• Baines Camp stare bed
  • Baines Camp deck at dusk
  • Walkway at Baines Camp
  • Elephant interaction at Baines Camp
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Baines Camp

Baines Camp is on a private concession in the Okavango Delta, offering excellent game viewing by water and land.

Okavango Delta Botswana

  • Visit the Living with Elephants project 
  • Luxuriate in a star bath on your deck 
  • Game drives, guided walks and boat trips 
  • Cool off in the swimming pool 
  • Spend a romantic night in a star bed

Sanctuary Baines Camp offers high quality accommodation in a tranquil setting in the Okavango Delta bordering the Moremi Game Reserve. The camp is named after the famous 19th century explorer and artist Thomas Baines.

There are just six suites here, making this Sanctuary's smallest camp. Each suite stands on raised platforms. From you deck you have views over the Boro River and a lagoon teaming with wildlife and after dark you can enjoy some great star gazing. Each bedroom is decorated with draped fabrics and has a four-poster bed which can be wheeled onto the deck so you can sleep under just a mossie net and enjoy the night stars! The deck also has a bathtub, forming a star bath. Inside the room there is a ceiling fan, minibar and safe as well as an ensuite bathroom.

The main area has a large open deck where meals can be taken while enjoying views of the lagoon. There is a swimming pool. ideal for a cooling dip.

Activities include mokoro and motorised boat safaris and guided walking safaris as well as game drives. You can also visit the Living with Elephants Foundation and spend time with the orphaned elephants in their care. This activity needs to be booked in advance. 

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Client Rating for Botswana 5/5 from 120 reviews

There were only 5 thatched lodges here and so the service was very personal. We enjoyed a trip in a mokoro canoe the first night, a boat trip to the hippo pool straight from the jetty at the lodge and amazing day and night drives seeing a spotted hyena, leopard and elephants at close range. The roads were more like rivers and you got thrown about a bit but it all added to the atmosphere especially when you had water monitors swimming alongside the vehicle. We pre-booked the elephant experience run by Sandy and Doug Groves which was very informative and lots of fun.

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Baines Camp

Baines Camp stare bed

Baines Camp is on a private concession in the Okavango Delta, offering excellent game viewing by water and land.

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