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Kapama River Lodge, Hoedspruit

5-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
R40 Kapama Private Game ReserveNational Kruger Park Area, HoedspruitLimpopoSouth Africa

Luxury lodge in Hoedspruit with spa, safari
  • Free full breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
Great location
Delicious food
Great room
Complaints about WiFi
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Kapama River Lodge, Hoedspruit

from $580
  • Suite (River Lodge: Suite)
  • Suite (River Lodge: Spa Suite)
  • Royal Suite (River Lodge: Royal Suite)
  • Family Suite (River Lodge: Spa Family Suite)

What’s around Kapama River Lodge, Hoedspruit


  • Kapama Game Reserve - 1 min walk
  • Klaserie Nature Reserve - 9.9 mi / 15.9 km
  • Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre - 11.3 mi / 18.2 km
  • Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate - 11.4 mi / 18.4 km
  • Mafunyani Cultural Village - 18.5 mi / 29.8 km
  • Thornybush Game Reserve - 19.3 mi / 31.1 km
  • Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre - 20.3 mi / 32.6 km
  • Thornybush Game Reserve - 20.6 mi / 33.2 km

Getting around

  • Hoedspruit (HDS) - 54 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free airport shuttle

At a glance

Key facts


  • 64 cabins


  • Check-in time 2 PM-7 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 7 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available on request from 11 AM to 2 PM. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free airport shuttle from 11 AM to 2 PM *


  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Taking the kids?
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace
  • Library

In the cabin

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
Things to enjoy
  • Separate sitting area
  • Furnished balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Kapama Wellness Centre has 5 treatment rooms. Services include hot stone massages, facials, and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

The spa is open daily.


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Kapama River Lodge, Hoedspruit’s small print

Also known as

  • Kapama River Lodge Hoedspruit
  • Kapama River Hoedspruit


For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee: ZAR 115.00 per person, per night

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 144 reviews

Kapama River Lodge, Hoedspruit
Very Good8.0
Great for safari, but a bit Disney-esque
Game drives were top notch. That’s the main reason to go, and well worth it for that. Common areas are nice but it’s so big that it can’t help but feel corporate and most interactions, though all the staff are very professional, feel kind of forced and phony. Buffet food was plentiful and varied but not very exciting. More of a guided experience — decide for yourself whether that’s what you want or something more flexible.
Christopher, us1 night trip
Kapama River Lodge, Hoedspruit
Most amazing honeymoon ever!
Amazing staff, friendly, acompdatong, helpful experienced, first class all the way! The best place we have ever stayed at. We saw so many animals, babies, big 5 and so much more. Words can’t describe! Thank you.
David, us3 night trip
Kapama River Lodge, Hoedspruit
Amazing luxurious lodge. And we saw the Big Five!
Kapama River Lodge is absolutely amazing. The service is top notch - from the ranger and tracker to the housekeeping and waiters. The lodge is luxurious, with a beautiful spa and several nice common areas to relax in between drives. The private game reserve gives you the ability to get up close to the animals. I can’t recommend Kapama highly enough. Book your trip now!
Jennifer, us4 night trip
Kapama River Lodge, Hoedspruit
Best place in Kruger Park
Rakesh, us3 night family trip
Kapama River Lodge, Hoedspruit
Overall the experience at Kapama was great. Would recommend to family and friends. It was a bargain for the money. Food and excursions were spot on and the premises were lovely to be on. My only trivial critique would be the lack fastidious service and some of the staff were both very friendly and accommodating while some members were a bit lackidazical. But I think that was situational.
A Traveler, us2 night romance trip

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Kapama River Lodge, Hoedspruit

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