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Kapama Karula Lodge

Kapama Karula Lodge

A prestigious, cosmopolitan oasis in the Kapama Private Game Reserve, Kapama Karula Lodge surpasses its five-star rating. Nestled along the banks of the Klaserie River, this secluded retreat is a tranquil and undisturbed safari destination in this South African Eden. For guests wanting to unwind and reconnect with the natural world, Kapama Karula Lodge is the perfect accommodation.

From the modern, white-washed wood and neutral palette, to the expanse of glass allowing unhindered views of the wilderness beyond, the main lodge areas at Kapama Karula are spectacular. Enjoy amazing views from the lounge, bar, wooden deck, and dining room with the possibility of catching a glimpse of the area’s elusive leopards.

The meaning of Kapama Karula is “place of peace,” truly embodied by your experience at one of this special lodge’s luxurious suites. Five elegant standard suites feature well-stocked mini-bar, safe, international adapter, overhead fans, air-conditioner, and spacious en-suite bathroom that includes double sinks, bath, indoor shower, and outdoor shower.

Upgraded superior suites are finely decorated, offering all of the amenities of a standard suite with the addition of a spacious lounge area, a wall of windows that allows panoramic views, a private outdoor deck, and a full-sized heated swimming pool. Two of the superior suites double as family suites, due to their larger size and the addition of a second bedroom. Also equipped with a flat-screen TV, selection of movies, and Wii game system, the children’s bedroom is easily accessed by an inter-leading door or its own entrance.

Due to the Kapama Private Game Reserve’s location as part of the greater Kruger area, wildlife encounters are diverse and frequent. Africa’s “big five” as well as a numerous other animals call the reserve home. Guests relish the twice-daily game drives that provide opportunities to view lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant, rhino, antelope, and abundant other mammal and bird species. Expert guides and trackers share relevant details and introduce safari-goers to the wonders of these magnificent creatures.

In addition to the African-inspired treatments provided by highly trained beauty therapists, the Kapama Wellness Centre also offers a lap pool and fully equipped mini-gym. Other exciting excursions guests of Kapama recall fondly are bush walks, elephant-back safaris, elephant interactions, photographic safaris, a romantic sleep-out in Kapama Game Reserve, and a visit to the Hoedspruit Centre for Endangered Species.

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