Vumbura Plains Camp is situated about 25 km north of Mombo, in the neighboring northern private reserve of 60,000 hectares, within Botswana’s Okavango Delta. The privacy of this area is one of Vumbura’s main attractions along with its great wildlife and superb all round Okavango experience. Vumbura Plains offers both water and land activities as this area has scenic waterways and is also close to the Okavango’s outermost open savannahs. The water levels around the camp change each year depending on the level of the annual floods from central Africa.
At a Glance
- Accommodation in two separate luxury 7-roomed camps
- En-suite facilities
- Additional outdoor shower
- Boating and Mokoro trips are also offered.
- Game drives in open 4×4 Land Rovers.
- Night and day game drives.
Vumbura Plains overlooks a vast, attractive floodplain and the rooms are built under the shade of cool and shady trees. Vumbura Plains consists of 2 x 14 bedded camps linked by raised boardwalks and each has its own dining, lounge, and bar area although all 28 beds or parts thereof can be utilized for larger parties. All 14 of the luxury rooms are raised off the ground on wooden platforms with walkways connecting them to the main living areas. Each room has a large, very comfortable bedroom, a lounge, a “sala” and en-suite facilities with a shower, a flush toilet, and an outdoor shower under the stars. The main dining, lounge, and pub area is also raised off the ground and tucked beneath a canopy of shady, indigenous trees with a wonderful vista across the floodplains. Each room has its own plunge pool.
Vumbura offers mokoro excursions, walks, boating, and game drives. Game drives are conducted in open 4×4 Land Rovers with experienced guides. Night drives are possible nearly all year, but may be restricted for a few months in the middle of each year if we have extremely high flood levels. The variety of wildlife here is stunning. Guests can go out by boat in the morning and see Hippos, Crocodiles, Red Lechwe, and all the aquatic wildlife and then travel out by Land Rover in the afternoon to see Elephant, Sable, and all the dry Savannah game.
Vumbura Plains Camp only accepts children 6 yrs and over. No childcare/babysitters are provided. Children must be under the care of their parents at all times.
Please Note: Children 6-12 yrs require the use of a Private Vehicle and Ranger for all activities – this will be at an additional charge.