Explore the Wild: Discover the Beauty of the Botswana
Nestled deep within the Linyanti Wildlife Reserve, on the northernmost fringe of Botswana, lies DumaTau Camp, a remarkable safari destination. With unique access to both the Linyanti River and Savuti Channel, this renowned camp allows guests to immerse themselves in the reserve’s diverse and pristine 126,000-hectare (311,353-acre) landscape. From the comfort of each ultra-spacious 142 m2 guest suite, you can indulge in uninterrupted views over Osprey Lagoon, observing the majestic movements of the iconic mega-herds of elephants for which the Linyanti is so famous.
Located in the heart of the wilderness, DumaTau Camp offers unparalleled access to the diverse habitats of the Linyanti Swamps, floodplains, and mopane woodlands. As the dry winter months set in, witness the mesmerizing spectacle of massive elephant herds congregating along the waterways and lagoons.
The area is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, with sightings of red lechwe, Burchell’s zebras, giraffes, buffalos, and warthogs. Prepare to be enthralled by the presence of apex predators, including lions, leopards, cheetahs, African wild dogs, and spotted hyenas. Marvel at the immense concentrations of hippos and crocodiles that inhabit the iconic Savuti Channel, adding to the allure of this extraordinary DumaTau Camp experience.
All seven twin tented suites and one family unit, with private plunge pools, sit on elevated wooden decks mere steps from the wildlife corridors, so game often wander peacefully through the camp. An inviting indoor lounge, spacious bathroom which includes indoor and outdoor showers – feature interiors of hand-crafted mosaic tiles, acacia wood, and local textiles which reflect the heart of the Linyanti. The main dining and lounge areas boast unimpeded wide-angle vistas that overlook the wildlife-rich lagoon, while the centrally located Osprey Retreat wellness centre and gym – shared with Wilderness Little DumaTau – includes an inviting shaded deck, a lap pool, spa, a drinks and snack counter, and Safari Boutique. Wilderness DumaTau runs on 100% solar energy.
Nestled within the breathtaking Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area, Wilderness DumaTau Camp stands as a beacon of conservation and environmental stewardship. As part of this vast and crucial landscape, the camp plays a vital role in preserving and protecting the diverse wildlife populations, particularly the majestic elephants and endangered African wild dogs.
DumaTau Camp’s commitment to sustainable practices and community engagement ensures the long-term sustainability of this precious ecosystem. By staying at DumaTau, guests actively contribute to the preservation of this extraordinary wilderness and the conservation of its magnificent inhabitants.
Embark on unforgettable adventures with DumaTau Camp’s twice-daily game drives, immersing yourself in the untamed wilderness of the Linyanti. Step into the open 4×4 vehicles, tailored to accommodate just four guests, ensuring an intimate and personalized safari experience.
With each guest enjoying a coveted ‘window’ seat, you’ll have front-row access to the captivating wildlife encounters guided by our knowledgeable and enthusiastic safari experts. Brace yourself for captivating moments, from witnessing awe-inspiring predator interactions to the awe-inspiring sight of vast elephant herds gracefully traversing the landscape. Be prepared for an abundance of wildlife sightings, from majestic plains game to the vibrant and diverse avian inhabitants, creating a tapestry of nature’s wonders that will leave you in awe.