Shinde Ker & Downey Lodge

Shinde Ker & Downey Lodge is a luxurious and secluded safari retreat located in the Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa. It is named after the Shinde and Ker & Downey concession areas of the reserve, which are known for their rich biodiversity and abundant wildlife.

The lodge offers guests the opportunity to experience the beauty of the African wilderness in style and comfort. Accommodation is provided in spacious and stylish suites, each with its own private deck and plunge pool. The suites are decorated in a contemporary African style, with natural materials and colours used throughout. The lodge also boasts a range of excellent facilities, including a swimming pool, a spa, and a fitness centre. There is also a dining area where guests can enjoy delicious meals prepared using locally sourced ingredients.
Nestled on a lush palm island in the heart of the northern Okavango Delta, Shinde is an iconic camp loved by many.


Northern Okavango Delta, Botswana


Days are spent exploring the wilderness areas, while evenings are wound away around the fire, down on the Kalahari sand.

No of Rooms

Eight tented chalets

Style of accommodation

Luxury tents with a rustic-chic and nature-inspired design.

Child Policy

Children aged 7 years and older


  • Game drives
  • Guided activitieF
  • Gull board accommodation (including meals)
  • Local beverages
  • Laundry service.


  • Premium alcoholic beverages
  • Spa treatments
  • Gratuities.
Activities at the lodge include game drives, bush walks, and birdwatching, all of which are led by experienced guides who are knowledgeable about the local flora and fauna. There are also cultural experiences on offer, such as visits to local villages and traditional workshops. Shinde Ker & Downey Lodge is the perfect destination for those looking to escape the stresses of modern life and immerse themselves in the beauty and tranquillity of the African wilderness. Whether you are an experienced safari-goer or a first timer, you are sure to have an unforgettable experience at this stunning lodge.

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