Jao Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Jao Camp is a Premier Camp

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: Cathy Kays, Feb 26, 2017

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Latest News From Jao Camp

  • 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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  • Jao Camp - June 2017
    Jun 14, 2017

    The Jao Bridge has been quite generous in delivering sitatunga sightings, a true treat for guides and guests alike…

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  • 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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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