Explore the wild backwaters of the Selinda Adventure Trail, staying in pre-erected dome tents each night. Sip well-deserved sundowners around the campfire before dinner, followed by a tranquil night's sleep in the remote environs of the Selinda Reserve.
Look up for a dazzling view of the Milky Way and listen to the sounds of wildlife during the night.
The distance of the Selinda Adventure Trails differ depending on whether it is a walking or canoeing adventure. Walking distance is just over 20 km altogether and canoeing is approximately 40km. Along either routes we expect to come across many species of wildlife. The Selinda Reserve is well known for some of Botswana’s largest herds of buffalo and elephant, roan antelope and African wild dog. Other possible sightings include
cheetah, lion, leopard and variety of other species. It is also a birder’s paradise with over 300 species possibly seen.
A maximum of eight people share four tents, with a minimum of just two people required. Each canoe can fit two passengers, their bedrolls and bags. Being strong enough to paddle a canoe is necessary, but no previous experience is needed, with beginners and novices given careful instruction. The only must is a desire to explore wild Africa.
The trip is dependent on water levels and usually runs from June until the end of August. Fully inclusive meals and a good selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic are also available and included.
Why we like it
An environmental friendly safari using nothing but the human energy to paddle the canoes.