Jacana Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Jacana Camp is a Classic Camp

Wildlife at Jacana Camp

Jacana Camp is set in the Jao Concession, a true wetland area, ideal for the rare sitatunga and abundant red lechwe. In the dry season, lechwe, tsessebe, elephant, and zebra are prevalent, with lion, cheetah and leopard often sighted. Wildlife concentrations in this area of the Delta depend on water flow and volume, changing from season to season. Birdlife is abundant; enthusiasts can spot Pel's fishing-owl as well as African and lesser jacanas and other Okavango specials such as slaty egret and African pygmy-goose.


What You Could See at Jacana Camp

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Latest News From Jacana Camp

  • Jacana Camp – May 2014
    May 31, 2014

    Exciting rarities sighted at Jacana Camp this month included five otters, a honey badger with her pup and some beautiful sitatunga…

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  • Jacana Camp – April 2014
    Apr 30, 2014

    Jacana Camp’s mild-mannered resident bull elephant is always available for a photo-op…

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  • 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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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