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Children’s book drive

Children’s book drive

Kapama Private Game Reserve has launched a Children’s Book Drive to assist Eco Children in filling the shelves of the new school libraries. With your help…

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Children’s book drive

Children’s book drive

Kapama Private Game Reserve has launched a Children’s Book Drive to assist Eco Children in filling the shelves of the new school libraries. With your help…

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Wild Dog Rescue

Wild Dog Rescue

Towards the end of September, a pack of around six wild dogs made their way onto Kapama. On one particular day, our Rangers while out with guests came across them and noticed that one of the wild dogs had a snare around its neck.

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Kapama is ready to welcome guests

Kapama is ready to welcome guests

Time to renew your soul in the African bush, we are ready to welcome you. The last few months we have patiently been awaiting the return of guests. Now with inter-provincial travel allowed…

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The Porcupine

The Porcupine

At River Lodge, there is a resident Porcupine that often comes around to the “BOMA” area during dinner time. One evening when my guests and I were having dinner we heard a rustle in the bushes…

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Oat & Seed Crunchies

Oat & Seed Crunchies

Kapama Karula Executive Chef Makhi Maki shares a delicious recipe for oat crunchies. Perfect addition to tea or coffee as the South African cold weather creeps in.

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Kapama River Lodge Refurbishment Project

Kapama River Lodge Refurbishment Project

With South Africa moving from level 4 to level 3 on the 1st June, leisure accommodation is still not permissible Kapama Private Game Reserve decided to use this time as productively as possible and commenced with the next phase of the Kapama River Lodge refurbishment project on 1st June.

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Kapama Karula Turndown Treat

Kapama Karula Turndown Treat

It is made from the fruit of the African Marula tree which is also locally called the Elephant tree, as elephants just love the sweet fruit it produces, or the Marriage Tree.

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Masks and More

Masks and More

With the expected shortage of face masks, the Kapama management team that remained at Kapama during the Nationwide lockdown have thrown their hearts and souls into a wonderful initiative.

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Pistachio & Orange Biscotti

Pistachio & Orange Biscotti

Kapama Karula Executive Chef Makhi Maki shares a delicious recipe of Pistachio & Orange Biscotti. The perfect compliment to a refreshing Green Tea Infusion.

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The Leopard

The Leopard

It’s not just about picking up on tracks but also understanding its behaviour as well as habitat and hunting patterns and terrain they prefer most. It’s probably because they are the most elusive cats around and you will only find them if they allow you to find them.

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Earth Day

Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event that has been celebrated for the past 50 years around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

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Karula Chef’s Speciality Soup

Karula Chef’s Speciality Soup

Kapama Karula’s kitchen, headed up by Executive Chef Makhi Maki, has over the past few years, served guests some of the finest meals you would find on a luxury safari experience.

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Elephant Swim

Elephant Swim

All mammals generate heat through metabolism. Elephants being big and active generate a lot of heat and have many different ways of controlling their body temperature.

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Dwarf Mongoose

Dwarf Mongoose

Have you ever seen a “rat-like” flash cross the road just to disappear?
Ever heard the bird alarm call and the source was nowhere to be found? You might have been tricked by Africa’s smallest carnivore… the Dwarf Mongoose

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No two safaris are ever the same

No two safaris are ever the same

Often people think when rangers take guests out on a safari, each drive is just the same as the other. Or what we do it only a job and nothing more, but I am pleased to tell you that is not the case…

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