Camp And Activity Highlights
- Day and afternoon game drives
- Night drives with spotlights
- Guided walks from camp and on game drives
- Bird-watching safaris in the Selinda
- Catch and release fishing (tiger fish and bream)
- Swimming pool with views over the Selinda Spillway
General Camp Information
- Lodge type; Luxury Safari Camp
- Location; Selinda Reserve
- Lodge size; 8 Tented Suites
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
A Luxurious Safari Camp Experience In The Selinda Reserve Of Northern Botswana
The absolutely magnificent Selinda Camp is situated in the 130,000 hectare Selinda Reserve, a vast private concession in the far reaches of northern Botswana.
A safari in the Selinda Game Reserve is all about the game viewing the exceptional wildlife and birdlife of the area. One of the last truly wild and remote wilderness areas is home large herds of elephants, antelopes and Cape buffalo, wild dogs, the famous Selinda lion pride, cheetahs and an elusive leopard or two.
Game drives, night drive walking safaris and canoeing excursions form part and parcel of one's safari experience.
Wrapped in a layer of luxury and surrounded by the wildlife-rich floodplains of the Selinda, this luxurious camp offers a private and exclusive experience for her guests, with only eight suites available at any one time.
Selinda Camp is only accessible by air, either by scheduled or private air charters.
Rooms and Suites
Eight spacious and luxurious tented suites are under thatch with canvas sides overlooking expansive floodplains and channels of the Selinda Spillway and Linyanti River. A private veranda leads into a bedroom that offers up a writing desk, a small sitting area and a king-sized bed.
En-suite bathrooms consist of his and her hand basins, stand-alone bathtub, shower and flushing toilet. The bathroom is a very lavish affair.
Of the eight luxury tents at Selinda Camp, one known as the Selinda Suite is set aside for those travelling with children and comes with two bedrooms.
Cuisine and Wine
The cuisine on offer is of the highest standards, especially when one takes into account the remoteness of the Selinda Camp. Meals are varied, as are the dining locations.
Included in the rates; are early morning light breakfast, late morning brunch; afternoon tea; three-course dinner as well as all beverages (except for premium imported brands and champagne).
Most dietary requests are catered for at Selinda Camp with advance notice.
The central guest area at Selinda Camp is raised off the ground by a wooden and thatched platform from which the views out over surrounding floodplains and channels. Under thatch, a small lounge and library is a great place to kick back and relax, a dining area as well as a seating area with a built-in firepit.
Off to one side is a small swimming pool with deck chairs.
A curio shop and gallery are found a short walk away; the gallery showcases photographic work from Beverly Joubert.
The decor is influenced by the surrounding waters and flora of the Selinda Spillway. All in all, this is an excellent space to spend time soaking up all that surrounds you. A unique wildlife experience awaits all that visit.
Safari activities when staying at Selinda Camp are centred around game drives (both morning and evening drives) in a region of Botswana that is known for its birdlife and wildlife viewing.
Experienced guides and trackers in 4x4 Land Cruisers showcase what, at the right time of year (June - October), are some of the best wildlife sightings in Botswana.
The Selinda Reserve borders Botswana's famed Chobe National Park; below are a few of the safari activities on offer;
- Game drives in 4x4 Land Cruisers
- Boating-based activities (water level dependent)
- Guided Walking safari experience
- Fishing options (in-season)
- Bird watching excursions
For those seeking something a little wilder, look at the "Selinda Adventure Trail", a 4-day canoeing or a walking safari experience (water level dependent) option along the Selinda Spillway with accommodation in fly-camps.
As a once-in-a-lifetime safari opportunity, the Adventure Trail is highly recommended.
During the wet season, there is a chance of a boat safari and sunset cruise.
Families with children 8 years and older are most welcome at Selinda Camp, with suitable accommodation and menus for the little ones.
Due to the wildlife nature and remoteness of Selinda Camp, parents will have to constantly keep an eye on where the children are and what they are up to.
Spa and Wellness
In-room massages and treatments are on offer by a professional and skilled masseuse.
If you're looking for an amazing safari experience with luxurious accommodations, Selinda Camp is definitely the place for you!
With beautiful views of the Selinda Spillway and Linyanti River, this camp offers guests a unique wildlife viewing opportunity. And if that's not enough, the cuisine and wine selection are top-notch!
You will be sure to have an unforgettable time at Selinda Camp!
Rates from US$1 820.00 per person
Selinda Camp Rates
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollars (US$)
*Rates may vary according to season
- Scheduled wildlife activities
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
- Daily laundry
- Return airstrip road transfers
- Local and international flights
- Premium brand spirits and champagne
- Mandatory nightly conservation levy
- Spa services
- Travel insurance
- Items of a personal nature