Vumbura Plains

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.

Type Safari Lodge
No. of rooms 14
Last updated 19-Jun-2015

Main description of Vumbura Plains

Vumbura Plains: Facilities

Property facilities Pool
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 - 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

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

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

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*

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

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

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

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

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

Vumbura Plains Camp - Night Drives

Night drives with spotlights allow you to find those nocturnal animals you might not see during the day.