Jacana Camp

LodgesSouthern AfricaBotswanaOkavango DeltaJacana Camp
  • Water Camp
    Jacana Camp is a truly water-oriented camp and offers mokoro and walking safaris all year round.
  • Island Setting
    Jacana Camp is built on one of the beautiful lush palm islands which dot the water – a true Island feel.
  • Birder’s Paradise
    This is a birders dream. A large variety of bird species are found in the vicinity of Jacana Camp.
  • Lion Sightings
    Jacana is involved in the Jao Lion Monitoring Project, thereby they have a very good understanding of their behaviour and movement patterns.
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General Information

Labelled a safari water camp, Jacana Camp is the ideal location to boat around and take traditional mokoro excursions in the famous Okavango Delta of Botswana. It occupies a small island in the Jao Flats concession and is a secluded water wonderland.

5 spacious en-suite tents are elevated on wooden decks and each have a unique outdoor shower, a true African safari delight. The main dining area is enclosed by two beautiful sycamore trees. This is an authentic Okavango Delta holiday escape.

  • Swimming pool
  • Bar
  • Lounge
  • Viewing deck

Jacana Camp is situated about 25km west of Mombo, outside the Moremi Game reserve on the 60,000 hectare Jao Reserve.


Jacana Camp has five small meru-style tents accommodating a maximum of eight guests. Each tent is on a wooden deck overlooking the floodplains and has an en suite bathroom with flush toilet and shower. The bathrooms are enclosed, but roofless. Each tent is fitted with a fan, basic toiletries and insect repellent.


Lodge facilities include a dining room raised on decking overlooking the floodplains and a bar and lounge area downstairs beneath dining area. The camp offers a great landscape view from the lounge and dining area. Other attractions include an evening campfire, a gazebo with hammocks, a plunge pool and a curio shop.

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