Rating: Deluxe Price from: £470 - £775 pp full board
Seba Camp sits in an ancient riverine forest in the Abu Concession of Central West Okavango.
Accommodation is in 8 huge tented rooms, all with ensuite shower and flush toilet. Each of the tents, set on raised wooden platforms, has a private viewing deck overlooking the lagoon. Inside they are well furnished and decorated in a warm African style. Two of the tents are designed for a families, having 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and a toy box. One also has a its own plunge pool.
The dining and bar areas are set on a raised deck and have views across the lagoon. Other facilities include a well-stocked library and a plunge pool. Sundowners are taken around the camp fire. Activities include game drives, night drives and guided walks. This is also a great area for bird watching. mokoro trips (seasonal) and fishing are also available.
The camp is named after Seba, one of the elephants released from nearby Abu Camp. A wild herd has been formed by several animals having be released. The interaction between these elephants and naturally wild groups has been researched from this camp and guests can observe the researchers at work, often close to the elephants.
Photographs courtesy of Wilderness Safaris.
Open: Seba Camp is open all year.
Location: Seba Camp is in the Abu Concession in the Okavango Delta. The camp is just a 5 minute drive from Abu airstrip.
Rooms: There are 8 guest tents including 2 family suites. They have reading lights by the headboard of the bed, lots of shelf and hanging space, easy chairs and ceiling fans. All have en-suite facilities with hot and cold running water, a rainhead shower, basing and flush toilet. Youâ€™ll have a supply of toiletries. Each has a private deck facing the lagoon. The 2-storey family units have 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms each and the larger has its own plunge pool and sandpit.
Activities: Water-based activities are to the fore with mokoro rides, motorised boat trips (water levels permitting) and seasonal fishing excursions. On land you can enjoy game drives, night drives and guided walks. Bird watching is good all year round. You can talk to local researchers about the conservation work concerning local elephants and learn more about these gentle giants.
Facilities: There is lounge and separate dining room with a bar, both open-sided. The lounge has a stock of books and magazines. In front of these buildings thereâ€™s a deck and camp fire. A little distance away is the secluded swimming pool and a sun deck with loungers and parasols. Dining: Meals are eaten together as a group.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome. There are 2 large, family tents. Guides can take children on nature walks by the camp, and a pack with a colouring book, pencils and magnifying glass is given to children on arrival. Childrenâ€™s meals and babysitting can be arranged.
Health: This is a malaria area.
Communication: There is no internet access or mobile coverage. The camp is in touch with head office via radio.