Location of Jacana Camp

Jacana Camp is situated about 25 kilometres west of Mombo, outside the Moremi Game reserve on the Jao Concession on a reserve of 60 000 hectares.

Jacana Camp is situated about 25km (15.5 miles) west of Mombo, outside the Moremi Game reserve on the Jao flats - a reserve of 60 000 hectares. It is a true water camp and offers mokoro and walking safaris all year round. As the floodwaters recede game driving and night drives in open 4x4 land rovers are available usually from October to March (Water levels permitting).

Access to this grand yet simple camp is by Maun or Kasane. Flying times to and from Maun is 35 minutes, to and from Kasane is 1h 25 minutes, lastly from Kasane to Victoria Falls should take you 20 minutes.

Jacana Camp is set in one of the most densely populated wetland areas for Sitatunga and Red Lechwe. Hippos and Crocodiles are regularly sited. In the dry season on the floodplains Wildebeest and Zebra occur and in the woodlands to the west. The larger animals that can be spotted includes the Elephant and Buffalo. Lions, Cheetah, Leopard and Wild Dog are occasionally sited on the floodplains.

This is a prime area for wetland bird species, including Wattled Cranes, Pels Fishing Owls as well as greater and lesser Jacanas. Jao airstrip is located 35 minutes' drive and boat ride from camp.

Airstrip co-ordinates


Airstrip services Jao, Kwetsani and Jacana camps.

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