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About Kapama Buffalo Camp

Reminiscent of a traditional African safari camp, Kapama Buffalo Camp offers a unique and intimate experience in the African bush. It is ideal for discovering big game Africa in true safari tented style without compromising on comfort.

Ten luxury newly build canvas tents, each sleeping two, are set on wooden decks built on stilts over a steep-sided riverbank. Wooden walkways interconnect the rooms, which are all in the upper reaches of tall riverine trees. The river below rarely flows and antelopes are seen daily walking along the sandy riverbed. Each tented room has all the usual comforts of electricity, en-suite bathroom, safe, writing table, wardrobe, low impact climate control air-conditioner, mini-bar and tea/coffee facilities.

The communal areas of Buffalo Camp are on the riverbank, where gardens of succulent aloes and euphorbia are tended around the thatched bar, dining room, pool terrace and campfire. But the thick African bush is just a glance away, inhabited by animals like lion, hyena and jackal whose calls can be heard in the dead of night. Lanterns, rather than electric lights, glow at night under the trees, creating a special intimate ambience particular to Buffalo Camp.

With a maximum of 20 guests at Buffalo Camp, special attention is paid to personal service and the staff become like friends. Kapama Buffalo Camp is a truly authentic way to experience the African bush.

Safari: Across all of Kapama’s lodges, two daily game drives are offered and are included in the tariff. Accompanied by a skilled ranger and tracker, guests can expect to encounter a diverse range of animal and bird species on game drives.

Spa: Surrounded by stillness and sweeping bushveld, our Wellness Centre takes safari spa treatments to new heights. Considered one of the finest safari spas in Africa, the six sumptuous treatment rooms are arranged around a generous central lap pool.

Romantic: The Kapama Romantic Sleep-out offers a million-star overnight experience. Sleeping in the open air on the reserve, elevated high above the ground under the night sky, is a uniquely romantic experience, guaranteed to take your breath away.

  • Type: Safari
  • Sleeps: 20
  • Check-in: 02:00 PM
    Check-out: 11:00 AM

Facilities

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Grading

  • 4 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa

Important Information

Children are not permitted at Buffalo Camp.

Room availability and prices

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Kapama Buffalo Camp Map

Kapama Buffalo Camp is 1.2km from the centre of Kapama Reserve , the nearest airport 9.2km (Eastgate Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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