Vumbura Plains Camp

Call 01242 547 702 to speak to a specialist Enquire


Why we like it

  • Vumbura Plains Camp is a luxury camp in the northern Okavango Delta
  •  Located on a private concession of 60,000 hectares of pristine wilderness
  • Spacious contemporary rooms each with a large bedroom, a sunken lounge and a private deck with plunge pool
  • One family suite with two en-suite bedrooms
  • Activities on offer are day and night game drives, walking, mekoros, boat trips, seasonal fishing and bird watching
  • An excellent choice of camp offering the finest luxuries and comforts in this area of outstanding beauty

A&K Top Tip

After a morning game drive, enjoy a massage treatment on your private deck absorbing the sounds of the African bush, a truly invigorating treat.

Guest Testimonial

Once again we have thoroughly enjoyed our holiday with A&K. There was a fascinating mix of location and camp styles and the particular sequence worked very well for us.

- KB, Surrey



Vumbura Plains camp is a unique camp consisting of Vumbura Plains South and Vumbura Plains North, each camp is identical with 7 guest rooms each having its own main area consisting of raised dining, lounge and bar area hidden away under the indigenous trees of the area. The vegetation ranges from open floodplains to dense mopane bushveld creating spectacular game viewing and birding opportunities all year round.


The main area of the camp opens up to a large deck overlooking the floodplains, a perfect place to sit and watch the sunset with your choice of drink. Plenty of luxurious and oversized seating has been designed to maximise space and create a relaxing environment that blends in with the surrounding nature.

Game viewing and birdlife in this area is excellent year round it is the only place in the Okavango Delta that you will probably see a red lechwe (an animal that inhabits the edges of the waterways) and a sable antelope (an animal that prefers dry countryside) proving that this area is not only scenically different but very interesting from a wildlife perspective. Other game that you will expect to see seasonally are elephant, giraffe, impala, kudu, zebra, common waterbuck and reedbuck, tsessebe, wildebeest, and Cape buffalo. Predators include the African Wild Dog, several resident prides of lion, leopard, cheetah and the African wildcat.


Useful info

botswana map

Fly to

Maun or Kasane via Johannesburg

flying time

12 hours 40 minutes

time difference

GMT +2 hours

Visas

Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an endemic area

Best time to travel

March - November

Weather

The best time to travel is between March and November, rain fall is at a minimum and the days are cooler but clear. Early mornings and evenings can be chilly. The Delta is normally in flood from May until August.

Show more

Create a brochure

Order a brochure

Order here


Suggested itineraries in Botswana


Highlights of Botswana

Nights: 11 | from £4,515pp

Discover more

A safari of contrasts that enables you to view Botswana’s magnificent wildlife in both Linyati and the world-famous Okavango Delta, with the option to extend your trip to explore the arid Nxai Pans.


Bush Skills Adventure in Botswana

Nights: 3 | from £1,995pp

Discover more

Enjoy unique insights into one of the natural wonders of the world – the vast Okavango Delta, swarming with wildlife – while learning bush survival skills with a local guide. Discover how to find water, fish and trap food, and of course pole a traditional mokoro (dugout canoe) along the channels of this watery wonderland.


Luxury Small Group Journeys - Botswana: Safari in Style 2017

Nights: 9 | from £7,515pp

Discover more

Discover the magical Okavango Delta combined with the mighty Victoria Falls, making this trip an unforgettable experience


Botswana Under Canvas

Nights: 10 | from £4,995pp

Discover more

Botswana is the ultimate luxury safari destination; during this trip you will stay in four different tented camps, allowing you to get close to nature and view the magnificent wildlife in contrasting environments


Classic Botswana

Nights: 9 | from £5,580pp

Discover more

There is nowhere like Botswana. The wilderness experience here is second to none, with vast swathes of pristine savannah, flood plains, rivers and lagoons bursting with life. Combine three different areas for a dazzlingly diverse safari.


Africa: Across a Continent by Private Jet

Nights: 20 | from £77,080pp

Discover more

Experience the highlights of Africa on one amazing journey. Africa Revealed: A Journey by Private Jet takes you to seven countries in 21 days, revealing Africa's wildlife, culture and history at their most authentic. Travel in style on board our chartered Boeing 757, equipped with first-class, fully lie-flat seats.


Luxury Small Group Journey - Southern Africa Safari by River & Rail 2017

Nights: 14 | from £9,885pp

Discover more

From cosmopolitan Cape Town to thundering Victoria Falls to the extraordinary Okavango Delta, experience the best of Southern Africa in one spectacular itinerary


Other pages you might be interested in...


Call 01242 547 702 to speak to a specialist Enquire


Meet the Africa Team

Frame image

Ben, Robin, Sara, Chris, Charlotte and Jo - have intimate knowledge of every African camp, hotel and resort and are experts in designing the perfect holiday.3

Read more


Sundowner Magazine

Sundowner

Sign-up>

Sign up to our news letter

Escapes routes - e news

Sign-up