Jacana Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Jacana Camp is a Classic Camp

Classic Okavango Delta island living

Located on a beautiful island in the Jao Concession on the Moremi Game Reserve, Jacana Camp is a typical Delta camp. Surrounded by seasonally-inundated floodplains and papyrus swamps, Jacana Camp has five en-suite Meru-style tents, including a family tent, built on raised wooden decks to facilitate its panoramic views of the Okavango Delta. The main dining area is on an elevated platform between two magnificent sycamore fig trees and surrounded by dense wild date palms. Jacana Camp also has a cosy lounge with an area for an open fire under the stars; and a plunge pool for cooling off in the midday sun.

Highlights

  • A water wonderland, home to definitive Delta bird and animal species, from red lechwe to Pel’s fishing-owl
  • Mokoro adventures reveal crystal-channels and beautiful panoramas
  • A true water camp on a remote island deep in the Okavango Delta reveals the magic and mystique of this area
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Some things to do at Jacana Camp

  • First time to Africa
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  • Seasoned Traveller
  • View Delta life, from mammals to birds to reed frogs, while on a traditional mokoro – Africa’s dugout canoe.

  • Watch elephant or hippo wallowing in the cool waters from the decks of camp.

  • Catch and release a fish on a fishing expedition – or just marvel at the waterlilies around you.

 

Activities and Facilities:

Game Drive (Day) Mokoro (seasonal) Boating (Seasonal) Catch-and-Release Fishing (Seasonal) Birding Pool Family Room Tented Camp Guided Walks (Seasonal) No Wi-Fi

Latest News From Jacana Camp

  • Jacana Camp - September 2016
    Sep 8, 2016

    With our Jacana leopard cubs getting bigger and bigger they have become more adventurous and often go out for the day on their own…

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  • Jacana Camp - August 2016
    Aug 15, 2016

    Areas around Jacana that were recently flowing with water have become large sandbanks, attracting numerous birds from stately saddle-billed storks to majestic fish-eagles and tiny, fast-moving malachite kingfishers…

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  • Jacana Camp - July 2016
    Jul 9, 2016

    In the time it takes to have a coffee in Jacana’s main area lounge, guests are likely to see little bee-eaters, pied kingfishers, African jacanas, saddle-billed storks and herons going about their busy days…

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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ My room overlooked the waterways with spectacular sunrises which I was able to lay in bed and take in as the day starts a little later than the land based camps. As a sunrise connoisseur this was a huge bonus. ”
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Reviewed by: GurusW, 21 September 2015