Vumbura Plains: Information from the owner
All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.
For Expert Africa's view, see our own report, which contains our own observations and views.
|No. of rooms||14|
Main description of Vumbura Plains
Vumbura Plains: Facilities
|Room facilities||Deck, En-Suite, Outside Shower, Private Pool / Jacuzzi, Safe, Shower|
|Available services||Credit Card|
|Activities on site||(some activities may be seasonal) Bird Watching, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, Boating, Catch-and-release Fishing, Massages, Mokoro, Walks, Cultural Tours|
Room types at Vumbura Plains
Vumbura Plains - Standard Tents
Vumbura Plains – South There are six twin bedded tents and one double bedded tent. The single beds can be pushed together to make a double bed. There is one twin bedded guide/pilot room which is much smaller than a standard tent. Vumbura Plains – North There are four twin bedded tents and one double bedded tent. The single beds can be pushed together to make a double bed. There is one twin bedded guide/pilot room which is much smaller than a standard tent.
Vumbura Plains North - Family Tents
There are two family tents at Vumbura North each accommodating four guests comprising two bedrooms each with own bathroom facilities. The main adult room has a large sunken lounge and spacious showers whilst the second child’s room is smaller and has standard facilities.
Activities at Vumbura Plains
Vumbura Plains Camp - Birding
The birding around Vumbura Plains is exceptional all year round, with migrant species present in the summer. Pel's fishing-owl is regularly seen, with other specials like wattled crane and slaty egret.
Vumbura Plains Camp - Boating
Water-level dependent, boating is another idyllic form of water wildlife viewing. Vumbura has two boats seating six guests comfortably.
Vumbura Plains Camp - Cultural Visits*
Visit one of the villages of the Okavango Community Trust, meet the people and learn about the local culture. *This activity is at extra cost.
Vumbura Plains Camp - Fishing
Fishing is on offer seasonally on a catch-and-release basis. A limited supply of basic equipment is available at camp.
Vumbura Plains Camp - Game Drives
Morning and afternoon game drives are offered in open 4x4 Land Rovers each accommodating a maximum of seven people allowing each guest a 'window' seat.
Vumbura Plains Camp - Mokoro Excursions
There is no better way of viewing game and exploring the Okavango than by traditional mokoro (dugout canoe). These excursions reveal the fascinating smaller creatures of the Delta including colourful frogs and lively waterbirds.
Vumbura Plains Camp - Nature Walks
On request, and depending on qualified guide availability, nature walks with skilled guides are wonderful ways of getting close to nature and observing the smaller things you miss when travelling by vehicle.
Vumbura Plains Camp - Night Drives
Night drives with spotlights allow you to find those nocturnal animals you might not see during the day.