We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Okavango Delta
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Management photos
Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel"},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

218 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 198: English reviews
Start your review of Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp
 Click to rate
Chicago
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The camp is beautiful, the staff excellent, food wonderful and the game viewing superb. However the entry to the lodge was a hazard because of no railings at the initial steps and the "tented" luxury accommodations an accident waiting to happen (which it did!). The tented suite is huge be much wasted space, at least for us. The huge sitting...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank 1,60,824
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love all Wilderness Camps in Botswana and would never stay anywhere else! The employees are so welcoming and focused on making your visit extraordinary. The rooms are spectacular and luxuriously comfortable. The food is delicious for all meals and often a mix of local and international flavours. Wildlife is diverse and the guides exceptional. Each night we are given an...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AnnaandPeterK3D
WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp, responded to this review

Thank you AnnaandPeterK3D for your fabulous review, we are thrilled to read all your happy memories of your stay with us and hope you will be back soon to make many more together. We will be sure to share your kind words with all the staff in camp – especially our great kitchen team. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris

Ndola
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is a really spectacular camp – the tents (if you can call them that) are huge and beautifully furnished. In fact quite breathtaking - a definite "WOW" moment. Food was excellent and as a solo traveler I was made to feel very welcome. Ike was an experienced and knowledgeable guide making the game drives interesting and exciting with sightings...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank SK_Coleman
WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp, responded to this review

Dear O1239FWsuec, Thank you for the amazing review, we are thrilled to see that even as a solo traveller you felt as though you were among friends during your stay with us and which is how we sadly parted at the end of your stay in camp. We cannot wait to welcome you back. Warm regards Wilderness Safaris

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wilderness Safaris is a masterclass in ecotourism. Their classy approach to absolutely everything they do is a step ahead of anything I have ever seen. Botswana has a model wildlife conservation programme and it shows. Beautiful landscapes and animals, every aspect of this trip was life affirming. Best trip of my life. So far.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank tanjawessels
WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp, responded to this review

Thank you tanjawessels for the fabulous review, we are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and more so that you were able to take away with you some of the wonderful eco friendly practices that Vumbura and Wilderness Safaris undertakes. We hope we will be able to share many more life changing journeys with you....

Guilderland, New York
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

A very unique experience - the "camp" was a 5 star resort . The accommodations were top notch and the service and food were also superb . Our safari guide Ike was a great guy and very knowledgeable . Also our water guide Sparks was a great guy . Most of the staff are from one of the 5 villages...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Coconut12345
WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp, responded to this review

Thank you Coconut12345 for your beautiful review and high praises, we will be sure to share your kind words with Ike, Sparks and all the staff in camp. Community is one of the core values of Wilderness Safaris, and in such, are our neighbours - the rural communities that either own the land on which we operate or live adjacent...

Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Reviewed 29 January 2017

we spent some nights in 2016 and will be back in 2017. vumbura is one of those camps really taking your breath away. of course the nature at the delta itself is one-of-a-kind...but the camp really just underlines the beauty of the nature and integrates itself in it. so the camp is not "disturbing" or "mismatching" with nature...you always feel...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank bilderland
WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp, responded to this review

Dear bilderland, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are delighted to see what a great stay you had with us and hope you will visit us again soon. We will be sure to find some more wonderful activities for you to take part in. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris

Johannesburg, California
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Second visit to vumbura and I will go back again and again. What a wonderful camp. Great game viewing and boating. Chris is a wonderful guide. Staff always friendly and helpful. Great food. Rooms are wonderful. Amazing sun rises and sunsets.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank rene179
WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp, responded to this review

Thank you rene179 for the amazing feedback. We are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your time in camp and will be sure to pass on your regards to Chris and all the staff in camp. We hope you will come back and enjoy many more sundowners with us. Wilderness Safaris

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This camp is something, which I did not expected in the middle of delta. It is too much of a luxury resort than a safari camp. I wish Wilderness build 2 camps in their concession, so travellers interested in nature and animals could be there in more modest accomodation but still be able to enjoy safari drives in this beautiful...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank MaciejK
WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp, responded to this review

Dear MaciejK, Thank you for your kind review, we are glad to see you enjoyed your stay with us, even though it was more luxurious than you had hoped. Vumbura Plains is one of the Premier Camps in the Wilderness Safaris brand – meaning, it is highest level of elegance, style, and luxury accommodation. May we suggest that should you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We had two nights at Vumbura Plains North Camp in early December and it was an experience we'll never forget. The flight to Vumbura airstrip was incredible, our pilot flew low over the delta and we'd seen several herds of elephants before our feet had touched the ground. 'G' met us from there to drive us the 40 minute transfer...

