Overview of Duke’s Camp East

Along the tranquil banks of the Okavango Delta, Duke’s Camp East is an exclusive safari experience. Superbly located in the northern region of the Okavango Delta, this World Heritage Site offers a firsthand exotic African game experience in the heart of the wilderness. Watch as larger-than-life elephants and hippos frolic through the meandering channels.

You can explore this exciting landscape by land, water, or air! The lodge offers a variety of safari explorations such as daily game drives, boating trips, mokoro excursions, and scenic helicopter flights. Additionally, fly-camping offers an immersive romantic experience, bringing you a lantern-lit night under the stars. Nestled under a canopy of ebony and leadwood trees, these lodgings offer a seamless blend of quintessential safari charm with amenities like a sparkling pool pavilion.

Housing some of the best wilderness guides, trained by safari legend Ralph Bousfield, this lodge is open year-round, with each season offering unique features from mighty thunderstorms in the green season between January and March, to peak seasons boasting exceptional game viewing between April and October. First-time travellers will be awe-struck while seasoned safari-goers will appreciate the diverse range of offerings at Duke’s Camp East.

Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • Traverse the Okavango Delta in a traditional mokoro
  • Romantic sleepout under the stars
  • ‘Catch-and-release’ fishing trips
  • Game drives & incredible wildlife sightings
  • Eco and family-friendly lodge
Bird watching

Bird watching

Boat-based safaris

Boat-based safaris

Bush walks

Bush walks

Game drives

Game drives

Helicopter flights

Helicopter flights

Mokoro trails

Mokoro trails

Night drives

Night drives

Sundowners

Sundowners

Rooms at Duke’s Camp East

Unwind and relax, in your own private luxury
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    Double Room

    An eclectic blend of styles invites you to settle in at any one of the luxury canvas tents. An elegant four-poster bed, equipped with a mosquito net, ensures a comfortable night’s rest. Awaken each morning to a butler tray of filter coffee and the wilderness at your doorstep.

    Nestled in the bush, take in the savannah from your very own lounge that leads out to a private viewing deck, where the bliss of nature is only a step away. A spacious en-suite bathroom, equipped with tasteful brass fittings, will transport you back to the yesteryear days of safari charm. Open the canvas sheeting for a semi-outdoor shower experience as you soak in the cadence of wildlife. Twin configuration tents are also available.

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      Family Room

      Upgrade your stay to a family room for a larger deck offering a refreshing private plunge pool, perfect for those late afternoon dips. Comfy deck chairs provide the ideal spot to sip on a tasty cocktail while you enjoy the tranquillity of nature. A spacious lounge invites is the perfect place to share safari stories with family or friends.

      General Facilities

      Consult friendly staff members to arrange exciting daily activities, from safari-staples such as game drives to unique Botswana adventures such as mokoro excursions. A refreshing plunge pool offers a cool-down after a day spent under the African sun.

      In addition, practical amenities like laundry service and private vehicles ensure that your cleaning and transportation needs are met. Wi-Fi connectivity is limited, allowing you to connect for emergencies while you disconnect in the wild.

      Bar

      Bar

      Deck area

      Deck area

      En-suite bathrooms

      En-suite bathrooms

      Swimming pool

      Swimming pool

      Dining

      A communal dining experience offers expansive views of the savannah plains as you indulge in delectable three-course meals paired with fine wines. A vintage table invites classy dining in the bush with pristine crystal glasses and antique silverware. Indulge in delicately crafted dishes and enjoy refreshing drinks from a well-stocked bar.

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