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Little Mombo is situated on Mombo Island, adjoining the northern tip of Chief's Island. Mombo Island is an extension of the north western end of Chief's Island which effectively divides the Okavango Delta into eastern and western sections.

The whole of Chief's Island and Mombo fall within the Moremi Game Reserve, and, in particular a zone within the reserve, set aside for 'low intensity' safari use. Thus Mombo Camp and Little Mombo are remarkably exclusive and remote.

The sheer numbers and variety of large mammals in this area defy description, all year round. From elephant and both species of rhinocerous, to lion leopard and cheetah. From herds of buffalo to tiny steenbok, they occur in this area in large numbers. Mombo offers abundant big game viewing, arguably the best in Botswana.

Little Mombo is an extension to Mombo Camp, and is built under the shade of large shady trees and overlooks a wonderful floodplain teeming with game.

The three tented guest rooms and connecting walkways are up to two metres off the ground, allowing game to wander freely through the camp - but at the same time allowing for guest safety. The rooms are comfortably furnished, spacious and well appointed and have en-suite facilities under canvas - and an additional outdoor shower for those who enjoy a shower under the stars.

The dining room, pub and living area overlook the open plain in front of the camp and there is a plunge pool for relaxing in the heat of the day.

Activities at Little Mombo include morning and afternoon game drives in open 4x4 vehicles. The highlight here is the concentration of plains game and all the predators - including the big cats - with Lion sightings being particularly good. Guests could also see Leopard, large herds of Buffalo, Cheetah, Wild Dog, Elephant, White Rhino, Hyena, Giraffe, Wildebeest and Zebra.

Access into the Mombo area is only by aircraft.

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