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.

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Latest News From Jacana Camp

  • Jacana Camp - July 2016
    Jul 9, 2016

    In the time it takes to have a coffee in Jacana’s main area lounge, guests are likely to see little bee-eaters, pied kingfishers, African jacanas, saddle-billed storks and herons going about their busy days…

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  • Jacana Camp - June 2016
    Jun 16, 2016

    Jacana’s guests have had great sightings of wattled cranes in the floodplains in front of camp as well as the extraordinary pleasure of having their sundowners in the company of a Pel’s fishing-owl…

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  • Jacana Camp - May 2016
    May 18, 2016

    Jacana guests were thrilled to see a kill right on their tent deck – even though it was ‘only’ a skink catching a spider…

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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