Great Plains Conservation
Conserving and Expanding Natural Habitats
Great Plains Conservation is a conservation tourism model offering some of the very finest safaris experiences in Africa. In Botswana we operate in two reserves:
The 130,000 hectare Selinda Reserve which connects the Okavango Delta and Linyanti Marshes; and Duba Plains, a beautiful 30,000 hectare, private reserve in the northern-most reaches of the Okavango Delta.
In 2015, in a major joint Rhinos Without Borders conservation project with &Beyond, we will be translocating 100 rhinos to Botswana to safeguard their future.
Duba Plains Camp Offers just 12 guests an idyllic all-round Okavango experience throughout the year, with vast, seasonally inundated floodplains, which are home to huge herds of buffalo, prides of lion and incredible birdlife being a highlight. This camp is currently closed for an extensive rebuild and will re-open in March 2017.
Duba Explorer Camp This intimate camp has just 6 spacious tents with am elegant and classic style that harks back to a safari of yester-year. In winter huge herds of buffalo arrive on the floodplains, often closely followed by prides of lion, coupled with incredible birdlife, there is always something to see at Duba.
Zarafa Camp Is Botswana’s first and only Relais & Châteaux member property located in the Selinda Reserve. Each of the camp’s four immense tented suites are raised up on wooden decking with private plunge pools with uninterrupted views of the Zibadianja Lagoon. In 2014 a private, tented villa, the Zarafa Dhow Suites was added for the ultimate in privacy.
Selinda Camp Rests on the banks of the eastern Selinda Spillway in a prime location, deep within rich wildlife territory. Selinda Camp is a relaxed, yet luxurious tented safari camp of nine tents and has established itself as one of the gems in the region.
Selinda Explorers Camp Is poised in a remote location on the Selinda Spillway. An intimate camp of just four tents transports guests back to authentic safaris. It offers remoteness with exploration by walking, canoeing and day and night game drives.
Selinda Canoe Trail Is a 5-day canoeing and walking adventure along the Selinda Spillway, offering impromptu exploration and spending each night camping along the banks of the Spillway. Operates between May and September.