3-Day Kapama Buffalo Camp Safari

This popular safari tour takes you to Kapama Private Nature Reserve which is 13 000 hectares of prime bushveld in the heart of the Greater Kruger National Park.

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  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Easy
  • Electronic voucher
  • Pickup available
  • Wifi available
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What’s included

  • Transfer to/from Kapama Private Game Reserve in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Kapama Buffalo Camp
  • 4 x 3-hour game drives in Kapama Private Game Reserve 
  • Kapama entrance and conservation fees
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • Local beverages


Enjoy an intimate Big 5 safari experience staying in stunning safari tented accommodation at Kapama Buffalo Camp. It’s the ultimate safari destination where old-world romantic charm meets modern safari chic. 

The private game reserves that make up the Greater Kruger are unfenced, and the wildlife region shares an unfenced border with the Kruger National Park. You’re guaranteed outstanding wildlife sightings while enjoying the peace and tranquility of one of the most popular Big 5 safari destinations in South Africa.


  • Kapama Buffalo Camp ǀ Kapama Private Game Reserve ǀ Greater Kruger National Park
  • Panorama Route



10 luxury safari tents, sleeping up to 20 guests

Kapama Buffalo Camp is the latest in Afro-chic glamping with luxurious tented accommodation situated on a lush riverbank lined with tall indigenous trees. Located in Kapama Private Game Reserve, guests have access to 13 000 hectares of pristine bushveld that falls within the Greater Kruger National Park.

The modern eco-camp exudes by-gone safari luxury, with each ensuite deluxe safari tent is air-conditioned and fully-equipped for comfort and convenience. Perched on a wooden deck with stilts, the tented accommodation is built using natural stone and wood with modern décor accents of burnt red and gold. Luxury features include a Nespresso machine and mini-bar, and heated under-blankets for chilly evenings.

A wooden walkway connects the luxury safari tents to the main lodge which is illuminated by glowing oil lanterns at night. A cosy lounge under a thatch roof is the perfect retreat after an exciting Big 5 game drive, or you can lounge around an elevated rim-flow pool and call for refreshments from the Buffalo Bar. Meals are served on the deck overlooking the river or dining under the stars at a rustic outdoor boma. You can also enjoy a decadent pamper session at Kapama’s Wellness Centre which is located at Kapama River Lodge.

No children under the age of 12 years allowed at Kapama Buffalo Camp.

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Guests are collected from OR Tambo International Airport or a pre-arranged hotel/guest lodge within the city precinct of Johannesburg or Pretoria. The route to the Kruger National Park in the Mpumalanga Province takes you from the wide-open spaces of the Highveld, down the escarpment and through the scenic Lowveld region. 

Arrive at Kapama Private Game Reserve mid-day, in time for a light lunch. Freshen up and relax before it’s time to depart on a late-afternoon game drive in Kapama Private Game Reserve. 

Overnight at Kapama Buffalo Camp. Guests dine in the lodge restaurant or at the outdoor boma.

Includes: Lunch and dinner


Wake up early (5h30-6h00) for hot beverages and rusks before departing for a 3-hour sunrise game drive in Kapama Private Game Reserve. Return to your lodge for a late breakfast and spend the rest of the day relaxing at the pool or treating yourself to a spa session. Depart late afternoon after High Tea for a 3-hour sunset game drive in the private reserve, with a pitstop for sundowners in the bush.

Overnight at Kapama Buffalo Camp. Guests dine in the lodge restaurant or at the outdoor boma.

Includes: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


Head out as the sun is rising to enjoy your last game drive in Kapama Private Game Reserve. Return to your lodge for breakfast and be ready to depart mid-morning for the return trip to Johannesburg. The journey home takes you via the historic towns of Graskop and Sabie on the famous Panorama Route.

Arrive back in Johannesburg late afternoon; drop off at OR Tambo International Airport or a hotel/guest house in Johannesburg or Pretoria by special arrangement. Please confirm exact timings with your MoAfrika representative before booking a connecting domestic or international flight.

Includes: Breakfast

What’s excluded

  • Scheduled flights to/from OR Tambo International Airport
  • All purchases of a personal nature
  • Imported beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Any other activity not specified in the itinerary
  • Visa fees if required

Important information

Guests are collected and dropped off at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. By special request, guests can be collected from their accommodation in Johannesburg or Pretoria for an additional cost. No cost for collection from hotels or guest lodges within the city precinct.

Collection time: From 06h30

Drop-off time: Between 16h30 and 18h00

Please note

If you plan to fly out of OR Tambo International Airport on the last day of the safari tour, we suggest reserving a domestic flight that departs no earlier than 19h30 and an international flight that departs no earlier than 21h00.

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