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Sanctuary Baines’ Camp, Okavango Delta

Just one of the astonishing things about walking alongside a mighty African elephant is actually how quietly the massive creature moves through the tangled bush. It’s a sensational moment on your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Botswana, and yet the natural grace and confidence of the elephants gives you a feeling of supreme serenity.

And that is not the only moment of utter tranquillity you’ll experience at Baines’ Camp. Your luxurious suite stands on its own platform, amongst shading trees. Its teak veranda is lit by the soft glow of hurricane lamps; the perfect spot to take a bath and gaze at the stars. Or to sleep beneath the panoply of the African sky in a tented, four poster sky bed. The perfect end to a sensational day.

Baines’ Camp, at a glance

  • Small, remote camp in a private concession on the edge of the Moremi Game Reserve
  • Choice of just five ultimately luxurious suites standing on raised platforms and reached by wooden walkways
  • Surrounded by mature trees and papyrus
  • Wooden veranda decks with superb views over the hippos and Boro River
  • En suite bathrooms and elegant, safari-style furnishings
  • Star-gazing baths and romantic, four poster sky beds
  • Chef-prepared cuisine served on the deck overlooking the river – where elephants may easily join you at the table

For leisure and pleasure

  • Inviting swimming pool
  • Walking with elephants and interactive activities in association with the Living with Elephants Foundation
  • Morning and evening drives to see big cats close up
  • Night drives to observe nocturnal predators and their prey
  • Walking safaris to discover small animals and to follow spoor
  • Expert guides provide real insight into the different environments
  • Waterway wildlife expeditions and crocodile watching from traditional dugout canoes, with local River Bushmen as guides

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