Selinda Camp

Selinda Reserve, Botswana

Wetlands camp on ancient waterway

North-east of the Okavango are the Chobe, Selinda and Linyanti areas. The varied habitats created by these river systems makes for an essential complement to an Okavango visit. Selinda Camp is located in the Selinda concession, adjacent to the Linyanti on the western border of the Chobe National Park amongst the floodplains.

Mopane woodland occurs around the Zibadianja Lagoon and in the dry months, enormous elephant herds dominate the landscape. All other species are abundant and the area also plays host to a healthy population of cheetah and wild dog. Birding is unique including brilliant flocks of carmine bee-eaters hitching rides on Kori Bustards.

Selinda Camp’s nine spacious tents are tucked away into the natural vegetation with wonderful views of palm-studded floodplains. Each tented room has an en-suite bathroom and veranda. The main area is attractive, cool, under thatch and comprises dining, lounge and bar areas with spectacular views.

The open air deck has served many memorable dinners over the years under the stars. Set apart from the main area is the photo and art gallery built next to the camp’s wine cellar. Visitors can enjoy the cooling plunge pool and the traditional campfire.

Daily activities revolve around guided morning, afternoon and night game drives in custom-built 4×4 Land Cruisers, boating and seasonal fly-fishing. Nature walks accompanied by an armed guide are a Selinda specialty.

You will love

  • Remote bush camp
  • Large elephant herds
  • Wild dog & cheetah
  • Small and intimate
  • Prolific birdlife

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