Shinde Refurbishment

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SHINDE RE-LAUNCHED AFTER RECEIVING AN EXTENSIVE REFURBISHMENT Ker & Downey Botswana’s ethos is firmly rooted in the classic luxury of African Safari camps in the halcyon days of the early 20th century.   The elegance and historical charm of our iconic Shinde camp has been enhanced by enlarging the classic safari guest tents to incorporate… Read more »

Ker & Downey Botswana and Okuti – Glamping since the 19th Century

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Glamping Botswana Ker Downey Okuti Moremi Game Reserve

‘Glamping,’ is a relatively recent travel term, which swept the travel industry and can be defined as ‘glamorous camping.’ In short, glamping encompasses a luxurious to experience the outdoors and wilderness destinations. Camping if you like, minus the baked beans, sleeping bags, having to battle with your tent poles or wonder off into the woods… Read more »

Ker & Downey Botswana Family Safaris and “Travel With Kids”

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Family Safari Africa Ker & Downey Botswana

KER & DOWNEY BOTSWANA FAMILY SAFARIS AND “TRAVEL WITH KIDS” Ker & Downey Botswana continues to focus on providing an exciting and unique family safari experience. These efforts were acknowledged at the recent Safari Awards in London when first and second place in the “Best Family Safari Experience” were awarded to Footsteps Across the Delta… Read more »

A Walking Safari at Kanana

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Walking Safari Kanana Ker Downey Botswana

BIG CAT SIGHTINGS ON FOOT WITH KER & DOWNEY BOTSWANA I recently had the pleasure of guiding Tim Johnson, a visiting journalist from the Globe & Mail in Canada, on a visit through Ker & Downey Botswana’s concession areas within the Okavango Delta. Tim is extremely passionate about Africa’s big cats, and wanted to experience… Read more »

The Botswana Birding Safari: Kanana Heronry

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Botswana Birding Safari Ker Downey Botswana Kanana

A Botswana Birding Safari : The Kanana Heronry, “One of the most important breeding sites in Southern Africa” The Kanana Heronry lies in the central region of the Okavango Delta, within the wider floodplains which form the headwaters of the Xudum River and forms part of Ker & Downey Botswana’s private Kanana concession making it… Read more »

Bana Ba Letsatsi Fundraiser in Maun

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Bana Ba Letsatsi Ker Downey Botswana

At the Bana Ba Letsatsi fundraiser, the Ker & Downey Botswana team were awarded second place in the inaugural Maun Strongest Man! A few weeks ago the Maun community was out in force, to raise money for Bana Ba Letsatsi, ( a center for the care and rehabilitation of the street children of Maun, which is supported… Read more »