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Wilderness Safaris Little Vumbura Camp

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#28 of 72 Specialty lodging in Okavango Delta
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Iconic and perennially popular Okavango island camp with great game viewing.Little Vumbura epitomises island living in the midst of a water wonderland. Designed to blend in with its surroundings, this beautiful camp is shaded by the canopy of an ancient Okavango forest that covers the island. A plunge pool and reading area are raised to provide a fine view over the floodplains and a star-deck leads off over the water from the dining area. HighlightsSurrounded as it is by water and lying close to large channels, aquatic creatures are easily found, but general wildlife viewing is consistently good all year round, with lion, leopard, elephant, sable and buffalo along with extensive plains game. Little Vumbura is situated in a concession leased from remote rural communities organised under the Okavango Community Trust and aims to help bring the benefits of ecotourism to local people.6 Tents: Spacious canvas tents; en-suite bathrooms; honeymoon suite has an outdoor bathtubExperiences: Game drivesMokoro excursionsBoatingGuided walks (on request)
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North of the Moremi Wildlife Reserve Botswana
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Maun Airport77 mi
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We spent three days in the camp. Wildlife watching was very nice and diverse. Food was excellent, staff was friendly, however, we felt that staff in the other camps was just a bit warmer and more personal than here (little example: in the other camps, they knew our names when we
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Response from Wilderness_Safaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Little Vumbura Camp
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Donrodolf, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed the journey with us. We are sorry to see the last game drive was not as successful as the previous ones, such is mother nature and our inability to predict animal movement. We are however glad to see this did not mar your overall stay with us and hope you will visit us again soon. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris
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Little Vumbura is an awesome camp. With a relaxed and very personal atmosphere, as the camp has only 6 tents. The camp is located near permanent water, so it should be year-around destination for enjoying the real Delta. We were in tent 5, which is nicely set away from the main
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Response from Wilderness_Safaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Little Vumbura Camp
Responded Mar 4, 2019
Dear Dude_YAA, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us on our little Delta island. The annually flooded grasslands of the Okavango Delta surrounding Vumbura Plains are locally referred to as 'melapo' and offer good seasonal viewing of elephant, giraffe, impala, sable antelope, kudu, zebra, common waterbuck and reedbuck, tsessebe, wildebeest, red lechwe and Cape buffalo. Hippo and crocodile are common in the waterways. Predators include the African wild dog, several resident prides of lion, as well as leopard, cheetah and African wildcat. Birding is exceptional all year round. We appreciate your comments about the housekeeping and will be sure to pass this along to training and our camp staff. Bush regards Wilderness Safaris
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Our first 3 nights in Botswana were spent at Duma Tau and it was hard to imagine we could be any more spoilt at Little Vumbura than we had been at Duma Tau. But from the moment we landed at the airstrip, the magic began. Sam, a wonderfully warm and bush savvy guide began to
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Response from Wilderness_Safaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Little Vumbura Camp
Responded Jan 21, 2019
Thank you SL_StT for your wonderful review, we will be sure to pass along your high praises to Sam and the entire Little Vum family. The Honey badger is a great sighting and we are glad to see Sam found one for you - even more rare if you were able to get a decent photo of him before he ran away :) Thank you again Wilderness Safaris
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Incredible service, some of the best game viewing in southern Africa and absolutely stunning surroundings. The camp’s resident elephant was an added bonus. If possible, request Sam as your guide, he was incredibly knowledgeable and sweet. These guides work incredibly hard and my
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Response from Wilderness_Safaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Little Vumbura Camp
Responded Dec 30, 2018
Dear LindseyTramuta, Thank you for your amazing review and high praises for the wonderful Sam,we will be sure to pass along your kind words. The knowledge of all our guides is outstanding and they sincerely enjoy answering all questions you can think of - it is someti,es even a game to see if you are able to find a question they need to look up to find an answer for, although they are very hard to stump :) Bush regards Wilderness Safaris
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We returned 1 week ago from an 11 day safari in Botswana. Our safari was arranged by The Africa Adventure Company & we stayed at 3 camps operated by Wilderness Safaris; Little Vumbura, Duma Tau & Qorokwe. Little Vumbura was the 3rd & final camp that we visited. The "tents"
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Response from Wilderness_Safaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Little Vumbura Camp
Responded Nov 27, 2018
Dear Watchful26, Thank you for your wonderful review and glowing recommendation. We are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and sincerely hope you will visit us again soon. Bush regards Wilderness Safarsi
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BotswanaNorth-West DistrictOkavango Delta
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