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Boston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Spent 4 days on safari at river lodge from the moment our guides collected us from Hoedspruit airport to our return was a wonderful experience Francois & Lars made it possible for us to see the big five and many more animals the lodge staff were very friendly and helpful

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 18 September 2015

We arrived to Kapama from two nights on another great private reserve close by and our expectations were set high. Kapama River Lodge service, Suite, private plunge pool and terrace with a river view and amazing cuisine simply blew our minds. Having an assigned personal guide and jeep for game drives for our group of 6 was perfect. Greg was...

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Longboat Key, Florida
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Just returned from 15 hour flight from Johannesburg, after a glorious end-of-vacation stay at the Kapama River Lodge just south of Kruger National Park in South Africa. Following a week of top restaurants, attractions, wine tastings, etc., our GoTouchdownTravel trip to South Africa turned into a Safari experience at the very posh Kapama River Lodge, where we were able to...

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West Hollywood, California
Reviewed 16 September 2015

This is a well organized establishment . From the moment you arrive at Hoedspruit's Eastgate Airport and until you depart you are very well taken care of. We got picked up by our ranger from the airport. Unfortunately my suitcase did not make it but they tracked it down and it was delivered to my room the next day. Kapama...

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Berkeley
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We arrived at Hoedspruit airport by private charter from Phinda and were greeted by John, who would be our ranger for the duration of our stay. Kapama is situated opposite the airport (which does not present a noise problem in any way) and the drive to the lodge took all of 15 minutes through the game park itself. The rooms...

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Muscat, Oman
Reviewed 7 September 2015

This was my first time in South Africa and Kapama River Lodge was the first place I stayed at for two nights, with my parents. I couldn't be more full of praise for the property and the people who make it tick! What we loved most was the whole earthy experience that you get as soon as you step into...

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Wonderful hotel, amazing staff and the safaris are out of this world. We stayed 7 nights and could have stayed longer. Being a private reserve you have a higher chance of seeing all the big 5 which we did and more. Our guide sello and tracker Freddie were the best, so informative and friendly they made our stay extra special....

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We LOVED our visit to Kapama River Lodge. We stayed 3 nights and I will say it was just about enough because they keep you on a very strict schedule! I would probably prefer 4 nights just so that we could have slept in one morning, but we never wanted to miss the game drives. Simply spectacular! Our ranger Dino...

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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Great service, great food, great rooms, awesome game drives friendly staff. Food was awesome. Service and cleanliness was excellent lots of game to view. Very professional,management I will go back again

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I came Kapama at the very end of August, apparently one of the best time of the year for safaris on the Kapama Reserve. This lodge and game reserve was recommended to me by the travel agent I worked with for my trip to South Africa. I spent a total of three nights here and will cherish the experience for...

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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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  • Breakfast included
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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 National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Kapama Private Game Reserve
Price Range: $583 - $1,503 (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 Kapama Private Game Reserve, South Africa
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“I had room 24.”
 of 5 bubbles ShellyCanCan, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some bedrooms are in the lodge. others are a 2 minute walk near to the spa, equally both are good.”
 of 5 bubbles Travelsnowy, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you bring along a good camara”
 of 5 bubbles WILDEHOND007, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“select a spa suite.”
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“Dont think that there is a bad room in the place!”
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