Little Vumbura

Tented camp in Inner Delta

Little Vumbura has a stunning island setting: this is one camp where you can only arrive by boat (after a short vehicle ride from the airstrip) for much of the year. With just six tents (including one family tent), the whole place has an intimate feel and is one of the more personal delta-camp experiences.

The island is a haven of birdsong, and all of the safari tents face onto the water. The look in the tents is the perfect blend of traditional safari aesthetics (wooden floors and furnishings, including the obligatory, water-facing writing desk, as well as free-standing claw-foot bath-tubs) with lighter colour schemes and a real sense of space. We love the hammocks, while honeymooning couples will want tent number 6 with its outdoor bath-tub. Pretty communal areas and welcoming staff round out a fine package.

It's the sister camp to Wilderness Safaris' showpiece Vumbura Plains Camp.