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

  • First time to Africa
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Latest News From Jao Camp

  • Jao Camp – May 2014
    May 31, 2014

    Birding around Jao Camp has been extraordinary this month, from raptors and rollers to waders and water birds.

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  • Jao Camp – April 2014
    Apr 30, 2014

    Guests witness a lion hunt at Jao Camp, from stalk, chase, and catch to kill and feed…

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  • Jao Camp – March 2014
    Mar 31, 2014

    Sitatunga ram spotted in front of Jao Camp’s Tent 1 and a lion cub sighting enchants guests and guides alike…

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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