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 News From Jao Camp

  • Jao Camp – October 2014
    Nov 20, 2014

    Saddle-billed storks dancing with papyrus reeds? Whatever next at Jao?

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  • Jao Camp – September 2014
    Nov 10, 2014

    Our prolific band of mongoose usually ensures that snakes around Jao Camp are a rarity, though the early summer heat briefly brought out a beautiful puff adder for all to enjoy…

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  • Jao Camp – August 2014
    Aug 31, 2014

    A very special outing was enjoyed by guests at Jao Camp – a sunset helicopter trip culminating in a sundowner and a bush dinner…

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A Quote From Our Guests

“ The water based activities added great variety to our experience with fishing on small motor boats and trips on mokoros. ”
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Reviewed by: Sandy H, 2013.04.20