Mombo Island is in the game-rich Moremi Wildlife Reserve on the north-western side of Chief’s Island in the Okavango Delta. Wilderness Safaris have settled on the island and share it with a passing parade of big game, plains herds and hundreds of bird species. Little Mombo is an immodest den of iniquity banished from Mombo Main camp for being too decadent. Three ultra luxurious east-African style tented suites, up to three metres off the ground, bask in their own glory and occasionally take note of the spectacular action-packed views below.
The living area is an open-plan timber and thatch construction with plenty of natural shade; the plunge pool, boma and viewing deck soak up the game-filled plains. Mombo is one of the few Wilderness camps inside a public reserve – but with good reason. The combination of seasonal flooding and rich soils produce a nucleus of African wildlife that makes Ngorongoro look a little malnourished.
Little Mombo Camp is one of Wilderness Safaris' Botswana lodges, which we recommend.