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Fast Facts

Rating: Premier Camp
Type: Safari Lodge
No. Rooms: 6
Special Interests: Birding, Nature, Wildlife

Why stay here?

Place: Set in age-old riverine forest, Abu Camp offers the extraordinary privilege of interacting with African elephants: meeting the individuals, walking with them and being part of a herd makes this a unique experience. Game drives, walks (on request) and mokoro trips take in the diversity of game in the area.

Accommodation: Abu’s six luxurious, explorer-style tents blend seamlessly into their natural surroundings. Each has a tree-shaded deck with a private plunge pool overlooking a lagoon. The main area features a well-stocked library and study; there is a gym for the energetic. Abu’s one-of-a-kind Star Bed is set over the Abu Herd’s boma and guests can spend a night here, being lulled to sleep listening to the elephants’ rumbling snores below.

Purpose: Abu Camp is based on elephant conservation, believing that its elephant herd members help raise awareness about the plight of the species as a whole, and supporting meaningful scientific research projects.

Unique Selling Points

  • Ethical, authentic encounters with a habituated elephant herd – the ultimate elephant educational safari
  • Unique activities include movie nights and sleep-outs under the stars
  • The  variety of natural habitats allows for prolific general game

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