This small, intimate camp embodies all that is best about the Okavango Delta – breathtaking beauty, remote, peaceful island location, abundant game and varied landscapes. Add in the warm hospitality of the people of this region – who are stakeholders in the ecotourism success story of the Okavango – and you have a winning (and beautiful) combination.
With access to varied, game-rich habitats, this six-tented camp nestles beneath the trees of an ancient island forest. A floating jetty connects land with water, and the wildlife experience can include sightings of sable, and African wild dog.
INSIDER'S TIP: Float along a crystal-clear Okavango waterway by mokoro as you scan for reed frogs and waterlilies. The hot air balloon safari is another highlight for seeing wildlife from new heights!
- Private Vehicle Available
A beautiful and intimate camp built on a small tree island beneath the canopy of an ancient Okavango forest. Accessible by boat, Little Vumbura is the epitome of island living in the midst of the water wonderland that is the Delta. The tents boast spacious rooms that lead into a lounge area, featuring large windows…
There is one family unit which accommodates four guests. Comprising two rooms, each with their own en-suite facilities, and an inter-leading door separating the two. The shared sunken indoor lounge area leads to a shared deck overlooking the surrounding floodplains. The intimate nature of the camp remains the perfect choice for exclusive family safaris.
Number of Rooms: 6
- Electrical Outlets
- Hair Dryer
- Internet Access (Complimentary)
- Laundry Service (Complimentary)
- Lounge Area
- Mosquito Nets
- Tea / Coffee
Little Vumbura is situated in the Vumbura Private Wilderness Area, known for its scenic beauty and diverse wildlife, and a concession which is leased from nearby rural communities. Ecotourism activities here thus help communities benefit from conservation. Morning and afternoon game drives allow you to take in the plains game and predators that inhabit the…
Walking in the wilderness is a wonderful way of being even closer to nature, observing the smaller creatures and flora you miss when travelling by vehicle. Our expert guides welcome the opportunity to share their bushlore adventures … * Seasonal and subject to the availability of a qualified walking guide.
There is no better way of viewing wildlife, and exploring the crystal clear channels of the Okavango Delta than by traditional mokoro (dugout canoe). Often providing up close and personal sightings of tiny painted reed frogs and glorious waterlilies. * Water levels permitting.
A boat ride along the calm waters of the delta is another idyllic form of water wildlife viewing. Sighting pods of hippo and crocodile is common in the waterways. * Water levels permitting.
Cast your line, and try your hand at fishing on a catch and release basis. The camp has a limited supply of basic equipment for your use. * Note that fishing is seasonal as it is prohibited by Botswana law in January and February due to breeding purposes.
The birding at Little Vumbura is as varied as it is exceptional all year round. In the summer many migrant species are present, while other specials which are regularly seen include wattled crane, slaty egret, chirping cisticola, fan-tailed widowbird, pink-backed pelican and possibly rosy-throated longclaw for the dedicated birders.
View the delta from new heights on a hot air balloon ride over this rich ecosystem, ending off with a delightful champagne celebration on landing, and snacks. Exploring Botswana from the air is a truly otherworldly experience. * Optional activity at extra cost, and weather permitting.