Shinde Enclave

About Shinde Enclave

Shinde Enclave is an exclusive ‘camp within a camp’ catering for a maximum of eight guests, offering the ultimate in personal service and an indelible wilderness experience. With a private main area providing a bar, lounge, dining room, mini library, outside fire deck and sun lounger area, it is the perfect retreat after a day’s activities. This intimate hideaway also offers guests the services of a private waiter and housekeeper.

Rebuilt in 2020

Awarded five star status by Botswana Tourism Board - EcoTourism Certified

Private concession offering both land and water activities

Private main area providing a bar, lounge, dining room, mini library, outside fire deck and sun lounger area

Game drives and night drives with spot light

Explore the delta by motor boat and mokoro

Walking Safaris accompanied by expertly trained and armed guides

Fishing (March through to December and basic equipment supplied)

Choice of three spacious en-suite tents or family en-suite tent with two bedrooms, sleeping five guests

Outdoor shower with a view

Swimming Pool (shared with main camp)

Wifi in camp - limited

Rebuilt in 2020, retaining the authentic classic safari style, the new tents provide a luxury experience with a touch of historical charm. The décor can be described as having the best of nature within an authentic safari design – still with the understated, friendly and intimate KDB feeling.

Each tent comprises of a large bedroom, en-suite bathroom with indoor and outdoor shower. There is the choice of either a double or twin bed configuration on comfortable three-quarter, extra length or king-sized beds. Every possible comfort has been catered for – from full solar electricity, standing and ceiling fans through to yoga mats and hair dryers!

Families have the choice of being accommodated in a custom build two bedroom shared en-suite bathroom family tent sleeping a maximum of 5 people.

Situated in the Shinde Private Concession, the Shinde Enclave offers a choice of land and water based activities and is home to an abundant population of predators, notably the leopard. Activities include morning and afternoon game drives in open safari vehicles, with night drives being conducted after the evening meal. Alternatively climb aboard a Mokoro with a ‘poler’ and enjoy exploring the Okavango Delta’s tranquil waterways. Motorboat trips, walking and fishing are other optional activities.

Shinde Enclave is situated on a private concession which allows guided walks, Mokoro excursions and night drives in addition to game drives and motorboat trips. Shinde Enclave’s excellent location in the Okavango Delta ensures a combination of permanent water access for year-round water activities and large dry areas for game drive routes. This blend of environments provides the habitat for a consistently wide variety of wildlife, including the elusive sitatunga antelope and a healthy population of lion. Fishing is available throughout the year (with the exception of January and February), with excellent bream fishing from May to September and superb chances of landing tigerfish during September to mid-November.

This area offers an exclusive hideaway and perfect location from which a family or small group of friends can explore the Okavango Delta.

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