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, Jul 29, 2016

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Latest News From Jao Camp

  • 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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  • Jao Camp - June 2016
    Jun 20, 2016

    The big cats had no choice but to get their feet wet as they moved around at Jao lately…

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  • 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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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