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Tubu Tree

Located on Hunda Island, the largest area of permanently dry land in this region of the Okavango Delta, Tubu Tree Camp is surrounded by palatable grasses which attract a variety of plains game species.

A mosaic of interconnecting diverse habitats, ranging from dry Kalahari sandveld to mopane and riverine forest edging on permanent waterways, ensures diverse and spectacular game viewing.

Tubu Tree Camp is built in traditional style, with elevated wooden walkways connecting eight tents on raised platforms, each with picturesque vistas of the floodplain from a private front deck.  En-suite bathroom facilities and an outdoor shower are standard.

With commanding views of the wonderful scenery, the main dining, lounge areas and pool are also raised, while an open bar area is shaded by the canopy of a large marula tree.

Wildlife seen around Tubu Tree Camp is abundant on the floodplains. Kudu, impala, bushbuck and leopard are also seen in the forested areas.

The variety of bird life is impressive, with dry-land species seen on the large islands and a multitude of wetland birds seen on the floodplains and waterways.

Throughout the year day and night game drives in open 4×4 vehicles are available. There are two platform hides in the concession, offering incredible up-close viewing, or an opportunity to sleep out under the stars.

During winter, the water levels around Tubu Tree Camp rise and the floodplains become covered with water (normally May to late September). This allows for a wide range of water activities from boating and fishing to mokoro trips.

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Style

Classic Camp – Newly added Family Room

Rooms

7

Open Season

Open all year round

Safari Experience

Wildlife seen around Tubu Tree Camp includes elephant, lion, Burchell’s zebra, red lechwe, southern giraffe, tsessebe, and blue wildebeest on the floodplains.

Kudu, impala, bushbuck and leopard are also seen in the forested areas.

The variety of bird life is impressive, with dry-land species seen on the large islands and a multitude of wetland birds seen on the floodplains and waterways.

Fishing, on a catch and release basis, is year round except January and February when fishing is barred by law for breeding.

We offer spinner rods and a small range of lures. Fly fishing equipment can be supplied to the guest if required by prior arrangement.

Wildlife & Birdlife

The true wetland areas of the Okavango Delta are best known for their birdlife.

The largest concentrations of endangered Wattled Crane are found in this area and Slaty Egrets, Rosy-throated Longclaws and African Skimmer are some of the specials that can be seen.

Hallowed species such as Pel’s Fishing-Owl and Slaty Egret are found alongside more conspicuous and commonly seen Coppery-tailed Coucal, Pygmy Goose.

The specialised African Skimmer (from which Wilderness Safaris takes its logo) may be seen on the larger lagoons and channels.

A trip to Tubu Tree Camp is an absolute must for bird enthusiasts.

Added Extras

Excellent leopard sightings on this island.

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