Shinde Camp Highlights
• Nestled on a lush palm dotted island in the heart of the Okavango Delta
• An excellent location in the delta with permanent water for year round water activities as well as game drives
• Explore the delta on foot accompanied by expertly trained and armed guides
• Spend more time in the bush with half and full day safari adventures with picnic lunches
Shinde Camp Description
In the heart of the northern Okavango Delta, Shinde Camp is on a lush palm island on Shinde Lagoon, offering an intimate camp, teeming with animal and birdlife. There are eight classic safari tents, each with en-suite facilities and ceiling fans. Each tent is strategically placed so the veranda has a view over the floodplain.
The main area of Shinde Camp has a unique tree house feel, made up of a multi-tiered raised dining and lounge area under canvas, set amongst the shade of ebony and mangosteen trees. Secluded lounge areas provide privacy for a quiet moment and the informal bar is the place for a sundowner.
Shinde Camp is a delightful honeymoon option in the Okavango Delta where guests are accommodated in the honeymoon tent and enjoy some special touches including the option of private breakfast, days can be taken at a slightly more.
Shinde Camp Game Viewing and Wildlife Activities
Shinde Island has grassy plains, patches of forest and attractive palm groves, while Shinde Camp looks out over a permanent lagoon and fast flowing channels. Game viewing from a mokoro (local canoe) is the most tranquil way to experience the Okavango. Shinde species count is 450 for birds and 75 for mammals. Game typically seen at Shinde are Baboon, Buffalo, Crocodile, Elephant, Lion, Lechwe and many other antelopes.
From October to March the waters subside and extensive green open plains are the highlight. This is where the game viewing is the most diverse. Lion, Cheetah and Leopard are plentiful, while Tsessebe, Red Lechwe, Zebra, Giraffe, Warthog and Wildebeest dot the flood plains.
An excellent location in the Okavango Delta with permanent water for year round water activities as well as large dry areas for game drive routes. This combination provides the habitat for a wide variety of wildlife found consistently in the area. Included in the wide variety of game found at Shinde, there are regular sightings of the rarely spotted sitatunga antelope. Fly or spin fishing throughout the year (best months May – November).