Selinda Camp


Selinda Camp is a very comfortable safari wilderness accommodation on the western border of the Selinda Spillway. Explore the wonderfully scenic private reserve at your ease and discover rare plants, impressive animals and breathtaking sunsets.


The Selinda Camp’s perfect location commands a stunning view out over the floodplains peppered with palm-studded islands. The camp is small, accommodating a maximum of sixteen guests in spacious safari tents.


The dining area, lounge and library are read more » located in the traditional, two-storey main building. No phones, no appointments … indulge in the setting, go for a refreshing dip in the pool, a siesta or write some postcards. A laundry service takes care of your washing.


Please note that the Selinda Camp is open only in the “Green Season” from December to February. It is a spectacular season with great photo motifs at every turn of the way. The wildlife safaris are amazing and the variety and richness of the birdlife is unparalleled.


Make the most of the hot days on the sundeck or by the pool. In the evenings, the temperatures dropping quickly, guests like to gather around the warm and cosy campfire.


Incidentally, Selinda Camp has been completely renovated! The new, luxurious tents are larger, lighter and airier. The interior reflects the variety of the African cultures.


A uniquely special African experience is waiting for you at Camp Selinda – set at a superb location in the middle of the breathtakingly beautiful nature. What are you waiting for?


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The Selinda private wildlife reserve lies in the north of Botswana, more specifically in the floodplains between the Okavango Delta and the Linyanti. 1,350 square kilometres large, the reserve teems with read more » wildlife. Accommodating no more than 16 guests at any one time, it is one of Botswana’s best-kept secrets.


Here at Selinda, you will feel personally attended at every moment of your stay. The eight rustic safari tents blend beautifully with their natural surroundings. Nevertheless, they feature all the comforts of a home in the wilderness, such as an en-suite bathroom with hot and cold water.


From the private veranda, you enjoy a superb view out over the floodplains. Settle down comfortably and indulge in the wonderful ambience, perhaps a drink in hand and your loved one by your side.


The two-storey main building houses a lounge and laid-back bar area with self-service. The Selinda’s pool is there whenever you need to cool off. Every tent is powered with 220V electricity and a small gift store sells postcards and souvenirs.


The Selinda’s cuisine features a delightfully traditional style of cooking, with meals being prepared over an open fire. Enjoy a sundowner and watch the chefs performing their art, while the sun slowly drops beyond the horizon. What could be lovelier?


Why not try investigating the secrets of the bush and its inhabitants? The rangers and trackers at this reserve are some of the most celebrated in the whole of southern Africa.


Safari means “to go travelling” in Swahili and all those that have been on safari at the Selinda can revisit an amazing collection of memories long after having returned home. What a trip!


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Insiders have long known that Botswana is the ideal location for wildlife safaris far from the tourist crowds. This is especially true for the Selinda Camp.


The camp's activities revolve around the read more » theme safari adventures. Setting off early in the all-terrain vehicles, a brunch stop is made in the middle of the bush. Having eaten, the tour continues, tracking down the many wild animals in the area.


Safari hikes let you follow the tracks of elephants and antelopes for about seven kilometres through the bush. Starting out at daybreak, you hike through an absolutely stunning landscape. It is fascinating to listen to the ranger explain about life in the bush and to observe it at such close range.


Experience a fabulous African dinner by the light of the open fire. Then later in the evening, you can join an exciting night drive. The night drives affords you the opportunity to spot nocturnal animals going about their business, picked up by powerful spotlights. It is a real adventure.


On the daytime game drives you will most likely see elephants, lions, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras, gnus, impalas, hippos, hyenas and wild dogs as well as the rare lechwe antelopes. Of course, there are also many kinds of birds and nocturnal animals – all set against the striking backdrop of the rugged nature.


However, you should also take some time to simply kick back and relax at the lodge itself. Rest in an easy chair on the veranda, loose yourself in a good book or drift lazily in the cool, refreshing pool. There is no better place to leave the everyday worries far behind.


An amazing atmosphere is waiting for you here under African skies: pure relaxation spiked with adventure-filled trips through the mysterious bush! It is time to get the suitcase out and start packing!


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