Kapama Private Game Reserve

Amazing Bush Experience

The Kapama Private Game Reserve is located in the Limpopo Province of South Africa and forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park. The Kapama Private Game Reserve is home to numerous wildlife and plant species, with over 40 mammal species and over 350 birds species calling this reserve home.

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Cheetah cubs (Acinonyx jubatus), Kapama Game Reserve, South Africa.

The Kapama Private Game Reserve is known for its great game watching opportunities and you are sure to spot the elusive Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo) while on safari here.

Other notable wildlife species you may spot include cheetah, hyena, giraffe and zebra. The reserve offers various safari activities that include game drives, bush walks, hot air ballooning and an onsite spa for those who want to unwind. The reserve is also located nearby the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre.

This private reserve has amazing tailor-made options and a variety of accommodation for all adventure seekers. They are also able to host events. The Kapama Private Game Reserve is the ideal option for those wanting to experience the South African bush in style.

History of Kapama Game Reserve

In 1950, Willie Schurmann, the father of Lente Roode, purchased a 2000 hectare piece of farmland in the Hoedspruit district. This land was used for sheep and cattle farming, which began a battle with the big cats in the area...more

Kapama Game Reserve Accommodation

The 16000 hectares of African bush, that Kapama Game Reserve spans is a truly pristine wilderness offering sanctuary to a plethora of wildlife....more

The Lion Called Kapama

There is a local legend about Shangaan chiefs in the area. The legend states that the bravest of the chiefs would be honoured by being reborn as a lion. The last chief of this bloodline was Kapama, whom after the reserve was named...more