Shinde & Shinde Enclave


Shinde

Nestled on a lush palm island in the heart of the northern Okavango Delta, Shinde 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 a multi-tiered dining room and lounge which is set under canvas under the shade of ebony and mangosteen trees.

 

Shinde comprises eight twin-bedded classic safari tents, each with en-suite bathrooms, hot and cold running water and flush toilet. Accommodation is generally twin share on comfortable three quarter beds, however double accommodation is available on request.

 

Every possible comfort has been catered for – from generated electricity and a private viewing deck through to a handy flashlight! Each tent is strategically positioned to offer splendid views, whether across the Okavango Deltas mysterious waterways or open grasslands.

 

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. For the more adventurous, guided walks are also available while fishing enthusiasts will enjoy fishing for a variety of species such as tilapia and tigerfish.

Key Facts

  • Shinde is in a private concession offering both land and water activities
  • Awarded five star status by Botswana Tourism Board
  • Game drives
  • Night Drives with spot light
  • Explore the delta by motor boat
  • Explore the delta on foot accompanied by expertly trained and armed guides
  • Fishing (March through to December basic equipment supplied)
  • Spend more time in the bush with half and full day safari adventures with picnic lunches
  • Swimming Pool

Shinde Enclave

Shinde Enclave is an exclusive ‘camp within a camp’, offering the ultimate in personal service and an indelible wilderness experience. With a private dining and lounge area, it is the perfect retreat after a day’s activities. This intimate hideaway also offers guests the services of a private chef, waiter and housekeeper as well as their own professional guide and game drive vehicle.


Consisting of three luxurious tents built on raised teak decks and overlooking windswept papyrus beds, Shinde Enclave accommodates a maximum of 6 guests. Each classic safari tent features an en-suite bathroom, hot and cold running water and flush toilet – with a view! The luxury tents are within close proximity of the private dining area and viewing deck, affording an exclusive hideaway and perfect location from which a family or small group of friends can explore the Okavango Delta.


Situated in the Shinde Concession, the Shinde Enclave offers a choice of land and water activities and is home to many aquatic species including the elusive sitatunga antelope. Activities include morning and late afternoon game drives in open safari vehicles, with afternoon game drives often continuing into the evening. Alternatively climb aboard a Mokoro with a ‘poler’ and enjoy exploring the Okavango Delta’s tranquil waterways. Motorboat trips, walking and fishing are other optional activities, all to be planned and taken with your private professional guide.

Key Facts

  • Private guide on all activities, plus private dining and lounge complete with personal waitress
  • Game drives
  • Night Drives with spot light
  • Explore the delta by motor boat
  • Explore the delta on foot accompanied by expertly trained and armed guides
  • Fishing (March through to December and basic equipment supplied)
  • Spend more time in the bush with half and full day safari adventures with picnic lunches
  • Swimming Pool (shared with main camp)

Shinde is part of our Okavango Fly-In Package, click the button below for a detailed itinerary: