|Set in an amphitheatre of ebony and sausage trees on the southern tip of Chief’s Island, Stanley’s Camp sits amidst 260,000 acres of untamed and untrammeled African bush. |
Sanctuary Stanleys Camp Location
Bordering the southern section of the famous Moremi Game Reserve this private concession is located by definition in seasonal delta. That said, the high water regimes of the past 4 years, has seen water in residence year round.
The camp has its own registered private airstrip (Cessna 206 or equivalent capable). The airstrip is located approximately 20 minutes game-drive from the camp. The camp is accessible by air from Maun (15 minutes), Kasane (1 hour 10 minutes) and all other delta camps. Please note the luggage restriction is 12kgs per person.
Sanctuary Stanleys Camp Activities
Fly-In Safari Lodge Wildlife Game Drives Walking Canoeing Photography Birding Luxury Tented Camp Swimming Pool Price Range - Southern Africa: $600 - $800
Sanctuary Stanleys Camp Attractions
The area is home to a wide variety of big game including elephant, buffalo, giraffe, hippo, lion, leopard, cheetah and wild dog.
Game viewing in the area is extremely good with excellent numbers of predators and plains-game on offer. The area houses one of the largest buffalo populations in the Okavango Delta, which, in the dry season, can concentrate into a herd in excess of 2000 head.
Sanctuary Stanleys Camp Facilities
Stanley’s is a small luxury camp consisting of 8 classic styled safari tents. The delicately appointed tents exude classic Africa, hand crafted beds dressed with the finest linen, antique furniture individually selected and oriental carpets that give a delightful glimpse at colonial Africa.
Each unit offers en-suite facilities and a private balcony. Electricity is supplied by a combination of silent packed generator and battery system allowing 24-hour power supply.
The main building is raised on decking and offers expansive views over the surrounding floodplains. The structure has been built into the existing treeline, its main support being a large sausage tree.
There is a swimming pool, dedicated bar area, new library area and curio shop area. In addition, there is an area where guests are able to access the internet on the camp’s laptop or wireless connectivity for guests to make use of with their own laptops in the main area.
Stanley''''''''s remains unfenced, allowing unrestricted animal movement through the camp and into the surrounding bush. Raised wooden decking off the
bedrooms will offer unemcumbered views over the plains- all from the comfort and privacy of hammocks and cushioned deck chairs.
Sanctuary Stanleys Camp Additional Information
Game-drives are conducted in open vehicles, which offer unencumbered views. The vehicles have been custom built and offer individual seating. Game drives are conducted early morning and late afternoon or as otherwise requested. The accompanying professional guides are among the best in Botswana.
Walking activities are offered throughout the year and are conducted with firearms.
Elephant Activities (additional cost) the emphasis on this activity is on education. Please note that there is no riding offered. The main objective is to initiate a relationship between the guests and the elephants. The activity is offered in two sessions: 1.) "Meet the Herd" and 2.) "Join The Herd ".
A herd of semi-habituated elephants - Jabu, Thembi and Morula charm guests with their individual personalities and intelligence.
This unique and educational elephant interaction, offered at Baines’ Camp is also available to guests at Stanley’s Camp. Please note that this activity will not be available from 15 January to 15 February due to the annual holidays for the elephants!* VIEW OUR CURRENT SPECIAL ON SANCTUARY STANLEYS CAMP:
Sanctuarys Family Special - Children under 15 stay FREESanctuarys Green Season SpecialSanctuarys Stay 5, Pay 4
Sanctuary Stanleys Camp Children Policy
All children aged 0-2 stays free of charge
Children aged 2-12 pays 50%
Children 12+ pays the full rate
Children below 15 years of age are required to share a room with an adult
Check In Time: 02:00:00 PM
Check Out Time: 11:00:00 AM