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.  

Location

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

Want to find out more about our Botswana safaris?
Call one of our travel specialists on 1300 363 302.

Contact Us for a Tailor Made Quote Today
Receive Specials Updates

Featured

Accommodation

Below are some of our preferred tented camps in the Okavango Delta region. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

Abu Camp

Named after a very special elephant bull, Abu Camp nestles in an idyllic forest by an enchanting lagoon, both which form part of the range of a resident elephant herd.

Camp Moremi

Situated amid a mosaic of landscapes, ranging from open grasslands and forest to seasonally flooded plains, Camp Moremi is one of the best places to discover the extraordinary diversity of the

Camp Okavango

Secluded Camp Okavango is a hidden gem on a beautiful forested island in a permanently flooded section of the Okavango Delta.

Camp Xakanaxa

Camp Xakanaxa lies in the famous Moremi Game Reserve in the heart of the Okavango Delta. Its privileged location provides its guests with access to both land and water safari experiences.

Chitabe Camp

On an island in the Okavango Delta’s unspoilt southeast, Chitabe Camp is well-known for its resident African wild dogs and leopards.

Chitabe Lediba Camp

On the other side of the island to big sister Chitabe, Chitabe Lediba Camp offers a more intimate experience of this wildlife-rich section of the southeastern Okavango Delta.

Duba Explorers Camp

Secluded Duba Explorers Camp is set amid a classic Okavango Delta landscape in a vast private concession, assuring guests of very exclusive wildlife encounters.

Duba Plains Camp

Duba Plains Camp is an extravagant luxury safari camp set in a private concession in the Okavango Delta dubbed "Botswana's Masai Mara" for sheer density of wildlife.

Footsteps Camp

Located in a very remote part of the Okavango, rustic Footsteps Camp is used as a base for walking safaris - one of the most authentic ways to experience this captivating wilderness.

Hyena Pan

Hyena Pan offers simple yet perfectly comfortable accommodation amid some of Botswana's finest gameviewing areas.

Jacana Camp

Jacana is a classic Okavango Delta water camp set on a secluded island deep in the magical Okavango Delta, surrounded by floodplains and papyrus swamps.

Jao Camp

Jao Camp is a breathtakingly beautiful property in a remote sector of the Okavango Delta which offers a range of land and water-based activities.

Load More

Sample

Itineraries

The following tours are private, independent and can be easily customised to suit your personal travelling requirements. Please contact us to begin designing your personalised Botswana experience.

View More

Botswana Overview

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.

Do I need a Visa for Botswana? Please call us on 1300 363 302 or visit or FAQ page

Do I need vaccinations for Botswana? Please call us on 1300 363 302 or visit or FAQ page

Request our Africa Brochure

By Post
View Online
Download

All of our safaris and tours are tailor made.

Contact us to start customising your African safari.

Contact us