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
  • Travelled to Africa
  • 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.

Latest News From Jacana Camp

  • Jacana Camp – January 2015
    Feb 26, 2015

    January was a month for maintenance at Jacana as staff spruced up the camp in readiness for our guests…

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  • Jacana Camp – December 2014
    Jan 23, 2015

    On every African birder’s life-list, a Pel’s fishing-owl was a thrill to see and hear at Jacana Camp this month…

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  • Jacana Camp – November 2014
    Dec 23, 2014

    One afternoon during high tea at Jacana Camp, guests experienced a kill first-hand when a grass snake caught a striped skink at the bar area…

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A Quote From Our Guests

“ The boat ride to the camp was an adventure in itself and then you see it nestled away on a small island in the middle of water. Wow! ”
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Reviewed by: StephHitH, 2012.11.30