Sitatunga Private Island

The latest edition to the Great Plains portfolio, Sitatunga Private Island is due to open in July 2023. Set deep in the beautiful waterways of the Northern Okavango, Sitatunga Private Island aims to offer a more tranquil safari, with quintessential Okavango water activities such as mokoro rides and boating. Promising the same excellent safari standards delivered by their other famous camps we are very excited about this latest camp.

Sitatunga Private Island Camp and Suite will be a small camp with just 3 units; one family unit and 2 other suites. Taking a maximum of 8 guests at any time, is an extremely exclusive camp with an intimate setting on a pristine private island in Botswana’s Okavango Delta- the perfect peaceful retreat.

The camp will follow the same beautiful style of all the Great Plains camps, with elegant but understated luxury, authentic and tasteful décor and excellent service. Sitatunga Private Island Camp’s style will commemorate that of the great fishing cultures of the Okavango. The structure design is inspired by the fishing basket, nestled in the thick ebony forest canopy and built in the same high standards of the other Great Plains camps such as Zarafa, Selinda and Duba Plains- and certainly a visit to these camps would complement the itinerary.

Sitatunga Private Island Camp is named after the beautiful and elusive sitatunga, a rare swamp-dwelling antelope specially adapted to living in these aquatic conditions. Given the location deep amongst the glistening waterways of the Okavango activities at Sitatunga Private Island will likely be mainly water-based with boating, mekoro excursions. Continuing with the slow safari style, walking will likely be offered on the islands. An Okavango water safari offers the chance to escape the buzz of the 4×4 game vehicles which are the foundation of most safaris, and instead to connect more deeply with the stunning environment around you with more peaceful activities such as walking, mokoro and boating.

As with all Great Plains properties we expect the same wonderful attention to detail both in design and experience. Further details will follow when available.

Sitatunga Private Island Camp is designed to complement at stay at Great Plain’s other luxury camps such as Selinda Camp and Duba Plains Camp. 

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