Pelo Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Pelo Camp is an Adventures Camp

Serene meanderings by mokoro

The word Pelo in Setswana means ‘heart’ – a fitting name inspired by the distinct heart-shaped island on which the camp is built in the heart of the Jao Concession. This is the Delta as it is meant to be enjoyed – remote, genuine, and wild.

Pelo Camp’s main area comprises a tented dining area and lounge situated under impressive wild date palms, jackalberry and Natal mahogany trees while the inviting plunge pool allows for refreshing dips in the midday heat. There is also an outdoor boma area and a raised lookout deck perfect for sundowners. The five intimate guest tents, complete with a covered front veranda, have en-suite bathrooms with both an indoor and outdoor shower. The camp’s footprint is light allowing unobtrusive wildlife viewing and a sense of being at one with nature.

Highlights

  • Set in one of the most beautiful ecosystems in the world, Pelo is an eco-friendly camp
  • Provides a classic, traditional Okavango experience for the adventurous traveller
  • A tranquil retreat from the hustle and bustle of the modern world
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Some things to do at Pelo Camp

  • First time to Africa
  • Travelled to Africa
  • Seasoned Traveller
  • View Okavango Delta wildlife from the unique, traditional mokoro – Africa’s dugout canoe.

  • Watch elephant and hippo wallowing in the cool waters from the safety of camp.

  • See if you can spot lechwe or even leopard on a boating activity.

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Submitted by: Dan Myburg, Apr 7, 2015

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Latest News From Pelo Camp

  • Pelo Camp – March 2015
    May 8, 2015

    Operation Camp Rebuild is now complete and we are now ready for our first guests of the season…

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  • Pelo Camp – February 2015
    Apr 13, 2015

    The Pelo Camp rebuild continued through February, but this didn’t stop great sightings of a new resident hippo and masses of birds taking advantage of the fish traps…

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  • Pelo Camp – December 2014
    Jan 28, 2015

    With Pelo Camp opening in April, the seasonal rebuild has started and staff have already reported amazing sightings such as this tiny chameleon with a body the size of a thumbnail…

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A Quote From Our Guests

“ The boat trips and mokoro were great - lots of birds and the peaceful sound of the river slipping by. We even did a nature walk where we heard a leopard and cubs nearby, learned how to make fire with sticks and a snare trap for a bird!! ”
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Reviewed by: Annamjohnstone, 2015.05.06