Location

Adjacent to Chief’s Island, Okavango Delta

Accommodation Type

Tented safari camp

Accommodation Level

Mid-range

Price Guide

££££

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Gunn’s Camp Highlights

  • Stunning area with plentiful wildlife
  • Over 250 species of birds recorded here
  • Exciting, guided walks and mokoro excursions
  • Island sleep outs can be arranged
  • Beautiful waterfront setting

Gunn’s Camp overview

Gunn’s Camp is just over the water from Chief’s Camp in the heart of the Okavango Delta.  Gunn’s is all about water-based activities and walks – there are no game drives.  Here you explore the waterways by traditional mokoro with your poler guide. It’s a wonderful way to experience the delta, without the distraction of an engine, so you can hear as well as see all that is going on around you. If you opt for a full day trip you’ll be served a picnic on one of the many islands. You’ll also be invited to take a walk in the bush, under the expert eye of your guide, learning bush lore and enjoying close-up views of the natural world. Gunn’s Camp has its own motorboats and a sunset cruise is a wonderful way to end your day. You may also have the option of fly camping on a nearby island, with your personal guide, supplied with basic camping equipment and plenty of food, for your own bush adventure.

Guest tents and central areas are on raised platforms linked by walkways, overlooking the delta plains. With a maximum of 12 guests the camp is small and personal. The large Meru-style tents are sent amongst tall trees, ensuring privacy. Inside they have high ceilings and screened picture windows, with a lounge area separated from the bedroom by sliding glass doors, which itself leads out to the veranda, part of which is covered. You can bathe in the bathtub or choose a refreshing shower in the separate room, open to the sky.

The main building has a lounge, bar and dining room. These areas are open to the front with expansive views of the delta. The lounge is roomy, with sofas, chairs and coffee tables. The dining room has a long table for communal meals. Outdoors there’s a boma and campfire and a swimming pool.

I like this camp. Its right in the heart of the Delta and so great for boating, mokoros and walking. The camp is very small and has a personal and intimate feel to it. The viewing deck is fantastic and you don’t need to go far from camp to start your safari experience!

Tracy Edwards

Travel Specialist, Botswana Specialists

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Facilities

  • Central area with lounge, bar, dining area and breakfast terrace
  • Outdoor grill
  • Camp fire
  • Swimming pool
  • Laundry service

Activities

  • Mokoro rides
  • Motorboat trips
  • Guided walking safaris on Chief’s and other islands
  • Fishing
  • Island sleep outs

Children

Children aged 12 and over are welcome. Younger children are welcome if the camp is booked for exclusive use.


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Rooms

The deluxe Meru-style tents are set on raised decks overlooking the plains. They’re spacious and feature wooden furniture.

  • 6 guest tents
  • Sitting area
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Separate outdoor shower
  • Veranda

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