Incredible stay - value for money. Each and every staff member goes over and above. Everyone is friendly and helpful. The rooms are amazing, the food is fresh and choice is excellent. The rangers have excellent knowledge and have been the best game drives I have been on
We enjoyed our stay at Kapama River Lodge - it was truly a luxury bush experience. The staff made us feel at home, our room was luxurious and private, the food and service was fantastic. We were also very impressed with the service and bush knowledge of the game rangers and assistant game rangers - we spotted amazing wild life, birds and plant life. Visiting Kapama River Lodge was truly a relaxing experience and we will return again.
We recently visited Kapama River Lodge from Australia. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left it was incredible. We had Jordan and Bernard as our tracker / guides. We found the big 5 within the first two drives and they made sure we saw them again - very up close! The passion and knowledge behind these two men made the experience even better. The food, accomodation, service and all the different experiences were 5 star. We had the most amazing time and will definitely be recommending this lodge to everyone… don’t think twice - book book book!
The rangers Never and Michael provided an exemplary, safe and fun Safari! I'll definitely come back with my family shortly. The hotel is wonderful and the staff is lovely. The location is perfect, there is a complimentary transfer from the Airport, you just need to send your flight details and the transfer will be arranged for you.
Kapama River Lodge was fantastic. Our guide Edwin and our tracker Sipho found the big 5 within 2 rides. Every turn we made there was another majestic animal. The facility was fabulous. The rooms were spacious and beautiful as well as the whole facility. I recommend it wholeheartedly.
Fabulous trip with spectacular accommodations. Tremendous staff from servers, housekeeping, bartenders, guides and trackers. Everyone is committed to assuring you have a great experience. The safaris were above expectations. Rarely repeat trips but would do this again.
Kapama was magnificent. Specifically our guides, Thabo and Nevermind, went out of their way to make sure we had an unforgettable experience. They taught us so much about the animals and the area, and they were also incredibly kind, considerate, and so much fun. We saw each of the big five up-close multiple times, and they worked hard to track all of the animals so we had unique sightings each drive. We cannot give these two enough great praise! Our trip wouldn't have been the same without them. The accommodations at Kapama went above and beyond our expectations. Wonderful meals with menus changing every day and unlimited beverages (including alcohol), beautiful rooms and housekeeping services (rooms cleaned & beds made twice a day), snacks/drinks on the game drives, spa services if you so choose, and lovely pools at every turn. The experience was truly luxurious. I was so moved by the experience that I teared up on our last night - grateful for the time that we had, the friends we made, and sad that it was coming to an end. We can't wait to come back to Kapama!…
Kapama is a just an amazing place to visit and see the SA wildlife in their natural habitat. River Lodge is one of 5 places to stay within the boundaries of Kapama and by no means the most expensive but it has everything you could want and more. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, from ours we could see Giraffe and buck just below our window. It's pretty much all inclusive here, except if you want a 20y/o scotch or similar, food is delicious and plentiful as are the game-drive snacks. You have the same game-drivers each day so they get to know you, what you've seen and where you've been and they are very, very knowledgeable. On-site spa is fab with several pools and bars around the lodge.
Our visit to the Kapama River Lodge was the highlight of our bucket list journey to South Africa. The food, drink, and amenities were top notch. The game drives fulfilled our dreams and exceeded our expectations in every respect! We went on 3 morning and 3 afternoon (early evening) game drives. Those were the highlight of our trip to South Africa. Michael Mkanse (Guide) and Brian Ndimande (Asst Guide/Tracker) took very good care of us. They showed us all of the "Top 5" animals and many more (including bird species). Michael imparted to us his expert knowledge of the land, its many species, and history of the area which enriched our experience. We always felt safe and spoiled at the same time. Aside from observing so many animals at close range, I particularly enjoyed the sundowners in the bush. In short, our time at Kapama was a perfect fushion of luxury and an authentic bush experience. We learned so much about the magnificent species of South Africa while being pampered like kings and queens!…
I would definitely come back with my husband next year. I told everybody at Kapama that I’m coming back. I’m already making plans for such a trip. Can’t wait! It’s just not the place and the experience, it’s the people. Thank you!!