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About Kapama Karula

Set on the banks of the Klaserie River, which flows throughout the year, the seven luxury tents and five exclusive suites that make up Kapama Karula – "the place of peace" – are in every way true to their name. The river glides smoothly forming sparkling pools that attract smaller riverine animals and a myriad of birds in every season.

This extraordinary camp, based on the recently acquired Gwalagwala Camp, has now been rebuilt into one of the finest camps in many respects. Consisting of seven luxury air-conditioned tents and five large exclusive suites that are the epitome of luxury, each with a his and hers basin, inside and outside shower and sliding glass doors that will wrap around the suite to offer the guest the opportunity to have unrestricted views onto one of the most sought after locations – the Klaserie River.

  • Type: Safari
  • Includes: All Meals and Activities
  • Sleeps: 28
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Reviews: 16 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans


  • 5 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa
* Please enquire for further details.

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          Reviews for Kapama Karula

          16 guest reviews Reviews of

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          Gabrielle Looman, South Africa
          01 December 2008

          Hi there, Gwalagwala is an absolute fabulous stay especially if you like to experience the bush to its fullest. We were welcomed by Roxy and Nardia who spoilt us rotten with their drinks and chats. Nardia especially a thumbs up. Collen was a great companion with regards to the bush. The first game drive in the car was fantastic and we could ask questions and received loads of information. The bush walk the next day was a bit long for my parents who joined us, but nevertheless, wonderful to experience. The game drive in the morning was the best with the spotting of the cheetah, lions and herd...
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          Pierre Poitras, Canada
          28 September 2008

          Accommodations are most comfortable and convenient; meals( food and atmosphere) were excellent; big 5 were there (4/5 on day one in pm,and 5/5 on day 2 in am); owners and personnel are fantastic. We have superb souvenirs from our trip to SA, but GwalaGwala is the best!

          Håkan Eriksson, Sweden
          24 February 2008

          Excellent! Great food , perfect accommodation, really nice hosts and staff!

          Gordon White, South Africa
          08 October 2007

          We had an excellent time with the people at GwalaGwala. The service was superb and exceeded our expectations. We are planning on returning.Thanks to everyone at GwalaGwala for making Anna's first experience in South Africa one that she will never forget.

          debbie lyall, United Kingdom
          15 February 2007

          We stayed at Gwalagwala for 2 nights in Feb. We were delighted with every aspect of our stay. We arrived there, to be welcomed by Anne and Frank, who showed us to our accommodation, which we where more than happy with. Our tent was immaculate, and furnished to a very high standard, the victorian bath was an unexpected treat! The big five game drives we were taken on where superb, we spotted the big 5 on both of our drives. The food that we where given during our stay was exceptional, and the company of Anne and her Husband was enjoyable. Would recommend this as a good value for money...
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          Kapama Karula Map

          Kapama Karula is 5.9km from the centre of Kapama Reserve , the nearest airport 6.3km (Eastgate Airport).
          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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