3 Day Kapama Buffalo Camp Safari

Kapama Private Game Reserve

About the Tour

This 2-night,3-day Kapama Buffalo Camp Safari that starts and ends in Johannesburg will see you stay high in the treetops, accessible only by elevated wooden walkways in old-world luxury style tents. This luxury tented camp, in Kapama Private Game Reserve near the Kruger National Park, is a quiet and intimate lodge where you can unwind in the shade of the trees and simply absorb the surrounding peace. The perfect luxury South African Safari escape.

Set among tall, shady trees, with a seasonal river below, Buffalo Camp’s suites are ultra-luxurious tents that consistently delight our guests. Dark wood and leather finishes add a nostalgic air, while oil lanterns illuminating the walkways at night create a wonderfully romantic ambiance. Each luxury tent features en-suite bathrooms and air-conditioning, as well as heated blankets for cooler weather comfort. Tea and Nespresso coffee facilities come standard, along with a fully stocked minibar. For peace of mind, there’s a lock-up safe for your valuables, and for our guests from abroad, international plugs for convenience.

Accompanied by a skilled ranger and tracker, you can expect to encounter a diverse range of animal and bird species on your morning and afternoon sunset safari drives.


Day 1: Johannesburg to Kapama Buffalo Camp

Today you depart from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo Airport to Kapama Buffalo Camp on a shared shuttle bus. The bus departs from at 6:45 am, from the bus terminal right outside International Arrivals. The drive takes 6-7 hours and you travel through a few touristic towns en route to the town of Hoedspruit. Of course, you make scheduled and unscheduled stops for the bathroom, to stretch your legs and to buy some snacks or refreshments along the way.

On arrival at the lodge, you will get a brief camp orientation and then checked into your room. There is time to freshen up and enjoy a light snack before you set off on a sunset safari drive in the Safari drive. You arrive back at the camp as the sun is almost completely gone and you can sip on a refreshing drink or coffee at the camp dining area before sitting down to dinner. After dinner, spend sometime around the fire sharing stories of the day before retiring to your room for a good night’s rest.

Included Today: Shuttle Bus Transfer, Lunch, Sunset Safari, Dinner & Accommodation.

Day 2: Morning & Afternoon Safari Drives

Two game drives a day are offered to all our guests. Since this is a Big Five Reserve, encountering lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo is possible over a two-day safari. While seeing big game is always exhilarating, there are many other smaller species that are also captivating, and birding enthusiasts will be delighted at the approximately 350 species of bird recorded on the reserve. Throughout the day, it’s likely you will see wildlife such as nyala antelope, Vervet monkeys or even a few of the Big Five.

Included Today: Morning & Afternoon Safaris, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Accommodation.

Day 3: Kapama Buffalo Camp to Johannesburg

Enjoy a last morning safari drive and breakfast at the lodge before checking-out. Your driver will collect you from the lodge and transfer you back to Hoedspruit where you will take the shared shuttle bus back to Johannesburg’s OR Tambo Airport.

Included Today: Morning Safari, Breakfast, Road Transfers

What’s not included in the price of this safari:

  • Purchases of a personal nature
  • Optional extra off-site activities
  • Laundry
  • Telephone calls
  • Gratuities

Good to Know:

  • Special dietary requirements on request.
  • Single, child & group rates on request.
  • Prices subject to change without notice.
  • This tour can be arranged to start and finish in Cape Town (Surcharges will apply)
  • This tour can be extended.

Child Policy:

  • No children under the age of 12 years old allowed at Buffalo Camp.
  • 12 years and older: Considered as adults and accommodated in their own rooms.
  • 12 years and older: Pay full adult rates and are permitted on safaris.


Lodge Facilities

  • Air- Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Boma
  • Dinning Area
  • Lounge
  • Reception
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing Deck

Room Facilities

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Bath Tub
  • Electrical Points
  • King-Size Bed
  • Mosquito Nets
  • Shower
  • Soap & Shampoo
  • Tea/Coffee Station
  • Towels
  • Viewing Deck



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