Jacana Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Jacana Camp is a Classic Camp

Wildlife at Jacana Camp

Jacana Camp is set in the Jao Concession, a true wetland area, ideal for the rare sitatunga and abundant red lechwe. In the summer months when the inundation has receded, lechwe, tsessebe and elephantare prevalent, while lion, and occasionally leopard, may be seen. Wildlife concentrations in this area of the Delta depend on water flow and volume, changing from season to season. Birdlife is abundant; enthusiasts can spot Pel's fishing-owl as well as African and lesser jacanas and other Okavango specials such as slaty egret and African pygmy-goose.


What You Could See at Jacana Camp

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Latest News From Jacana Camp

  • Jacana Camp - October 2017
    Oct 21, 2017

    Jacana guests were entertained watching lions fail to make a kill one morning, only to return in the afternoon to see them succeed…

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  • Jacana Camp - September 2017
    Sep 29, 2017

    It was a good month for lion at Jacana Camp – seen near the airstrip and near camp, heard almost every night…

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  • Jacana Camp - August 2017
    Aug 19, 2017

    As the water levels drop around Jacana, guests have been enjoying sightings of elephants crossing the channels and many a bird flitting by.

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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ 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