A retreat of contemporary and unique design, Vumbura Plains comprises two separate satellite camps, consisting of 14 rooms overall (of which two accommodate families). 


Plains Camp


Vumbura Plains Camp comprises of two smaller camps. Each camp has its own sumptuous raised lounge, dining and bar area with magnificent vistas across the Okavango Delta, while a deck with comfortable cushions protrudes into the floodplain, either for star-gazing or as a convivial camp fire setting.

Each large, luxurious room is raised off the ground, with indoor and outdoor showers and an en-suite bathroom. A step down is the lounge area, open on three sides for that iconic view of the floodplains. Additional room features include a private plunge pool and 'sala' – a place from which to watch the passing parade of wildlife or indulge in a soothing massage.

Luxury spacious contemporary tented rooms under thatch, on a raised deck. Both camps are connected by raised wooden walkways. Entrance into tent through a wooden door. 

No air-conditioning, however, ceiling and pedestal fans are provided in all the rooms.

Accommodation at Vumbura Plains Camp:

Vumbura Plains South:

  • 6x units in total

  • 1x Guide Twin Room

Vumbura Plains North :

  • 8x units in total comprising: 

  • 6x twin-bedded tents each with two extra lengths three quarter beds. 

  • 2x family units with two extra lengths three quarter beds in each bedroom (each unit consists of 2 bedrooms, with their own bathroom and entrance, separated by a deck). The family units do not have a sala.

Child Policy

  • Children 6 years and older are welcome

  • For families travelling with children between 6 and 12 years, private activities need to be booked and paid for. 

  • Children between 6 and 16 years must share with an adult/s in the same room. 

  • The minimum age for boating activities is 6 years, while mokoro and walking activities have a minimum age of 13 years. 

Access Details:

Fly-In Basis 

  • Airstrip Name: Vumbura Airstrip 

  • Duration to Camp: Approximately 35 minute road transfer (depending on wildlife sightings, scenery and photographic opportunities along the way) and 5 minutes boating into camp 

  • Airstrip Coordinates: S18 57 Latitude E22 48 Longitude 

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