Kapama Game Reserve

An Expansive Wildlife Sanctuary

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Step into a place where time stands still, and the heartbeat of the African bush echoes in the air – welcome to Kapama Private Game Reserve, an expansive sanctuary spanning over 15,000 hectares in the heart of the Greater Kruger Park. Kapama beckons those seeking not just a safari but an immersive journey into the soul of South Africa‘s wilderness. 

This haven of tranquillity boasts five distinctive lodges, each a testament to luxury and distinct character. Whether you’re captivated by the old-world charm of Buffalo Camp, the welcoming warmth of Southern Camp, or the dynamic ambience of River Lodge, there’s so much on offer at Kapama. No matter where you go, from the exclusive retreat of Kapama Kruger Homestead to the pinnacle of opulence at Kapama Karula, each promises an unparalleled safari experience. 

The beauty of Kapama extends far beyond its luxurious accommodations. It’s a realm where wildlife thrives, a mosaic of pristine landscapes where the boundaries between man and nature blur. As the African sun casts its golden glow, the air hums with the harmonious symphony of the wild. 

But Kapama is not merely a spectator’s paradise; it’s an active participant in your journey. Legendary game drives, included in the tariffs, invite you to explore diverse landscapes and encounter the iconic Big Five. Guided bush walks, led by skilled trail guides, unveil the secrets of tracking animals through footprints, spoor patterns, and scent marking, creating an intimate connection with the environment. 

Yet, Kapama isn’t only about the untamed wilderness; it’s a place of rejuvenation. Two exquisite spa and wellness centres at River Lodge and Kapama Karula invite you to indulge in the finest treatments, offering a perfect balance of adventure and relaxation. 

Kapama is not just a destination; it’s an escape into the African soul, a timeless retreat where every moment becomes a cherished memory. 

Best Time to Visit the Kapama Game Reserve

Experience the essence of Kapama’s wildlife during the drier months from April to September when game viewing is at its peak. Witness the vibrant landscapes and diverse fauna that make this reserve a year-round destination for awe-inspiring encounters. 



Experience thrilling game drives, encountering the Big Five and diverse wildlife, guided by skilled experts.

Immerse yourself in the reserve’s beauty on guided bush walks, discovering animal tracks and medicinal plants.

Indulge in award-winning spa treatments, from the serenity of River Lodge to the opulence of Karula Spa.

Kapama Game Reserve: A Safari Experience Like No Other

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