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Fast Facts

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

Why stay here?

Little Vumbura is situated on a wooded island in the same region as its sister camp, Vumbura Plains. Designed to blend in with its surroundings, Little Vumbura is a beautiful six-roomed tented camp shaded by the canopy of an ancient Okavango forest. Each tent is en-suite, with views of the waving grasses of the floodplain. A plunge pool and reading area overlook the floodplains and a star deck leads off the dining area.

Surrounded as it is by water and lying close to large rivers, water-based activities are a focus with mekoro traversing the floodplains under the guidance of experienced polers, and motor boats the permanent channels. Wildlife viewing and birding is consistently good all year round. Game drives in open Land Rovers explore the savannah areas. Walks (depending on qualified guide availability) around the islands are an opportunity to enjoy Africa from a different perspective.

The Vumbura Concession is leased from five villages through the Okavango Community Trust in a partnership that ensures that the benefits of ecotourism are shared with rural stakeholders.

NOTE: Ballooning offered from April to mid-October.

Unique Selling Points

  • Intimate, small Swiss Family Robinson-like traditional camp with style
  • Diverse area with a range of activities to match
  • Best place to see sable in the Delta as well as wild dog