Duma Tau Camp
DumaTau is a classic wilderness camp located in Northern Botswana within the Linyanti Concession, bordered to the east by Chobe National Park and close to Linyanti Marsh and source of the Savute; near the Kwando/Linyanti River confluence.

Camp Description
• Overlooks an enormous lagoon.
• Dining room and bar under thatch, raised on decks with wide-open view.
• Kgotla (boma) for dining under the stars
• Plunge pool with swing bed sala.
• Evening campfire.
• Slide projector available.
• Library
• Curio shop.
• Dinner available in the bush after cocktail cruise. (On request if exclusive use of camp.)
• Cocktail reception available between Kings Pool and DumaTau. (On request; for larger groups who want to meet up.)

Electricity & Water
• Camp has 220v generator-powered electricity run in kitchen and main areas when guests are not in camp. When guests return from activities, generators generally switched off (for peace in camp).
• 220v Inverter power is used for lighting and fans in each guest tent 24hrs/day.
• 220v plugs available in each tent for the charging of batteries only. Hence bring spare battery, charging unit
• Multi-national adaptors available in each guest tent
• Plug points are available in each tent so that sleep apnoea machines may be used.
• Solar-heated water

Children of 6 years and older are accommodated however private activities need to be booked and paid for. The minimum age for walking activities is 12 years.
R7650.00 pps

  • Duma Tau Camp - Duma Tau Lounge
  • Duma Tau Camp - Duma Tau Dining
  • Duma Tau Camp - Duma Tau Guest Tent
  • Duma Tau Camp - Duma Tau Tent Interior
  • Duma Tau Camp - Duma Tau Tent Bathroom
  • Duma Tau Camp - Duma Tau Pool
  • Duma Tau Camp - Duma Tau Water View
  • Duma Tau Camp - Duma Tau Pontoon Boat
  • Duma Tau Camp - Duma Tau Boat Cruise
  • Duma Tau Camp
  • Duma Tau Camp - Duma Tau Sunset

Facilities & Services:

  • Children under 12 years
  • Laundry Service
  • Dining room
  • Other
  • Curio Shop
  • English


    This camp can accommodate 20 guests plus tour leader/escort/guide

    Number of tents:
    10 tents in total consisting of:
    • 8 x ¾ twin bedded tents (2 of which can be converted into king-size beds on request).
    • 1 family unit – accommodates four guests (two bedrooms sharing one bathroom).
    • 1 king-size bedded tent.

    Tent details:
    • Canvas with thatch roof, raised off the ground on decks, wooden doors.
    • En-suite facilities with indoor and outsider shower.
    • Single basin (honeymoon suite has a double basin).
    • Each room has views over the floodplains and lagoon.
    • Fans in all guest tents.
    • Mosquito nets over the beds.
    • Soaps, shampoos and insect repellents supplied in each tent.
    • The honeymoon suite has an outside sala.
    • Safe in each tent.

    Duma Tau Camp Activities:

    The camp is close to the source of the Savute Channel as well as the Linyanti waterways. Predator sightings of lion, cheetah and wild dogs are good. Elephant viewing is amongst the best anywhere especially in winter.

    Plains game viewing is good – zebra, giraffe and excellent hippo. Night drives on the Channel are superb. Excellent birding.

    Activities comprise 80% game drives and 20% water activities.
    • Game drives in open 5 x 10-seater Land Rovers, max. 6 or 7 guests per vehicle.
    • The camp has a supply of bean bags for guests to use to steady their camera while on a game activity.
    • Night drives.
    • Game walks and hides (2 raised and 1 sunken hide).
    • Motor boat; 1x6-seater (water level permitting).
    • Birding and fishing.
    • Fishing on a catch and release basis (fishing is prohibited in Botswana in January and February for fish breeding purposes). The camp has a small stock of basic rods and reels but fly fishing equipment is to be supplied by guest if required.
    • Sleep-outs in the hide can be arranged on a minimum 3 night stay. The DumaTau hide is an elevated platform, equipped with bed rolls, mosquito nets and long drop toilet. Minimum age requirement is 12 years and older.

    Suggested Daily Activity Schedule
    05h00/06h00 – Wake up call. Light continental breakfast of cereals, tea/coffee/juices and pastries served in the dining area.
    05h30/06h30 – Depart on morning activity, returning to camp between 10h00 and 11h00.
    10h00/11h00 – Brunch consisting of a selection of breakfast and lunch dishes.
    From now until afternoon tea, guests will be at leisure.
    16h00/15h30 – Afternoon tea consisting of a selection of sweet and savoury snacks.
    16h30/16h00 – Afternoon game viewing activity – drinks and snacks served for sundowners during the course of the activity.
    19h30/19h00 – Return to camp (later if good game sightings).
    20h00/19h30 – Pre-dinner drinks and snacks will be served at the pub.
    20h30/20h00 – Three course dinners – generally speaking the starter and dessert is served, whilst the main course is buffet style.
    21h30/21h00 – Coffee and liqueurs served at the campfire.

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