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Kapama River Lodge & Southern Camp

Kapama Buffalo Camp

Kapama Karula Camp

Rate Inclusions: Accommodation; All meals; teas/coffees and snacks; Two daily safari activities; Bushwalks; return road transfer from/to Eastgate (Hoedspruit) Airport for scheduled flights only and 15% VAT.

Rate Exclusions: Drinks; conservation levy of R140 per person per night; items of personal nature, Curio shop purchases.

Valid from 01 October to 15 December 2020

Kapama River Lodge    

Named after the magnificent Kapama River, Kapama River Lodge epitomises five-star safari accommodation. The majestic northern Drakensberg mountains form the backdrop to the 64-suite River Lodge, which is positioned along a bend of the seasonal Kapama River. It’s the largest luxury game lodge in the Greater Kruger National Park area and is stylishly furnished to ensure an unforgettable African safari experience.

With 62 Suites, Kapama River Lodge is the biggest des 4 lodges within Kapama Game Reserve and the largest luxury game lodge in the Greater Kruger National Park area. It is stylishly furnished to ensure an unforgettable African safari experience. River Lodge epitomises five-star safari accommodation and push wellness luxury to the next level it boasts six sumptuous treatment rooms in a setting surrounded by stillness and sweeping bushveld.

The superb Wellness Centre here is a major drawcard for River Lodge – it’s arguably the best value for money safari spa experience on offer in the country!

A small, permanent waterhole lies just beyond the perimeter of River Lodge and attracts various antelope species, elephant and buffalo, so viewing the Big Five – cocktail in hand – is quite usual from here


  • Located in a game rich big five with a plethora of other games
  • A variety of room set-ups to choose
  • Best value for money
  • World class Wellness Centre
  • Optional guided bush walks available

Kapama Southern Camp

Southern Camp is situated in the south of the big 5 game reserve. The lodge offers luxury game lodge accommodation, warm hospitality and friendly service in a tranquil setting that will be savoured by even the most discerning nature lover.

All 15 suites at Southern Camp have full en-suite bathrooms with picture windows to enjoy the surrounding scenery and birdlife. Air conditioning, minibars and tea and coffee stations are standard in all suites of this five-star safari accommodation. Private patios offer the opportunity to enjoy relaxing sundowners, while game watching at the same time. The ten 85 m2 Villas have their own private lap pool, inside and outside showers, large minibar, espresso machines and a romantic fireplace open to the bath and bedroom. 3 of the Villas have been designed with families in mind with a second connecting bedroom for the children with its own bath, shower, double vanity and outside patio.

The Family Villas have their own private plunge pool, otherwise you can spend time relaxing on the expansive wooden deck around a sparkling pool. Guests dine indoors on chilly evenings in the elegant lodge restaurant or under the stars at the rustic outdoor boma. For a romantic treat, you can book a sleep-out in the bushveld.

Children of all ages welcome at Kapama Southern Camp, however children 6 years and younger are not permitted on game drives.


  • 5-star luxury accompanied by a Big Five experience
  • Villas with own private lap pool
  • Experienced rangers and trackers on all game drives/walks
  • Splendid vistas over the busy natural waterhole
  • Traditional buffet meals and efficient service

Kapama Buffalo Camp

Kapama Private Game Reserve is situated in the greater Kruger National Park region, the reserve is home to the Big 5 and an abundance of other animals. It is an is owner managed game Reserve sets

across 13 000 hectares of savannah and riverine forest. Kapama Buffalo Camp is one the lodge of the Kapama Game Reserve collection offering the ultimate luxurious tented accommodation experience. Built from natural stone and wood, the luxury game lodge has an olde worlde atmosphere while being completely contemporary. All comforts are catered for in the plush tented suites and throughout this carefully appointed luxury safari lodge, with décor accent colours of burnt red and gold.

The 10 spacious suites that comprise Buffalo Camp are set on stilted wooden decks built on an elevated riverbank. Wooden walkways connect the suites to each other and the main lodge area. Buffalo Camp is set among tall shady trees, with a seasonal river below. In the dry season, antelope use the river course as a natural pathway to search for grazing.

Buffalo Camp’s suites are ultra-luxurious tents that evoke the feeling of old Africa. Each en-suite tent can accommodate two people, in either a double or twin bed dressed in white cotton linen and African design throws. There’s air conditioning for summer and heated under blankets to keep the cold at bay on winter nights. Everything and more than you’d expect in a luxury safari lodge is here – including a well-stocked minibar, Nespresso coffee machine and lock-up safe. Wooden floors, leather and dark wood finishes give the tents a nostalgic air.

At night, oil lanterns illuminate the walkways to create subtle light and ambience. Just 20 guests can be accommodated at Buffalo Camp, and the focus is on personal attention, superb service and complete comfort.


  • Located in a game rich game reserve with Big five and a plethora of other games
  • Traditional African safari experience
  • Small and intimate safari camp with only 20 guests at a time
  • Luxury canvas tents

Kapama Karula Camp

Set on the banks of the perennial Klaserie River is the flagship five-star lodge of Kapama Game Reserve: Kapama Karula. Meaning “place of peace”, this ultra-luxurious and prestigious lodge exudes calmness and depicts the pinnacle of elegant safari accommodation, with wraparound views of the African bush enhancing the sense of tranquillity at this exclusive safari lodge.

Kapama Karula has ten Superior Villas, each exquisitely decorated and with generous private space. These suites measure at least 90m² each, with an opulent en-suite bathroom featuring indoor and outdoor showers, his and hers basins, and a bath. Standard in each Superior Villa is a minibar stocked with a selection of fine wines and champagne, a Nespresso coffee machine, a lock-up safe, an international adaptor, a Wi-Fi connection and an iPod docking station. For guest comfort and convenience, each suite has a telephone, overhead fan and air conditioning, as well as a gas-heated fireplace for cool winter nights. The Superior Villas are wrapped by glass sliding doors, allowing seamless views over the Klaserie River. Each Villa has its own outside deck area, full-sized heated swimming pool and sun loungers for relaxation.

There are two purpose-built Superior Villas for families. At 170m², these Family Villas have an open-plan living room, replete with fireplace, which flows into the master bedroom with its en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom leads off the living room and can be accessed through an interleading door or its own entrance. This children’s bedroom is also en-suite and is equipped with a flat-screen TV, selection of movies and a Wii game console. All other amenities are included – from well-stocked minibars including a selection of wines and champagne, to Nespresso coffee machines, air conditioning, overhead fans, telephones, Wi-Fi and an iPod docking station. Each Family Villa has a private outside deck and a large heated swimming pool for year-round swimming.

Located on the premises is the award-winning Kapama Karula Spa and Wellness Centre. A pampering for body and mind is close at hand. With four deluxe treatment rooms and a range of revitalizing health and beauty treatments, this spa uses only the finest quality products.


  • Ultra-luxurious Accommodation with 12 Superior Villas only
  • Award-wining Spa offering a range of health and beauty treatments to rejuvenate body & soul
  • Unrestricted views onto the Klaserie River
  • Fully equipped gym, wine cellar & Wi-Fi
  • Exceptionally high standard of personal service and Game viewing