Tribes Style: Ultimate
- Vintage 1940s style camp
- 4x4 drives and Bushman-led walks
- Luxurious tents with 4-poster beds
- Covered swimming pool
- Browse through books in the library
- Enjoy a meerkat experience
Open: All year.
Please note that Jack's Camp is being refurbished between October 2019 and April 2020. From 16th October 2019 till 15th April 2020 Jack's Migration Camp will be open, a short distance from the main camp, offering the same style of accommodation and activites.
Location: The camp is located to the east of the Madgadikgadi Pans on a private soncession. It is a tranquil, even solitary setting in this harsh yet beautiful terrain. It is reached by flight from Maun to a private airstrip.
Rooms: 10 spacious canvas safari tents with antique furnishings, en-suite bathrooms and indoor and outdoor showers. These are set in a peaceful palm grove and each has its own private veranda with wonderful views of the pans.
Activities: Guests can take Bushman-led walks looking for wildlife including meerkats and brown hyena. The camp offers game drives, day and night, with exceptionally well-informed guides. Guests have the opportunity to go on bird watching walks. As of 2018 guests staying 3 nights will be offered a 20 minute helicopter ride. For those staying less than 3 nights the helicopter can be booked, prices start at $250 per person for 30 minutes (subject to change).
Facilities: The main area has the dining area, a seating area and museum plus a tented swimming pool and wooden deck. The camp has a separate, uncovered, plunge pool too. There are 2 circular pavilions, one is the lounge and bar and the other is the library. There is a seating area with swing chairs and a camp fire where guests can chat over the day’s events in the evening.
Dining: Meals are taken communally in the pavilion, seated at the long table. There is a separate tea tent.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome at the camp. Children under the age of 13 require the use of a private vehicle and guide. Children under the age of 12 cannot stay alone in their own tent, but can share a tent with 1 or 2 adults (maximum 2 adults and 1 child). Parents with 2 children under 12 will be roomed in 2 tents with 1 adult and 1 child each.
Health: This is a malarial area.
Communication: There is no mobile reception or email. Communication is maintained with the head office via radio. There is a satellite phone for emergency use.
Call: 01473 890499
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The Tribes Foundation
Simply by booking with Tribes, you are making a difference. Every booking helps with The Tribes Foundation, the charity we back with admin and funds. Most clients give additional donations which we always put to very good use with one of the wildlife, environmental or social projects we support.