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 - 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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  • Jacana Camp - September 2016
    Sep 8, 2016

    With our Jacana leopard cubs getting bigger and bigger they have become more adventurous and often go out for the day on their own…

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  • Jacana Camp - August 2016
    Aug 15, 2016

    Areas around Jacana that were recently flowing with water have become large sandbanks, attracting numerous birds from stately saddle-billed storks to majestic fish-eagles and tiny, fast-moving malachite kingfishers…

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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