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Tubu Tree Camp
Tubu Tree Camp Botswana Guest Lounge
Tubu Tree Camp is located on Hunda Island, which is known for its concentrations of game and offers spectacular wildlife viewing on land and by boat, making for tranquil water adventures. This combination of activities guarantees your time at Tubu Tree Camp to provide a complete Okavango Delta experience. These picture-perfect floodplains within the private Jao Reserve are dotted with water-loving wildlife from one side and are frequented by predators, particularly leopards, wild dogs and hyenas.
 
 
The Jao Reserve receives a lot of water during the annual floods (around May to September), when it is for the most part best suited to a water-based Delta experience.
The raised Tubu Tree main area feels like an oversized tree house, with fantastic views over the seasonal floodplains in front of the camp. These plains can either be dry or completely submerged during the flood season when the land fills with water.
 
In the open-sided lounge, chill out on comfy sofas and chairs, perhaps with one of the handy reference books, or wander out on deck to take in the view and the ample animals that wander by. A viewing scope here can be handy to help identify animals a little way off, and the well-positioned loo with a view really should be checked out!
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The dining area is large and only lightly decorated, but, winning in popularity is the quirky bar, hand carved from a large sausage tree and built around trees to the front of the camp. From the bar area, a wooden walkway leads down to a small plunge pool and sundeck, and – just beyond – a firepit for evening entertainment. 
 
Tubu Tree Camp has eight tented chalets, built on individual decks, accessed from the main area along raised wooden walkways, often with smaller antelope feeding below. The tents are large and bright, with large sliding doors and mesh panels at the front. Comfortable chairs on the deck provide a perfect spot to sit and contemplate the surrounding plains. The family unit has two adjoining tents, separate bathrooms and a shared lounge.
Tubu Tree Camp Botswana Dining Room
Tubu Tree Camp Botswana Guest Room
Tubu Tree Camp Botswana Guest Tent
Tubu Tree Camp Botswana in the Okavango Delta
Tubu Tree Camp Botswana Elephant in front of camp
Wildlife sightings around Tubu Tree include elephant, lion, Burchell's zebra, red lechwe, southern giraffe, tsessebe, and blue wildebeest on the floodplains. Kudu, impala, bushbuck, and leopard are usually seen in forested areas. The variety of birdlife is impressive, with dry-land species seen on the larger islands and a multitude of wetland birds seen on the floodplains and waterways.
 
A hide near camp is transformed into the Tubu Star Star Bed at night, creating a unique sleep-out in the wild.
 
Contact Safari Guru for Tubu Tree rates and availability or other suitable camps in the Okavango Delta Botswana offering similar experiences, such as KwetsaniJacana CampChitabe and Pelo, all located on smaller islands in the area.
Tubu Tree Camp

Property Details

Tubu Tree Camp Location
Okavango Delta, Botswana
Accommodation
8 Tented Suites
Guest Room Facilities
Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fan, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Mosquito Nets, Outside Shower, Safe, Tea / Coffee, Verandah
Tubu Tree Camp Facilities
Bar, Library, Pool, Private Vehicle Available
Family Policy
Children Above 12, otherwise children above six would require a private vehicle
Activities
Bird Watching, Boating, Catch-and-release Fishing, Safari Drives, Mokoro Excursion, Walks (Guided)
Available Services
Credit Card, Helicopter Excursions
Included
Guided Safaris, All Meals and Drinks (excluding French Champagne), Laundry
Not Included
Curio Purchases, Helicopter Scenics, Gratuities
Why Tubu Tree Camp?
Unpretentious Camp, offering Good Wildlife Viewing on Hunda Island

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