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Southern Camp at Kapama

Kapama is a Big 5 private game reserve in the Kruger National Park offering exceptional 4×4 game drives, unique activities, and romantic treehouse sleep-outs under the stars. Located in the Kapama Private Game Reserve, Kapama Southern Camp promises to provide every guest with an unforgettable Big 5 African safari experience. Warm hospitality and breath-taking views complement luxurious suites for an extraordinary safari retreat.


With bushveld views from the lodge’s expansive deck and two game drives daily, guests can discover over 40 mammal species and more than 330 bird species. Expert rangers and trackers at Kapama Private Game Reserve endeavour to find the best wildlife sightings for you and optimize your experience to take great photographic images. Guests can book a photographic workshop with one of South Africa’s leading wildlife photographers, suited to both beginner and intermediate levels. Learn about the technical and artistic sides of wildlife photography. For romantics, Kapama offers an exclusive experience in an open treehouse sleep-out. The timber platform above the ground hosts 2 guests for a night secluded in the bushveld. With the treehouse illuminated by lanterns, a five-course dinner is served by a personal chef after which you can enjoy the tranquillity of nature’s sounds and glimmering African skies. Your home for the night is equipped with a bathroom which has a flush toilet, shower, and his and hers basins.


At the Kapama Southern Camp, breakfast and lunch are served in an open dining area gazing out onto African plains while dinners are a feast under the stars in the traditional outdoor boma. Interactive dining allows you to see chefs cooking right in front of you. World-class dining, fine-wine, lazy afternoons sipping cocktails at the pool, and breath-taking wildlife sightings await you at Kapama Southern Camp.


  • Game drives
  • Guided bushwalks
  • Bird watching
  • Wellness Centre
  • Photographic safari
  • Library
  • Swimming pool


  • Exceptional Big 5 game drives
  • Private viewing deck
  • 5 star Luxury suites
  • Romantic treehouse sleepout

Closest airport

  • Nelspruit Kruger
  • O.R. Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg)
  • Hoedspruit

Children policy

Children of all ages welcome at Kapama Southern Camp. Children under the age More Details of 6 are not permitted on safari, and where possible, a kiddie’s safari will be arranged between normal safari times. Children under 12 are permitted on safari at the sole discretion of the manager or guide.

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2 x Game drives per day, guided bushwalks, all meals, soft drinks, and selected alcoholic beverages.


Premium brand drinks, gate fees, spa treatments, private-use vehicles, and transfers


High: 05 January – 19 December

Peak: 20 December – 04 January

Terms & conditions

  • Rates are per person sharing, per night
  • Single supplement of 50% applicable
  • Rates displayed are from 01 March 2020 – 28 Feb 2021

Accommodation Options

Standard Suite

Sleeps 2 Adults

Fifteen five-star suites boast a fusion of African-safari chic décor. Each en-suite unit sleeps 2 adults and features a private patio for wildlife viewing. Large windows in every room never let you forget that you’re in one of the most beautiful places in Africa. Read moreEquipped with air conditioning, a minibar, and coffee making facilities, guests are all set for an indulgent safari stay. Less

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Peak season R8 000 per per person, per night
High Season R9 5000 per person, per night

Luxury Villa

Sleeps 2 Adults

The seven luxury villas at Kapama Southern Camp are set apart with magnificent private pools, indoor and outdoor showers, and spacious bedrooms combining organic materials with modern design. Large doors allow the African bush breeze Read moreto sail through your luxury home, also equipped with air-conditioning, and a cozy fireplace for cooler winter months. Less

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Peak season R15 000 per per person, per night
High Season R13 500 per person, per night

Luxury Family Villa

Sleeps 4 Adults

With an exclusive-use pool and recliners for lazy summer afternoons, each of the 3 luxury family villas offer spacious en-suite bedrooms, double vanity, air-conditioning, and an exclusive deck. Each unit is ideal to accommodate a family of 4. Read moreTall thatch ceilings and a combination of African art and modern features make each villa a haven of opulent African beauty. Less

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Peak season R45 000 per villa, per night
High Season R40 500 per villa, per night

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Getting there

By Road

A road transfer from Johannesburg is a 6-hour journey along the N12 highway. Traveling to the reserve from Hoedspruit Airport is a short 15-minute road transfer.



Fly from major centres in South Africa to Hoedspruit Airport.


Flight Duration

  • Johannesburg to Hoedspruit: 55 minutes
  • Cape Town to Hoedspruit 2 hours 30 minutes