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 - 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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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