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R40 Kruger Park, Kruger National Park 1380 South Africa
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized 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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#3 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
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2020 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
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. 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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Fishing
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Secured parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Yoga classes
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Kid-friendly buffet
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Free airport transportation
Free shuttle or taxi services
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Waxing services
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Umbrella
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Minibar
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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290rita wrote a review 02 May
Gauteng, South Africa1 contribution
This far exceeds anything! Professional staff, trained game ranger and personnel game tracker - (do not only promise the big 5 but deliver!!) - rooms is 5*++ best cleaned stay ever! Food is excellent with good variety ( they do go the extra mile by far) A special memory by special people that makes ever cent spend triple the value - just love them!
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Yvette Neuhoff wrote a review Jan 2021
Pretoria, South Africa2 contributions1 helpful vote
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We enjoyed our stay at Kapama River Lodge - it was truly a luxury bush experience. The staff made us feel at home, our room was luxurious and private, the food and service was fantastic. We were also very impressed with the service and bush knowledge of the game rangers and assistant game rangers - we spotted amazing wild life, birds and plant life. Visiting Kapama River Lodge was truly a relaxing experience and we will return again.
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belindast2021 wrote a review 01 May
Krugersdorp, South Africa1 contribution
We visited Kapama River Lodge for our anniversary. The staff is friendly & professional, the Food is excellent and the Game Drives are amazing. We saw the Big 5. Definitely value of money we will visit them again
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JMoshanyana wrote a review Apr 2021
Johannesburg, South Africa1 contribution
Everything about the establishment was superb, from the rooms, facilities, food and most importantly service. The staff were attentive and polite, meeting our every need. Highly recommend Kapama Karina to those looking for a one of a kind luxury safari experience.
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rita_pieterse@yahoo.com wrote a review Apr 2021
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This was the best ever!. Been going to Kruger Park for the past 40 years, also stayed at the iconic new Train Hotel Shalati, but Kapama BEATS everything! This is more than perfect! Game drives, Food, Staff, Room, Spa Treatments, Pools, Cleanliness, Service and everything more all 5*++++ unbelievable excellent! We travel a lot abroad and local and South Africa this exceeds ALL but ALL limits!
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PRICE RANGE
US$227 - US$862 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
South AfricaKruger National ParkKapama Private Game Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
64
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kapama River Lodge
What are some of the property amenities at Kapama River Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Kapama River Lodge?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Kapama River Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Kapama River Lodge?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kapama River Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Does Kapama River Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Kapama River Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Kapama River Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Kapama Private Game Reserve.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kapama River Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Kapama River Lodge offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kapama River Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.
Does Kapama River Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the park view available here.