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Pom Pom Camp

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- scenic location
- land and water activities
- Competitive price

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As the name suggests, this camp is located on Pom Pom Island, on the South side of the Okavango Delta, Northern Botswana. This charming camp is in a great location from which to explore the floodplains of the Delta and offers a very competitive price.

Situated next to a lagoon, this camp is relaxed and scenic. The main building has open facilities all housed under a large thatched roof. A dining room, lounge areas, bar, shop and boma are a short walk away from a cosy shaded pool area offering guests plenty of ways to relax during their leisure time. In such a prime position expect a variety of animals to wander through camp including hippos, baboons and elephants!

The camp offers a number of different activities; the most popular being very much dependent on the time of year in this changing landscape. The traditional vehicle safaris offer the best sightings between November and May and experienced rangers are skilled at finding the best wildlife. For the remainder of the year, walking, motorboat and canoe safaris are all fantastic ways to enjoy the Delta and spot big predators such as lions, wild dog and leopards.

Accommodation is made up of nine ensuite Meru style tents, all with views over Pom Pom lagoon. Raised above the river with gorgeous views and larger than most safari accommodation, the rooms here are a pleasant surprise. The bedroom areas lead onto a large lounge, ensuite bathroom and outside shower. A family tent and a honeymoon suite (including an outside bathtub) are also available. The camp is run on solar power so no wifi is available but charging is available centrally.

The minimum age at Pom Pom Camp is 6 years old. Families with children aged 6-12 must book a private guide and vehicle at extra cost and under 12s won't be able to take part in mokoro (canoe) and walking activities.

Pom Pom Camp is a reliable choice for guests looking to experience all Okavango has to offer at a much more reasonable price than some other neighbouring camps. With strong wildlife, comfortable accommodation and professional staff, this is one of our favourites in the area.

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  • Dear Lisa. On behalf of the three generations of the Rowland family. Thank you, so much, for organising our wonderful holiday to Botswana and the Victoria Falls. The trip of a lifetime. The week mobile camping in the bush, with our guide Nandos and his crew was a fantastic adventure. How they manage to cook such wonderful food on an open fire is amazing. The sites were constantly visited by monkeys and once by elephants. We were even lucky enough to see two packs of wild dogs, once with a kill. Waterberry Lodge on the Zambezi River is a wonderfully tranquil place. Ideal to relax after the adventures of our safari and visiting Victoria Falls. Very many thanks once again

    MissingGodfrey R reviewing Private Mobile Family Safari in Botswana on 25 September 2023

  • We had a great time - even with the flight between Governors and the coast being two flights and a car! We also experienced a power cut At Nairobi airport on the way home so 2+ hours late taking off. Governors. Wonderful people and dealt with the flight delay very well - taking us back and letting us know that we could stay there if the flight was delayed overnight. The game drives were excellent and our guide (Erick) obviously very experienced and managed to find all the key animals - no rhino in that part of the Masai Mara but everything else in abundance - never seen so many herbivores (many many elephants as well as all the others) as well as two prides of lions. Could not have asked for more. The ‘tent’ was excellent and comfortable and well serviced. The only ‘complaint’ would be that the food - especially dinner - could be improved (I think we got a bit bored of soup as a starter for every meal bar one) and the main courses were not at the same level as Kinondo Kwetu and while all were explained there was no choice offered. The breakfasts were just what was needed after an early game drive. Kinondo Kwetu. What a great location and the welcome when we arrived at just gone 11.00pm was better than you could have ever thought possible - they we’re disappointed that we did not at that time want the full dinner experience! The rooms we’re comfortable. The food was excellent but again no choice was offered - other than for allergy reasons (which we do not have). May be some choice would be nice. Having said that the food we did have was excellent as were the wines (albeit a short list!) and other drinks. There were (as you know) lots of facilities/sports options - but we spent our time relaxing which was exactly what we needed and there were lots of places to do that. Overall. We would go back to both places - perhaps a few more nights at Kinondo Kwetu next time but 3 nights at Governors was perfect for us. Thank you for organising and recommending both places. That you and your colleague for trying to find out about the plane (flat tyre) but communication by the flight company left a lot to be desired (Governors were furious that they were not told and had taken us to the airstrip). Phil

    MissingPhilip R reviewing Masai Mara Safari & Kenya Beach on 01 September 2023

  • It was certainly a holiday of a lifetime for us and we loved every minute!! The standard and location of each accommodation was excellent, as was the variety of each different accommodation type. Our schedule was perfect and we managed to achieve everything on our to-do task list. Your documents were also really helpful, as were the driving directions. We all thank you for making this such a wonderful holiday. Happy to leave a review publicly if you point me the right way. Best Steve

    MissingStephen H reviewing Classic Garden Route & Eastern Cape Safari on 01 September 2023

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