Jao Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Jao Camp is a Premier Camp

A sophisticated Okavango Delta retreat

Providing the ultimate Delta water experience in the heart of the Okavango, luxurious Jao Camp is set in an area where islands fringed with riverine forests meet vast productive floodplains. Shaded by a canopy of trees, the nine spacious and beautifully-designed tents offer en-suite facilities with indoor and outdoor showers. Expansive views from the private sala at each tent make for a sumptuous setting for afternoon siestas.

In addition to the main lounge and dining area, there are two plunge pools and a boma for dining under the stars, complemented by wines from an excellent wine cellar. Jao Camp also has a spa where a wide range of massage therapies are offered and a gym for the more active. The camp itself perfectly mirrors the beauty of the Delta and allows an effortless entry into the wonders of this pristine wetland paradise.

Highlights

  • Jao is the epitome of luxury in the most remote, scenically splendid setting
  • Frequently visited by wildlife, including a gregarious family of mongoose that has made Jao its home
  • Sparkling waters, swaying reeds, leaping lechwe and dancing cranes – perpetual poetry in motion
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Some things to do at Jao Camp

  • First time to Africa
  • Travelled to Africa
  • Seasoned Traveller
  • Float down crystal-clear channels on a mokoro (dug-out canoe) to see wildlife wading through the waters.

  • Hop on a boat and travel further to take in the sights and sounds of this wetland paradise.

  • Enjoy a pampering massage out on your private deck or in the Spa.

 

Activities and Facilities:

Game Drive (Day) Game Drive (Night) Mokoro (seasonal) Boating (Seasonal) Catch-and-Release Fishing (Seasonal) Birding Gym Spa Treatments Pool Family Room Tented Camp Solar Power Sleep-out Deck Guided Walks (subject to availability of a qualified guide) Wi-Fi

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Latest News From Jao Camp

  • Jao Camp - April 2017
    Apr 12, 2017

    We’ve seen an increased number of kingfishers around Jao Island; these charming birds provide great entertainment, especially when viewed from the pool deck with a G&T in hand…

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  • Jao Camp - March 2017
    May 16, 2017

    One of our guest families had a surprise visit from a bull elephant as they were checking into their tent at Jao. He ended up having a mud bath right there…

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  • Jao Camp - February 2017
    Feb 13, 2017

    What happens when cheeky mongoose meets impala? It happened at Jao Camp this month…

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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ The camp and the rooms were beautifully harmonised with nature and the wooden bridges were an incredible way of getting around. ”
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Reviewed by: Susan G, 17 January 2017