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Kapama Private Game Reserve,R40,Limpopo, Kruger Park Lodges, Limpopo, 1380, South Africa

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Within the expansive Kapama Private Game Reserve, River Lodge epitomises five-star safari accommodation. The majestic northern Drakensberg mountains form the backdrop to the 64-suite River Lodge, which is positioned along a bend of the seasonal Kapama River. It’s the largest luxury game lodge in the Greater Kruger National Park area, and is stylishly furnished to ensure an unforgettable African safari experience.

Lodge Features

Buffalo Camp: 10 luxury tents – 20 guests

Kapama Karula: 10 superior suites & 2 family superior suites – 28 guests

River Lodge: 64 suites – 128 guests

Southern Camp: 15 suites & 7 luxury suites & 3 family luxury suites – 56 guests

SUPERIOR SUITES:

Of the 12 superior suites, 2 have a second bedroom which can accommodate two children under 12 years of age or one additional adult, through a common unit entrance.

Policies

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Full payment of the balance is due 30 days prior to guests arrival, unless the booking is made within 30 days, in which case full payment will be required to confirm the reservation. A deposit is required to confirm a booking of:

365 + days prior to arrival – 5% deposit is required within 30 days.

364 and 90 days prior to arrival – 10% deposit is required within 14 days.

89 and 30 days prior to arrival – 25% deposit is required within 7 days.

30 and 0 days prior to arrival – 100% deposit is required within 2 days.

The following cancellation terms and conditions will apply to reservations which are cancelled in part or in full as follows;

365 + days prior to arrival – 5% of the total amount will be due.

364 and 90 days prior to arrival – 10% of the total amount will be due.

89 and 30 days prior to arrival – 25% of the total amount will be due.

30 and 0 days prior to arrival – 75% of the total amount will be due.

 The Lodge reserves the right to restrict one night weekend or peak period bookings.

 

 

Last Minute Specials Valid until 6 Jan 2017 until 30 Nov 2019 Book within 7 days of Travel Single Per Night: on Request Per Person Per Night Sharing: R2 915 Rates valid until further notice unless otherwise specified Subject to availability Rates valid for Standard Rooms Only Specials are subject to standard terms and conditions. 

 

Information

Single supplement – 50% of the per person sharing rate.

Children under the age of 12 years – 50% of the per person sharing rate when sharing with two adults.

Rate inclusions: Accommodation, all meals, teas & snacks, two daily safari activities with soft drinks and waters on these activities and return transfers from Eastgate Airport (HDS) on scheduled flights only.

Rate exclusions:  Conservation levy of R135.00 per person per day, all drinks, laundry and items of a personal nature.

CHILDREN:

Children of all ages are welcome at Kapama River Lodge.

Whilst guests are welcome to arrive in time for lunch, room check in will only be after 13h00 and checkout before 11h00 on day of departure. The child rate applies to children under the age of 12 years when sharing with two adults. Children  between the age of 6 and 12 years are permitted on game drives at the sole discretion of the ranger – No children under  6 year allowed on game drives.

 

Hotel Facilities

Suites

River Lodge’s 40 spacious air-conditioned suites have uninterrupted views over the Big Five game reserve from private patios, and all feature full, en-suite bathrooms with lavish amenities replenished daily. The suites are decorated to reflect old Africa in a luxury game lodge setting. Beverage stations for early morning coffee in suite and minibars for sundowners on your private patio are standard in all rooms.

Spa suites

The 20 spa suites are positioned a little way from the lodge to ensure additional privacy and proximity to the spa for unique African spa treatments. Expansive glass doors and frameless windows allow unobstructed bush views, including from the bathroom. Each suite is equipped with a minibar, coffee and tea-making facilities, as well as a safe, hairdryer and international plugs.

Family rooms

Located with the spa suites, the family rooms have triple balconies, along with spacious bedrooms that can accommodate an additional two beds for children sharing with their parents. The rooms - measuring over 70 m� with the balconies - are also ideal for couples wanting the additional comfort of an oversized bedroom.

Royal suites

Taking luxury game lodge accommodation a step further, River Lodge has two royal suites that offer substantial space and include a separate lounge and extended balcony, furnished with recliner couches. The en-suite bathroom has a bath and a dual shower overlooking the surrounding bush and resident wildlife, while the bedroom is spacious and opulently appointed.

