Selinda Adventure Trail

Itinerary Overview

This itinerary incorporates the Selinda Adventure Trail, an exhilarating journey exploring the Selinda spillway and surrounding riverine forests, floodplains and open savannah. Depending on water levels you will either travel by foot or a combination of walking and canoeing.  Nights are spent camping in dome tents, which are rustic by nature, but are furnished with comfortable bedrools and quality linen and towels.

This trail operates from April to September for a maximum of eight people.



Day 1UK Departure

UK Departure

Overnight flight to Johannesburg on British Airways, flying in economy class.


Day 2Selinda Explorers Camp

Selinda Explorers Camp

Morning arrival and connecting flight to Maun and continue by light aircraft to Selinda Explorers Camp for a one night stay on full board basis with local drinks, park fees and game activities included.

Located on the banks of the Selinda Spillway in the Selinda Reserve, this classic camp, consists of four custom- designed tents and transports us back to authentic safaris, but with a modern twist and hospitality. The custom- designed semi-permanent tents consist of two rooms plus verandah, as well as a private open air ‘bustani bathroom’ with hot water bucket showers and flush loo. All tents are at ground level, including the main lounge and dining area. This is an unassuming camp, light on its footprint but heavy on its experiential luxury. The atmosphere of the lodge is one of bush elegance with relaxed bohemian style, complemented by attentive staff, private professional service and fabulous food.


Days 3-6Selinda Adventure Trail

Selinda Adventure Trail

Today you will begin your 4 night adventure trail in style, flying by helicopter to the start point. The trail begins downstream from Selinda Camp, and follows the Spillway east as it meanders through the Reserve, passing through riverine forests, floodplains and open savannah. You begin each day at the break of dawn and encounter wildlife along the Spillway's banks.  Depending on water levels you will either explore exclusively on foot or combine canoeing with walking. After brunch and a bit of a siesta at midday you continue onward through the afternoon and arrive at your campsite before dark. The Selinda Adventure Trail replicates the safari experiences of old as you navigate this rarely visited region, fly camping along the way. 


Day 7Selinda Explorers Camp

Selinda Explorers Camp

At the end of the trail you will be taken to Selinda Explorers Camp for a one night stay on full board basis with local drinks, park fees and game activities included.


Day 8Departure


Fly by light aircraft to Maun for your onward flight to Johannesburg. On arrival, connect with the overnight British Airways flight to London Heathrow.


Day 9UK Arrival

UK Arrival

Early morning arrival into London Heathrow

  • UK Departure
  • Selinda Explorers Camp
  • Selinda Adventure Trail
  • Selinda Explorers Camp
  • Departure
  • UK Arrival

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