Duma Tau is a firm favourite of ours at Tailormade Africa. It is simply beautiful and has managed to find that perfect harmony for being a luxury safari camp whilst maintaining the wilderness and safari focus that all camps should aim to achieve. Not quite at the standard to make it a 5-star camp so to speak but in our opinion Duma tau is not far away from being our idea of perfect.
The camp is situated on the front of an Ox-bow lake of the Linyanti river with a small jetty jutting out from the main mess area. Large light coloured canvas awnings decorate the edge of the waterfront of 10 guest suites and the main living and dining area. All 10 suites are large spacious rooms decorated to the highest standard all with power in the rooms for lights and charging. There is a camp swimming pool and a relax massage service for the after safari.
This region of Linyanti is a prime location for predators, with Lion Leopard and Wild Dog being particularly prevalent. It is also home to a “permanent den site for Wild dog. Along with a full range of safari activities both on land and water there are a couple of permanent hides in which to sit and watch the huge herds of Elephant and Buffalo drink meander past.
Duma Tau is a must do camp as part of a longer itinerary to Botswana or as a stand-alone camp for shorter trips. It remains a firm favorite of ours and has been included in the Tailormade Africa Collection of camp , a Gold standard of properties across Africa that we feel stand out.
What an Amazing Nine Week Trip!!
Right from the beginning, we were very impressed with their wealth of knowledge for our destinations (Madagascar, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Namibia) and how quickly they identified our needs and designed an itinerary that was within our budget.... Read more
Truly the Holiday of a Lifetime
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I found them willing to discuss which trips are suitable for my requirements.
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We were completely satisfied with everything.
Clyde was informative, knowledgable, personable and even called us at home in the US to discuss our requirements ... Read more
Incredible experience and our best trip to date!
This was our fourth trip to Africa and certainly our best to date. We started planning nearly two years in advance and Clyde was with us every step of the way sharing his personal experiences and ideas ... Read more
Excellent service, demonstrating a high level of knowledge and experience, delivering top quality.
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We trust, respect and adore our friend Clyde Beaty, co-founder of Tailormade Africa ... Read more
Exceptional service with unparalleled level of attention to detail.
Clyde at Tailormade Africa really takes the time to get to know you on personal level. Only once he's done that, he's able to recommend the right trip with the right budget. I highly recommend him ... Read more
A memorable trip!
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A holiday of a lifetime!
From the outset, Clyde has been fantastic. He tried very hard to understand our brief and came up with suggestions that we would never have considered on our own. He was flexible and willing to make changes ... Read more