Okavango Delta, Botswana
Shinde Camp lies on lush palm island on the edge of the Shinde Lagoon in the heart of the northern Okavango Delta, Botswana, an area teeming with wildlife.
Recently refurbished, this luxury safari camp combines historical charm with modern comforts and features a magnificent tree house-style dining room and lounge set under canvas in the shade of ebony and mangosteen trees. Shinde has a traditional, rustic feel and a homely atmosphere. It will appeal to those seeking an intimate and remote safari hideaway in a breathtaking setting.
The camp provides eight spacious and comfortable safari tents designed for maximum privacy. Each tent features twin beds, colourful African fabrics and an ensuite bathroom, as well as a deck with spectacular views across the floodplains or waterways.
An array of activities on land and water is on offer from game drives including night drives as well as boat cruises along the Okavango Delta and fishing.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Okavango Delta into a greater Botswana holiday. Take a look at Wild Bush Luxury as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
Shinde Camp Information
- Location and getting there:
Shinde is located in the northern Okavango Delta in Botswana. It is approximately an hour’s flight on a light aircraft from Kasane International Airport.
The eight twin-bed canvas tents feature traditional décor; colourful African fabrics and rugs; and an en suite bathrooms with hot and cold running water. Double accommodation is available on request. There is also a honeymoon tent.
Dining area, lounge and bar
Shinde is situated in a private concession and offers day and night game drives. You can also explore the delta by boat or mokoro to experience the incredible bird, plant and reptile species. Other activities include safari walks and fishing for tilapia and tiger fish.
The minimum age at the camp is 10 years. Families may wish to book the 6-bed Shinde Enclave. This is a private section of the camp with three luxurious tents. It comes with a chef, housekeeper and guide and usually accommodated children aged 7 and over. Children with love the Young Explorers programme specially designed to allow families to experience the delights of safari adventures. Children must be supervised at all times.