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: Dana Allen, Jul 2, 2015

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Latest News From Jao Camp

  • Jao Camp - May 2015
    Jul 15, 2015

    A pair of that most rare and thrilling water-based antelope, the sitatunga, have been seen around Jao Camp on a regular basis…

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  • Jao Camp - April 2015
    Jun 10, 2015

    The quiet of the bush and the stunning views of the floodplain are disturbed only by a herd of lechwe jumping in the water in the distance. That’s a surprise bush dinner at Jao…

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  • Jao Camp - March 2015
    May 20, 2015

    Highlights at Jao this month include a bush brunch in the company of the local pride’s alpha male while the ‘Jao Mafia’ mongoose family’s antics keep guests and staff constantly amused…

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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ I can't say enough positive stuff about this lodge, it dropped my jaw from the moment we arrived. This is a must visit spot in the Delta, treat yourself to the best. ”
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Reviewed by: PilotMichael_L, 17 June 2015