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Kapama River Lodge

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Auckland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely time at this lodge. We stayed 3 nights. If returning, we would probably only stay for 2, as that would give you plenty of time to see all of the wildlife, The game drives were great fun, and the guides very informative. Bar and restaurant staff were very good. My only niggle was that all of...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location. Right spot to see the big five. Excellent services. The rangers Lee, Las, Jeffrey and Douglas were awesome. They made all efforts to show us the all animals as possible. Not to mention the Mr. Amos and Mr. Innocent who managed to arrange a doctor appointment for my daughter who was sick. Everything was perfect. The lodge is...

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Thank Frederico C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife son & I are at Kapama River Lodge now (on holiday from Australia) and are having the most splendid time. The game drives are excellent & not only have we seen the Big 5 but have encountered groups of them as well as many bird & other animal species. The ranger Bryan's knowledge is superb and the tracker...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a brilliant time at Kapama River Lodge. We spent 3 days, 2 nights there in Dec 2016. This was our fifth African safari experience and by far the best. We would have like to stay another night, but for us 3-4 days was ideal. The staff were, without exaggeration, the most helpful and the friendliest...

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Belo Horizonte, MG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel conditions are excellent and staff is very friendly. All inclusive excludes beverages. Safari was perfect, spotted all the big 5 and a lot of other animals and plants. Will be a pleasure to return.

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Brisbane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a Royal Suite which was fantastic. The game drivers were excellent and our driver and tracker Petrie and Phillip were wonderful. The food was none stop and good. The spa was amazing...will be recommending this one to friends.

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Paris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The River Lodge is probably the largest 'camp' in Kapama Game Reserve. In December, it gets rather busy, though you never feel the place is crowded, and the staff is very pleasant and attentive. The 2 safaris a day offer you the opportunity to see the Big Five in real life - and in many occurrences - over your stay....

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is in fact an amalgamation of luxury, comfort, and adventure altogether. Within the Kapama Private Game reserve is the luxurious Kapama river lodge, Vibrant Kapama Karula, spectacular Kapama Buffalo Camp and stupendous, nature-inspired Kapama Southern Camp. All the four safari lodges in the Kapama Private game reserve are truly an embodiment of beauteous and sumptuous style. But the...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kapama is just incredible! With great acommodations, they treat you like a king! Besides that, you get to see a lot of animals too. The "tours" are great, both ranger and tracker are really professionals and do everything to make sure you see the Big Five and have the best experience!

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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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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • 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: €439 - €1,048 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kapama River Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 64
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“select a spa suite.”
 of 5 bubbles SuzyW2008, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Dont think that there is a bad room in the place!”
 of 5 bubbles panamamike2016, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I'd suggest asking for a room on the top floor as other guests stomping on their floor until midnight kept us awake”
 of 5 bubbles ABee82, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing away from the centre of the resort (away from the pool) have the best view of the animals on the property.”
 of 5 bubbles TomandRhonda1996, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the Spa Suites, if you can.”
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