Abu Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Abu Camp is a Premier 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 or mekoro and walks – with or without the herd!
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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

Latest News From Abu Camp

  • Abu Camo - May 2018
    May 3, 2018

    We’ve had some really interesting questions about how the other members of the Abu Herd have reacted to the arrival of babies Motlotlo and Shamiso...

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  • Abu Camp - April 2018
    Apr 26, 2018

    A month of arrivals at Abu!

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  • Abu Camp – February 2018
    Feb 13, 2018

    While baby elephant Motlotlo has inevitably been the centre of attention, recent game drives at Abu have given him some serious competition with sightings of a female cheetah with cubs, and a ten-strong pride of lions…

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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ We have been fortunate to have been to a lot of Safari camps over Africa- but we both agreed that Abu was the best we have experienced. ”
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Reviewed by: Brian B, 30 January 2018