Seba Camp Highlights
• Set in an ancient riverine forest in the heart of Botswana’s magical Okavango Delta
• Secluded accommodation overlooking a lagoon and seasonal floodplain teeming with animal and bird life
• Unique research on elephant behaviour
• Spectacular views
• Large elephant population
• Experienced, trained and accredited guides
Seba Camp Description
Seba Camp blends into the surrounding riverine forest of hardwood trees, in the Abu Concession of the Okavango Delta. The camp overlooks permanent lagoon and has eight elevated spacious tents, each with a private viewing deck overlooking the waterways. Each tent is beautifully decorated, using locally found materials and attention to detail is evident in all the locally crafted furnishings, has en-suite facilities and ceiling fans.
The large canvas dining, bar and lounge area on a raised teak deck affording guests uninterrupted views of the Okavango Delta. There is a plunge pool to cool off on a hot summer’s afternoon. Sundowners are around a traditional camp fire.
Seba Camp Game Viewing and Wildlife Activities
The Abu Concession is in the south-west of the Okavango Delta and varies from seasonal flood plains and palm islands to the dryer Kalahari in the west. Big game includes of giraffe, buffalo, elephant, red lechwe, blue wildebeest, tsessebe, impala, zebra, hippo and warthog. Dominant carnivores include lion and spotted hyena with occasional leopard and wild dog. For bird enthusiasts, some 380 different species can be found.
During winter, thanks to the high water levels, Seba is transformed into a water camp, with water-based activities taking precedence, such as mokoro and motorboat excursions and fishing, as well as walks and the usual game drives. Plains game is abundant in the area, from giraffe, zebra, elephant, impala, tsessebe and lechwe to wildebeest, buffalo and warthogs. The camp’s resident pride of lion often announce their presence during your stay and one can often hear their echoing roars late into the evenings There is an abundance of bird life found in the area and with over 380 species found in the region, making Seba Camp a haven for all bird enthusiasts.
Seba offers year round multi-activities at the camp with the emphasis on land activities in the summer months and on water activities in times of high flood during the winter months. Morning and night game drives are in open Land Cruisers, where each guest will have a window seats. Guests are shown a video on the Elephant Research project – “Elephants Without Borders” and have an opportunity to interact with the researchers if they are in camp.
Water-based game viewing outings are via Mokoro and motor boat and water level permitting. Fishing is permitted on a catch and release basis, with a ban on fishing in the breeding season of January and February. Guided nature walks are also available.