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: Cathy Kays, Jul 29, 2016

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Latest News From Jao Camp

  • Jao Camp - September 2016
    Sep 9, 2016

    There were some amazing sightings of lions mating at Jao, as well as a big old male lion stomping around, making it known that he is back in the area, taking his drink at the closest waterhole after the excitement of his day…

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  • Jao Camp - August 2016
    Aug 14, 2016

    Guests experienced some great wildlife sightings both at Jao on the big island with the leopards and across on Hunda Island where a pride of lion has cubs, while one guest came back with a count of 43 giraffe from her game drive…

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  • Jao Camp - July 2016
    Jul 10, 2016

    To the intense delight of the entire Jao team, a bushbuck gave birth to a tiny lamb just outside the office behind a termite mound…

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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