Jao Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

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Wildlife at Jao Camp

The game viewing at Jao is superb. Huge herds of red lechwe can be seen, followed by their primary predator – prides of lion. Other game typical of the area includes elephant, buffalo, leopard, tsessebe, zebra, hippo and crocodile as well as the uncommon sitatunga and spotted-necked otter. Many bird species are resident such as Meyer's parrot, African harrier hawk, black heron, coppery-tailed coucal, and black crake being some of the avian treasures found at Jao Camp.

What You Could See at Jao Camp

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Latest Jao Camp Album

Submitted by: Dana Allen, Jul 2, 2015

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Latest News From Jao Camp

  • Jao Camp - July 2015
    Sep 16, 2015

    Hyaena have moved back into the Jao area and some evenings we’d hear them call from across the channel to others skulking around the camp looking for a lucky meal…

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  • Jao Camp - June 2015
    Aug 18, 2015

    Sometimes, Sydney, one of the bartenders at Jao Camp, whispers, “Sitatunga!”

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  • Jao Camp - May 2015
    Jul 15, 2015

    A pair of that most rare and thrilling water-based antelope, the sitatunga, have been seen around Jao Camp on a regular basis…

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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ I can't say enough positive stuff about this lodge, it dropped my jaw from the moment we arrived. This is a must visit spot in the Delta, treat yourself to the best. ”
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Reviewed by: PilotMichael_L, 17 June 2015