Baines' River Camp | Lower Zambezi
Set under Jackalberry and Tamarind trees on the banks of the Zambezi River, you will find Baines', River Lodge. Combining the tradition of an era gone past with modern world luxury, Baines' is the ultimate escape for the refined traveler.
Baines River Camp can accommodate 20 people in 8 Explorer Suites and a Family Suite. Each luxurious, freestanding suite offers an atmosphere of elegance and privacy, boasting spectacular views over the Zambezi River. The suites are equipped with air-conditioning, Ceiling fans, minibars, personal safes, king-size beds, and spacious bathrooms.
The Camp location in the Lower Zambezi means guests are never far from exceptional wildlife and river experiences. Activities include game drives and walks in the Lower Zambezi National Park. Alternatively, explore the Zambezi River by motorboat and canoe or have a chance at catching a tigerfish.
Baines' Two-Bedroom Family Suit x 1
The Cottage is ideally suited to a young family or up to 3 adults.
The unit comprises:
1. The main bedroom, offering a King size bed, walk-in wardrobe, and en-suite bathroom.
2. The children's bedroom, offering twin beds, built-in cupboards. Separate bathroom.
3. A river-facing veranda with a 2-meter sofa, 2 occasional chairs, coffee table, 6-seater dining room table,
3. An open plan lounge and dining area with kitchenette.
Both bathrooms offer a single basin, large walk-in shower, toilet.
General amenities include air-conditioning (operational during generator hours), ceiling fan in both bedrooms, coffee and tea making facilities, hairdryer, personal safe, luxury bathroom amenities, personal insect repellent, torch, whistle to attract the attention of a watchman in case of an emergency.
Each elegantly furnished Explorer Suite offers:
A spacious bedroom with King size (XL) bed, which can be converted to twins, a writing desk, a leather occasional chair with footstool
A bath & dressing room with double basins, large walk-in shower, separate toilet
A river-facing veranda with a 2 metre sofa, occasional chair, coffee table
Two of these Suites offer additional outside showers and are usually allocated to honeymooners or guests celebrating a special event.
General amenities include air-conditioning (operational during generator hours), ceiling fan, coffee and tea making facilities, hairdryer, personal safe, luxury bathroom amenities, personal insect repellent, torch, whistle to attract the attention of a watchman in case of an emergency.
These Twin suites are ideal for single travellers and older children travelling with their parents.
Each elegantly furnished Suite offers:
A bedroom with twin beds and occasional chair.
A bath & dressing room with single basin, spacious walk-in shower, separate toilet
A river-facing veranda with a 2 meter sofa, occasional chair, coffee table
General amenities include air-conditioning (operational during generator hours), ceiling fan, coffee and tea making facilities, hair dryer, personal safe, luxury bathroom amenities, personal insect repellent, torch, whistle to attract attention of a watchman in case of an emergency.
24-hour Security, Bar, Communal Dining, Conference Centre, Internet Access (Complimentary), Internet Access (Paid), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Library, Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Restaurant, Secure Parking, Spa
Air Conditioning, Dressing Gowns, En-Suite, Fan, Fridge, Hair Dryer, Mini Bar, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Verandah
Airport Shuttle (Complimentary), Credit Card
Your best chance to see and photograph predators, large herds of buffalo etc. is on a game drive in an open viewing vehicle.
When possible, our guests enjoy the use of a private vehicle and dedicated guide.
Best time to visit: June - November
River cruises make for relaxed game viewing, photography and bird watching. You will be entertained by baboons, hippo, elephant, crocodiles,water buck
and the occasional buffalo on the river bank and the Zambezi’s various islands.
Best time to visit: 01 March – 30 November
Sunset cruises make for a spectacular end to a day in the bush. (01 March – 15 December)
Anglers visit the Zambezi River especially to catch Tiger Fish, a fearsome game fish. Strict catch and release policy. (01 September – 30 November)
Canoe safaris give a totally different perspective to the African wilderness. (01 June – 15 December)
Walking safaris are not for the faint-hearted and are best suited during winter months. On a walking safari the focus is mainly on tracks, vegetation, birds,
butterflies etc. (01 June – 30 September)
Fully Inclusive - Bed, All Meals, Fees and Activities
All Local Brands (Spirits, Wine and Beers) Included
Spoken Languages: English
No. Rooms: 10
Special Interests: Adventure, Birding, Fishing, Gourmet, Leisure, Relaxation, Wildlife