We had a two night safari here. While not a typical lodge - more of a hotel - it was a five star experience.
The room was excelent as was breakfast, lunch and dinner with so much variety.
One note that the alcohol was not included in the nightly fee but was very well priced.
We shared a jeep with another couple and all had 'window' seats. The guide was knowledgable and we spotted the big five.
The wildlife was more prominent here than in the Krugar part that we visited and it is a more controlled envioinment where teh animals are easier to spot
Excellent value for money
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Kapama River Hotel Kapama Private Game Reserve