My husband and I had a wonderful stay at Shinde. The location is beautiful - under the trees, near a lagoon. The camp provides a combination of land & water activities - game drives, boat trips and mekoro.
As other reviews have explained, you are assigned a guide who organises all your activities. we had Bee who was excellent. We enjoyed a different activity each morning and afternoon.
Ker and Downey have a great formula. Everything works very well. We would definitely recommend Shinde to other travellers who are keen to experience the wonders of the Okavango Delta.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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 of a multi-tiered dining room and lounge which is set under canvas under the shade of ebony and mangosteen trees. Shinde was refurbished in 2015. The elegance and historical charm of the iconic Shinde camp has been enhanced by enlarging the eight classic safari guest tents to incorporate a spacious bathroom with a large walk in shower and luxurious fittings. The larger bedroom with new linen and furniture in tasteful colours provides the perfect retreat. Wide sliding doors leading onto the extended front decks afford breath-taking views over the open grasslands or windswept papyrus reed beds. Each tent is strategically positioned to offer splendid views, whether across the Okavango Delta's mysterious waterways or open grasslands. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Shinde Island Camp Hotel Okavango Delta
- Shinde - Ker & Downey Botswana Okavango Delta