Lebala Camp

Reviews of Lebala Camp

Excellent(95%) From 116 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 116 of our travellers who have visited Lebala Camp, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Honeymooners from Summit, New Jersey
Arrived on: 29-Nov-2013 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Lebala Camp is a wonderful escape!

The camp is wonderful - each tent has plenty of privacy along with a fantastic view. The afternoon parade of elephants heading to the river/stream just north of the camp is spectacular to watch from your porch.

One of the nicest features for the afternoon is that your tent has a ceiling fan - a definite plus in the heat!

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Ms G and Mr M from Spain
Arrived on: 19-Nov-2013 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Amazing rooms, great guides.

A must in the Okavango area. The rooms are superb, in a wonderful location.

The guides are excellent.

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Mrs & Mr T - Staffordshire
Arrived on: 2-Nov-2013 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Lebala Camp review

Staff are wonderful. Charles and Maepelo in particular. Game was disappointing. Food was excellent.

It is probably still our favourite camp.

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Mr & Mrs W - Middlesex
Arrived on: 24-Oct-2013 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Lebala Camp review

Rooms were the best of all three camps we stayed at.

We had a lot of laughs with guide, Thabo and Shoes the spotter, who both pulled out all the stops to find animals we really wanted to see.

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Family M - California
Arrived on: 14-Oct-2013 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Amazing sightings at Lebala

Great sightings: 2 hyenas taking an impala kill away from a leopard, lots of elephants, two male lions feeding on an baby elephant, herd of 500+ buffalos, hyenas den... and the hippos grazing at night around the tent. Nice camp setting and lovely staff at the camp made a great start to an unforgettable trip in Botswana.

The only remark is that the light breakfast before the morning game drive was really light on food offering, muffins only.

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Mrs. B - Hertfordshire
Arrived on: 13-Oct-2013 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Top Class Lebala Camp

This camp was excellent, the welcome and warm of the manager and staff was outstanding, along with
The food and most of all our guides. Our safari trips were fantastic, our guide, Bali Raja and Otti ( not sure about spelling)
Made every trip exciting and amusing with his tales of the animals.

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Ms. C - Wiltshire
Arrived on: 22-Sep-2013 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Brilliant game viewing at Lebala

Lebala is a very well run camp with Charles running it in a very professional but friendly way. Our room was huge and comfortable but the common areas less smart - but this didn't matter as all the staff seemed genuinely pleased to help and the food was a good mix of local and 'international' cuisine.

Our guide and tracker for the three days were Patna and Shoes: both excellent, listened to what we were interested in and found an amazing amount of game with leopard, cheetah and wild dogs being the mammal highlights. Also identified lots of birds as requested. We asked for an aardvark - and Shoes found one, only for it to disappear down its hole before any of us saw it!

The only one of our camps to use trackers, and as a result the one with the best game. Mark got a birthday cake and a song! And please pass on our thanks for forwarding the adaptor we left behind, which arrived later by personal delivery on our plane to Kanana!

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Mr & Mrs C - Buckinghamshire
Arrived on: 11-Sep-2013 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Wild dogs at Lebala!

Lebala marked a return to landbased safaris after the Okavango Delta. The density of animals was greater.

The spacious tents were of interesting construction and has a wonderful view over the marshes - elephants regularly passed by.

The daily routine was slightly different with early breakfast of cereal and muffins before the morning drive and then a substantial brunch on return. All the meals were excellent and shared with our guides.

A highlight was the encounter with a pack of 14 wild dogs, chase and subsequent kill.

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Mr. & Mrs C - Berwick
Arrived on: 7-Sep-2013 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Great introduction to Kwando camps

Lebala was our first experience of an African bush camp and we enjoyed every minute. The proximity of hippo and elephant to our tent during the night was really quite a buzz. The game drives during our two-night stay were terrific thanks to the guide and tracker. The two sundowner drives at this camp were the best thanks to the choice of location.

The camp was full and we felt that this was the maximum number of other guests that we would want to interact with on this sort of holiday.

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Mr & Mrs E - Montana
Arrived on: 5-Sep-2013 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Highlight!

Lebala was the highlight of our safari. The camp was beautifully appointed, very comfortable, very exciting with hippos and elephants outside the tents at night. The staff could not have been better.

Our guide, Sughur (sp?), was just wonderful, quietly confident, highly professional. We felt very safe in his and the tracker's company. We had lots of laughs. We had great jeep-mates, coincidental, but it added to the overall enjoyment.

We had many exciting wildlife viewing experiences, some of which made the heart beat faster! But we did not see many cats, a disappointment, but not anyone's fault.

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