Little Vumbura

Okavango Delta, Botswana

Island luxury in the Delta

Little Vumbura is situated on a beautiful island in a private concession in the northern reaches of the Okavango Delta. The western parts of the concession consist of open, seasonally inundated floodplains and small palm islands, whereas the eastern parts offer a diverse mosaic of habitat types from permanent swamp, to seasonal floodplains and woodlands. This diversity supports a wide range of large mammals including good populations of elephant, buffalo, hippo and giraffe, and plenty of large predators. A variety of antelopes include rare species such as red lechwe and sable, and the birdlife is colourful and abundant.

Little Vumbura is situated on a wooded island and designed to blend in with its surroundings. It offers six beautiful tented rooms shaded by the canopy of an ancient Okavango forest and each is spacious and cool with an open air shower and views of the surroundings. A plunge pool and reading area overlook the floodplains while a star deck is reached by a bridge from the dining area.

Since the camp is surrounded by rivers and lagoons, water-based activities are the focus with mokoros (dug out canoes) traversing the floodplains under the guidance of experienced polers, and motor boats navigating the permanent channels. This presents some silent, up close encounters and superb photographic opportunities as wildlife comes to drink and bathe among the lilies. Game drives in open 4WD vehicles explore the savannah areas and guided bush walks around the islands are an opportunity to enjoy Africa from a different perspective. Wildlife viewing and birding is consistently good all year round.

Little Vumbura offers a classic Delta experience which will enthrall even the most seasoned safari-goer.

You will love

  • A rang of water & land-based activities
  • Superb habitat diversity and variety of game
  • Abundant, colourful birdlife
  • Guided walks on uninhabited islands
  • Quintessential bush luxury

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