Duba Plains


Overview

From lions to leopards, elephants to buffalo, Duba Plains Camp guests are treated to close-up encounters with extraordinary wildlife. Beyond the Big Five, this region is also known for interesting Kalahari species, such as Aardwolf and Pangolins. The camp is a five-star sanctuary, with spacious tented suites situated on a serene island in the Okavango Delta, each featuring en-suite bathrooms, al fresco showers, plunge pool and verandahs. Guests commune at an cozy outdoor sitting area with a fireplace and in the raised dining rooms where meals are complemented by a handpicked wine list, including a few hundred bottles from friends of the owners. Days are spent on exciting game drives and leisurely boat expeditions in the channels of the delta. Extreme indulgence is the Camp’s two-bedroom Duba Plains Suite, offering two swimming pools, a game drive vehicle with dedicated guide, as well as a private butler and chef.

Accommodations

Duba Plains Camp offers 5 bespoke tents, in addition to a separate 2 bedroom suite aptly named the Duba Plains Suite, all designed by Dereck Joubert to blend into the forest and to take advantage of the shapes and textures of the shade but also to evoke the old classic African safari style of the 1920’s. It is a wildlife connoisseur’s getaway with literally thousands of animals in an almost endless pattern across the flood plains. A maximum of 10 guests sharing in five tented rooms, plus an additional guide’s tent as required. Children from 6 years old are welcome.

Amenities

•Inclusive of all activities, meals, park fees, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
•Private verandahs
•Private plunge pools
•Canon photography equipment available for personal use
•Media Room
•Private dining area
•Library
•Wine cellar
•WiFi

Activities

•Early-morning and late-afternoon/early-evening game drives in open 4x4 vehicle
•Boat-based activities
•Sundowners in the bush and conversation around a campfire
•Birdwatching
•Fishing
•In-room massages
•Guided walks
•Fitness facilities
•Stargazing

Great Plains Conservation

Great Plains Conservation is grounded by a mission to find the right formula of conservation, communities and commerce.  Its exquisite collection of safari camps, a study in sustainability, was designed to make a difference in the preservation of some of Africa’s most diverse and threatened habitats. Five passionate conservations came together with one philosophy rooted in the fundamental appreciation of the good life, good people, good staff and good decisions that making a lasting impact on Africa’s national treasures and for iconic wildlife.  At Great Plains Conservation, their motto seeks to extend that goodness to interactions with travelers, wildlife, nature and the local communities that depend on them.  Guests of the company’s low-impact, high-quality safari camps reap the rewards as they achieve peace of mind in knowing that they are giving back to the environment and local people that inhabit its lands.  Throughout Botswana, Kenya and Zimbabwe, the Great Plains team has crafted life-changing safari journeys, which, while leaving no negative trace on the acres they cover, leave an indelible footprint in the hearts of those who fortunate enough to visit.

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Location

NEAREST AIRPORT:
Duba Explorers Camp’s (category B) airfield whose co-ordinates are S19″01.901′; E22″42.712′.

Duba Plains Camp is located in 77,000-acre Duba Plains Reserve in northern Botswana’s Okavango Delta.

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