Camp And Activity Highlights
- Motorised boat excursions on the Boro River
- Located within a private concession bordering the Moremi
- Mokoro trips on Okavango Delta waterways
- Twice daily game drives
- Night drive safaris
- Walking safaris excursions
- Complimentary Wi-Fi available in all the rooms
General Camp Information
- Lodge type; Luxury Safari Camp
- Location; Okavango Delta
- Lodge size; 6 Luxurious Suites
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
Baines' Camp In Botswana's Okavango Delta, A Luxurious Sanctuary Awaits
Baines' Camp with her views out over the Boro River, the wildlife surrounding and the magnificent Okavango Delta waterways. Located in a private wildlife concession that borders the famed Moremi Game Reserve, where one can partake in game drives, night drives, mokoro trails and boating excursions.
Combine with only six opulent suites is an intimate camp offering the ultimate in privacy, and one has one of the most sought-after safari camps in Botswana.
Sanctuary Baines' Camp is set in a private concession bordering the Moremi Game Reserve, which means that game drives can venture off-road, and night drives are permitted, providing an up-close-and-personal wildlife experience.
Baines' Camp also has its own mokoro trail, which guides take guests along, providing an authentic and unique way to explore the Okavango Delta.
Sanctuary Baines' Camp offers guests both land and water based safari throughout the year; there is the option to view the Okavango Delta from onboard a helicopter and participate in the nearby walking with elephants program.
This luxury camp is perfect for those who want to experience Botswana's best in terms of accommodation and game viewing.
The camp is named after the famed explorer and artist Thomas Baines; a Wikipedia link for those looking for a bit more history on Thomas Baines.
Sanctuary Baines' Camp is a firm favourite with our clients and is paired perfectly with all the other Sanctuary camps within Botswana and Zambia.
Rooms and Suites
Six opulent and luxurious suites offer guests the ultimate in privacy and space.
A private wooden deck leads into the room with a small sitting area, a large and comfortable four poster bed, and en-suite bathroom facilities, including hand basins, a full-length mirror, a flushing toilet, a shower and a stunning free-standing bath with a view.
The four poster beds can be rolled out onto the private viewing deck for a night under the stars.
No private plunge pools are available in the suites, although, a stunning swimming pool is found near the main lodge.
All suites are connected to the central guest area via raised wooden walkways.
The Sanctuary Baines' Camp experience would not be complete without an opulent star bath. Your private deck overlooking the Okavango waterways is the perfect spot to take an indulgent soak under the stars. Hippos often frequent the river, so keep your eyes peeled for these amazing creatures as you relax in your tub.
The Okavango Delta in Botswana is the ultimate safari destination.
Cuisine, Wine And Dining Options
Sanctuary Baines' Camp offers a variety of dining experiences to suit your needs and preferences. From sumptuous gourmet cuisine with spectacular views to sundowner drinks in the middle of the Okavango Delta.
At Sanctuary Baines' Camp, the experienced chefs are passionate about food and only use the freshest ingredients to ensure that you're getting the best possible dining experience.
Baines' Camp prides itself on being able to cater to most dietary requirements or preferences, so please do not hesitate to let us know how we can make your experience even more memorable.
With an extensive wine list with something to suit everyone's taste, knowledgeable staff are always on hand to help you choose the perfect wine to complement your meal. The wine list ranges from a few vintage wines to the best of South African wines with a few from Europe thrown in for good measure.
So whether you are looking for a romantic dining experience or a family-friendly meal, Baines' Camp has something for you.
Meals are served in numerous locations around the Camp or out in the Okavango, surrounded by wildlife.
Getting to Baine's Camp!
Sanctuary Baines' Camp has its own private airstrip located approximately 45 - 60 minutes by safari vehicle from the Camp, depending on water levels.
Sanctuary Baines' Camp is accessible by air from Maun (10 minutes), Kasane (90 minutes), Chief's Island and Chief's Camp (15 minutes).
Please note the luggage restriction for all flights is 20kg per person in a soft-sided bag.
The central guest area is raised off the ground and nestled under and between large trees. A place that offers up views of the Boro River and Okavango Delta with all her wildlife on show.
A lounge, small library and dining area are all found indoors, all under thatch.
Outdoors, one finds a small sitting area with a fire pit and dining area.
There is a swimming pool with two thatched salas is found just off to the side of
Sanctuary Baines' Camp offers guests both land and water based safaris in a private concession; game drives and night drives offer the chance to get up close to the surrounding wildlife, Mokoro trips showcase the Okavango from a different vantage point, motorised boats are perfect for sundowners, and finally, walking safaris are ideal for learning all about the smaller aspects of the African bushveld, insects, birds, trees and of course animal tracks.
For birders, an impressive list of bird species can be spotted in and around the camp.
Optional helicopter flights over the Delta are on the cards.
- Game drive and night drive
- Mokoro trails (dug-out canoe )
- Motorised boat excursions
- Walking safaris in the surrounding African bush
- Helicopter flights (optional)
Sanctuary Baines' Camp welcomes families with children six years and older.
Friendly guides will be able to provide additional children's activities. Teaching them the art of poling a mokoro, which is a local dug-out canoe frequently utilised in the Delta, is among them. Learn how to create a rope from natural materials. Short nature strolls around Camp, they learn about all the creatures, great and small.
Children under 15 years are required to share with an adult. The Camp is able to accommodate one triple per night (three people in one suite).
Private vehicles can be booked; this is highly recommended for families with younger children.
Housekeepers are able to babysit children while parents are on an activity or a romantic dinner.
Sanctuary Baines' Camp is a great option for families looking for an African safari that offers both luxury and adventure.
Malaria is present in the area.
Rates from US$ 1 210.00 per person
Sanctuary Baines' Camp Rates
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollars (US$)
*Rates may vary according to season
- All meals
- All drinks (excluding premium brands)
- Park fees
- Emergency medical evacuation
- Two daily shared game viewing activities
- Return transfers to and from Baines' Airstrip
- Local and international flights
- Premium alcoholic drinks
- Scenic helicopter flights
- Elephant interaction activity
- Items of a personal nature
- Private vehicle and guide
- Travel insurance