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Shinde - Ker & Downey Botswana

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Free Wifi
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

My wife and I stayed three nights at Shinde in May 2018. The staff welcome was still exciting even though we had just left Kanana and had recently experienced it there. Both times I couldn't help but think of the TV show Fantasy Island and...More

Thank jrb3rd
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Shinde was our second safari destination on this trip. The varied options for safari included walking, game drive, boat and mokoro. We tried each type of safari and it allowed us a varied view of wildlife and the Delta. On the water I felt like...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2018

We landed in the Charter aircraft and drove the mile to camp where we were met by the staff singing a greeting for our arrival. We stayed at three different camps in Botswana during our Safari. Although they were all excellent, Shinde was by far...More

Thank brianbaca
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We received a very warm welcome from the staff after an extremely long and tiring journey from UK. The accommodation was a tent but very comfortable with a view over the reserve. The food was exceptional and the staff couldn't do enough for us. It...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

We stayed 3 nights at Shinde and it was a great experience. The game drives are well organized because the different guides communicate with each other in order to track the animals. Our guide, Kenny, was a great tracker. The camp is in a very...More

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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 ...More 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. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$495 - US$950 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shinde Island Camp Hotel Okavango Delta
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Shinde - Ker & Downey Botswana Okavango Delta
Location
Botswana > North-West District > Okavango Delta
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$495 - US$950 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shinde Island Camp Hotel Okavango Delta
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Shinde - Ker & Downey Botswana Okavango Delta
Location
Botswana > North-West District > Okavango Delta
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Diann T
August 29, 2018|
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Response from Ker_Downey_Botswana | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your question. No we do not have any WiFi in camp, we do have a guest laptop with limited internet. We encourage our guests to unplug and unwind.
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alladesertrose
January 2, 2017|
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Response from Lora G | Reviewed this property |
Definitely worth doing! I wore a good pair of walking shoes... didn't use hiking boots. The walk was about 3 hours in total but not strenuous. Some driving, some walking. We did ours in the morning and followed a male... More
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AskaBP
December 28, 2016|
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Thank you. It is very helpful. Looking forward to our trip in October.
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"All of the rooms are wonderful"
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"ask for a front facing room; you can wake up to the african plains with herds of antelope, wildebeast and the..."
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"Most luxurious "tent" ever! You can hear the animals roar at night!"
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"We prefer our tent being close to the main dining and activity area."
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