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Wilderness Safaris DumaTau Camp

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Botswana, Linyanti Reserve, Botswana
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Botswana, Linyanti Reserve Botswana See on map
AMENITIES
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Suites
Concierge
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the 10th camp for us. And one of the best. Camp sits on a big lagoon (really a lake). Very pretty setting. Three times we saw elephants swim with babies the 600 yards or so across the lagoon - a real thrill. The...More

Thank BunkyVA
Response from Wilderness_Safaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau CampResponded 1 week ago

Dear BunkyVA, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are thrilled to read your wonderful memories of your journey with us. It is really something quite special to watch the beautiful elephants swim - they really have great fun bobbing in the water. Bush regards...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were apprehensive on our drive from the airstrip as everything was so dry and we passed very little game in the scrubby mopane . However our breath was taken away as we entered the lodge and saw the magnificent lagoon right in front of...More

Thank Gill J
Response from Wilderness_Safaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau CampResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gill, Thank you for your beautiful review and kind words for BK, Annerie, Johan and all the great staff in camp. We are glad to see how many wonderful birds BK showed you along the Lagoon - the Owlets are really quite a treat....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Botswana, and the camp was great, highlighted by one of the best guides we had during our month Africa visit - Mocks was great - he was fun, personable, and knowledgeable. That friendliness extended to the entire staff -...More

Thank sellrd
Response from Wilderness_Safaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau CampResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you sellrd for the fabulous review, we are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had such a great time with the wonderful Mocks. We will be sure to share your kind words with all our staff...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We’ve just returned from our second safari, and Duma Tau was the fourth and last location we visited. There are many well-deserved glowing reviews on TA; our experience was similar with one or two exceptions. First, the setting along the Savute channel in the Linyati...More

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Response from Wilderness_Safaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau CampResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear washington_wahine, Thank you for your picturesque review, we are glad to see your experience lived up to your expectations and that you were able to work things out with your guide. While the emphasis of a Botswana safari is often on large mammals –...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time in Duma Tau. The accommodations were great and the staff was exceptional!! It felt like family. Our main guide was Tops and he was so great at communicating with us and letting us know what we were trackinging. He took...More

Thank Voyager428763
Response from Wilderness_Safaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau CampResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Voyager428763, Thank you for your amazing review and terrific praises for Tops. We cannot wait to share your kind words with him and all the wonderful staff in camp. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris

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Perhaps the best game viewing in far northern Botswana - from its newest and most stylish camp. DumaTau means "roar of the lion," but the elephant reigns here. The camp is set on a lagoon on the Linyanti River between More two "elephant highways," affording unparalleled viewing of these iconic mammals, along with other wildlife. Together with sweeping, dramatic views of the river, the architecture of the camp expresses the explorer aesthetic, as well as the idea of space. There is an airy dining and lounge area, and a pool, all taking advantage of the superb view of the lagoon. Highlights DumaTau is located close to the source of the Savute Channel, with access to the Linyanti Swamps, floodplains and extensive mopane woodlands, thus offering an excellent combination of land and river. During winter, large elephant herds traverse the area. Chances of viewing leopard, lion and wild dog are excellent, along with other large mammals like hippo, red lechwe, giraffe, waterbuck, kudu, impala and occasional buffalo. 10 Tents (including 2 Family Tents): Rebuilt 2012; en-suite; spacious; raised off the ground; clear-storey window; 100% solar powered Experiences: Day and night game drives • Nature walks (on request) • Boating and barge (seasonal) • Game viewing hides • Catch-and-release fishing (seasonal) Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Also Known As
Duma Tau Camp, Linyanti Reserve Hotel Linyanti Reserve
Location
Botswana > North-West District > Linyanti Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Also Known As
Duma Tau Camp, Linyanti Reserve Hotel Linyanti Reserve
Location
Botswana > North-West District > Linyanti Reserve
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Room & Suite (29)
Dining (8)
Pool & Beach (7)
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coyotetraveler
6 May 2017|
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Response from Wilderness_Safaris | Property representative |
Dear Coyotetraveler, We look forward to welcoming you into our camp in June. As your visit is in the middle of winter here in the Southern Hemisphere, temperatures do vary from low to high. Our best suggestion is to pack... More
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deolesh
25 April 2015|
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Response from Keith V | Property representative |
Dear traveler, firstly you will love Chitabe and Duma Tau. The morning game drives do leave early in the morning. Please keep in mind October is getting pretty warm, so the early mornings and late evening are the best time... More
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"We had room 4 nearest main lodge . No 10 is quite a long walk esp in the heat , but is nearest the..."
216gillj
2 weeks ago
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"we stayed in number 10 which was 1/4 of a mile from main camp. We didn't mind but some might."
Voyager428763
14 Sep. 2018
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"Some of the rooms are a bit of a walk - request something close to lobby if you have trouble walking."
seans129
4 Sep. 2018
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"All the rooms have a fantastic veiw"
Katthomp
18 Jun. 2018
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