Kapama River Lodge
Kapama Private Game Reserve is set in over 13 000 hectares of prime 'Big Five' country in the Valley of the Olifants near Kruger National Park. The reserve comprises four distinct safari lodges, from the impressive and elegant River Lodge to the timeless tented safari style Buffalo Camp. For sheer luxury, Karula camp offers five star tents and luxury chalets whilst the Southern Camp features a collection of luxury thatched suites.
As part of the greater Kruger area, Kapama benefits from vast herds of antelope, elephant and buffalo being resident on the reserve along with predators and over 40 other species of mammal and 350 different types of birds. Game drives offer you the opportunity to spot Africa's 'Big Five' roaming the wilderness, whilst bush walks and elephant back safari's provide you with unique African wildlife experiences.
The elegant Kapama River Lodge is the largest luxury game lodge in the Greater Kruger Area, offering 64 elegantly furnished suites set on the banks of the seasonal Kapama River and is the closest lodge on the reserve to the wellness centre. The 40 spacious suites located in the main lodge building boast uninterrupted views over the reserve from their private patios, for that extra level of luxury, River Lodge has two Royal Suites with opulently furnished lounges and extended balconies. The 20 Spa Suites are situated a short distance from the lodge, offering privacy and located with close proximity to the wellness centre. Family suites feature triple balconies with spacious bedrooms which can accommodate an extra two beds for children sharing with their parents.
The lodge features large open and vibrantly furnished lounges, an outdoor rim-flow pool, a magnificent wine cellar stocked with the finest South African wines and three different dining options. Breakfasts and lunches are normally served in the Siyatla Lounge, dining highlights include evening meals that are often enjoyed in the Rhino Boma, around a roaring log fire. Romantic evenings can be spent dining under the star studded African night sky, with a setting on the dry river bed.
River Lodge is in close proximity of the Kapama Wellness Centre, featuring six treatment arranged around the central lap pool and sun deck. For those seeking to work out, the wellness centre also offers mini-gym featuring cardio and weight lifting equipment.
For those seeking a more authentic bush experience Kapama offers the tented Buffalo Camp or for sheer luxury Karula offer luxury tents and chalets.