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Selinda Camp

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Selinda Spillway | Selinda Reserve, Botswana
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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149 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very luxurious camp with beautiful permanent tents, good food and a warm and welcoming staff. A deliciously cold pool to cool off in when getting back to camp after morning game drive. There is nothing to complain about except my perference is mobile camping with many fewer people. Selinda is more like a resort hotel in the... More 

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GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Selinda Camp, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your kind review on trip advisor. Rains have come to Selinda and everything is looking green and lush. Piet passes on his regards and we hope to see you back again. Warmest Selinda Greetings The Selinda Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience for those who are looking for a wild life seeing. Great meals. Lots of animals on game drive, beautiful lions and elephants. Flies were little bit inconvenient are dinner time. Staff is really great. Do recommend it! Thanks

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Thank Alberto T
GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Selinda Camp, responded to this review

Dear Alberto, Thank you for the great review on trip advisor.We are so glad that you, Natasha, Maria and Britt had such a wonderful time here. The lion pride is as strong as ever. It has rained quite a bit and that has left Selinda green and beautiful. The team wishes you a fantastic year. From Noxy & The Selinda... More 

Western Australia
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20 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great camp with fantastic wildlife viewing, Great meals, Lots of Elephant lion to see on game drives. great drivers and guides... a fantastic experience. Would love to return! very Knowledgeable guides..

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Thank GLM55
GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Selinda Camp, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you so much for the fantastic review. The elephants are still bountiful and the lion pride is still dominant on the plains. We are very appreciative for your visit and we hope to see you back again soon. Kind Regards The Selinda Team More 

Toronto
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116 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Our first camp on a 3 camp trip so we were of course astounded by the safari experience. Regardless this is a great camp. The plunge pool is a welcome relief and the lounge and dining areas are open and airy with big comfortable seating and appropriate decor. We were there in October and the wild life viewing really was... More 

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Thank marekw
GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Selinda Camp, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for your review. It was a pleasure having here and we hope to see you soon. From Noxy & Selinda Team More 

Newport Beach, California
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50 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

This is one of the few places I've stayed where their primary focus is to make sure the client has an amazing experience. This safari experience is the best I've had. I've been on safari in 3 countries and have stayed in about a dozen camps and this is the best. The atmosphere of the central area is open, relaxing,... More 

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GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Selinda Camp, responded to this review

Dear William, Thank you for such a positive review on trip advisor. Our kitchen continues to produce amazing meals. The rains have finally come and the place is looking lush and green. We hope to see you back again soon. Joe & Alon pass on their regards. From The Selinda Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We had 4 nights at Selinda & had a really wonderful time & would highly recommend it ash we have been on lots of safaris before! Roxy the general manager is just great & all the staff are very friendly & will help with every need to make you feel very comfortable even letting you choose the wine from the... More 

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GreatPlainsConserve, Camp manager at Selinda Camp, responded to this review

Dear Susie and Henry Thank you so much for your great review, we are so glad to hear that you loved your stay with us and that you managed to really appreciate the true nature of this pristine wilderness. Although some of your experiences, like the leopard kill, may have been very difficult to watch, we know that with the... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

As we have been in Kenya before, we were encouraged to experience Botswana. We simply loved this camp and the staff and the game viewing. OB our guide whom we already miss was extremely knowledgeable in regard to the terrain, wildlife including game and birds, animals' habits, and so much more. In a short period of time we viewed more... More 

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Thank Eve M
GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Selinda Camp, responded to this review

Hello Eve, The Selinda team would like to thank you for your kind review on trip advisor. We are so happy that you and Harvey had such a wonderful time with us in Botswana. We hope to see you back again. Best safari wishes Noxy and the Selinda Team More 

Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We cannot speak more highly of the Camp. We had high expectations and they were surpassed in every way. The managerial staff were great company and ensured that all of our needs were catered for. The accommodation and facilities were exceptional and the food was excellent. The quality of game sightings was fantastic. The Selinda pack of wild dogs entertained... More 

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GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Selinda Camp, responded to this review

Hi Robert, We would like to thank you for such a positive review on Trip Advisor. We are ecstatic that you had such great game viewing and relaxation in Selinda. We hope to see you soon. Thank you The Selinda Team More 

Canberra, Australia
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

This place is accessible by small plane and then a boat ride. The welcome is warm and service is good. The team is professional while managing to be warm and friendly. The lodges are tents on a wooden floor and are light and airy and very comfortable. It’s great to wake up to birdsong and a breeze blowing through the... More 

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GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Selinda Camp, responded to this review

Hello there, We would like to thank you for your great review on TripAdvisor. Donald and the team are very happy to hear that you had such a great experience here. We hope to see you back soon. Warm regards from the Selinda Team More 

Sydney, Australia
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170 reviews
111 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 439 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Selinda was chosen for viewing lions but it achieved so much more than that. Arrival down the waterway had me gawking at hippos and general go smacked but the change in terrain to my other 2 camps. Arrival: Justine was on meet and greet and I was well orientated to the camp including a sumptuous lunch. Room: well I was... More 

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GreatPlainsConserve, General Manager at Selinda Camp, responded to this review

Hi, The Selinda Team would like to thank you for the great review on Trip dvisor. We are so happy that you had such a special time with us and we hope to see you again soon. Warmest regards The Selinda Team More 

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