Travel to Duba Plains Camp, a luxury Relais & Chateaux in Botswana
One of Botswana’s most extravagant and luxurious safari camps, the camp is set in a private 81,000-acre concession in the heart of the magical Okavango Delta. Duba Plains Camp is an atmospheric safari camp renowned for its personalised service and extraordinary, intimate wildlife encounters. It is also the spot where legendary conservationists and documentary filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert filmed the remarkable “Relentless Enemies” documentary – showcasing the relationship between a particular pride of lions and herd of buffalo.
This intimate camp is comprised of just 5 beautifully appointed guest tents and one opulent 2-bedroom suite. The tents evoke the classic safari style of the 1920’s and feature a lovely lounge area and spacious ensuite bathroom; fitted with double vanities, indoor and outdoor showers and a beautiful bathtub. There is even a generous space for guests to dine indoors in private while ceiling fans keep the air cool on warm afternoons. Each tent also has its own spacious outdoor deck boasting a plunge pool, sun lounges and a shaded sala complete with couches and coffee table – all overlooking the magnificent Okavango landscape.
The suites are connected by raised walkways to central main area, which is also elevated and consists of an oversized lounge, restaurant, library and well-stocked wine cellar. The lounge and dining area opens out onto an expansive outdoor deck which features a central fire pit surrounded by comfortable couches and chairs. The deck is shaded by giant ebony trees and has ample space for outdoor dining. The views from the deck are sensational and is a popular spot for guests to gather with pre-dinner cocktails and swap stories at the end of each day.
Duba Plains Suite
One of Botswana’s largest and most exclusive private suites, the Duba Plains Suite sits on raised, recycled railway-sleeper decking and accommodates four guests in two elegant bedrooms. This magnificent suite features an indoor lounge and dining area furnished with soft leather couches and comfortable armchairs. The two bedrooms – one each side of the spacious lounge area – have their own ensuite bathrooms fitted with indoor and outdoor showers as well as a beautiful bathtub. Each room also has its own private deck complete with a private plunge pool and a shaded sala with coffee table and couches. Guests staying in the Duba Plains Suite have access to a private vehicle and guide during their stay.
Duba Plains is home to an abundance of wildlife including lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and lechwe. Activities at Duba Plains Camp centre on morning and afternoon/early evening game drives in an open 4WD vehicles. Boating is also a possibility and offers guests a chance to discover birdlife and other wildlife from a different vantage point (water level dependent). Guests staying in the Duba Plains Suite have access to a private vehicle and guide during their stay.
- A luxury safari camp in a pristine corner of the Okavango Delta
- A member of the esteemed Relais & Chateaux collection
- Just 5 bespoke guest tents and an extravagant 2-bedroom suite
- Expansive outdoor decks with private plunge pools and a shaded sala
- A glorious main camp with an oversized lounge and wine cellar
- Extraordinary birding and wildlife viewing opportunities
- A romantic 1920s safari atmosphere
- Exciting morning and afternoon game drives
- Boat excursions (water level dependent)
* Some activities at extra cost
Light aircraft transfers to Duba Plains Camp can be arranged from Maun, Kasane or selected camps in the Delta.
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