Little Vumbura, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Little Vumbura is a Classic Camp

4Cs Projects at Little Vumbura

In addition to helping to conserve the area, Little Vumbura is part of a community participation plan that brings the benefits of ecotourism to the communities that live around the Okavango Delta.


Okavango Community Trust

Little Vumbura is situated in a Wildlife Management Area. Five villages have combined to form a Trust which has partnered with Wilderness Safaris. It manages the affairs of the community and ensures that the rewards of ecotourism are fairly distributed.Read more:

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 centred in Botswana’s Okavango Delta.

Pack for a Purpose

Wilderness Safaris has partnered with Pack for a Purpose, a non-profit organisation that provides travellers with up-to-date information about required supplies for community-based projects. Guests that would like to bring along a contribution can view the needs list for Little Vumbura’s community projects on the Pack for a Purpose website.

Latest Little Vumbura Album

Submitted by: Kassie Lindsay , May 1, 2014

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Latest News From Little Vumbura

  • Little Vumbura – May 2014
    May 31, 2014

    Unusual bird sightings at Little Vumbura include a Pel’s fishing-owl, African swamphen, Allen’s gallinule and a cattle egret eating a lark!

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  • Little Vumbura – January 2014
    Jan 31, 2014

    Hyaena calls dominate the night soundscape at Little Vumbura; during the day the clan’s two young cubs enjoy freedom outside the den…

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  • Little Vumbura - December 2013
    Dec 31, 2013

    Fish-eagles and marabou storks snap up stranded catfish in the many traps created by the rains this month.

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A Quote From Our Guests

“ Our guide Sevara tells us that Vumbura means Hidden Treasure and this place really is a little treasure. ”
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Reviewed by: PRyan1234, 2013.08.29