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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Submitted by: Cathy Kays, Feb 26, 2017

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Latest News From Jao Camp

  • Jao Camp - August 2017
    Aug 22, 2017

    Our Jao game viewing was a consistent success with lion, leopard, big herds of buffalo and many impala and red lechwe being seen …

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  • Jao Camp - July 2017
    Jul 17, 2017

    A ‘battle of quills’ at Jao created the sighting of a lifetime for a 17-year safari veteran…

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  • Jao Camp - May 2017
    May 30, 2017

    We had some amazing sightings around Jao, including leopards on kills – one in a marula tree with another in an ebony tree…

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“ 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