Abu Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Abu Camp is a Collection Camp

Meet your inner elephant

At Abu Camp, you are invited to immerse yourself in the majestic world of the African elephant and to see the African bush and its wildlife through the eyes of the elephants – by joining the Abu herd. You will form a strong emotional bond with the herd that is both humbling and inspiring and at the same time, gain an understanding of elephant conservation – the premise on which Abu Camp is based.

Named after a very special bull elephant, Abu Camp is set in a pristine copse of riverine forest and blends in seamlessly with the magnificent surrounding hardwood trees. Looking out over a large lagoon, an imaginative use of canvas has created a unique and luxurious style of tent. Each of the six en-suite tents has its own distinctive furnishings and fittings, imparting an air of opulence in the bush, and featuring an indoor and outdoor shower, an outdoor copper bath and a plunge pool sunk into the elevated teak deck. The multi-decked lounge and dining area and a well-stocked library and study, gym and pool will keep you entertained, informed and energised while at Abu Camp.

Highlights

  • Get to know each individual elephant in the Abu Herd
  • An abundance of wildlife can be viewed in the concession, from lion to lechwe
  • Exploring can be done by game drive, mekoro, walks – or by elephant!
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Some things to do at Abu Camp

  • First time to Africa
  • Travelled to Africa
  • Seasoned Traveller
  • Meet and interact with our elephant herd, from wise matriarch Cathy to the energetic youngster, Naledi.

  • Take a unique nature walk by following the herd on foot as they move through the bush, feeding as they go.

  • Sleep under the stars in our Star Bed near the elephant boma; be lulled to sleep by elephant rumblings from the nearby resting herd.

 

Activities and Facilities:

Elephant Activities Game Drive (Day) Game Drive (Night) Boating (Seasonal) Mokoro (Seasonal) Guided Walks (Seasonal) Pool Gym Massage Treatments Birding Tented Camp Solar Power Sleep-out Deck Catch-and-Release Fishing (Seasonal) Wi-Fi Private Plunge Pools at each room

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Submitted by: Tania Ackerman, May 10, 2015

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Latest News From Abu Camp

  • Abu Camp - March 2016
    Mar 10, 2016

    The summer rains brought a profusion of wildlife to Abu Camp, from lion to fish-eagles, and Naledi is growing up fast…

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  • Abu Camp - February 2016
    Feb 1, 2016

    We have continued to enjoy wonderful sightings of lion prides and packs of wild dogs, with fewer leopard sightings this month.

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  • Abu Camp - January 2016
    Jan 4, 2016

    Lion prides and wild dogs visited Abu Camp on many occasions, but the hyaena clans also continue to flourish in the concession.

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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ Abu is magical. The team understand what they are doing and deliver every day. The term "glamping" doesn't do justice to the high levels of service and luxury that are delivered by everyone there. This was our first safari experience and it exceeded our expectations. ”
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Reviewed by: Rupert C, 19 April 2016