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Sanctuary Baines' Camp
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
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.
Ben Harrison was helpful and knowledgeable. Easy to deal with. (Much better then the Kuoni rep I talked to first, then abandoned!)
- JC, Botswana
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.
Maun or Kasane via Johannesburg
12 hours 40 minutes
GMT +2 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
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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