 Report
Helpful?
6Thank DanWard86
WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp, responded to this review

Thank you Dan for your beautiful review, we are thrilled you both had such a great stay with us and thank you for sharing your amazing photos too – the leopard looks as amazing as you described. We are overjoyed that we were able to share this life changing journey with you and hope you will be back soon for...

Santa Monica
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This is a very special place. We were there for 3 nights last week. The "tents" are wonderful and the staff is first rate. The food was very good, not outstanding. However, if you love chocolate, ask them to make the chocolate fudge cake. Amazing! Now, I'm going to share a great tip which I wish someone on staff would...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Georgina5
WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp, responded to this review

Dear Georgina5, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are glad to see how much you enjoyed your time with us and glad the staff were able to help you with keeping your Kikoi icy cool. This is obviously not the traditional use for a Kikoi - traditionally used as a head wrap or a sling or the most popular...

372 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (312)
Viewed
Room/Suite (48)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (15)
Viewed
Bathroom (7)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (4)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (4)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
View from Room (16)
Viewed
5:12
Videos (3)
Viewed
Other (209)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (60)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (14)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Other (44)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Okavango Delta hotels
121.8 km away
Mankwe Bush Lodge
Mankwe Bush Lodge
#1 of 1 in Okavango Delta
42 reviews
85.7 km away
Sanctuary Stanley's Camp
Sanctuary Stanley's Camp
#24 of 71 in Okavango Delta
159 reviews
0.0 km away
Sanctuary Baines' Camp
Sanctuary Baines' Camp
#34 of 71 in Okavango Delta
111 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
40.7 km away
Sanctuary Chief's Camp
Sanctuary Chief's Camp
#7 of 27 in Moremi Game Reserve
201 reviews
132.0 km away
Mapula Lodge
Mapula Lodge
#18 of 27 in Moremi Game Reserve
78 reviews
67.6 km away
Camp Moremi
Camp Moremi
#2 of 27 in Moremi Game Reserve
256 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Near Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp

Top-rated Restaurants Nearby

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
Services
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vumbura Plains, a luxurious retreat of contemporary design, seems to float on a sea of waving reeds in the midst of a large floodplain. The sumptuous rooms, each with its own plunge pool and sala, are uniquely designed, spacious and raised on wooden decks to take in a wide-angled vista. Because the area is a mix of water and dry land, wildlife is diverse, so water-loving lechwe splash through the reeds, while rare sable antelope can be seen in the dry savannah. Lion, leopard, elephant, cheetah, wild dog and buffalo along with plains game and prolific birds provide an excellent all-round wildlife experience. • 14 tents • 100% solar • day and night game drives • village visit • mokoro • boat • nature walks • catch-and-release fishing • spa ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp

Address: Vumbura Plains, Botswana
Region: Botswana > North-West District > Okavango Delta
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Vumbura Plains Camp Hotel Moremi Game Reserve
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp staff and other travellers.
6 questions
Ask a question
2 months ago
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
London, Canada
London, Canada

See all questions (6)

Questions? Get answers from Wilderness Safaris Vumbura Plains Camp staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Don't come if you have trouble getting up from low seating”
 of 5 bubbles 160824, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“get the furthest room, that way you walk more and have more of a chance to see wildlife”
 of 5 bubbles tanjawessels, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are the same.”
 of 5 bubbles Georgina5, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All suites have a unique view”
 of 5 bubbles Mandy690, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are superb and overlook the flood plains.”
 of 5 bubbles ritaSouthAfrica, 19 May 2016 | Read review
5 of 5