Jacana Camp is a Classic Camp

4Cs Projects at Jacana Camp

As a camp dedicated to the sustainability of conservation and community, Jacana Camp is intimately involved in projects that support these principles.


Tubu Joint Management Committee

Jao Concession holders and the University of Botswana (under the auspices of the Biokavango Project) launched a committee to reduce conflict between the community and the Jao Concession – specifically with regard to curbing poaching and over-fishing.

Children in the Wilderness

In November and December every year, Jacana Camp is closed to guests and instead hosts some 96 children from rural areas in northern Botswana on six Children in the Wilderness programmes.

Pack for a Purpose

Wilderness Safaris has partnered with Pack for a Purpose, a non-profit organisation that provides travellers with up-to-date information about required supplies for community-based projects. Guests that would like to bring along a contribution can view the needs list for Jacana Camp’s community projects on the Pack for a Purpose website.

Latest News From Jacana Camp

  • Jacana Camp – March 2015
    May 6, 2015

    As the Delta waters rise, numerous new bird species are making their appearance around Jacana – an amazing experience for the enthusiastic birders staying with us…

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  • Jacana Camp – February 2015
    Apr 9, 2015

    February is the month of love and Jacana Camp spared no effort in creating an especially romantic ambience for guests…

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  • 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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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