DumaTau Camp

On the banks of a scenic lagoon, luxurious DumaTau Camp is sited on an important elephant corridor in the private Linyanti Wildlife Reserve. The entire property is shaded under canvas and elevated on stilts so guests are afforded panoramic views of wildlife-rich, watery landscapes that characterise the Linyanti’s terrain.

The 10 ensuite tents are DumaTau are incredibly spacious, with sliding doors and large windows so guests can watch lions and critically endangered African wild dog hunting on the plains. Elephants are also a very common sight, as this property sits near the western boundary of Chobe National Park.    

DumaTau Camp’s comfortable barge and motorboat let you closely observe huge elephant herds bathing and drinking at the edge of the Linyanti River. Game drives in the morning, afternoon and night reveal the diversity of species that inhabit the Linyanti Wildlife Reserve. If you’d like to uncover the many smaller creatures of the African bush, don’t miss a guided nature walk.

Other activity options at DumaTau Camp include incredible bird-watching – a hide provides a perfect vantage point, sleepouts on platform above the Zibalianja Lagoon and catch-and-release fishing.


How to get to DumaTau Camp

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

Activities at DumaTau Camp

  • Game drives morning, evening and night
  • Barge or motorboat river cruises
  • Guided nature walks
  • Sleepouts under the stars
  • Catch-and-release fishing

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

DumaTau Camp Highlights

  • A luxury tented camp located in a wildlife-rich private reserve
  • Set on an ancient elephant migration corridor
  • Rich in rare large predators such as lion, African wild dog and hyena
  • Incredible birdlife, with a hide for photography and sleepouts
  • A wonderful array of activities from boat cruises to night safaris

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Linyanti and Selinda Accommodation

The following are some of the tented camps that we recommend in the Linyanti and Selinda regions. For information on additional accommodation not featured, please contact us.

DumaTau Camp

Luxurious DumaTau Camp sits on the banks of a scenic lagoon, which forms part of an important elephant corridor in the private Linyanti Wildlife Reserve.

Kings Pool Camp

Named after Scandinavian royalty, Kings Pool Camp sits by a lagoon in the elephant-rich Linyanti Wildlife Reserve, which borders Chobe National Park.

Linyanti Bush Camp

Luxurious Linyanti Bush Camp offers a perfect setting for an authentic and wild safari experience at the edge of Botswana's Linyanti marshes, whose waters sustain a huge variety of game and

Savuti Camp

Set alongside the ephemeral Savute Channel, Savuti Camp is located in a privileged wildlife area, best known for its plentiful predators including lion and African wild dog.

Selinda Camp

Selinda Camp is located in the breathtakingly unspoilt Selinda Reserve, home to some of Africa’s largest herds of elephant and buffalo, as well as rare African wild dog.

Selinda Explorers Camp

Set on a particularly secluded stretch of the Selinda Spillway, Selinda Explorers Camp caters for just eight guests in custom-made tents, decorated in romantic early explorer style.

Zarafa Camp and The Dhow Suites

Experience Botswana’s wilderness without compromising at all on comfort at Zarafa Camp and The Dhow Suites, located by the edge of the Zibadianja Lagoon, which feeds the Savute Channel.


Botswana Sample Itineraries

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Botswana Overview

What is the best thing to do in Botswana?
Stunning safari experiences; Abundant Wildlife including big cats; Exploring the waterways of the Okavango Delta; Bushmen of the Kalahari; Birding; Mokoro trips.

When is the best time to see Animals in Botswana?
Best during the dry season (May-Oct), but game can be seen year-round in many parts.

What is the Climate in Botswana?
During the winter months of May-Sep days are dry, sunny and dusty with average temperatures of 25°C. Mornings and evenings can be very cold. Temperatures from Oct-Apr (Summer) can be very hot, reaching 38°C, with some rain.

What can I combine Botswana with?
Victoria Falls; the stunning sand dunes of Namibia; cosmopolitan Cape Town; a beautiful beach resort in Mauritius or Mozambique.

How to get to Botswana?
The main gateway to the Delta is Maun. Maun is a popular Delta access point as it is linked by daily air services from Johannesburg, where most visitors begin their Botswana itineraries.

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