Shinde (Okavango Delta) Botswana
Nestled on a lush palm island in the heart of the northern Okavango Delta, Shinde is an intimate camp located at the edge of Shinde lagoon, teeming with animal and birdlife.
The main lodge’s unique tree house made of a multi-tiered, raised dining/lounge area under canvas, set amongst the shade of ebony and mangosteen, complements the atmosphere of this original safari camp.
Shinde comprises of eight twin bedded classic safari tents each with ensuite bathrooms, hot and cold running water and flush toilet. Every possible comfort has been catered for – from mosquito nets, electric ceiling fans, generated electricity, and a private viewing deck through to a decanter of sherry!
Each strategically positioned tent offers splendid views, whether across the Okavango Delta’s mysterious waterways or open grasslands. Accommodation is generally twin share on comfortable three-quarter size beds, however double accommodation is available on request.
Shinde’s location affords water and land access throughout the year, providing a diverse range of activities. Motorboat or mokoro activities provide guests the chance to experience the incredible number of bird, plant and reptile species found in the aquatic habitat of the Okavango Delta.
Game drives are conducted with a personal guide in comfortable, specially-designed vehicles together and guided walks are also available for the more adventurous. Fly fishing enthusiasts can catch a variety of species such as Tilapia and tiger fish.
• Tree house/dining area, open campfire deck and bar
• Eight classic safari tents (including a honeymoon tent and the Enclave tents)
• Private airstrip
• Plunge pool
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. Shinde also has access by motorboat to the Gadikwe Heronry.
Fly or spin fishing throughout the year (with exception of January and February), with excellent bream fishing from May to September and superb chances of landing Tiger fish during September to mid-November.
Shinde is a delightful honeymoon option in the Okavango Delta where guests are accommodated in the luxurious honeymoon tent and enjoy special touches which include private breakfasts. Honeymooners are also offered a slightly more relaxed pace than a normal safari routine!
Accommodation Rates:- From $820 per person per night sharing. Please contact us for a quote and suggested itinerary