Jao Camp

In the central region of the concession, vast open floodplains provide some of the most stunning scenery Botswana has to offer. Jao Camp lies in the southern side of the plains, an area with beautiful islands fringed with riverine forests. Mekoro, boat trips, fishing, nature walks, day and night game drives and birding are usually on offer all year round due to the abundance of wildlife in Botswana. Situated on an island, surrounded by seasonal floodplains, Jao Camp is an ideal spot for wildlife viewing. Huge herds of red lechwe can be seen, followed by their primary predator - prides of lion. Other game typical of Botswana includes elephant, buffalo, leopard, tsessebe, zebra and wildebeest, hippo and crocodile. Many bird species are resident such as Meyer's Parrot, African Harrier Hawk, Black Heron, Coppery-tailed Coucal, Malachite Kingfisher, Hamerkop and Black Crake being some of the avian treasures found at Jao Camp.

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Jao Camp suites are each individually handcrafted. There are eight suites consisting of six twin bedded tents, two king sized bedded tents. All of the twin beds can be pushed together to create double beds.

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Jao Camp has nine spacious, beautiful suites, each individually handcrafted. These twin-bedded canvas and thatched rooms are situated beneath a canopy of shady trees and have en-suite facilities, as well as an outdoor shower for the more adventurous. Built on raised decks, each has a private sala for afternoon siestas and offers wonderful views of the spectacular surrounding floodplains of Botswana.

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In addition to the lounge, there are two plunge pools and an outdoor boma for dining under the stars, complemented by wines from an excellent wine cellar.

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Jao Camp Activities

Jao Camp also has a spa where a wide range of massage therapies are offered. There are two platform hides in the concession. During an unusually high flood season, game drives begin by boating out to a nearby Hunda Island where the vehicles are waiting, and the drive begins from there.

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