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Shinde

Shinde is an intimate camp at the edge of Shinde Lagoon nestled on a lush palm island in the heart of the northern Okavango Delta.  The area teems with animal and bird life.

The classic safari guests tents are now larger after a relatively recent refurbishment, incorporating a spacious bathroom with a large walk-in shower and luxurious fittings.  The larger bedroom with new linen and furniture in tasteful colours provide the perfect retreat. Wide sliding doors leading onto the extended front decks afford breath-taking views over the open floodplains or the mysterious waterways of the Delta.

The main lodge’s unique ‘tree house’ comprises a multi-tiered and canvas covered raised dining and lounge area.  Its setting, amongst the shade of ebony and mangosteen trees, complements the atmosphere of this truly original safari camp.

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!

Accommodation is generally twin share on comfortable three-quarter size beds, however double accommodation is available on request, but subject to availability.

Style

Twin bedded classic safari tents including a honeymoon tent and the enclave tents

Rooms

8

Open Season

Open 01 Mar – 05 Jan

Safari Experience

Big bull Elephants come to eat marula during the season right in camp. Hyaenas come on a daily basis to camp.

The private Shinde concession allows guided walks, mokoro excursions and night drives in addition to day game drives and motorboat trips.

Year round water activities include fishing.

Fly or spin fishing is available throughout the year (with the 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 offers exclusive motorboat access to the Gadikwe Heronry.

Wildlife & Birdlife

General game includes giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, kudu, impala, Tsessebe, reedbuck and predators such as lions and leopards.

There are frequent sightings of the rarely spotted sitatunga antelope.

Added Extras

There is a sleep-out deck for nights out in the bush under the stars.

Delightful honeymoon option features special touches such as private breakfast, relaxing safari routines and accommodation in the honeymoon tent.

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