Shinde Camp: Information from the owner
- Safari Lodge
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About this information
All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.
For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Shinde Camp, which contains our own observations and views.
- Last updated by Owner
- 13 Oct 2020
Facilities at Shinde Camp
- Property facilities
- Bar, Eco Friendly, Library, Pool, Restaurant
- Room facilities
- Balcony / Deck, Dressing Gowns, En-Suite, Fan, Hair Dryer, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Lounge Area, Mosquito Nets, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower
- Activities on site
- Bird Watching, Boating, Catch-and-release Fishing, Fishing, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, High Tea, Mokoro Excursion, Night Drives, Safaris, Walks (Guided)
Room types at Shinde Camp
1 x Family Tent
Guests are accommodated in a spacious, safari tent consisting of two bedrooms, shared en-suite bathroom with indoor and outdoor shower, hot and cold running water and flush toilet. The tents are well spaced, affording privacy whilst remaining within comfortable distance from the main camp area. Roomy enough to sleep a maximum of 5 people. Shinde takes children from the age of 7 years old.
1 x Twin tent(s) (double on request).
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, through to yoga mats!
Activities at Shinde Camp
Courtesy of its location Shinde can offer water activities all year-round. Explore the Okavango Deltaʼs crystal clear waterways by motorboat, and enjoy the magnificent variety of bird, plant and reptile species found in the area.
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. Fishing enthusiasts can enjoy motorboat trips to some of the Okavango Deltaʼs best fishing spots, for a chance to experience the beautiful surroundings before landing a variety of species such as tilapia and tiger fish, African pike and sharp tooth catfish.
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..
Mokoro provide a chance to experience the incredible bird, plant and reptile species found in the aquatic habitat of the Okavango Delta; such as sitatunga, fish eagles, painted reed frogs and malachite kingfishers. Climb aboard a Mokoro with your ʻpolerʼ and enjoy exploring the Okavango Deltaʼs tranquil waterways.
Night game drives are available after dinner offering the opportunity of seeing nocturnal inhabitants of the area.
For the more adventurous, take a guided bush walk to gain a detailed understanding of this diverse environment, which features gems such as red lechwe bounding through marshy areas, a kaleidoscope of birdlife, plus predators and big game.
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