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Duma Tau Camp

Chobe & the North

Rating: Deluxe    

Duma Tau Camp overview

Duma Tau Camp has just 10 tents offering spacious and luxurious accommodation. The thatch and canvas tents are raised off the ground and each has an ensuite bathroom with hot and cold running water plus an extra outdoor shower. 

The camp has a dining room, separate bar and lounge overlooking the hippo-filled lagoon. These areas are furnished in muted colours and have traditional safari furniture. Many meals are served out on the deck overlooking the water. There's a fire pit set in a circular deck which makes a great venue for sundowners. The swimming pool provides welcome relief from the heat during the day. 

While at Duma Tau you'll be offered day and night game drives take place along the Savuti Channel and Linyanti River. You can also observe animals and birds from the viewing hide by the waterside. Other activities include boating and guided nature walks.

Photographs courtesy of Wilderness Safaris.


Open: Open all year. 

Location: The camp is located in the private Linyanti Wildlife Reserve, bordering Chobe National Park. It is situated close to the source of the Savute Channel. It is about a 50 minute flight from Maun or 45 minutes from Kasane, followed by a drive of approximately 30 minutes. 

Rooms: 10 tented rooms (8 twin and 1 family rooms with 2 en-suite bedrooms and a honeymoon tent), built on raised decks. The tents have canvas roofs and wraparound windows. They have en-suite facilities. 

Activities: Day and night game drives, guided bush walks and boat trips, water levels permitting. There are several viewing platforms and hides with views of game and birds. Facilities: There is a large, open-sided lounge and dining area, overlooking the lagoon, plus an outdoor deck for dining. A walkway leads to the secluded firedeck, often used for sundowners, and another leads to the sun deck and swimming pool. There's a floating jetty in front of the main area with a boma where you can dine under the stars at night. 

Dining: Meals are eaten communally. Breakfast and lunch are usually buffet-style and there is a 3 course dinner. Food is served both indoors and outside on the deck and private meals can be arranged at the boma. 

Children: The camp accepts children over the age of 8. Duma Tau is unfenced, so children need to be kept under constant surveillance. 

Health: This is a malarial area. 

Communication: There is no mobile reception, no direct telephone or fax and no email. Communication with the Maun office is via radio.

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