Lounges

African artefacts adorn the lounges of River Lodge, and a palate of red and gold reflects the colours of Africa’s earth. Glass stack doors open onto the rim-flow pool to create an al fresco experience. The long, L-shaped lounge and bar, under double-volume thatch, follow the line of the pool to create an airy but cosy atmosphere. In winter, a double-sided fireplace provides additional warmth.

Recliners under umbrellas beckon guests to enjoy shady relaxation around the pool, which is also a prime vantage point for game viewing. A small, permanent waterhole lies just beyond the perimeter of River Lodge and attracts various antelope species, elephant and buffalo, so viewing the Big Five - cocktail in hand - is quite usual from here.

Dining

In true African luxury safari style, Kapama offers guests three different dining venues.

As in classic old Africa, evening meals are often enjoyed seated around a roaring fire in the Rhino Boma. Here, buffet meals are served under open-sided thatch and showcase pan-African dishes prepared from fresh local ingredients. Traditional venison dishes also feature on this authentic African menu.

Romantic dining is epitomised by dinner set in the dry riverbed in front of the lodge, under a star-studded African night sky. The experience adds enchantment to any African luxury safari experience.

The Siyatla Lounge is purpose-built as an enclosed dining area, where breakfasts and lunches are served. It has its own bar and lounge with two large fireplaces, while glass stack doors open up the lounge to the surrounding bushveld.

All cuisine at Kapama is prepared using fresh seasonal ingredients and herbs grown in the lodge gardens. Traditional South African dishes and accompaniments, such as mealie pap (African-style polenta) and chakalaka (a hot, spicy relish) further enhance the luxury game lodge experience by giving a taste of real Africa. Menus include warthog stew, kudu casserole, impala sausages and oxtail curry. Vegetarians, vegans and various other dietary requirements are easily catered for.

Wine cellar

Kapama River Lodge boasts a magnificent wine cellar, stocked with the finest South African wines. Over 600 bottles are on hand, stored in a carefully temperature-controlled and humidified environment. With the exception of French champagne, all the wines and sparkling M�thode Cap Classiques are from choice South African vineyards.

Media Room

 

To keep in touch with the rest of the world, River Lodge Media Room has satellite television and a DVD player. The Media Room can also easily be transformed into an intimate conference room for 20 delegates. Guest Internet facilities are adjacent, should you wish to connect with family and friends back home.

 

Airports

Closest Airport: Eastgate Airport – Transfers are complimentary and are provided in open vehicles, transfer time is approx 30 minutes.

 

By road Kapama is approximately 5 hours from Johannesburg.

Kapama Wellness Centre

Surrounded by stillness and sweeping bushveld, the Kapama Wellness Centre takes safari spa treatments to new heights. Considered one of the finest safari spas in Africa, the six sumptuous treatment rooms are arranged around a generous central lap pool that evokes a sense of calm.

While Dermalogica and Matisse products are used in the spa, five uniquely created African-inspired treatments are also on the menu to provide rejuvenation and complete relaxation. Soak up the signature four-hour Marula Miracle Moments - which includes a body wrap, facial, massage and more - or opt for other enticingly named treatments such as the Kapama Pinotage Bliss, which uses vine-infused products, or the Marula Sensual Steam Treatment. Various treatments are also available to couples. The luxury safari spa treatment menu includes a full range of body and beauty treatments.

Highly trained and experienced beauty therapists remain abreast of global treatment trends, while giving them a uniquely African twist for Kapama’s Wellness Centre. After your treatment, take a swim in the lap pool or relax under bushveld skies before heading back to your luxury game lodge accommodation.

Alternatively, if you’d like to work up a sweat, the state-of-the-art mini gym is fully equipped. There is both cardio and weight-lifting equipment, depending on if you want to tone or build muscle. What is guaranteed is that a visit to the Wellness Centre will energise and uplift you for the day.

