Vumbura Plains Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Vumbura Plains is a Premier Camp

4Cs Projects at Vumbura Plains

In addition to helping to conserve the area, Vumbura Plains 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

Vumbura Plains 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.

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.

Latest News From Vumbura Plains

  • Vumbura Plains – February 2014
    Feb 28, 2014

    Lion, wild dog and huge buffalo herds are just some of the wildlife seen this month at Vumbura Plains.

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  • Vumbura Plains – January 2014
    Jan 31, 2014

    Spectacular four-hour territorial battle between lions – and our first cheetah sighting in six months!

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  • Vumbura Plains - December 2013
    Dec 31, 2013

    The rains instantly transform the area into a full-blown Okavango wetland while birds of every colour, shape and size descend en masse.

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A Quote From Our Guests

“ This camp truly has it all---excellent food, lush accommodations and a natural environment that allows you to get up close and personal with the animals ”
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Reviewed by: Kid55, 2013.09.02