Vumbura Plains

CEDARBERG RATING

Luxury

PRICING FROM

$ 3,003 (Pps)

Overview

  • Stylish and luxurious tented camp
  • Large private reserve straddles delta and vast open plains
  • Excellent game viewing
  • Full range of activities on land and water
  • Clean lines with a modern touch

Vumbura Plains is a stylish camp in a private Okavango Delta concession (NG22) north of the Moremi, which it shares with its sister camp, Little Vumbura. It comprises two separate lodges each with seven enormous suites which are amongst the most luxurious in Botswana. Both North and South camps have their own spacious raised dining, lounge and bar areas beneath a canopy of indigenous trees with glorious vistas across the floodplains. The emphasis is on relaxation with decks on different levels and built-in sofas. Funky hanging pod chairs provide a retro 70's feel. There's a library with a selection of books, open-sided dining room and modern bar. A little away from the lodge is a built in seating area around a fire-pit, perfect for a day-time siesta or recounting the day's events around the fire in the evening.

Accommodation

The wood and canvas suites under thatch are on raised platforms beneath a dense canopy of indigenous trees. The décor of Vumbura Plains Camp is light and airy with a modern Scandinavian feel and use of wood. Each suite looks out over the watery plains and has a comfortable bedroom, sunken lounge, sumptuous bathroom with outdoor shower and a private deck with plunge pool and shaded sala. Two family suites are also on offer at Vumbura North with a private deck linking two separate rooms.

Wildlife in the concession is prolific and with a combination of riverine and savanna woodland habitats, the diversity is exceptional: red lechwe, waterbuck, kudu, wildebeest, tsessebe, hippos and crocodiles; the rare and noble sable is common here as are large herds of elephant and buffalo. The reserve is also home to lion, leopard, hyena and cheetah; and wild dog like the plentiful open plains. Bird watching combines the best of both worlds with the Okavango specials and acacia and dry woodland species.

Game activities at Vumbura Plains Camp

With permanent water nearby and a vast expanse of dry land, the lodge offers the full range of water and land-based activities for most of the year. Take to the water in the silence of a traditional mokoro or enjoy the faster delta boats for some spectacular scenery, bird watching and game viewing. On land your ranger will navigate the marshy floodplains in an open game-viewing vehicle. Walking safaris (on request) and bird watching provide a serene and intimate encounter with the fascinating African bush.

Vumbura Plains on the map

Rooms

Standard Tent(s)

Vumbura Plains – South
There are six twin bedded tents and one double bedded tent. The single beds can be pushed together to make a double bed. There is one twin bedded guide/pilot room which is much smaller than a standard tent.

Vumbura Plains – North
There are four twin bedded tents and one double bedded tent. The single beds can be pushed together to make a double bed. There is one twin bedded guide/pilot room which is much smaller than a standard tent.

 

Family Tent(s)

There are two family tents at Vumbura North each accommodating four guests comprising two bedrooms each with own bathroom facilities. The main adult room has a large sunken lounge and spacious showers whilst the second child’s room is smaller and has standard facilities.

 

Special offers

Free Flights

Stay 6 nights at Wilderness Camps and receive up to three complimentary flights

Stay 6 nights at Wilderness Camps and receive up to three complimentary flights. Stay 8 nights and receive up to four complimentary flights. Botswana Camps include: Mombo Camo, Little Mombo, Jao Camp, Little Vumbura, Vumbura Plains, Tubu Tree Camp, Little Tubu, Chitabe Camp, Savuti Camp, Kings Pool Zimbabwe Camps include: Davisons Camp, Linkwasha Camp, Ruchomechi Camp, Little Makalola Zambia (Vic Falls) include: Toyo Leya

VALID FROM 01/11/2023
VALID UNTIL 10/01/2023

Stay 6 nights - 5% off

Stay for 6 nights and get 5% off- valid for all camps

Book 6 nights and get 5% discount - Valid for all Wilderness Camps except peak season from June to October

Terms & Conditions: Excludes June to October

VALID FROM 01/11/2021
VALID UNTIL 10/01/2023

Includes

Accomodation, meals, game activities, drinks excluding premium wines, spirits and champagne, laundry

Excludes

Curios, massages and/or imported drinks

Family Suitability

Accepts older children

Malaria Rating

Malarial area year-round

Good For

Birding, Nature, Wildlife

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