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 - November 2016
    Nov 1, 2016

    At this time of year we are able to drive further and explore different areas around Jao – and on one of these ventures saw some long-missed roan antelope! Yes roan !

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  • Jao Camp - October 2016
    Oct 18, 2016

    As our Jao guests arrived at a surprise sundowner spot, we heard a big male lion calling – and we could see him too, perfectly rounding off the beautiful sunset, wonderful company and sounds of nature all around…

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  • 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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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