Duba Plains is one of the Okavango Delta's most remote camps located in the furthermost reaches of the Okavango Delta in a very private reserve of 30 000 hectares. Duba Plains is built on an island shaded by large Ebony, Fig and Garcinia trees and surrounded by expansive plains which are seasonally flooded - usually from about May to early October each year, depending on the rains in central Africa.
Since Duba has access to large islands, floodplains and marshes, the camp offers a diversity of experiences. Duba Plain's real treat is its exclusivity and it is particularly suited to those who want to be far away.
The wildlife at Duba Plains is fascinating. As the vast open grasslands are often isolated from the mainland by deep waterways, the variety of wild animals is not as high as in other areas within the Okavango.
However, Duba Plains more than makes up for this as it's a high impact game viewing area. Thousands of Buffalo are hunted almost daily by up to 4 different prides of Lion. This chase is a great photo opportunity.
Lechwe, Buffalo, Elephant, Tsessebe and Warthog dot the savannah and Hippo concentrate in the deeper channels. Duba Plains often have productive Hyena dens in the area that offer great Hyena cub viewing.
Leopards are found on the forested islands. Most of the Okavango Delta's birdlife is found in the area and birding 'specials' like Wattled Crane and Slaty Egret are often seen.
Duba Plains is accessible by light aircraft transfers from Kasane (1hr 20 mins) and Maun (40 min) airports. Private air charter access is available. Duba Plains Camp is a 5-minute drive from its airstrip.