Jacana Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Jacana Camp is a Classic Camp

Classic Okavango Delta island living

Located on a beautiful island in the Jao Concession on the Moremi Game Reserve, Jacana Camp is a typical Delta camp. Surrounded by seasonally-inundated floodplains and papyrus swamps, Jacana Camp has five en-suite Meru-style tents, including a family tent, built on raised wooden decks to facilitate its panoramic views of the Okavango Delta. The main dining area is on an elevated platform between two magnificent sycamore fig trees and surrounded by dense wild date palms. Jacana Camp also has a cosy lounge with an area for an open fire under the stars; and a plunge pool for cooling off in the midday sun.


  • A water wonderland, home to definitive Delta bird and animal species, from red lechwe to Pel’s fishing-owl
  • Mokoro adventures reveal crystal-channels and beautiful panoramas
  • A true water camp on a remote island deep in the Okavango Delta reveals the magic and mystique of this area
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Some things to do at Jacana Camp

  • First time to Africa
  • Travelled to Africa
  • Seasoned Traveller
  • View Delta life, from mammals to birds to reed frogs, while on a traditional mokoro – Africa’s dugout canoe.

  • Watch elephant or hippo wallowing in the cool waters from the decks of camp.

  • Catch and release a fish on a fishing expedition – or just marvel at the waterlilies around you.


Activities and Facilities:

Game Drive (Day) Mokoro (seasonal) Boating (Seasonal) Catch-and-Release Fishing (Seasonal) Birding Pool Family Room Tented Camp Guided Walks (Seasonal) No Wi-Fi

Latest News From Jacana Camp

  • Jacana Camp - December 2017
    Dec 27, 2017

    A Pel’s fishing-owl was spotted in the tree right above the main area of Jacana Camp!

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  • Jacana Camp - January 2018
    Jan 3, 2018

    We’ve had rare sightings of wild dogs, who made regular visits to Jacana Camp and surrounds during the month…

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  • Jacana Camp - November 2017
    Nov 15, 2017

    Jacana Camp guests enjoyed numerous sightings of the two lionesses and their cubs very close to camp…

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“ Sitting down to breakfast looking out over the water and watching the sun rise out of the delta - priceless. ”
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Reviewed by: LeftymartinMiles,13 December 2017