Duba Explorers Camp

Set amid a classic Okavango Delta landscape

Secluded Duba Explorers Camp is set amid classic Okavango Delta landscape of floodplains, forested islands and woodland in a vast 81,500-acre private concession – assuring guests of very exclusive wildlife encounters. The camp itself is positioned on a small island surrounded by floodplains, set under a canopy of jackalberry, leadwood and sycamore-fig trees and is only accessible by a gum pole bridge. An intimate camp, the 5 lovely, tented rooms are elevated off the ground and offer superb views over the floodplains. Designed by legendary documentary producers (and avid explorers themselves) Dereck and Beverly Joubert, this beautiful intimate camp embodies the by-gone era and golden age of safari exploration.

The airy, canvas tents feature a spacious bed surrounded by a mosquito net and are furnished with stylish campaign furniture including a writing desk, chest, comfortable chairs and lamps. There is also a restful outdoor deck while the ensuite bathroom has plenty of cupboard space, double vanities and thoughtful little touches including a make-up mirror, bathrobes and slippers.

The main area houses a beautiful dining and lounge area and is furnished in the same manner as the rooms, holding to the camps theme of early expedition-style travel. The canvas walls open out onto a peaceful outdoor deck fitted with comfortable canvas-backed deck chairs that is sometimes used for dining out under the stars. At night, a fire pit (often a popular spot to sit before and after dinner) and hurricane lanterns lend a special ambience to this safari camp.

What to expect

Activities at Duba Explorers Camp include morning and late afternoon game drives in open 4WD vehicles and water-based activities such as exploring the waterways by mokoro (traditional canoe) or boat when water levels permit. Short, guided walks are also possible. A diverse range of species ranging from red lechwe, giraffe, elephant, leopard and hippo are commonly sighted. Birders also well-catered for with over 400 species recorded, with ‘specials’ including rare Wattled Crane, Pel’s Fishing Owl and Marsh Owl often seen in the area.

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  • A stunning expedition-style camp in a secluded corner of the Okavango Delta
  • Accommodating just a maximum of 10 people in 5 canvas-tented rooms
  • Elegant main area set under jackalberry and leadwood trees
  • Firepit and hurricane lanterns lighting the camp at night
  • Exclusive wildlife encounters
  • Ideal for the wildlife connoisseur or avid birder
  • Morning and afternoon game drives in 4WD vehicles
  • Boat or mokoro excursions (water level dependent)
  • Guided bush walks
  • Sensational bird-watching opportunities

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Light aircraft transfers to Duba Explorers Camp can be arranged from Maun, Kasane or selected camps in the Delta.

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