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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 20 October 2016

My wife and I can't say enough about our stay at the Tubu Tree camp in Botswana. This was our first trip to Africa and our first camp. Everything from the staff to the accommodations were excellent. We really appreciated the fact that we ate meals with the camp staff and guides. That time with them really gave us the...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Tubu Tree Camp, responded to this review

Dear snottymax, What a phenomenal first sighting and introduction to your safari we are delighted to have been able to share this wonderful time with you. We will be sure to send your regards to Peno and all the brilliant staff in camp. Hope you will visit us again soon, so that we can share more of our beautiful Botswana...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We recently spent 3 days with friends at Tubu Tree and had a fabulous stay, especially since we were the only 4 guests. All of the staff are so welcoming and friendly, going out of their way to help in any way. John and Dominque, lodge managers, and Steve, our ranger, were all outstanding and provided very personal attention. We...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Tubu Tree Camp, responded to this review

Thank you LW1214, for your beautiful review and high praises, we are delighted to see how much you all enjoyed your stay with us and glad you enjoyed the wonderful dinner discussions as much as we all did. We hope you will come and visit Steve and all of us again soon. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris

Wellesley MA
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Not quite knowing what to expect since this was our first safari, Tubu Tree Camp exceeded our expectations at every level. We were greeted by Jan and his staff and made to feel as if we were the most important guests he expected. In fact, each and every person at this camp treated us at the highest levels. Our tent...

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Dear Jerry G, What fantastic feedback! We are thrilled that you and your wife had such a good time at Tubu Tree...especially as it was your first safari...and certainly hope you will come back to Botswana one day. First impressions count for a lot so it is good to know we were able to deliver accordingly. Going on safari often...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 September 2016

You hear people say that Africa is not like it used to be, but this is not the case at Tubu Tree! It is as if you were in the garden of eden. The animals come right up close. The food is local and fantastic. The guides are knowledgeable and patient. The luxurious tents bring back the feeling of a...

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Thank you Paul for the beautiful review, we are overjoyed to see how much you loved your time with us and glad to see everything met and even exceeded your expectations. We will be sure to share your kind words with all the staff in camp especially the hard working kitchen team. Thank you again Wilderness Safaris

Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Everything about Tubu Tree makes for an exceptional experience. The camp itself is ruggedly beautiful, the staff is warm and welcoming, the food is delicious and the accommodations are safari elegant. The game drives are thrilling. Our guide Phenyo was incredibly knowledgeable, engaging and passionate. We learned so much from him about the animals, birds, plants, history and culture of...

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Dear Linda139, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your time with Phenyo and your entire stay with us too. We hope you will visit us again soon to make more wonderful memories together. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Luxury accommodation, delicious food and wonderful staff who looked after this 75 year old especially when I had the entire camp to myself on my last night. Pheno my guide was superb, finding game and birds and passing on his extensive knowledge. 3 nights was perfect as I'd already visited 2 other camps.

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Tubu Tree Camp, responded to this review

Dear Pasummers7, Thank you for your amazing review it was just as great for us having you visit us in camp. We will be sure to pass your kind words on to Pheno and all the wonderful staff in camp. We hope the rest of your trip was just as enjoyable. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris

Los Angeles
Reviewed 31 August 2016

First thing I would like to say is I highly recommend our guide, T.K., who did a Five Star outstanding job. Very professional, vast knowledge of the wildlife and its locations, professional and an all-around great guy! When we arrived at the landing strip, our bags were dropped into the Land Rover and the adventure started immediately. On the drive...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Tubu Tree Camp, responded to this review

Dear PatrickLongBeach, Thank you for the marvelous review, we are overjoyed to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for the beautiful recommendation. We will be sure to share your kind words with TK, John and all the great staff in the camp. A further thank you for your comments regarding the service team, we...

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Tube tree camp was beyond wonderful! Apart from it being situated in one of the most incredible places on earth, the staff all go the extra mile, making sure your stay is all you hoped for plus more! The guides are all knowledgable and engaging, massive difference to a trip. The food was delicious, even catering for the smallest food...

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Tubu Tree Camp, responded to this review

Dear Lucinda, Thank you for your amazing review, we are happy to read all your kind words and delightful memories, we would be thrilled to welcome you back and share more of our beautiful area and cultures with you. We are lucky to have such wonderful staff and especially guides in camp making sure yourself and all our guests are...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Tubu Tree was our first stop on a safari in the Okavango Delta. The rooms are nice and well suited for the environment. Despite having limited cooking facilities, the food was quite good. All staff were very warm and helpful. General was fantastic as our guide and tracker. Although the game was very plentiful, the only predators we saw were...

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Dear a_ed30, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are delighted to see you enjoyed your stay with us as much as we enjoyed hosting you. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your journey through Southern Africa and hope you will visit us again soon. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We loved this tree camp, it hardly even seems as that. It is so nicely kept up, the staff is so kind and diligent. It's at a beautiful location, you see animals running by all the time. We couldn't have been happier, this was our favorite location that we visited in Botswana for a safari.

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Dear Kaffaree, Thank you for your beautiful review, we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and glad to see it was your favourite stop along your journey. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris

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Remote leopard viewing enclave on the western floodplains of the Okavango.Tubu Tree lies on the remote Hunda Island, the largest area of permanently dry land in this region of the Okavango Delta. As its name implies, it lies in the dappled shade of large trees, its raised dining and lounge, pool and open bar areas almost within the canopy of a marula tree and looking out over a grassy floodplain. The whole camp is connected by raised wooden boardwalks so that one can literally wander amongst the leaves.HighlightsTubu Tree’s location and easy access to both water and dry-land habitats, ranging from dry Kalahari sandveld to mopane and riverine forest edging on permanent waterways, ensures varied and spectacular game viewing. There are good concentrations of zebra and wildebeest on the floodplains as well as elephant, red lechwe, tsessebe and giraffe. Leopard and spotted hyaena viewing is particularly good. 8 Tents (including 1 Family Tent): Raised on wooden platforms, en-suite bathrooms; outdoor shower; private front deckExperiences: Day and night game drivesBoating and mokoro excursions (seasonal) Catch-and-release fishing (seasonal) Seasonal hide for sleep-outs or game viewing ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tubu Tree Camp

Address: Hunda Island | Bordering Moremi Game Reserve, Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Region: Botswana > North-West District > Okavango Delta > Moremi Game Reserve
Price Range: €691 - €1,031 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tubu Tree Camp 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Tubu Tree Camp Hotel Okavango Delta
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“All are isolated with views across the flood plain.”
 of 5 bubbles pasummers7, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“They are all good”
 of 5 bubbles PatrickLongBeach, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms good. Close to common area is best.”
 of 5 bubbles b0nditraveller, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the tents are similar”
 of 5 bubbles 908lizp, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Some of the tents were further away from the center. We loved it but you are in the wilderness so be aware.”
 of 5 bubbles ICFD5, 31 Jul 2015 | Read review
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