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The brand new Duba Plains Camp now open

///The brand new Duba Plains Camp now open

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DUBA PLAINS CAMP
BY DERECK & BEVERLY JOUBERT

“The opening of the new Duba Plains Camp is the culmination of a long journey in our relationship with Duba Plains. We got stuck in a bog in January 1995 and walked into the old Duba Plains camp for help.”

The brand new Duba Plains Camp now open

 

The brand new Duba Plains Camp now open
Beverly and Dereck quickly learned not to get stuck, especially when filming

“About ten years later we moved to Duba Plains to film and made it our home. It yielded about five Emmy nominations, numerous books and articles over the next decade. Five years ago we were able to buy the area with a hope of rehabilitating it, rebuild the camp and bring this up to a Zarafa-type standard. That day has finally come” says Dereck Joubert CEO of Great Plains Conservation.

The brand new Duba Plains Camp now open

Duba Plains Camp library

“We’re very excited about the new Duba Plains camp, and standing here looking out over the plains it feels like at last we have come full circle and given back to this place and developed the camp that it deserves.”

The brand new Duba Plains Camp now open

Main deck overlooking the plains

The brand new Duba Plains Camp now open

Muscular lioness of Duba Plains

“The camp is very different to Zarafa or Mara Plains, our other flagship Botswana and Kenyan camps. Our own design concepts have evolved and Duba Plains brings the architectural influxes in closer and sharper. Deep reds and greys reflect the stunning imagery of our recent rhinos releases in the Okavango Delta where we used a red scarf to cover a rhinos eyes. Red and grey. Campaign furniture, Zanzibar doors and arches from an old Rajastahni castle give it the look and feel we were originally aiming for that speaks to the influences of a unique concept we now know as ‘safari’. I really hope that you enjoy new Duba Plains.
Come and visit us.” 

The brand new Duba Plains Camp now open

Dereck Joubert – CEO
Great Plains Conservation

The brand new Duba Plains Camp now open

Dereck Joubert admiring his work in stocking the wine cellar

The brand new Duba Plains Camp now open

Duba Plains Camp mess tent

The brand new Duba Plains Camp now open

ABOUT DUBA PLAINS CAMP

Opened for its first guests on 1 March 2017 the new Duba Plains Camp, built on the site of the old dismantled camp of the same name, is the very finest in Botswana’s  Okavango Delta.

Five vast guest tents of 120sqm, in addition to a two bedroom tented suite, each offering guests their own private plunge pools, rosewood decks, inside and outside showers, sumptuous bath, outside sala bed, Canon professional camera equipment and Swarovski binoculars.

The central mess tent has private and communal dining areas, interactive show kitchen, wine cellar, library and media room. From here the extended deck is the camp’s focal point, with a fire pit, day beds and dining areas overlooking the swamp.

Like all Great Plains Conservation camps and lodges in Botswana and Kenya, yoga mats and light weights are available in each tent.

The brand new Duba Plains Camp now open
 

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