviews
.14 km away
Moholoholo Wildlife Rehab Centre
956 reviews
21.86 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Tim N
24 July 2018|
Answer
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!
0
Votes
wwjwhite
21 May 2018|
Answer
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
0
Votes
Mariam K
5 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Shelley14 | Reviewed this property |
All included and they are fabulous. 2 each day
0
Votes
Room Tips
"We saw antelopes all over the place on the grounds. Be quiet and they will come up to you."
Read review
"The rooms are all very private and exclusive."
Read review
"All rooms are superb. Number 3 slightly larger."
Read review
"I believe all rooms are the same except for larger family suite."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing