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Karula translated from the local language as a haven of peace, the in the Big Five Kapama Reserve offers travellers five-star safari accommodation in a most magnificent setting. The meandering river which runs through this camp further contributes to the tranquillity and natural ambience of this elegant safari lodge.

An authentic Kapama Karula Luxury Tents include en-suite bathrooms, king size beds as well as air conditioning, are the ideal accommodation choice for travellers who appreciate the African outdoor safari feeling. In addition to the Luxury Tents, Karula Lodge offers guests the spacious Suites as well as the Superior Suites. Two of the lodge's Superior Suites are Family Suites which accommodate families travelling with children in two bedrooms.

Room types:

  • Luxury Tents
  • Suites
  • Superior Suites.

Unique features of the Suites are the outdoor as well as indoor showers which offer a unique African safari atmosphere. The Superior Suites provided the added benefit of a private outdoor swimming pool as well as the sun loungers from where the surrounding bushveld and its different noises can be enjoyed. The Karula Luxury Tents are complete with private decks, coffee and tea making facilities as well as mini bar fridges which are available in all room types.

Luxury Tent features:

  • King size beds
  • En-suite bathroom (bath and shower)
  • Coffee and tea making facilities
  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini bar fridge
  • Mini safes
  • Private deck.

Suites feature in addition to the above:

  • Outdoor and indoor showers
  • Lounge area.

Superior Suites feature in addition to the above:

  • Private lap swimming pool
  • Sun lounges.

Family Superior Suites feature in addition to the above:

  • Second bedroom for two children
  • Private lap swimming pool
  • Sun lounges.


The use of modern whitewashed wood combined with glass and a natural colour palette provide this Lodge with a contemporary African feel. The multipurpose library features audiovisual equipment. Two Internet stations offering complimentary WiFi are available to guests. By prior arrangements, a romantic dinner by the fire for two can be enjoyed in the library.


  • Dining area
  • Lounge
  • Multipurpose library (WiFi)
  • Bars and wine cellar
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Health and beauty spa (at River Lodge)
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Outdoor patios.


Guest may participate in the early morning as well as the late afternoon & evening safari drives which are guided by professional safari rangers and trackers through the Big Five reserve. Also, Elephant Back Safaris, Elephant Interaction Tours as well as thrilling Hot Air Balloon Safaris can be booked.

For Karula guests in search of relaxation, the sundeck at the swimming pool as well as the Wellness Center, where rejuvenating health and beauty spa treatments await, are ideal choices.


  • Morning and afternoon safari drives in open safari vehicles
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Elephant back safaris
  • Elephant interaction program
  • Swimming
  • Health and beauty spa treatments.


Children are permitted on the safari drives, and bush walks at the sole discretion of the ranger. Accommodation for families travelling with children is in the two Family Superior Suites which offer a second bedroom to accommodate two children.


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