Sanctuary Stanley's Camp sits on the southernmost tip of Chief’s Island, overlooking the Okavango Delta’s Boro River and bordering the famous Moremi Game Reserve. This luxury camp captures the elegance of a bygone safari era; the furniture is antique, linen is of the finest quality and oriental rugs cover the wooden floors. If you like traditional style, gourmet cuisine and vintage wines, this is an ideal camp for you.

The camp’s eight classically styled, luxury safari tents, all have private facilities, ceiling fans and fabulous views over the expansive floodplains. Hammocks on the balcony are perfect for relaxing in the African sunshine. The main area is raised on decking and built around a Sausage Tree, with comfortable lounge and bar areas. 

Stanley's also offers some of the best big game viewing in the Okavango Delta, including buffalo (a 2,000 strong herd in the dry season), elephant, giraffe, lion, leopard, cheetah and wild dog. 

To top it all, there’s a semi-habituated trio of African elephants here, providing a fantastic opportunity to spend a day learning about the elephants’ habits and social structures. Elephants often live for 50 years, so when Doug and Sandi Groves adopted Jabu, Thembi and later Morula, rescuing them from culling operations that had left them as orphans, they knew they were making a life-long commitment.  Day and night time 4WD game drives, walking safaris with a professional guide and water safaris in mokoros are all on offer, although the water activities may depend on the water level. Children are welcome but under nines cannot be accepted as the camp is unfenced. 

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Helen Kennedy

Helen Kennedy

All of our holidays are tailor-made to your requirements by an expert Travel Specialist

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