Limpopo South Africa

Treat yourself to a bush break at the new luxury game lodge situated within the private Kapama Game Big 5 Reserve.

3 Night Self-Drive From

R11,988 pps

Valid: 6 Jan - 30 Nov 2017

Our price saves you R1,200 pp
Luxury accommodation

Big 5 private reserve
6 hours drive from Randburg

Kapama Southern Camp safari package

This package includes
  • 3 nights accommodation in a standard suite
  • All meals
  • Teas & snacks
  • Two daily safari activities
This package excludes 
  • All drinks
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Additional optional activities
Please Note:
  • Upgrade to the all new luxury suites that have their own private lap pool, inside and outside showers, large minibar, espresso machines and a romantic fireplace open to the bath and bedroom for the ultimate safari spoil! Speak to your consultant to arrange

Kapama Southern Camp is the newest addition to the safari camps within the private Kapama Game Reserve. Enjoy luxury accommodation, friendly staff and exciting game drives in this big 5 reserve.


Camp fcailities at a glance:
  • The main lodge has a beautiful pool and deck that are excellent vantage places to relax with a cocktail and watch wildlife
  • Breakfasts and lunches are served in the contemporary airy dining which features a glass wine cellar that show cases the best of South African wine.
  • An outdoor boma is the favoured place to enjoy dinner if weather permits. Here the skilled chefs cook tasty meals on open fires while you enjoy the firelight and African skies
  • Kapama Private Game reserve is Big 5 country so may expect to see a varied selection of animal and bird species on game drives including lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo during your three night stay
  • Guests enjoy two game drives daily with experienced and qualified ranger and tracker teams. The game drives are conducted within the Big 5 Kapama Private Game Reserve ensuring guests have a superb safari experience
  • Bush walk - a close encounter with nature and wildlife, under the guidance of a qualified game ranger
  • Guests can enjoy the following activities at additional cost:
    • Kapama Wellness Centre - Highly trained and experienced beauty therapists offer treatments with an African twist
    • Elephant-back safari - ride high on the back of an African elephant
    • Elephant interaction - meet and interact with Kapama’s elephants
    • Hoedspruit Centre for Endangered Species
    • Romantic sleep-out in Kapama Game Reserve - Sleep high above the ground under the African night sky, on an elevated furnished with an oversized bed draped in white linen and billowing mosquito netting; you are completely safe, yet surrounded by wilderness and wildlife
    • Photographic safaris - world-class photographic training by leading South African wildlife photographers
    • Hot Air Ballooning - soar above the bush
In-room comforts at a glance:
  • There are 15 suites at Southern Camp
  • All suites have full en-suite bathrooms with picture windows so that you can enjoy the scenery as you relax
  • Each suite has air conditioning, mini bars and tea and coffee stations as standard
  • Relax and watch wildlife from the privacy of your own patio

How to make a booking

  • Upon your confirmation that you would like to proceed with a booking your Maplanga consultant will send you a booking form to confirm your holiday.
  • A 25% deposit is required to secure the booking or as the terms and conditions of the service provider/s dictate.
  • If we are booking flights for you the deposit amount is the full amount of the flights plus the deposit amount required for the accommodation provider.
  • Final payment is required a month prior to travel or as the terms and conditions of the service provider/s dictate.
  • When full payment has been made we will send your e-tickets & travel vouchers to you. If you prefer they can collected from our offices in North Riding Estates.
  • Payments can be made by EFT, telegraphic transfer (overseas payments) or via a secure independent online VCS credit card link for Visa and MasterCard that can be sent to you.
  • A full set of our terms and conditions are attached to our quotes or you can request a copy from your Maplanga consultant.


  • Kapama lies in the Lowveld area of South Africa and is thus in a malaria area. Please contact your doctor or travel clinic for suitable medication prior to travel.
  • We recommend that all travellers take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance. Speak to your Maplanga consultant if you would like further information on the Oojah Travel insurance we offer.

Money, currency and credit cards  

  • The currency in South Africa is the South African Rand
  • All major currencies are accepted for payment, however you will get change in local currency
  • All credit cards except Diners are accepted at Kapama


Summer in the Lowveld area of South Africa where Kapama lies, is from October to March. Summer daytime temperatures can vary from extreme highs of up to 42°C to unusual lows of 20°C.

Summer is also when most rain falls in this area. Rainfall generally takes the form of dramatic thunderstorms, which last just for an hour or so, after which the weather clears up again.

The colder winter months of May, June and July experience mild day time temperatures of around 26°C and average night-time lows of about 8°C.


Casual, comfortable clothing in neutral shades are best. Shorts, T-shirts and light shorts with a fleece jacket for the cooler evening hours for summer.

Winter nights and early mornings are cool to cold and will require a warm jacket, beanie, gloves and scarf. Multiple light layers for winter that can be removed as the day gets hotter are recommended.

In additional take along a comfortable pair of walking shoes, sun hat glasses and sunblock to protect against the harsh African sun and a costume during the summer months.


All the lodges at Kapama have wi-fi spots should you wish to bring along your tablet or laptop. In addition there is a dedicated guest computer available.
Cell phones work within the reserve although they are not permitted on game drives as they are considered an intrusion.

Lodge amenities

All Kapama’s lodge rooms are supplied soap, shampoo and body lotion.
All the lodges at Kapama offer a reasonably priced 24-hour laundry service, which is available to all guests.
The curio shop stocks basic travel amenities

Electricity at Kapama is a 220-volt alternating current system. Wall plug units take a round two-prong European plug. We recommend you bring the necessary converter or adapter from your home country, should you need to charge cameras or laptops. Alternatively, international adaptors are available for purchase at the lodge.


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