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R40 Hoedspruit, Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 21/03/25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 21/03/25 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#2 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
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Set on the banks of the perennial Klaserie River is one of Kapama's most secluded and prestigious safari camps named Karula. Karula means "place of peace" in the native tongue, and soon after your arrival, you will know exactly why this name is just so perfect for this magnificent luxury safari camp. Kapama Karula has twelve superior luxury villas, each exquisitely decorated with generous private space, each with a private outside deck and a large swimming pool, which is heated in the chillier months for year-round swimming. Two of the superior luxury villas are purpose-built for families. The open plan lounge and bar area, with floor to ceiling glass doors, illustrates the perfect balance with elegant light colours. The award-winning on-site Karula Spa & Wellness Centre offers a range of fitness equipment as well as health and beauty treatments in four deluxe treatment rooms. Head out on an exciting game drive where this Private Big Five Reserve offers the finest game viewing safari experience the Greater Kruger area has to offer.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Fishing
Babysitting
Books, DVDs, music for children
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Private pool
Shallow end in pool
Yoga classes
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Open-air bath
Pedicure
Steam room
Waxing services
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
First aid kit
Umbrella
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Fireplace
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Radio
Bidet
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Electric kettle
iPod docking station
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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Tessa H wrote a review 09 Jun
johannesburg3 contributions1 helpful vote
Kapama Karula exceeded all our expectations. The villa was magnificent, the food was out of this world, the spa was absolutely beyond spectacular, and the rangers and trackers were engaging and excellent.
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wjdevos wrote a review Dec 2020
Cape Town, South Africa3 contributions1 helpful vote
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Karula Camp is just spectacular and the Villas are extremely luxurious and spacious ! The staff couldn't be friendlier or more attentive to your needs. Every meal was exceptional and the game viewing was fantastic! Definitely one for the bucket list, we had an amazing time !
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Chanel P wrote a review 09 Jun
Fourways, South Africa3 contributions1 helpful vote
Luxurious surroundings, professional, well trained and attentive staff, excellent food, outstanding game viewing, superb spa facilities. Karula is tranquil, relaxing and an amazing experience for the soul.
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Roam53889914405 wrote a review 04 Jun
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Kapama Karula is a beautiful lodge.Our room was magnificent-very large, with stunning decor.Indoor and outdoor shower. My absolute favourite is having a Nespresso coffee machine. The private pool overlooking the river is breathtaking. Gourmet food so beautifully presented . The spa must rate as one of the best we have seen .I can easily spend the whole day there, relaxing in the steam room .They also have a well equipped gym. Overall this is a lodge where you can easily spend a week, doing game drives or just being spoiled. Luxury at its best !
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Samantha W wrote a review 01 Jun
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An incredibly beautiful and luxurious lodge which offers beyond 5 star service. We had the most relaxing and enjoyable bush experience, one we will never forget! s South Africans we usually do not get the opportunity to enjoy our local lodges as they are priced for International visitors. We hope our local lodges remember the support we South Africans offered them during COVID times.
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PRICE RANGE
US$493 - US$3 179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
South AfricaKruger National ParkKapama Private Game Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kapama Karula
Which popular attractions are close to Kapama Karula?
Nearby attractions include Nyani Cultural Village (6.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kapama Karula?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Kapama Karula?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a bidet.
What food & drink options are available at Kapama Karula?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Kapama Karula?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kapama Karula?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Kapama Karula have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Kapama Karula offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kapama Karula?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Kapama Karula offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and conference facilities during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kapama Karula?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.
Is Kapama Karula accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.