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.

Latest News From Jao Camp

  • Jao Camp – October 2014
    Nov 20, 2014

    Saddle-billed storks dancing with papyrus reeds? Whatever next at Jao?

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  • Jao Camp – September 2014
    Nov 10, 2014

    Our prolific band of mongoose usually ensures that snakes around Jao Camp are a rarity, though the early summer heat briefly brought out a beautiful puff adder for all to enjoy…

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  • Jao Camp – August 2014
    Aug 31, 2014

    A very special outing was enjoyed by guests at Jao Camp – a sunset helicopter trip culminating in a sundowner and a bush dinner…

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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