Explore the Wild: Discover the Beauty of the Botswana
Discover the untamed beauty of Duba Plains Camp in the heart of Okavango Delta. Immerse yourself in its unique landscape, featuring palm-dotted islands and vast flood plains. Indulge in the elegance of our 5 bespoke suites and the Duba Plains Suite, thoughtfully designed by Dereck Joubert to blend harmoniously with the surroundings. Experience an extraordinary wildlife adventure with countless animals roaming the flood plains.
Elevated rooms, crafted from recycled railway sleepers, provide breathtaking views of the floodplain and the mesmerizing wildlife procession. As the chosen home base for renowned owners and National Geographic filmmakers, Dereck and Beverly Joubert, our camp offers exclusive opportunities for private wildlife encounters. Prepare for an unforgettable safari experience at Duba Plains Camp with Great Plains Conservation.
Experience the extraordinary at Duba Plains Camp, where wildlife encounters are unmatched. Get up close to magnificent creatures like lions, leopards, elephants, and buffalo, as well as unique Kalahari species such as Aardwolf and Pangolins. Our commitment to the nearby community extends through various projects like Big Cats Caring for Communities, Lamps for Learning, and Conservation Camp for Kids, ensuring tangible benefits from wildlife conservation.
Indulge in culinary delights prepared by our executive chefs and savor a hand-picked wine selection featuring wines from friends of the Jouberts, who share their stories of conservation and community support. With Botswana’s best land safari and an authentic Okavango Delta experience, Duba Plains offers a tranquil haven for wildlife viewing, birding, fishing, and thrilling guided drives. Immerse yourself in an invigorating and serene all-round adventure, guided by our knowledgeable team and welcoming hosts at Duba Plains Camp.
The intimate camp consists of five traditional-style tented suites, all on raised decking, each with views of the surrounding floodplain and the steady stream of wildlife parading past. Each suite has a lounge area, with place to write and do your photographic downloads, as well as the opportunity for private dining in your suite. Each has a private verandah plus beautifully appointed en-suite facilities consisting of flush loo, double basins and indoor and outdoor showers and luxurious baths. Fans and careful design maintain comfortable climate for rest and relaxation. Guests can enjoy their own private plunge pool and outdoor under cover sala/day rest area.
Game drives (day & night) take place in some of Botswana’s best adapted vehicles. Duba Plain’s Toyota Land Cruisers are uniquely designed to traverse the floodplains. These are, of course, open-sided, canopied and customised for photographers (raised roofs, photographic bars, multi-plug inverters). Seating only four to six guests on each vehicle, the Cruisers are fully stocked with drinks and snacks. Each suite has a professional camera and lenses as a package for guests to use or try out. Images are downloaded and presented for them to take away at no additional charge.
While the focus remains on the most comfortable times of day (early to mid-morning and late afternoon to evening) for drives, it is very common in Duba Plains to spend full days out in the field, having brunch delivered to the vehicles because the wildlife is so good and our focus is on finding and spending time with these extraordinary experiences.
Our schedule is flexible and guests are encouraged to create their own itinerary according to their interests. Very often, our safaris will continue into the night in search of nocturnal species. Great Plains guides are also keen trackers and birders and guests are encouraged to experience everything the camp has to offer.
Zipping through the Okavango Delta’s network of waterways is an invigorating way to get a sense of the scope of this huge wetland. You’ll undoubtedly have wonderful birding and maybe even some hippo, buffalo and elephant sightings. (Boating is a seasonal activity, typically between May and October but varies seasonally).