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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Sheer luxury regarding accommodation and food and the added excitement of seeing game wild in their own habitat doing what they have done for hundreds of years. We saw the "Big 5" in the first 2 days, so the additional sightings were an absolute bonus. Our game ranger and guide was very knowledgeable and friendly.Little touches eg rusks during the...

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Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Everyone at Kapama wants to pamper you. The room we had was big & comfortable. The morning and evening safaris were great. The ranger & the tracker did their best to find all the animals hiding in the bush. We were thrilled to see lions, elephants, giraffes, and so much more up close. The chef did his best (which was...

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Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Wow, from the moment we arrived we felt so at home. The staff are wonderful and there to help wherever possible (including finding an iPad charger from one of their Rangers for us!) We loved the family spa suite, just beautiful and very spacious for our family of 4. The game drives were nothing short of spectacular. We had JT...

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Southern California
Reviewed 3 November 2015

My husband and I visited here in October for our first safari experience and we were not disappointed. We saw most of the big five on our first day. The hotel is beautiful and the rooms comfortable and well furnished. I especially like the screens on the windows that allowed us to get fresh night air without any unwanted visitors....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I stayed for 3 nights there and my room was super clean and cosy. I have done 6 game drives and i have seen all the Big5 plus many other animals. My ranger and tracker were very experienced ready to find the animals you desire. Management and service were very helpful and friendly. Food was great with many different dishes....

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Worth every penny you pay! Amazing structure: rooms, swimming pool, food and staff. Found people speaking more than five languages. About safari, everyone said we were lucky but cannot avoid the efforts of the rangers responsible for my group. Cello and Fredie made all possible to find all big five and other interesting animals such as porcupines, antilopes, birds and...

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This is a private reserve, so game drives can go off road. Staying in Kruger National Park, vehicles must remain on road. Off road is the best way to see wildlife (especially the leopard). During my visit, I was fortunate enough to see the Big 5, with the leopard being the highlight. However, as a solo traveler, I was placed...

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uk
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We stayed at Kapama River Lodge in beginning of Oct and had an amazing experience. We were picked up by our Guide/Ranger Rassie and were welcomed by the staff at Lodge with refreshing drinks. The check in was a different experience, very casual, calm, shown around the lodge, given all the info sitting in the lounge by the pool. The...

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Perth, Western Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

From the moment I was picked up until the moment I left I was in awe of how beautiful the lodge is and how surreal it is to be on a South African Safari. I was picked up at the airport by my Ranger Sello, and as soon as we got through the gates and drove to the lodge (opposite...

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Reviewed 27 October 2015

Extremely happy with the stay at Kapama.. The staff were friendly, rooms spacious, delicious meals... The gaming experience was amazing - ask for Harry as a ranger when you visit!! He was funny, friendly, informative, knowledgeable and damn good at his job!! :D Couldn't see Cheetah out of the Big 5, but saw the rest of them quite a few...

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: ₹ 37,696 - ₹ 1,04,319 (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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