Shinde Concession

A game rich private concession.

About

The Shinde Concession, on the northern edge of the Okavango Delta, is the smallest concession in the delta. The concession is predominately permanent delta with two of the concession’s camps focusing on water based activities. The northern part of the concession borders the Kwara Concession and includes a good population of plains game.

Animals

The Shinde Concession can be divided into two parts, Camp Okavango and Xugana Island Lodge are water based camps and activities focus on the Okavango Delta whereas Shinde and Footsteps Camps are sited on the edge of the Okavango Delta and offer a mix of water and land based activities. At the water based camps game is mostly focused on aquatic and semi aquatic species with sightings of red lechwe and hippopotamus common.

Shinde and Footsteps Camp benefit from a broader range of species including wild dog, lion, leopard and hyena are also found here. Good game is found in the concession with impala, tsessebe, kudu and giraffe common.

Birds

Once again the diverse habitat of the concession allows for a huge variety of bird species. The Okavango Delta is an important breeding site for the region’s birdlife with colonies of storks, egrets spoonbills and herons.

 
Shinde Camp

Shinde Camp

Shinde Concession, Okavango Delta

Shinde Camp is nestled on a lush palm island in the heart of the northern Okavango Delta, this is is an intimate camp located on the edge of Shinde Lagoon.


Shinde Camp
Camp Okavango

Camp Okavango

Shinde Concession, Okavango Delta

Camp Okavango, an enchanting and authentic African safari lodge situated at the heart of the permanent Okavango Delta, assures an unparalleled year-round water wilderness experience.


Camp Okavango
Xugana Island Lodge

Xugana Island Lodge

Shinde Concession, Okavango Delta

Xugana Lagoon is widely accepted as being the most spectacular permanent water site in the entire Okavango Delta, which in the midst of the Kalahari sands, is Africa’s largest and most awe-inspiring oasis.


Xugana Island Lodge
Shinde Enclave

Shinde Enclave

Shinde Concession, Okavango Delta

The exclusive Shinde Enclave is a ‘camp within a camp’, offering the ultimate in personal service and an indelible wilderness experience.


Shinde Enclave
Camp Okavango

Footsteps Across the Delta

Shinde Concession, Okavango Delta

This safari maintains the elegance and eccentricity of the original “under canvas African safari”. The emphasis is on exploring one or both of these breathtakingly beautiful and diverse environment as the first African explorers did.


Footsteps