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Adelaide, Australia
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This was my 2nd visit (last was Feb 2015) . Loved it both times . Animals are unpredictable so expect to see nothing and enjoy the surprise when you do . We were lucky enough to see all of the big 5. We stayed 4nights . They have it down to a fine art here. You rarely see another car...

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Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

Everything perfect, beautiful room, exclusive pool, helpful, attentive staff. Food very good. Fantastic experience. I recommend both the hotel and Ranger and Traker, great professionals. A Luxury Safari with refinement and satisfaction guaranteed

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New York City, New York
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've never been on a Safari so I only anticipated what I saw on tv. Wow, wow, wow. I stayed at the River Lodge, did the spa which was amazing, and the food was out of this world. As to the Safari, my guide was a young man by the name of Roland. He was full of knowledge and insight....

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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My husband and I spent 4 nights at the River Lodge on our honeymoon in South Africa. We had such a wonderful stay and highly recommend Kapama generally (any of the lodges) to anyone thinking about traveling. John was our ranger and Ally was our tracker, and we couldn't have asked for a better duo! They were kind, informative, and...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

To get the most of our short trip to Kruger Park we decided to stay for two nights at this private game resort. The Lodge is a luxurious hotel and we had a very nice suite. Every day there were two drives with a ranger and tracker who really made every effort to get us close to the animals. In...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you're looking for a reasonably priced option (ie outside of Sabi Sands) then Kapama is the place to go! We stayed in the River Lodge which, compared to the other lodges we stayed at, is excellent value for money. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience! Firstly, the game drives were brilliant. Since the Kapama game park is fenced you are...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great staying good views and see almost big 5. Being very close to lions at night elephants rhinos is relaxing place for weekend enjoying pool and the spa is beautiful but need book advance so can also have to use the amazing pool there. Bad point no enough sits for sundeck and pool and children too noise while better can...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights at the lodge, it was a life changing. 6am and 5pm safaris for 3 hours with our ranger Brian and tracker Ian, both were very informative on all animals, plants, birds, as well as making our time out so enjoyable. We saw so many amazing things. The lodge was well located from the airport, clean and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

All the staff were amazing and the property is beautiful. We had a great time meeting new friends and enjoying delicious food in between the exciting game drives. The lodge's location to the airport was ideal for us because we could only stay a few nights. I hope to return someday soon and bring my entire family.

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Summerville, South Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for a few days with friends during a study abroad trip. Our guide was excellent and we saw all of the big 5 animals. The food, service, and grounds were wonderful. Any chance to go back I would take!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • 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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  • Spa
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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: ₹ 30,299 - ₹ 77,490 (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 Kruger National Park, South Africa
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