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Stars of Southern Africa

By Bruce Wallin

Duba Plains Okavango Delta Botswana
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Bruce Wallin discovers Duba Plains Camp, Matetsi and King Lewanika on a trip to the Okavango Delta in Botswana.

‘One can hardly blame the birds for sneaking into the Duba Plains suite.’ The only thing lacking at Duba, with its long, safari viewing decks, exercise bikes, wine cellar, library, elegant suites, each installed with full-frame Canons and fire pits over-looking the floodplain, according to Wallin, is a wall, which apparently is why you may find a ‘curious lapwing or lark flitting about in your room’, from time to time. Wallin’s time at Duba describes the joys of the 190,000-acre private reserve managed by world-renowned film-makers, Dereck and Beverly Joubert and the wild animals you may encounter – in particular Duba Plains’ famed ‘lion verses buffalo battles’.

Do read further to find out about Wallin’s time in Matetsi and King Lewanika or if you’re interested in a tailor made luxury safari holiday that includes Duba Plains, Matetsi or King Lewanika in its itinerary, please get in touch with one of our destination specialists, who would be happy to chat through the options.