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"Kapama River Lodge - Big African Adventure"

Situated next to the seasonal Kapama River, the lodge provides all the luxuries of the best accommodation combined with the natural beauty of the bush.

Situated inside the world renowned Kapama Private Game Reserve, this lodge is the largest and one of the most successful lodges within The Greater Kruger National Park. Their amazing success comes from their unique African style, great service and amazing food that accompanies the wonderful wild african experience that only the bush can provide.


There are 40 exquisitely decorated suites, each with:

  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Tea & coffee facilities
  • Private patio
  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini Bar
  • International plug sets
  • There are 20 Spa Suites situated a little away from the lodge and closer to the spa area ensuring privacy and a unique spa experience.

    The Royal suites are much larger and have a lounge area and extended balconies.

    The Family rooms have three balconies, separate room for children with a twin bed.


A large and varied group of animals are resident in the Kapama Game Reserve (including the Big5). Cheetah, Zebra, Buffalo, Giraffe and Lion to name a few.

Bird life is abundant in this area; many birds come alive in the trees surrounding to the Kapama Lodge it provides a spectacular and impressive sight.

  • Child-Friendly
  • Conference Venue
  • Game Drives
  • Swimming Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Wellness & Spa
  • Elephant interactive experience
  • Guided walks
  • Walking safaris
  • Game drives
  • Wine tasting

Kapama River Lodge can be booked for:

  • Team-building events
  • Conferences
  • Corporate getaways
  • Product launches
  • It has two spacious venues
  • It has with modern multimedia equipment
  • Conference centre accommodates up to 200 guests
  • Kapama Lodge conference facilities accommodate up to 60
  • Kapama offers activities such as:
    • The Amazing Race
    • Game capture participation
    • Elephant interaction

Facilities include:

  • projector and screen
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Flip chart
  • Sound system


  • Classroom Style - 130
  • Cinema Style - 200
Child Policy
  • Children 0-2yrs stay for free.
  • Children 0-16yrs are required to be accompanied by an adult, on game drives and bush walks.
  • Childminders are readily available.
Specials at Kapama River Lodge

Kapama River Lodge offers specials from time to time. Please visit our specials page for more information.

Rates, inclusions & exclusions - Kapama River Lodge

Due to the frequency of rates changing, we do not publish official rates on this website. Luxury Safaris range in a variety of prices and, as an indication of what to expect, one can pay anywhere from R2 000 to R20 000 per person per night sharing and more, depending on the choice of accommodation, season, specials and other determining factors. For the most up to date rates, please contact us.

  • Accommodation
  • Three meals a day. Please note that special bush dinners can be arranged at an additional cost
  • Teas and coffees
  • Two game drives a day
  • A selection of soft drinks and waters are included with your sundowner stop on evening game drives
  • Road transfer between the lodge and Eastgate Airport
  • Drinks
  • Shop purchases
  • Spa treatments
  • Telephone calls
  • Additional extras will be for the guest's account
Enquiries at Kapama River Lodge

Please complete this form should you wish to make an enquiry or request a quotation.
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Should you require information before completing the form, you may contact us at:
Skype: pietsmiles  •  Office: +27 (0)12 345 6438  •  Cell: +27 (0)71 687 2782

After hours: please send an email message to welcome@smilestravels.co.za and we will reply soonest

Note: There are no camping or self-catering facilities at this lodge.

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