Botswana » Okavango Delta » Vumbura Plains Camp


LOCATIONNorthern Okavango Delta in a private concession bordering the Moremi Wildlife Reserve

  • Game viewing at Vumbura is enjoyed on both land and water year-round.
  • The habitat mix means just about every species found in the Okavango can be seen.
  • Excellent predator sightings, from lion to wild dog.

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* surcharges will apply over peak holiday periods & long weekends

• Type – 50% Game drives, 50% Water activities (but can change depending on flood levels)
• Game drives via 6 x 10 seater open 4 x 4 Land Rovers each accommodating a maximum of seven guests, allowing all guests an outside seat (each vehicle is equipped with a tree book, a bird book, a mammal book, a pair of binoculars and Peaceful Sleep insect repellent in a centre consol on each row of seats)
• The camp has a supply of bean bags for guests to use to steady their camera while on a game activity
• Night drives
• Walking safaris
• Birding
• Fishing
• Mokoro excursions in 6 mokoros (each mokoro seats two guests)
• Two boats that seat six comfortably in each
• Tourism Levy of USD 30 per person for Botswana, is to be paid upon arrival at port of entry. Payment can be made through electronic machines, cash (US Dollars) or debit and credit cards. (USD cash is recommended)

Flying times:

To/from Maun: 38 minutes To/from Kasane.
1 hr 15 minutes Kasane to Victoria Falls.
(Allow additional time for customs and immigration)

Vumbura Plains South
6 x Twin bedded tents
1 x Honeymoon tent
1 x Twin guide room (not same standard as guest room)
Vumbura Plains North
4 x Twin bedded tents
1 x Honeymoon tent
2 x Family tents – accommodates four guests
1 x Twin guide room (not same standard as guest room)

6 of the twin beds at both Vumbura Plains North and South can be converted into king size beds on request.


Vumbura Plains Camp lies in the extreme north of the Okavango Delta, on the edge of a large floodplain where lechwe often splash their way charmingly through the water. Vumbura Plains Camp encompasses such a wide variety of habitats and species, that guests can see just about every animal that occurs in the Okavango Delta biome.


Below is only a suggestion as to what a day may entail as daily wildlife sightings tend to dictate the schedule


05h00/06h00 -
 Wake up call. Light continental breakfast consisting of cereals, tea/coffee/juices and pastries to be served in the dining area

05h30/06h30 - Depart on morning activity, returning to camp at approximately 10h00

10h00/11h00 - Brunch consisting of a selection of breakfast and lunch dishes. From now until afternoon tea, guests are at leisure

16h00/15h00 - Afternoon tea will be served – this will consist of a selection of sweet and savoury snacks

16h30/15h30 - Depart on afternoon game viewing activity – drinks and snacks will be served for sundowners during the course of the activity

19h30/19h00 - Return to camp (could be later if good game sightings)

20h00/19h30 - Pre-dinner drinks and snacks will be served at the pub

20h30/20h00 - Three course plated/served dinner

21h30/21h00 - Coffee and liqueurs around the campfire


Elephant are found all year round, but peak roughly from May till late Oct. Lion are seen regularly and it is a good area for Leopard and Wild Dogs. Plains game is good year round but peaks in the dry months. Excellent birding especially Carmine Bee-Eaters in summer.


Camp has 220v generator powered electricity
220v plugs available in each tent for guests to charge batteries and for the use of sleep apnoea machines. Hence bring spare battery, charging unit and adaptors
Geyser heated water
Multi-national adaptors in each tent


Laundry is done on a daily basis on request – payment direct unless specified.


  • Great multi-activity camp
  • Views of lagoon from tents
  • Evening fire sides in traditional Kgotla/boma
  • Each 14-bedded camp has its own main area encompassing open bar, dining room and lounge under canvas (each main area can accommodate up to 18 guests)
  • 2 Yoga mats available for guest use
  • Menu of massage treatments - conducted in the privacy of the guest’s tent
  • Library
  • Fire deck
  • Curio shop


  • Both camps and all 14 tents are on decks and connected by raised walkways
  • Canvas tents under thatch with en-suite facilities including 2 basins on a vanity
  • Bed in middle of the room with view out of tent
  • Entrance into tents through a wooden door
  • Fans
  • Mosquito net
  • Plunge pool at each tent
  • Indoor & outdoor shower for each room
  • Soaps, shampoos and insect repellents are supplied in each tent
  • Sala at each tent
  • Safe in each tent
  • Hairdryer



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