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Wilderness Safaris DumaTau Camp

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Botswana, Linyanti Reserve, Botswana
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Madrid, Spain
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have just been there for work, and I cannot express how wonderful this place is. Everything is the best taste, in decoration and details, but the best is the incredible peolpe. I dont need to talk about the beauty of the land it self and how hard is to leave. I will make sure I come back! Thank you... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau Camp, responded to this review

Dear abejul, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your recent visit to DumaTau - even it was for work. The fact that the camp, the people and the area made such an impression on you says a lot and we do hope that you will be able to come back one day for a holiday!... More 

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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Duma Tau Camp was absolutely fabulous. Our stay was made so pleasant by exceptionally hospitable staff! Our guide,Evans, was unbelievably knowledgeable and so humble in his approach!! I can highly recommend Duma Tau and Wilderness Safaris for an unforgettable trip into a glimpse of absolute paradise.

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau Camp, responded to this review

Thank you Cindy D, for your beautiful words and for sharing this little piece of paradise with us. We will be sure to pass along your regards to Evans and all the wonderful staff in camp. DumaTau is situated close to the source of the Savute Channel on Osprey Lagoon, one of the many lagoons within the Linyanti Swamp system,... More 

Minnnesota
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34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

The Wilderness Safari experience is wonderful starting with the flight in small aircraft to the camp site. The air strip closest to DumaTau was closed when we arrived so we had an hour and a half drive over unpaved, sandy roads to camp. The DumaTau staff had packed a bag snack for us to enjoy on the road trip and... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau Camp, responded to this review

Dear Mntraveler60, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your time with us as well as reading about your amazing sightings during your game drives. With incredible habitat diversity, Linyanti is a haven for wildlife, on land and water. Game viewing and river excursions top the agenda here. We are thrilled to... More 

Zürich
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53 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Tent: Nice room, view to the river and plains. Luckily we had one of the first rooms after the main area, the other rooms are much farther away. We had during our stay an elephant near the room/main area, which was quite nice. Food: Good breakfast, one day a great lunch somewhere in the bush. Dinner is simpler and buffet... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau Camp, responded to this review

Dear G_Asherton, Thank you for your beautiful feedback, we are thrilled to hear what a great time you had both in camp and with our fabulous staff. The sweeping and dramatic river views from camp are nothing short of spectacular. Located in the private Linyanti Wildlife Reserve that borders the western boundary of Chobe National Park. It is situated close... More 

New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Duma Tau was the first of three camps we visited on our first ever safari - and it really set the tone for a trip that far exceeded our expectations. Everything from the accommodations to the food and especially the staff were perfection. Our guide Flame was phenomenal - bringing us to our fist lion sighting no less than 1/2... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau Camp, responded to this review

Thank you Ron R, for the beautiful review, we are thrilled to see we were able to make your first (and hopefully not the last) safari such a great and memorable one. We look forward to sharing your amazing words with Flame. Birding is most definitely outstanding here, from Okavango specials to mopane woodland species. The Savute Channel is famous... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Duma Tau means lion's roar - and roar they do !! This gorgeous camp (in the middle of the bush) is the best of all worlds...miles from anything yet comfortable, clean, great staff, wonderful food, great guide (Rogers) and an abundance of majestic creatures. Travel in August was perfect due to the animals seeking water.

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau Camp, responded to this review

Dear WLSS, We are so pleased that you found DumaTau an experience “not to be missed”! Our completely solar camp is situated on the banks of Osprey Lagoon, part of the Linyanti River system. This makes it a drawcard for all wildlife seeking sustenance in the dry winter months…lions amongst them and I am sure you saw the odd elephant... More 

Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

My son and I had an excellent stay at this camp in Botswana's Okavango Delta. During our three night stay we were impressed with the luxury tents, quality of the food, warm and sincere hospitality of the staff, knowledge and focus of rangers, gorgeous gathering spaces on the water and of course the amazing animals. This was our third camp... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau Camp, responded to this review

Dear Kay G, Thank you for your beautiful review, we are delighted to hear how much both you and your son enjoyed your stay with us. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to our hardworking team on the ground. DumaTau Camp is raised off the ground to take advantage of the fantastic river views. Each en-suite... More 

Centennial, Colorado, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We recently stayed @ Duma Tau & loved every minute. An elephant greeted us along with the staff as we arrived- a routine visit. The staff is friendly & gracious & the drives & sights quite remarkable. Mocks was our guide & always seemed to know where the pack of wild dogs was going, where the leopard was hiding &... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau Camp, responded to this review

Dear Kathleen Dowd B, Thank you for the wonderful feedback, we are delighted to hear what a great time you had with us and that Mocks and the whole team took such great care of you. Mocks grew up on a farm learning tracking from his older brother and parents not knowing that one day he will be later using... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Dumatau means "lion's roar" and one night we heard that roar outside our tent. This classic camp is located in the Linyanti concession on the more eastern part of Botswana. Guests reach the camp by small plane and then a 40 minute ride to the camp. Dumatau has 10 ensuite tens spread out along a river bank, where elephants are... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau Camp, responded to this review

Dear Queenofculture, Thank you for the fabulous review and for sharing some of your amazing sightings with us, we are thrilled to have been able to share this wonderful experience with you. DumaTau is located close to the source of the Savute Channel, with access to the Linyanti Swamps, floodplains and mopane woodlands, thus offering an excellent combination of habitats.... More 

Sydney
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71 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This was the 2nd stop of our recent safari and we chose this camp due to the proximity to the channel to watch the elephants and hippos and we were not disappointed. The rooms are right on the waters edge with sweeping views yet private enough that neighbours cannot peer in. Well appointed rooms will good turn down service and... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau Camp, responded to this review

Dear Holidayfixation, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit and are only sad to hear you did not enjoy the communal dining style that is often quite an enjoyable time for guests and staff alike. Unfortunately this is highly impacted or disturbed by the mixing of many different cultures and personalities. DumaTau, meaning ‘roar... More 

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