Private Jao Concession, bordering the Moremi Game Reserve.
Jacana Camp is set on a heart shaped island situated on the Jao Flats. The density of date palms gives Jacana the feeling of a ‘tropical island’
Jacana Camp is a true water camp in the Okavango Delta that offers mokoro and walking safaris all year round; guests will see elephant, lion, leopard, sitatunga, red lechwe and buffalo. The Pels Fishing Owl is a favourite amongst birders, as are the greater and lesser Jacanas.
Jacana Camp's main area includes a large open deck looking out over a picturesque floodplain. The main lodge is a two-storey structure, with a comfortable lounge area, tea and coffee station, bar, library and an open thatched dining area on the upper deck. A small pool with sun loungers and umbrellas is perfect for the lazy hot afternoons. Situated behind the bar is the campfire. Lit every evening the fire is surrounded by chairs where guest can relax with coffee after dinner. There is also a small curio shop situated behind the main area and many of the baskets sold here are made by members of local staff. Jacana Camp has 220v generator powered electricity.
The meru-style tents at Jacana Camp are accessed by short wooden walkways. Each tent is on a wooden deck overlooking the floodplainswhich surround the island. The balconies boast two director's chairs and a small table. All the tents have ensuite bathrooms which are roofless, but enclosed, allowing for showers by starlight. The rooms have safes, fans and mosquito coils which are lit nightly by the staff.