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 runs up to six Children in the Wilderness programmes, hosting about 96 children from neighbouring areas and towns.Read more: Children in the Wilderness

Pack for a Purpose

Pack for a Purpose is an innovative way that you can help schoolchildren in this area, by packing items for them.See website:

Latest News From Jacana Camp

  • Jacana Camp - February 2014
    Feb 28, 2014

    Jacana Camp – where sightings of the rare and elusive Pel’s fishing-owl are a daily occurrence!

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  • Jacana Camp - January 2014
    Jan 31, 2014

    Sitatunga sighted regularly and the birding is as impressive as ever

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  • Jacana Camp - December 2013
    Dec 30, 2013

    The rains have arrived – bringing water and ultimately rejuvenating the entire landscape.

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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