• Kapama Southern Camp

Kapama Southern Camp

Southern Camp is situated in the newly acquired southern most section of Kapama Private Game Reserve previously known as Hongonyi. Southern Camp offers guests an affordable safari experience and guests enjoy basic luxury accommodation accompanied by warm hospitality and friendly service. Guests enjoy quality traditional meals served buffet style. Breakfast and lunch are served in the dining room with dinner served in the open air boma around a open fire (weather permitting).

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.

At a glance

  • 15 Suites
  • 7 Luxury Suites
  • 3 Family Luxury Suites
  • Each suite features decks and panaromic views
  • Big 5 safaris in open vehicles
  • Boma

Rates inclusive of 15% VAT • South African Rand • Subject to Availability

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Lost in Africa
The charm and hospitality of Southern Camp staff make it a warm and inviting place for families looking for the ultimate African safari. It’s a relaxed atmosphere where even the tiniest tots are a priority and the memories made will be with you and your family forever.

Suites
rooms: 15 • size: 45m2
Light, airy en-suite bedrooms lead out onto private patios from which to spot the local wildlife. Vast picture windows in every room never let you forget that you’re in one of the most beautiful places in Africa.

Equipped for the African heat, each suite is fitted with air conditioning, as well as a personal bar for refreshments. Tea facilities and Lavazza coffee machines are also at hand. For peace of mind, there’s an electronic safe for your valuables, and for our guests from abroad, international plugs for convenience.

Luxury Villas
rooms: 7 • size: 95m2
With loads of room to stretch out, come summertime, the airy spaces allow a cool breeze to pull through, and you can splash about in your private lap pool or wash away the dust of your game drive under the stars in your outdoor shower. But for those who prefer a little more privacy, fear not – each room has an en-suite bathroom.

Air con throughout the suites means you’ll always be comfortable, and a Lavazza coffee machine brings luxury coffee straight from the café into your kitchen. For something a little stronger, feel free to peruse your personal bar. For peace of mind, there’s an electronic safe for your valuables, and for our guests from abroad, international plugs for convenience.

Family Luxury Villas
rooms: 3 • size: 130m2
With your own pool big enough for a rousing game of Marco Polo and comfy recliners just begging to be lounged in with an ice-cold cocktail and a good book, there is more than enough space for the whole family to relax and unwind in style on your private patio. For refreshments, tea facilities and a Lavazza coffee machine is available to you, as well as your own personal bar.

Each suite features en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning for added comfort. For peace of mind, there’s an electronic safe for your valuables, and for our guests from abroad, international plugs for convenience.

Lounge, Pool & Dining
The perfect spot to relax, sip on a refreshing beverage and play a one-sided game of hide and seek with the local wildlife.

Breakfast and Lunch
A contemporary, open-sided dining area with our tempting
wine selection as a focal point.

Dinner
Our traditional outdoor boma lets you dine under the stars as our chefs create dazzling fare right in front of you.

Kosher
On request, Kapama Southern Camp can offer kosher meals. For information on our kosher meal options email our reservations team and they will be happy to assist.

Lounge & Pool

An ideal place to relax with a good book or soak up the surrounding scenery, the lounge and pool deck are excellent vantage spots from which to game view too. Alternatively, go for a swim in the pool to cool off. The friendly barman is on duty all day to entice you with tantalising cocktails.

Dining

Breakfast and lunch are served in the elegant, open-sided dining room, which offers an enchanting dining experience. Décor is contemporary, understated and inspired by surrounding nature. The wine cellar is a focal point in the room, with the fine South Africa estate collection showcased behind frameless glass.

The traditional outdoor boma is the favoured setting for dinner, weather permitting. Illuminated by firelight and starry skies, diners will enjoy diverse and tasteful cuisine conjured by chefs right before them. Open fires are often used for cooking too, in true African style.

Single supplement – 50% of the per person sharing rate.

Family Villas: Of the 10 Villas, 3 have a second bedroom which can accommodate two children under the age of 12 years or one additional adult.

Children under the age of 12 years – 50% of the per person sharing rate when sharing with two adults in the Family Luxury Suites only.

Luxury Suites: Of the 10 Luxury Suites, 3 have a second bedroom which can accommodate two children under the age of 12 years or one additional adult

Rate inclusions: Accommodation, all meals, teas & snacks, two daily safari activities with soft drinks, local drinks and waters on these activities and return transfers from Eastgate Airport (HDS) on scheduled flights only.

Rate exclusions: Conservation levy of  (2018) R135.00  (2019) R150.00 per person per day, laundry and items of a personal nature.


Whilst guests are welcome to arrive in time for lunch, room check in will only be after 13h00 and checkout before 11h00 on day of departure. The child rate applies to children under the age of 12 years when sharing with two adults. Children
between the age of 6 and 12 years are permitted on game drives at the sole discretion of the ranger – No children under 6 year allowed on game drives.

Lodge Features

  • Buffalo Camp: 10 luxury tents – 20 guests
  • Kapama Karula: 10 superior suites & 2 family superior suites – 28 guests
  • River Lodge: 64 suites – 128 guests
  • Southern Camp: 15 suites & 7 luxury suites & 3 family luxury suites – 56 guests


The family unit rate is for a maximum 2 adults & 2 children under 12 years.

LUXURY SUITES: Of the 10 Luxury Suites, 3 have a second bedroom which can accommodate two children under the age of 12 years or one additional adult through a common entrance.

TERMS & CONDITIONS;

Full payment of the balance is due 30 days prior to guests arrival, unless the booking is made within 30 days, in which case full payment will be required to confirm the reservation.

A deposit is required to confirm a booking of:

  • 365 + days prior to arrival – 5% deposit is required within 30 days.
  • 364 and 90 days prior to arrival – 10% deposit is required within 14 days.
  • 89 and 30 days prior to arrival – 25% deposit is required within 7 days.
  • 30 and 0 days prior to arrival – 100% deposit is required within 2 days.

The following cancellation terms and conditions will apply to reservations which are cancelled in part or in full as follows;

  • 365 + days prior to arrival – 5% of the total amount will be due.
  • 364 and 90 days prior to arrival – 10% of the total amount will be due.
  • 89 and 30 days prior to arrival – 25% of the total amount will be due.
  • 30 and 0 days prior to arrival – 75% of the total amount will be due.

 

CHILDREN: Children of all ages are welcome at Kapama Southern Camp. All children under the age of sixteen must be accompanied by a responsible adult during game drives and bush walks. Children under the age of 12 are permitted on safari at the sole discretion of the manager or guide. Children under the age of 6 are not permitted on safari.


The Lodge reserves the right to restrict one night weekend or peak period bookings.

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What sets us Apart !

  • Effortless road and air access
  • Ideal for family or small groups
  • Rich biodiversity of game
  • Large elephant population
  • Over 530 bird species
  • Big 5 Game Animals

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