Little Mombo, Okavango Delta, Botswana

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4Cs Projects at Little Mombo Camp

Mombo Island's isolation and variety of suitable vegetation makes the area ideal for delicate reintroduction projects.


Botswana Rhino Reintroduction Project

In 2001, Wilderness Safaris, together with Botswana's Department of Wildlife, initiated a programme that has resulted in white rhino running free and wild in the Okavango Delta once more. Little Mombo is integrally involved in this project.

Elephant Ecology Study

NGO Elephants Without Borders ran a study entitled “Ecology of elephants on Chief’s Island in the Okavango Delta, Botswana” which aimed to improve understanding of the spatial ecology and habitat use of elephants within the Okavango Delta.

Botswana Lion Genetics Study

Run by researcher Simon Dures in 2011, the project aimed develop a comprehensive understanding of the past and present genetic structure of the lion population centered in Botswana’s Okavango Delta.

Okavango Large Herbivore Ecology Project

This project dealt with the population demographics, assembly patterns, preferred resources and habitats, movement patterns and spatial distribution patterns of medium-sized herbivores within the southern Okavango Delta.

Latest News From Little Mombo

  • Little Mombo - December 2013
    Dec 31, 2013

    Great herds of zebra, giraffe, impala and lechwe cover the floodplains while two bouncing bundles of joy join the Aakuna Pride

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  • Mombo Camp - July 2012
    Aug 6, 2012

    The resident herds of red lechwe, impala, elephant and not forgetting the slow ambling Cape buffalo have been visiting camp on a regular basis during the day whilst the incessant chomping through the shallow waters of the hippopotamus...

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  • Lions Dine at Little Mombo
    Jul 28, 2012

    Upon investigating, we found four lioness on a fresh impala kill. We immediately alerted all camp staff and guides. The guides were not far from camp, so they all executed a sharp U-turn and came for a closer look - all this before the...

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A Quote From Our Guests

“ We will be going back and telling our friends about Mombo camp. ”
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Reviewed by: MelbourneJUSTME, 2013.09.16