Baines Camp Highlights
- An intimate, luxury camp set amongst the shady trees and water of the Okavango Delta
- The lodge, named after the famed nineteenth century explorer and artist, Thomas Baines is located in the 260 000 acre private concession
- Offers a Living with Elephants activity, where you can have a walk in the bush with three semi-habituated elephants
- Exclusivity in the heart of the Delta
- Personalised service, fine dining and spectacular sunsets
- Superb game viewing and birding
- Day and Night Game Drives
- The camp prides itself on its personalized service
- All game activities are led by professional guides
Baines Camp Description
The main area of Baines Camp features an oversized deck for outdoor dining and views over the permanent water of the Boro River, set in a grove of trees. This camp has been built with minimal environmental impact. Made with locally sourced wood and thousands of tin cans in the walls which provide insulation.
The camp features 5 opulent suites set on elevated platforms with wooden decks offering expansive views over the permanent water of the Boro River. Each suite has en-suite facilities & private viewing deck. You can even have your bed made up outside on your deck under the stars. There is a swimming pool connected to the lodge with the raised wooden walkways.
Baines Camp Game Viewing and Wildlife Activities
Baines Camp is an exclusive oasis for those wishing to experience the true wilds of Botswana. This area is superb for viewing all animals and bird species. Guests may explore by land and water, often into the night, to discover nocturnal species. The flood waters arrive in June, though there is often navigable water all year round due to the presence of the Boro River.
Game viewing in the area is superb for viewing all animals and bird species. Guests may explore by land in open-sided 4 X 4 vehicles and water, often into the night, to discover nocturnal species.
Baines Camp offers a Living with Elephants activity, where you can have a walk in the bush with three semi-habituated elephants. Jabu, Thembi and Morula are elephants that were orphaned nearby and adopted. Guests will spend time with these gentle giants, go for a stroll with them and have a picnic lunch with them, all the while learning about their story
Water safaris are in Mokoro (dug-out canoe) which explore the waterways at a gentle pace of a poled mokoro (offered most of the year, subject to water levels). Motorised boat safaris explore further afield in specially adapted safari motorboats (offered most of the year, subject to water levels).
Walking Safaris Explore on foot with skilled, armed professional guides.