Vumbura Plains Camp is a luxury tented camp situated to the north of Mombo, in a private concession bordering the Moremi Game Reserve in the extreme north of the Okavango Delta. With a wonderful variety of habitats, diverse wildlife and an enormous traversing area of 55,000 hectares. Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Cheetah and Buffalo along with all the plains animals (including contrasts such as the water-loving Red Lechwe and the Sable of the dry savannah) provide an excellent all round wildlife experience in a remote and private region of the Okavango. Birds abound in large varieties and quantities. Vumbura Plains Camp is the perfect location for guests seeking a big game experience as well as luxury accommodation along with the exclusivity that comes with being in a remote part of the Okavango Delta.
Vumbura Plains Camp as a whole consists of two separate 7 roomed camps set out in absolute luxury whilst blending in perfectly with the surroundings at Vumbura, each with its own dining, lounge and bar area. The rooms are uniquely designed, spacious and raised off the ground on wooden decks. Each has a large, comfortable bedroom, lounge, and “Sala”, en-suite facilities with an outdoor shower and its own plunge pool. The main dining, lounge and pub area is also raised off the ground with a wonderful vista across the floodplains and tucked beneath a canopy of cool, shady, indigenous trees.
The Vumbura Reserve offers both land and water activities in a park that has a wonderful variety of habitats and a great diversity of wildlife. The reserve offers an enormous traversing area of close on 130 000 acres. The main activity at Vumbura Plains is game viewing in wonderful and varied countryside. Open 4×4 Land Rovers allow close proximity to animals in the savannah and forested areas. The Vumbura area is possibly the only area in the Okavango where one can see Red Lechwe (an animal that inhabits the fringes of the waterways) and a Sable antelope (an animal that enjoys the dry countryside) on the same game drive. Add in Lion, Leopard, Elephant, cheetah and Buffalo along with all the plains animals and one has an excellent all round wildlife experience in a remote and private part of the Okavango. Birding too is great with large varieties and quantities.
Walks, mokoros and boating give Vumbura’s guests the opportunity to enjoy Africa from a different perspective.