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.

 

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 - April 2016
    Apr 16, 2016

    Temperatures notwithstanding, the beauty of the Delta around Jacana was astounding this month, with the inundation coming in higher and higher every day and arguably some of the most amazing sunrises in the world…

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  • Jacana Camp - March 2016
    Mar 14, 2016

    When lion are in the area, the lechwe seem to gather in the water at night – a phenomenon we witnessed at Jacana this month!

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  • Jacana Camp - December 2015
    Dec 23, 2015

    Even with the limitation of reduced water levels at Jacana we were still able to wow our guests with great sightings from the water including a sitatunga family (bull, cow and calf) on the edge of the reeds…

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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