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.


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Latest Jao Camp Album

Submitted by: Liz Hart, Jul 2, 2016

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Latest News From Jao Camp

  • Jao Camp - May 2016
    May 19, 2016

    Water is what distinguishes the Okavango from the rest of arid Botswana, and water is what we have in blessed abundance at Jao, snaking through the Delta offering its precious life-giving resource to this miracle desert…

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  • Jao Camp - April 2016
    Apr 13, 2016

    One of our young female lionesses, a very special character in the Jao story, was spotted mating with one of the collared males that are visiting in the area…

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  • Jao Camp - March 2016
    Mar 15, 2016

    A milestone for Jao this month as the low rainfall allowed wild dogs to cross over on to our island for the first time in years…

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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ We have been fortunate in life and visited much of the wilderness areas in Southern Africa and highly rated lodges, but Jao will remain THE one most deeply etched into our psyche. ”
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Reviewed by: Jon Q, 08 February 2016