• Duration: 5 Days
  • Easy
  • Reduced cancellation fees may apply (t&c)

  • Pick up available
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  • Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport, Bus Terminal

 

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Description

Highlights

  • Luxury en-suite tented accommodation 
  • Big 5 open vehicle safari drives 
  • Collection and drop off from the Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport
  • Once in a life time game viewing 
  • All beverages included 
  • Spa treatments available
  • Fly in options available

Enjoy the ultimate Big 5 safari experience staying in luxury tented accommodation at Kapama Buffalo Camp, which is one of four exclusive properties on a 13 000-hectare private game reserve. This wildly popular 5-day luxury tented safari tour takes you to the heart of the safari capital of South Africa and promises outstanding wildlife sightings, prolific birdlife and romantic old-world charm.

Kapama is a fenced private game reserve that lies nestled between the Blyde River Valley and Kruger National Park; located adjacent to the famous Greater Kruger and close to Hoedspruit. Kapama was originally established as a cattle farm but today is one of the most popular ecotourism destinations in the northern region of South Africa.

Accommodation 

KAPAMA BUFFALO CAMP ǀ KAPAMA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

 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.

Itinerary

DAY 1: JOHANNESBURG - KAPAMA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE (approx 454 kilometres)

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

DAY 2 & 4: KAPAMA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

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

DAY 5: KAPAMA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE - JOHANNESBURG

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 included

  • Transfers in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle
  • 4 nights accommodation in Kapama Buffalo Camp
  • 8 x 3-hour game drives in Kapama Private Game Reserve 
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • Local beverages

What's excluded

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

What do I need to bring

  • Comfortable clothing
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat
  • Warm Jacket
  • Sunscreen

Important information

Group tours

MoAfrika Tours and its service providers offer cost effective group tours and transfers ranging from 2 - 12 persons per vehicle, please do inform us if you would prefer a private tour (additional rates may apply). 

Collection / Drop off

Collection from the Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport at 06:30am.

Drop-off at the Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport from 17h00

Ideal for Fly in

Due to the lodges location, we do suggest contacting us and enquiring about flying into the Hoedspruit Airport - 50min flight time.

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. 

Cancellation policy

  • 41 days notice: 100% charge
  • 42 days notice: 25% charge
  • 55 days notice: 50% charge

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