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    Kapama River Lodge

    R40 | Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent83%
    • Very good13%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “spa suite” (33 reviews)
    “game drives” (198 reviews)
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Found Kapama Rivier Lodge to be an exceptional experience in all respects. Accommodation, food, beverage, activities, staff were all first class. The morning and afternoon game drives remain one of the most memorable experiences. The drivers and trackers were most knowledgeable of the local wildlife...More

    Thank David H
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 23 December 2016

    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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    3  Thank Odair A
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We were unsure of what to expect, especially when after arriving later then you were due, they sort of still expected you to head off on the first game drive shortly after! We needn't have gone, but I'm so glad we did! We enjoyed every...More

    Thank Pat F
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Great game reserve with a fantastic lodge next to the river. The reserve has the Big 5 and much more wildlife around, great guides and trackers. Loved the game drives but also the bush walks, the guides have so much knowledge to share. I hope...More

    1  Thank LuciaV
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The hotel is very nice and comfortable. The food is good and the ambience and setting is lovely. It is a 20 min drive from the Hoedspruit airport through the reserve so we saw animals on way too. We got rooms on the top floor...More

    Thank Aparna K
    Kapama Buffalo Camp
    393 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Kapama Karula
    434 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Kapama Southern Camp
    587 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$563 - US$1,601 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 64
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Kapama Private Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Kapama River Hotel Kapama Private Game Reserve
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    Room & Suite (192)
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    khushbu d
    13 July 2017|
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    Response from Manveen K | Reviewed this property |
    I don't think so.... There is an age limit for the same (don't exactly remember but 4 is too young) Game drives are safe but you have to follow the instructions religiously .
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    Rsolanet
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from traveller22015 | Reviewed this property |
    You are in the bush and that is your toilet. Should you have to answer the call of nature, speak to your guide and he/she will find you a spot (very private) and keep a respectful distance whilst they look out for your... More
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    3 July 2017|
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    Response from traveller22015 | Reviewed this property |
    The 'bush limousines' carry 9 people in the back with an extra seat in the front if that is needed. The 'bush limousines' wander off in different directions searching for the wildlife, tracks, keeping a sharp open nose for... More
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    Room Tips
    "Do not miss the morning and evening game drives."
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    "We enjoyed a ground floor room, which meant when the animals visited they were right at the balcony."
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    "Spa rooms are great"
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    "We had three rooms on the top floor toward the end of the resort. They had amazing views and were very quiet..."
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