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Kapama Karula

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#3 of 3 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 Coffee
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 airport transportation
Airport transportation
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
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
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Radio
Bidet
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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Mountain view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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5.0 of 5 stars
Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans
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Odyssey13866410595 wrote a review Mar 2024
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The stuff , rooms , designs and location is out of this world, excellent service indeed , I highly recommend the place and will sure visit the place with my family this time and make it a annual thing, saw a few animals in one of their safaris , kapama game reserve is the best.
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Date of stay: March 2024
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Ellen wrote a review Sept 2022
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Our vacation at Kapama Karula far exceeded our expectations. The level of service and attention to detail was incredible. Every meal we had was amazing and it felt like we were eating at a 5-star restaurant for every meal. Also, Abrie and Elvis made our game drives memorable by answering all of our questions and teaching us about the wildlife. By the end of our stay, we had seen all of the Big 5 and had multiple leopard sightings. This was truly a 5 star experience and we will definitely be staying at Kapama Karula in the future!
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Voyage15620520472 wrote a review Mar 2024
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Very good hotel and location. Perfect servicing from the workers. Clean and nice smell on the bedding. The food was just out of this world. The experience was wonderful. You really don't regret spending money on them and they deserve a five star review.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Amurá Lima wrote a review Mar 2024
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From the kindness of the staff to the astonishing game drives, everything was perfect. We had the chance to see all big five at least twice and have some very close encounters with different animals. In addition, we were surrounded by a very skilled staff who was always ready to assist us. We just loved the experience and we do recommend it for everyone!
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helenstewart2024 wrote a review Mar 2024
Hoedspruit, South Africa1 contribution
The lodge is a fantastic mix of understated elegance and safari chic! The decor is elegant, and the glass, wood and light exude a calmness, allowing nature to blend into the lodge so well. The room (Villa) was absolutely stunning, with sounds of the Klaserie river running in the background was very soothing. The food was on another level, everything was delicious (arrive hungry) and staff were very attentive. The game drives delivered, and we saw the big 5, wild dog, civet and so much more. Thanx to a work-class team for a really great stay!
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Mlo J wrote a review Mar 2024
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This was the best experience, actually it was my first vacation travelling with friends and it was an awesome trip. The service was top notch and best tour ever. It was also affordable, so accommodating. I would definitely recommend anyone who is planning on going for vacation to try it out, you definitely won’t regret it.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Jim C wrote a review Mar 2024
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The rooms were amazing, the staff went above and beyond and the Safari’s were incredible. We saw every animal possible. We had Justice and Tumi as our safari guides and the knowledge they shared was so incredible. Make sure you do the “Bush Walk” because it was so cool.
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alwynpre2rius wrote a review Mar 2024
Brisbane, Australia1 contribution
We had an experience of a lifetime. We enjoyed our best game drives ever with Ranger Ian and back at camp we received 5 star treatment from well trained professional staff. We will definitely be back.
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Date of stay: February 2024
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michaelriedel2 wrote a review Feb 2024
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Amazing game drives! We saw the bigfive and many more animals. Outstanding location and service! Excellent Breakfast, lunch and dinner. relaxing massages between the game Drives in an amazing spa at the Karula lodge.
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KKMOG wrote a review Jan 2024
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What an amazing place and experience. It’s a truly captivating lodge with staff that will exceed your expectations. The food was very exquisite. If you’re looking for a reason to book at Kapama Karula, look no further, this is it.
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$3,317 - $4,426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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.
Does Kapama Karula have airport transportation?
Yes, Kapama Karula offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
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.