Sanctuary Baines' Camp

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Why we like it

  • Sanctuary Baines' Camp is a small and intimate camp with five luxury suites
  • A low environmental impact camp which has been built using commercially grown wood and recycled tin cans
  • Activities included are day and night game drives, walking safaris and mokoros
  • Opportunity to walk with the elephants with the "Living with Elephants" project. This activity is at an extra cost
  • Children over six years old are welcome at the camp

A&K Top Tip

Experience a night under the stars in your four poster bed on your private deck waking up to the sound of the African dawn chorus.

Guest Testimonial

You made sure that the person picking up my internet enquiry was knowledgeable, interested, had an engaging telephone and email manner, and was able to provide a one-stop point of reference, from our first telephone conversation through to arranging the deposit. The service delivery Chris Hamlin provided was second to none - really impressive.

- GN, London

Effortlessly romantic and set amongst shady trees and huge termite mounds nestles the small and intimate Sanctuary Baines' Camp. Poised between the plains game of Moremi and the permanent waters of the Okavango Delta, the area is great for all bird and animal species. A further unique attraction is the chance to meet the orphan elephants adopted by naturalists Doug and Sandy Groves and interact with these gentle giants in their calming, natural environment.

The main area has a deck for outdoor dining and views over the permanent water of the lagoon. The little luxuries are well represented here: there is a swimming pool with private salas for relaxation. To explore on land, game drives in 4x4 vehicles will get you close to Africa's greatest predators by day and in this private reserve, continue well after dark. The permanent water opens up the whole world of floating safaris, atmospherically silent at the gentle pace of a poled mokoro. Truly an eco-camp, the camp walls have been made from recycled materials and neutrally decorated to blend in with the natural habitat.

Sanctuary Baines' Camp has just five luxury suites. All have en suite facilities, mini bars and ceiling fans. The suites are set on elevated platforms, with wooden decks overlooking the permanent water of the Boro River. Four-poster beds are draped with netting and are designed to be easily rolled out onto your private wooden decks for nights under the stars. All suites and communal areas are linked by wooden boardwalks.

There are no triple rooms available at the camp.

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Fly to

Maun or Kasane via Johannesburg

flying time

12 hours 40 minutes

time difference

GMT +2 hours


Not required for UK passport holders

Health Requirements

Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an endemic area

Best time to travel

March - November


The best time to travel is between March and November, rain fall is at a minimum and the days are cooler but clear. Early mornings and evenings can be chilly. The Delta is normally in flood from May until August.

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