Kapama activities

Game drives (included in the tarrif) Bush walks (included in the tarriff) Kapama Wellness Centre Elephant-back safari Elephant interaction Hoedspruit Centre for Endangered Species Romantic sleep-out in Kapama Game Reserve Photographic safaris Hot Air Ballooning

 

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Standard Room PPPN sharing - River Lodge’s 40 spacious air-conditioned suites have uninterrupted views over the Big Five game reserve from private patios, and all feature full, en-suite bathrooms with lavish amenities replenished daily. The suites are decorated to reflect old Africa in a luxury game lodge setting. Beverage stations for early morning coffee in suite and minibars for sundowners on your private patio are standard in all rooms.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Standard Suite Single - River Lodge’s 40 spacious air-conditioned suites have uninterrupted views over the Big Five game reserve from private patios, and all feature full, en-suite bathrooms with lavish amenities replenished daily. The suites are decorated to reflect old Africa in a luxury game lodge setting. Beverage stations for early morning coffee in suite and minibars for sundowners on your private patio are standard in all rooms.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Standard Suite PPPN Sharing - River Lodge’s 40 spacious air-conditioned suites have uninterrupted views over the Big Five game reserve from private patios, and all feature full, en-suite bathrooms with lavish amenities replenished daily. The suites are decorated to reflect old Africa in a luxury game lodge setting. Beverage stations for early morning coffee in suite and minibars for sundowners on your private patio are standard in all rooms.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Standard Suite PPPN Sharing - River Lodge’s 40 spacious air-conditioned suites have uninterrupted views over the Big Five game reserve from private patios, and all feature full, en-suite bathrooms with lavish amenities replenished daily. The suites are decorated to reflect old Africa in a luxury game lodge setting. Beverage stations for early morning coffee in suite and minibars for sundowners on your private patio are standard in all rooms.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Standard Room PPPN sharing - River Lodge’s 40 spacious air-conditioned suites have uninterrupted views over the Big Five game reserve from private patios, and all feature full, en-suite bathrooms with lavish amenities replenished daily. The suites are decorated to reflect old Africa in a luxury game lodge setting. Beverage stations for early morning coffee in suite and minibars for sundowners on your private patio are standard in all rooms.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Standard Suite Single - River Lodge’s 40 spacious air-conditioned suites have uninterrupted views over the Big Five game reserve from private patios, and all feature full, en-suite bathrooms with lavish amenities replenished daily. The suites are decorated to reflect old Africa in a luxury game lodge setting. Beverage stations for early morning coffee in suite and minibars for sundowners on your private patio are standard in all rooms.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Standard Suite PPPN Sharing - River Lodge’s 40 spacious air-conditioned suites have uninterrupted views over the Big Five game reserve from private patios, and all feature full, en-suite bathrooms with lavish amenities replenished daily. The suites are decorated to reflect old Africa in a luxury game lodge setting. Beverage stations for early morning coffee in suite and minibars for sundowners on your private patio are standard in all rooms.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Royal Suite single - Taking luxury game lodge accommodation a step further, River Lodge has two royal suites that offer substantial space and include a separate lounge and extended balcony, furnished with recliner couches. The en-suite bathroom has a bath and a dual shower overlooking the surrounding bush and resident wildlife, while the bedroom is spacious and opulently appointed.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Royal Suite single - Taking luxury game lodge accommodation a step further, River Lodge has two royal suites that offer substantial space and include a separate lounge and extended balcony, furnished with recliner couches. The en-suite bathroom has a bath and a dual shower overlooking the surrounding bush and resident wildlife, while the bedroom is spacious and opulently appointed.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Royal Suite single - Taking luxury game lodge accommodation a step further, River Lodge has two royal suites that offer substantial space and include a separate lounge and extended balcony, furnished with recliner couches. The en-suite bathroom has a bath and a dual shower overlooking the surrounding bush and resident wildlife, while the bedroom is spacious and opulently appointed.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Royal Suite Per Person Per Night Sharing - Taking luxury game lodge accommodation a step further, River Lodge has two royal suites that offer substantial space and include a separate lounge and extended balcony, furnished with recliner couches. The en-suite bathroom has a bath and a dual shower overlooking the surrounding bush and resident wildlife, while the bedroom is spacious and opulently appointed.