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Wilderness DumaTau

Wilderness DumaTau is a luxurious tented lodge in the remote Linyanti concession of northern Botswana.

Wilderness DumaTau occupies a beautiful waterfront position overlooking Osprey Lagoon, and offers a very high end big game experience. The lodge offers contemporary tented accommodation of a luxurious level, together with superb hospitality and food. It is one of Botswana’s superior offerings, with a price tag to match, but it doesn’t quite offer genuine five star opulence. The Linyanti Concession offers outstanding big game, especially during the dry season, including elephant (often seen drinking and swimming in the lagoon in front of camp), buffalo, hippo, lion, leopard and wild dog. The birdlife is superb and night drives can be very productive. With a wide water frontage, wildlife viewing from the comfort of your private suite with plunge pool is a wonderful way to relax during the heat of the day. The location of the lodge within the concession is superb with easy access to both the Savuti Channel and Linyanti River game drive routes. All in all, a great experience, providing you can afford it.


The camp comprises eight spacious tented suites, including one family unit, which are built on to raised wooden decks, just meters from where wildlife roams through the camp. Each suite has an indoor lounge and…


The Linyanti concession is run by Wilderness Safaris and is home to several camps – Duma Tau, Little Duma Tau, Kings Pool and Linyanti Tented Camp overlooking the Linyanti wetlands in the north and Savuti…


Wilderness DumaTau accepts children 6 years and older though with big game regularly wandering through camp, it is naturally a destination for families with slightly older children. The family unit is perfect…

Conservation & community

Wilderness Safaris established the Children in the Wilderness programme (CITW) focusing on the children from villages close to the remote areas in which they operate, educating them in environmental awareness…

LocationLinyanti Concession, Greater Linyanti
AccessScheduled flight, charter flight or helicopter to Chobe Airstrip (plus 40 minute drive to camp)
OpenYear round
Camp StyleLuxury Tented Lodge
FocusBig game
Children6 Years +
ActivitiesGame drives (day and night) / Guided walks / Motor boat / Fishing
Maximum Guests on Vehicle6
Private Vehicle OptionsYes
Off-road DrivingYes for predators
Number of Rooms8 including a two bedroom family unit
Family Accommodation1 two bedroom family room
BathroomFlush toilet / Plumbed basin / Plumbed indoor and outdoor showers / Bath (no outdoor shower or bath in second room of family unit)
Power for chargingIn room
LightingSolar / Generator back up
HairdryerProvided in room
Heating/CoolingSpot cooling system over bed
Room SafeYes
Laundry ServiceComplimentary
Communication in roomInternal telephone system for emergencies
Wi-FiIn room
Mobile ReceptionNo
SwimmingCommunal / Private plunge pools
WellnessGym / Spa / In room massage / Gym in a bag
Dining StyleCommunal & Private
Drinks IncludedHouse drinks
Credit CardsVisa and Mastercard