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Wilderness Safaris DumaTau Camp

Botswana, Linyanti Reserve, Botswana
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28/01/2018 29/01/2018
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Breakfast included
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I spent three nights at DumaTau camp in early October and had close up viewings of three different Leopards; five 11-month old Lion cubs, six Lioness at three kills, plenty of Elephants, Hippo and Buffalo and 70+ species of Birds. My guide Godfrey was very...More

Thank Gihhy
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau CampResponded 17 October 2017

Dear Gihhy, Thank you for your wonderful review and kind words for Godfrey and all the great staff in camp. We are glad to hear how many amazing sightings you had during your time with us and hope you have some great photos to go...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017

With permanent water on front of the camp, Duma Tau is one of the most stunning camps for elephants and sunsets, from the bar and pontoon. The outstanding warm hospitality was matched by the guiding and wonderful wildlife. Our room had a view to water...More

Thank chadpond
Response from WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau CampResponded 29 September 2017

Dear chadpond, Thank you so much for sharing your experiences at DumaTau! We couldn't agree more that this is one of the best spots in Botswana for elephant interaction and spectacular skies. When the camp was designed, we made allowances for existing elephant "highways" which...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Dumatau for three nights. This was my first visit although my husband has visited before. The rooms were relatively new and very modern. They all faced onto the water and were west facing. This meant they were pretty warm in the afternoon....More

3  Thank Vegemitelover
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau CampResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you Vegemitelover, DumaTau is located close to the source of the Savute Channel, with access to the Linyanti Swamps, floodplains and mopane woodlands, thus offering an excellent combination of habitats. Well known for its elephant concentrations as they congregate along the waterways and lagoons...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Duma Tau Camp is a gorgeous camp nestled on the Linyanti River. Elephants everywhere. We were fortunate to have many very special moments with the animals. A mother leopard and tiny playful cub, huge herds of elephants with many tiny ones crossing the river in...More

Thank Ann R
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau CampResponded 11 September 2017

Dear Ann, Thank you for your amazing review, we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and glad to see how many amazing sightings you enjoyed with your fabulous guide. We hope you will visit us again soon. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

It was good to return to DumaTau in its new, and much better, location beside the water. We last visited in Aug. 2007 when Vasco was the manager and ran the Dung Beetle Bar. This time the camp was expertly run by Johann. The rooms...More

Thank _judithwilliams48
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris DumaTau CampResponded 24 August 2017

Dear _judithwilliams48, Thank you for your amazing feedback - we are overjoyed to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and the new DumaTau it is always wonderful welcoming back old friends. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to...More

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  • North-West District >
  • Linyanti Reserve
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6 May 2017|
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Response from WildernessSafaris | 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
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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"I found Room #5 conveniently close to the main area of the Lodge and affording a very good view of the water."
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"All rooms overlook the river with spectacular views!"
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"all tents seem to be excellent"
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