Jao Camp

Located where forest meets floodplain, Jao Camp is a breathtakingly beautiful property in a remote sector of the Okavango Delta. In the shade of ancient hardwood trees are 9 tented guestrooms, furnished with indoor and outdoor showers, as well as a private ‘sala’ perfect for quiet contemplation of nature.

Jao Camp’s central area comprises of a lounge, dining space, two plunge pools and a ‘boma’ for open-air dinners beneath the stars. There is also a wonderful day spa, gym and well-stocked wine cellar.

With such a diversity of landscapes at its doorstep, Jao Camp offers a wide range of activities ranging from mokoro (dugout canoe) excursions, boat trips, game drives and catch-and-release fishing. About 20 minutes from camp is an elevated hide where a ‘Star Bed’ can be set up for an unforgettable night under the vast African skies.  


How to get to Jao Camp

Light aircraft transfers to Jao Camp can be arranged from Maun, Kasane or selected camps in the Delta.

Activities at Jao Camp

  • Mokoro or motorboat river cruises
  • Game drives morning, evening and night
  • Catch-and-release fishing
  • Sleepouts under the stars
  • Spa treatments

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Jao Camp Highlights

  • A sumptuous safari lodge with a breathtaking location in the Okavango Delta
  • Spacious, beautiful guest suites with private ‘salas’
  • Offering a wide range of wildlife-based activities
  • With the option of relaxing spa treatments and sleepouts
  • Superb birding and gameviewing opportunities

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What is the best thing to do in Botswana?
Stunning safari experiences; Abundant Wildlife including big cats; Exploring the waterways of the Okavango Delta; Bushmen of the Kalahari; Birding; Mokoro trips.

When is the best time to see Animals in Botswana?
Best during the dry season (May-Oct), but game can be seen year-round in many parts.

What is the Climate in Botswana?
During the winter months of May-Sep days are dry, sunny and dusty with average temperatures of 25°C. Mornings and evenings can be very cold. Temperatures from Oct-Apr (Summer) can be very hot, reaching 38°C, with some rain.

What can I combine Botswana with?
Victoria Falls; the stunning sand dunes of Namibia; cosmopolitan Cape Town; a beautiful beach resort in Mauritius or Mozambique.

How to get to Botswana?
The main gateway to the Delta is Maun. Maun is a popular Delta access point as it is linked by daily air services from Johannesburg, where most visitors begin their Botswana itineraries.

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