Camp And Activity Highlights
- Vumbura Plains Camp, wildlife experience second to none
- Large luxurious suites, each with a private plunge pool
- Friendly staff and highly trained guides
- Superb game drives and walking safaris
- Hot air ballooning options (seasonal)
- Wildlife and birdlife is exceptional
General Camp Information
- Lodge type; Safari Camp
- Location; Okavango Delta, Kwedi Concession
- Lodge size; 14 Safari Suites
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
Safari Perfection Awaits At This Intimate, Remote And Luxurious Camp On The Vumbura Plains In The Okavango
Vumbura Plains Camp (pronounced Voombera) is located within the private wildlife Kwedi Concession just north of the famed Mombo Island, an area that offers exceptional wildlife and birdlife sights year-round.
Game viewing and wildlife sighted on the Vumbura Plains can range from Lion, Leopard, Wild Dog, Cheetah, Spotted Hyena, as well as the rare Red Lechwe and Sable antelope. Without question one of the better wildlife-orientated lodges in Botswana, and this is all down to location, location, location.
The contemporary and minimalist decor perfectly suited to her surroundings, combined with amazing staff and guides, delicious cuisine and all that wildlife on offer, Vumbura Plains Camp delivers on so many levels that it is impossible to ignore.
Should you be looking for a safari camp that is even more intimate and private, have a look at the sister camp of Little Vumbura Camp.
Rooms and Suites
Vumbura Plains Camp is divided into two satellite camps (Vumbura Plains North Camp and Vumbura Plains South Camp), each offering guests seven suites per camp (14 suites combined). Between the two safari camps, all suites are elevated with a wooden viewing deck, private plunge pool, lounge and sitting area, bedroom area and, of course, an en-suite bathroom.
The plunge pool with 'sala' is in our option the highlight, just sitting back and watching the parade of wildlife and birdlife is something to behold.
All suites at Vumbura Plains offer up the absolute in privacy.
Cuisine and Wine
Cuisine prepared and cooked on site is varied, fresh and absolutely delicious - all in line with a lodge of this calibre. As part of the wilderness safari portfolio, expect nothing less than exceptional.
Meals are served in various dining areas and locations when at Vumbura Plains, including the indoor dining area, outdoor viewing deck, around an open fire or even for those romantically inclined, on the deck of one's own suite.
Vegetarians and other dietary requirements are catered for with advance notice.
Vumbura Plains Camp consists of two independent seven-roomed satellite camps, each one featuring its very own elevated dining, lounge and bar area concealed beneath a canopy of cool, shady indigenous trees and shrubs.
Spectacular views across the Okavango floodplains certainly are a characteristic.
A star-gazing patio along with comfortable cushions protrudes into the floodplain, a location to look upwards or perhaps a pleasant campfire setting.
Vumbura Plains provides both equally land and water activities, primarily nature viewing in diverse habitats in open 4x4 vehicles, nature walks, mokoro trips and motorboat excursions. While discovering the breathtaking ecology of this region, it's possible to appreciate close-up viewing of lion, leopard, wild dog, elephant, cheetah and buffalo together with all the plains game.
Birding around Vumbura Plains Camp is extraordinary - with both selection and prolific quantities.
The Vumbura area is perhaps the only location in the Okavango Delta where it's possible to see red lechwe (an animal that inhabits the fringes of the waterways) and sable antelope (an animal that prefers the dry countryside) on the same game drive.
- Mokoro excursions
- Guided motorboating
- Game drives and night drives
- Walking safaris
- Seasonal hot air ballooning wildlife viewing
- Fishing on a catch-and-release basis
All safari experiences are exactly the same as what Little Vumbura Camp has to offer.
Vumbura Plains Camp is best suited to families with children over the age of 12 years; Vumbura Camp is more adult orientated.
Vumbura Plains Camp is a luxurious and secluded safari camp located in the heart of the Okavango.
Offering unbelievable views, delicious food, and amazing wildlife sightings, this camp is perfect for those looking to get away from it all.
With safari activities such as nature walks, game drives, and mokoro trips available, there is something for everyone at Vumbura Plains Camp.
So if you're looking for an unforgettable Botswana safari experience, be sure to consider Vumbura Plains Camp!
Rates from US$ 1 980.00 per person
Vumbura Plains Camp Rates
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollars (US$)
*Rates may vary according to season
- All meals at Vumbura Plains
- Twice daily scheduled camp activities
- Park fees
- All local drinks
- Local and international flights
- Local transfers
- Items of a personal nature
- Travel Insurance
- Premium drinks; imported brands, and champagne
- All spa treatments when at Vumbura Plains