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.


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Latest News From Jacana Camp

  • Jacana Camp - April 2018
    Apr 21, 2018

    With the fig and jackalberry trees now in fruit, the elephants travel great distances across the water to sniff them out, even finding the fig tree right next to the Jacana Camp bar...

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  • Jacana Camp - March 2018
    Mar 13, 2018

    Wild dogs were spotted around Jacana Camp, playing and making kills, while lions were also seen close to camp…

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  • Jacana Camp - February 2018
    Feb 20, 2018

    Guests have been lucky to see wild dog at Jacana, on one occasion running by the main area, jumping the boat channel – some more successfully than others – and settling in the shade of a palm island north-east of Tent 2…

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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