STAR ACTIVITIES

Theme Bush Dinners

Dine under the starry Kabini sky in the heart of the wild on the banks of the backwaters.

You will enter into a world of elegance, beauty and romance. The outdoor feel, surrounded by dimly lit lanterns and unending bush beyond, is the perfect setting for a quiet evening under the stars.  A personal butler with a bar will accompany you as you enjoy your tranquil night to the sounds of the wild.

You will sit around a bonfire where drinks and food are brought to you.

Backwater Breakfast

Located in a scenic spot on the banks of the backwaters overlooking the forest, this breakfast features the traditional south Indian cuisine which will be made fresh (on glowing charcoal fires) as well as a selection of fruits.

Sun Downers

A lovely way to end a beautiful day out in the wild. You will be taken to a breathtaking spot overlooking the beautiful landscape, sometimes dotted with elephants, gaur, deer and more. Enjoy a drink in elephant country on the banks of the backwaters and watch the sun set over the forests. A bar, tables, chairs and personal staff will welcome you. A rare overwhelming feeling of tranquility and beauty will take over you as you will experience Kabini at its best.

Starry Night Boat Ride

Ever wondered what the sky look like from a boat in the middle of the forest, or what it is like to take a motorboat out after sunset and have a drink on the placid Kabini waters? Here’s your chance to in indulge in an experience you will never forget. You will head out late evening on a boat and anchor in the middle of the backwaters for an hour.  A small bar will be set up for you on the boat.  For as far as the eye can see you will only enjoy a drink to the moonlit waves of Kabinis waters.

Romantic Poolside Dinner

Lounge in complete privacy under a cozy pool-side shack and soak up the romance of a candlelit dinner.

Camping

If you’re looking for a memorable jungle experience then this is it. Leave the comfort of your luxurious tents and head into the Bush to set up camp across the water. At sundown a boat will await you at the dock and drop you off to your camp site with a personal cook, chauffer and security guard. Meals will be cooked on firewood and a small bar will be set up around a bonfire.

Note: Please note that certain activities are weather dependent and seasonal. 

STAR ACTIVITIES

Vehicle Safaris

Explore the jungle with the best trackers and guides as you will go in search of some of the most elusive animals the world has to offer. You have the option of doing two safaris a day, one in the morning and another in the evening.

Boat Safaris

Explore the little ravines and channels along the Kabini reservoir. The motor boat safari offers wonderful viewing for aquatic life such as crocodiles, otters, water birds and more. Its also fabulous for elephants and the occasional tiger lounging in the backwater.

Treks

Discover the local tribes surrounding the backwaters and explore the virgin landscapes and its vivid wildlife with our local guide. We offer two types of treks: The Tribal Trek: Explore the Tribal village and understand the people of the forest and the Long Trek: Take a motorboat and head into the horizon to explore the land across the water. Many tribes, villages and wildlife inhabit this beautiful area.

Sunset Boating

Experience the beautiful red skies at sunset surrounded by elephants and crocodiles while having drink on the placid waters of Kabini. As far as the eye can see you will only enjoy a drink to the waves of the Kabinis waters.

Bullock Cart Rides

Ride out into the valley in a bullock cart and explore the surroundings with some snacks and drinks. Note: This is seasonal and available only on request.

Star Gazing

Enjoy some backyard astronomy on the banks of the backwaters.

Photography Lessons

Learn the art of photography and practice your newly learnt talents on Wildlife. This includes a 30-­‐minute drive through thick forest.

Boat ride

Take the motorboat anytime and get a feel of the Kabini backwaters.

Bird Watching

Take the book of Indian birds and head out with a bird specialist.

Coracle Ride

Float around in what has become the main source of transportation in the peaceful backwaters.