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Shinde Camp Botswana
An aerial view of Shinde Camp Botswana

Nestled on a lush palm island in the heart of the northern Okavango Delta, Shinde Camp Botswana is an intimate, classic camp located on the edge of Shinde Lagoon, which simply teems with animal and birdlife.

The camps unique main area comprises of a multi-tiered dining room and lounge which is set under canvas under the shade of ebony and mangosteen trees.

Shinde was rebuilt in 2020. Shinde is an iconic camp, one of the first in the Okavango Delta, and loved by many. The new Shinde pays homage to its former self retaining the authentic classic safari style. The new tents and main area provide a luxury experience with a touch of historical charm.

The décor of the new camp can be described as “the best of nature within an authentic safari design – still with the understated, friendly and intimate Ker & Downey Botswana feel”. Elegant, Classic, Opulent ‘Out of Africa’. A ‘worldly’ sophisticated safari experience. Every possible comfort has been created for – from full solar electricity and a private viewing deck, to yoga mats!

Each tent comprises of a large bedroom, en-suite bathroom with indoor and outdoor shower. There is the choice of either a double or twin bed configuration on comfortable threequarter, extra length or king-sized beds. Every possible comfort has been catered for – from full solar electricity, standing and ceiling fans through to yoga mats and hair dryers! Families are accommodated in a custom build two bedroom shared en-suite bathroom family tent sleeping a maximum of 5 people.

Courtesy of its location Shinde can offer both water and land activities year-round. Motorboats or Mokoro provide a chance to experience the incredible bird, plant and reptile species found in the aquatic habitat of the Okavango Delta. Game drives are conducted by a personal guide in comfortable, specially designed game drive vehicles. When out on game drives our window seat guarantee ensures no more than four guests per vehicle and individual use of a camera mount. For the more adventurous, guided walks are also available while fishing enthusiasts will enjoy catch and release fishing for a variety of species such as tilapia and tigerfish.

Shinde Camp Botswana Guest Room
Aerial View of pool Shinde Camp
Guests on boat activity at Shinde Camp Botswana

Shinde is situated on a private concession which allows guided walks, Mokoro excursions and night drives in addition to game drives and motorboat trips. Shinde’s excellent location in the Okavango Delta ensures a combination of permanent water access for year-round water activities and large dry areas for game drive routes. This blend of environments provides the habitat for a consistently wide variety of wildlife, including the elusive sitatunga antelope and a healthy population of leopards.

Fishing is available throughout the year (with exception of January and February), with excellent bream fishing from May to September and superb chances of landing tigerfish during September to mid-November.

Shinde is also a wonderful option for honeymooners. Accommodates in a luxurious tent couples enjoy additional special touches which include a private dinner and bottle of bubbly whilst also being offered a slightly more relaxed pace than a normal safari routine!

Shinde Camp Botswana

Property Details

On the Shinde Lagoon, northern Okavango Delta, Botswana
7 x Tents plus 1 x Family Tent
Guest Room Facilities
Balcony / Deck, Dressing Gowns, En-Suite, Fan, Hair Dryer, Mosquito Nets, Outside Shower, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower
Camp Facilities
Bar, Battery Charging Facilities, Communal Dining, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Library, Pool, Private Vehicle, Available Restaurant
Family Policy
Children minimum age is 7 years
Bird Watching, Boating, Catch-and-release Fishing Fishing, Game Drives, Game Walks, Helicopter Scenic Flights, High Tea, Mokoro Excursion, Night Drives
Available Services
Laundry Service (Complimentary), Credit Card
All meals, snacks, selected alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, game activities conducted by professional guides, daily laundry, all taxes, park entrance fees and service charges & Emergency evacuation insurance (to regional medical facility).
Not Included
Premium drinks, additional purchased items, such as trinkets and treatments, gratuities. Helicopter Scenics
Why Shinde Camp Botswana?
Private Concession in the heart of the Delta, Located on permanent water in the Okavango Delta

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