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Spa Suite Per person per night - The 16 spa suites are positioned a little way from the lodge to ensure additional privacy and proximity to the spa for unique African spa treatments. Expansive glass doors and frameless windows allow unobstructed bush views, including from the bathroom. Each suite is equipped with a minibar, coffee and tea-making facilities, as well as a safe, hairdryer and international plugs.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Spa Suite Per person per night - The 16 spa suites are positioned a little way from the lodge to ensure additional privacy and proximity to the spa for unique African spa treatments. Expansive glass doors and frameless windows allow unobstructed bush views, including from the bathroom. Each suite is equipped with a minibar, coffee and tea-making facilities, as well as a safe, hairdryer and international plugs.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Spa Suite Per person per night - The 16 spa suites are positioned a little way from the lodge to ensure additional privacy and proximity to the spa for unique African spa treatments. Expansive glass doors and frameless windows allow unobstructed bush views, including from the bathroom. Each suite is equipped with a minibar, coffee and tea-making facilities, as well as a safe, hairdryer and international plugs.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Spa Suite Per person per night - The 16 spa suites are positioned a little way from the lodge to ensure additional privacy and proximity to the spa for unique African spa treatments. Expansive glass doors and frameless windows allow unobstructed bush views, including from the bathroom. Each suite is equipped with a minibar, coffee and tea-making facilities, as well as a safe, hairdryer and international plugs.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Spa Suite Per person per night - The 16 spa suites are positioned a little way from the lodge to ensure additional privacy and proximity to the spa for unique African spa treatments. Expansive glass doors and frameless windows allow unobstructed bush views, including from the bathroom. Each suite is equipped with a minibar, coffee and tea-making facilities, as well as a safe, hairdryer and international plugs.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Spa Suite Per person per night - The 16 spa suites are positioned a little way from the lodge to ensure additional privacy and proximity to the spa for unique African spa treatments. Expansive glass doors and frameless windows allow unobstructed bush views, including from the bathroom. Each suite is equipped with a minibar, coffee and tea-making facilities, as well as a safe, hairdryer and international plugs.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Spa Suite Single - The 16 spa suites are positioned a little way from the lodge to ensure additional privacy and proximity to the spa for unique African spa treatments. Expansive glass doors and frameless windows allow unobstructed bush views, including from the bathroom. Each suite is equipped with a minibar, coffee and tea-making facilities, as well as a safe, hairdryer and international plugs.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Spa Suite Single - The 16 spa suites are positioned a little way from the lodge to ensure additional privacy and proximity to the spa for unique African spa treatments. Expansive glass doors and frameless windows allow unobstructed bush views, including from the bathroom. Each suite is equipped with a minibar, coffee and tea-making facilities, as well as a safe, hairdryer and international plugs.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Family Spa Suite - Located with the spa suites, the family rooms have triple balconies, along with spacious bedrooms that can accommodate an additional two beds for children sharing with their parents. The rooms - measuring over 70 m² with the balconies - are also ideal for couples wanting the additional comfort of an oversized bedroom. 2 adult & 2 children
2 adult & 2 children
Max people: 10
Floor:
Tariff name Resource/property type Min people Max people Valid from Valid til   Minimum days Maximum days
2 adult & 2 children: Family Spa Suite 1 100 Saturday, 05 January 2019 Thursday, 19 December 2019 R18 145.00  Per night 1 100
2 Pax Spa Suite Per person per night 1 100 Saturday, 05 January 2019 Thursday, 19 December 2019 R12 100.00  Per night 1 100
2 Pax Standard Suite PPPN Sharing 1 100 Saturday, 05 January 2019 Thursday, 19 December 2019 R10 180.00  Per night 1 100
2 pax - B&B Royal Suite Per Person Per Night Sharing 1 100 Saturday, 05 January 2019 Thursday, 19 December 2019 R16 320.00  Per night 1 100

Hoedspruit

Monday, 22 April 2019 25 17 Clouds few clouds
Tuesday, 23 April 2019 27 17 Clear sky is clear
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 29 17 Clouds few clouds
Thursday, 25 April 2019 30 19 Clear sky is clear
Friday, 26 April 2019 33 19 Rain light rain
Saturday, 27 April 2019 28 19 Clouds broken clouds
Sunday, 28 April 2019 25 18 Rain light rain
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