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Merrick, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great trip. The safari was very exciting and we saw lots of animals. The trackers were excellent in finding the animals. The spa suite was very comfortable. The food was very good. I would highly recommend staying there.

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1Thank Seth M
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I spent two days at Kapama river lodge last week and everything was great there: the rooms, the food and the hospitality. Our ranger Stephan and tracker, Culture, were very efficient and did their best to find the animals we wanted to see during the four safaris we had hired. We really recommend the hotel and these...

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1Thank marjoriefroesb
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All 9 of us had an amazing time at Kapama River Lodge! Although the hotel itself is amazing, the highlight of trip was definitely our guide Nanette as well as our tracker Matteo! Nanette's knowledge of the area and animals in it was second to none! Nanette took the time to really explain and answer any questions we had! You...

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Versailles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't know that dinner in team wasn't an option... Planning is too strict and very short the evening. Short time between the end of game reserve and the dinner (more or less 30') Good experience for the game reserve (ranger and tracker are super)

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1Thank philippepS861PV
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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2Thank amy t
New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5Thank ShellyCanCan
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3Thank r_y1125
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3Thank Dieter K
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3Thank Cherie C
Reviewed 15 February 2017 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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  • 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
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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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  • 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: €527 - €1,480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kapama River Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 64
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