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 summer months when the inundation has receded, lechwe, tsessebe and elephantare prevalent, while lion, and occasionally leopard, may be seen. 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 - January 2017
    Jan 12, 2017

    Guests at Jacana had the opportunity to watch a martial eagle kill and try to carry off a water monitor lizard…

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  • Jacana Camp - November 2016
    Nov 10, 2016

    With summer around the corner, we have an unofficial superstition on the Jao Concession that summer does not start until you have heard and visually confirmed your first woodland kingfisher of the season.

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  • Jacana Camp - October 2016
    Oct 19, 2016

    Jacana guests on a night drive had a once-in-a-lifetime experience when they watched a female lion defend her kudu kill – and nearby cubs – from a pack of 13 wild dog…

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Reviewed by: Deb2803, 02 January 2017