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 - August 2017
    Aug 19, 2017

    As the water levels drop around Jacana, guests have been enjoying sightings of elephants crossing the channels and many a bird flitting by.

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  • Jacana Camp - July 2017
    Aug 14, 2017

    There is nothing like sipping on a G & T in the early evening sunset watching the jacanas walking around on the lily pads just off the Jacana deck – a highly recommended experience…

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  • Jacana Camp - June 2017
    Jun 16, 2017

    This month our Jacana guests enjoyed an array of sightings from the fastest long-distance runner, the tsessebe, to the quick and difficult to see spotted-necked otter…

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Reviewed by: Deb2803, 02 January 2017