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The archetypal Okavango game-viewing destination. Raised on decks on a beautiful tree island in the south-east of the Okavango, Chitabe Camp looks out across a Delta floodplain that is transformed during winter from dry rushes to lush oasis, one of only a few distinct habitats in this...
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Chitabe | bordering Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Our 3rd and final stop in the Okavango, Chitabe was remarkable for its varied scenery and wildlife. I lost track of the lion sightings, which included two males posing in the early morning light by a watering hole, a pride of females and several rambunctious...More

1  Thank LeftymartinMiles
Response from WildernessSafaris, Manager at Chitabe CampResponded 22 August 2016

Dear LeftymartinMiles, Thank you so much for this fantastic feedback - not only about Chitabe but Botswana in general! The scenery is beautiful and the wildlife is amazing (all those lion sightings are a case in point), however, we would agree that it is the...More

Reviewed 28 July 2016

We spent 4 days at Chitabe Camp in mid-June....probably a day too many. The camp is lovely, although, we understand that it will be rebuilt within the next year. Our tent was wonderful. Very comfortable and private. Loved sitting on the deck. We found the...More

2  Thank Joefish925
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Chitabe CampResponded 2 August 2016

Dear Joefish925, Thank you for your great, although slightly mixed review. We are glad to see that overall you enjoyed your stay with us, we only wish it could have been perfect in every way. We will be sure to look into the concerns you...More

Reviewed 24 July 2016

This was a great place for animal sightings, we even saw a rhinoceros! Duke, our guide was great at ferreting out the animals. We were even able to see a pack of wild dogs running around us! Also rare is that we saw a male...More

1  Thank runningtheglobe
Response from WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Chitabe CampResponded 29 July 2016

Dear Runningtheglobe, Thank you for the wonderful feedback we are glad to see you enjoyed your stay with us as well as the time spent with Duke on your adventures. That is a very rare leopard sighting and hope you have some wonderful photos to...More

Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The really strange thing about safari, is that it's not just 1 thing that makes a good safari experience. It's a number of things; the lodge, the sightings, the fun you have in the jeep, the vibe in camp. Here just felt fabulous. We had...More

2  Thank Coffee&applepie
Response from WildernessSafaris, Manager at Chitabe CampResponded 22 July 2016

Dear Coffee&applepie, Thank you for your brilliant review, we are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your time with MD and look forward to sharing your kind words with him. We hope you got some wonderful photos of your many sightings especially the always...More

Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is an amazing camp and experience. From our arrival at Maun, greeted by Wildersness staff, to our short flight into the airstrip near Chitabe. We were greeted by our ranger/driver who's name is O.D., he kindly requested that we do not immediately go to...More

2  Thank pshah99
Response from WildernessSafaris, Manager at Chitabe CampResponded 6 July 2016

Dear Pshah99, Thank you for your fabulous review, we are thrilled to hear what a wonderful stay you had with us as well as your time spent on your adventures with O.D. Sounds like you had some amazing sightings, sadly those frisky wild dogs were...More

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G5travels
23 June 2017|
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Response from WildernessSafaris | Property representative |
DearG5travels, Chitabe Camp and most Wilderness camps in Botswana have 220V multi-plug adaptor points in the rooms which can be used to charge batteries, mobile devises and sleep apnoea machines. Although we do supply... More
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Kimberly V
17 September 2016|
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Dear Mntnrun, Thank you for your question has been moved to start in 2018 (6 January 2018 to 30 April 2018). reopening to full capacity May 2018. We have made provisions to increase the numbers at Chitabe Lediba over the... More
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KP8
9 March 2016|
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I have not been to Dumas Tau but I Was boh in Chitabe and Little Vumbura. While Chitabe is fantastic under every aspect Little Vumbura si not worth while. The camp is very old, not so beautiful, tents rather small not so... More
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"all of the tents are great. no bad ones at all"
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"All rooms are wonderful and very private."
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"There is some distance between tents, so if you have difficulty walking, advise ahead of time to reserve a..."
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"All tents are the same, just nicely spaced out round the camp"
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