Pom Pom Camp

Okavango Delta Botswana

  • Lovely island setting in the Okavango Delta
  • Land and water-based activities
  • Spacious guest tents facing the lagoon
  • Cool off in the swimming pool
  • Chats and drinks by the campfire

Open: Pom Pom Camp is open all year.

Location: Pom Pom Camp is on an island in the Matsebe Concession of the Okavango Delta. The camp has its own airstrip which is a 20 minute flight from Maun.

Rooms: There are 9 large walk-in tents set beneath the shade of tall trees and overlooking a lagoon which attracts varied wildlife. All have en-suite bathrooms, open to the sky, with shower, twin hand basins and flush toilet. Toiletries are provided. Each tent has a small seating area separated from bedroom by sliding glass doors. The secluded honeymoon suite has an outdoor bath. There is one larger tent that can accommodate a family of up to four (two adults and two children). Tents are cooled by fans and have electric lights.

Activities:
At Pom Pom you can take mokoro and motorboat rides, go fishing, take day and night game drives and go bird watching. Nature walks are offered when possible.

Facilities: The core of the camp is a thatched building containing the bar, lounge and dining area. There are charging points and a curio shop. In front of this is an open air space with a camp fire where drinks and pre-dinner snacks are served. There is a swimming pool close to the main lodge. The camp has a laundry service. The camp is lit by lamps at night and it is a good idea to take a torch. The camp is open (unfenced) and guards escort you to and from tents after dark.

Dining: Meals are taken communally with other guests, camp managers and guides, around the large dining table. They are generally buffets. The 'dining in the wild' is an atmospheric 3-course bush dinner by a campfire in a special location 10 minutes from the camp.

Children: Children aged 6 years and older are welcome.  A private vehicle must be booked for children aged 6-11.  The minimum age for walking safaris and mokoro excursions is 12 years.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is no internet access.

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Client Rating for Botswana 5/5 from 120 reviews

Delightful. No charging facilities in the tent, but adequate central place in the main lodge.

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