Duba Plains
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Duba Plains, Botswana

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Duba Plains has been completely rebuilt and now echoes the dramatic style of sister camps Zarafa and Mara Plains offering the very best of the best including outstanding Relais & Chateau hospitality. The camp gives access 

Why photographers love Duba Plains

  • Premier camp and location
  • Outstanding lions and buffalo and white rhino
  • Variety of activities including game drives, walks and boat trips or pay extra for a helicopter flight over the delta

How we rate Duba Plains

Wildlife starstarstarstar
Wilderness starstarstarstarstar
Lodge starstarstarstarstar
Dining starstarstarstarstar
Vehicles starstarstarstarstar
Guides starstarstarstar

Duba Plains at a glance

The camp has 5 bespoke tents each with their own large bedroom, private swimming pool and sala. The atmosphere of wood pannelling, brass and fine furniture, carafs of sherry and suitcases and creates a 1920s safari camp atmosphere.  There is also a two bedroomed suite which is suitable for families.

The concession

The 77 000 hectare private reserve to the western parts of the Okavango Delta and area that attracts large herds of buffalo and lions. White rhino have also been reintroduced to the area by Great Plains — an innovative relocation called Lechwe, kudu and other wildlife is also seen and its an excellent area for birdlife offering water and land activities.It was here that Dereck and Beverly Joubert photographed some of the interactions which became National Geographic films.

Photographers need to know

As with other Great Plains Camps guests have usage of a Canon dSLR and a 100 – 400 mm lens for the duration of their stay. Swarovski binoculars are also on offer. The game viewing is great for lions and buffalo and rhino but the wetland area has few leopards. The area is also known for aardwolf and pangolin.

The good news

Hugely environmentally and socially conscious, Great Plains is an examplary company. Rhinos without borders being one of its most notable contributions to wildlife in Africa.