Ker & Downey Botswana offers a selection of 3 camps in the heart of the world renown, Okavango Delta.
Ker & Downey Botswana are committed to providing guests the highest quality wildlife and adventure safari experience, whilst preserving the delicate environment and natural beauty of Botswana.
Offering an exceptional level of personal safari service and every modern facility for all guests, the camps are exceptional, whilst remaining time honoured and welcoming. Game viewing is superb and guests are assured of personal care and guidance at all times from the Professional Guides and Camp Managers.
Situated in the heart of the northern Okavango Delta, on the Shinde private concession, Shinde is an intimate, classic camp located on the edge of Shinde Lagoon, which teems with animal and birdlife. The camps unique main area comprises a multi-tiered dining room and lounge which is set under canvas under age old Ebony and Mangosteen trees.
Shinde comprises eight twin-bedded classic safari tents, each with en-suite bathrooms. Each tent is strategically positioned to offer splendid views, whether across the Okavango Deltas mysterious waterways or open grasslands.
- Shinde Enclave is an exclusive use 6 bed (3 luxury tents) ‘camp within a camp’, offering the ultimate in personal service and an indelible wilderness experience. With a private dining and lounge area, this intimate hideaway also offers guests the services of a private chef, waiter and housekeeper as well as their own professional guide and game drive vehicle. Shinde Enclave is perfect for a family or small group of friends from where they can in exclusivity, explore the Okavango Delta.
Shinde and Shinde Enclave both offer water and land safari activities year round. Year round activities include: Game Drives, Guided Walks, Motorboats, Mokoro and fishing.
Situated on the Xudum River, on the Kanana private concession, Kanana is located in the southwest of the Okavango Delta. The area encompasses a necklace of islands dotted with Palms, Figs, Ebony and Knob Thorn trees, and is home to a myriad of birds and animals. The nature of the habitat means it is the perfect place to experience the diversity of species found within the Okavango Delta.
Kanana comprises eight spacious, twin-bedded safari tents, each with en-suite bathrooms.
Kanana offers water and land safari activities year round. Year round activities include: Game Drives, Guided Walks, Motorboats, Mokoro and fishing.
Situated on the Xakanaxa Lagoon within the world renowned Moremi Game Reserve, Okuti is built amidst the wilderness of one of Botswana’s prime game viewing regions.
Okuti comprises of five twin-bedded, luxury Mosasa tents, each with en-suite bathrooms and an additional two family rooms consisting of two bedrooms which share spacious bathroom facilities – ideal for families in this child-friendly camp.
Okuti’s spacious curved Mosasa’s are located on raised teak decks with river views.
The world-renowned Moremi Game Reserve is rich in wildlife and ensures that Okuti provides consistent year-round game viewing.
Okuti offers water and land safari activities year round. Year round activities include: Game Drives and Motorboats.
Ker and Downey Specialist Safaris:
The Ker and Downey specialist safaris are safari programmes designed around their exclusivity and flexibility.
- Footsteps Across the Delta: A specifically designed safari providing expertise in guiding with the emphasis on walking.
The Footsteps Across The Delta adventure safari is based at a rustic bush camp on the Shinde private concession.
This comfortable and private Footsteps camp accommodates guests in three specially designed twin-bedded Meru tents, complete with sewn-in floors. Each tent has its own bucket shower and bush toilet which is attached to the back of the tent, and there is even a daily laundry service. The ‘bush kitchen’ is run by the chef who prepares menus to wet all appetites.
The emphasis is on walking in the wilderness and relishing this true safari experience. Guests will be in the hands of the best professional guides whose first passion is to interpret and bring to life every aspect of the bush. Other possible activities include game-drives, Mokoro or fishing trips, which vary throughout the year.
- Young Explorers: A specifically designed safari providing an exciting opportunity for families to explore the Okavango Delta wilderness together.
The Young Explorers family adventure safari is based at a rustic bush camp on the Shinde private concession.
This comfortable, private camp accommodates six guests in three specially-designed twin-bedded Meru tents complete with sewn-in floors. One of the three tents can be converted into a family tent that sleeps three. Each tent has its own bucket shower and bush porcelain flush toilet, which is attached to the back of the tent and there is a daily laundry service. The ‘bush kitchen’ is run by our chef and prepares menus for all appetites.
A selection of activities are planned with the whole family in mind. Parents can enjoy some peace and quiet whilst our expertly trained Young Explorers guide entertains the children with a multitude of activities to suite all ages.