A recently refurbished safari tent at Shinde Camp

Shinde Camp – Refurbishment

Ker & Downey Botswana have announced the refurbishment of Shinde Camp, their five star camp in NG 21 (The Shinde Concession).  Ker & Downey Botswana operate three five star camps in the Okavango Delta as well as the innovative Footsteps Across the Delta programme.

Shinde Camp
A giraffe drinking

Moratorium on Mobile Tourism Licences

The Botswana Government has recently placed a moratorium on mobile tourism licences to new applicants operating in the Okavango Delta. This policy aims to reduce congestion in prime tourism locations and encourage greater usage of Botswana’s other tourism resources.

Okavango Delta

World Heritage Site

One of the most iconic natural areas on the planet, The Okavango Delta was listed as the 1000th World Heritage Site last Sunday at the 38th session of the World Heritage Committee in Doha, Qatar. Joining Ngamiland’s Tsodilo Hills on the World Heritage List, the Okavango Delta was recommended by IUCN, UNESCO’s advisory body on nature.