Jao Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Jao Camp is a Premier Camp

A sophisticated Okavango Delta retreat

Sumptuous Jao Camp is set in an area where islands fringed with riverine forests meet open floodplains. Its nine spacious and beautifully-designed tents are situated beneath a canopy of shady trees and have en-suite facilities, as well as an outdoor shower. Built on raised decks, each has a private sala for afternoon siestas with views of the spectacular surrounds. In addition to the lounge and dining area, there are two plunge pools, a boma for dining under the stars and a spa with a wide range of massage therapies.


  • Jao is acclaimed for its architecture and individually handcrafted units
  • Shining waters, swaying reeds, leaping lechwe and dancing cranes
  • Jao is the epitome of luxury in the most remote, scenically splendid setting
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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.

  • Dine in a traditional boma under the sparkling African night sky.

Latest News From Jao Camp

  • Jao Camp – May 2014
    May 31, 2014

    Birding around Jao Camp has been extraordinary this month, from raptors and rollers to waders and water birds.

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  • Jao Camp – April 2014
    Apr 30, 2014

    Guests witness a lion hunt at Jao Camp, from stalk, chase, and catch to kill and feed…

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  • Jao Camp – March 2014
    Mar 31, 2014

    Sitatunga ram spotted in front of Jao Camp’s Tent 1 and a lion cub sighting enchants guests and guides alike…

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A Quote From Our Guests

“ The water based activities added great variety to our experience with fishing on small motor boats and trips on mokoros. ”
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Reviewed by: Sandy H, 2013.04.20