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Fast Facts

Rating: Premier Camp
Type: Safari Lodge
No. Rooms: 9
Special Interests: Birding, Nature, Wildlife

Why stay here?

Place: Jao is located on a remote island in one of the most picturesque concessions in the Delta. From waterways and lagoons to dry Kalahari grasslands, Jao can offer both land and water experiences, depending on water levels. Mokoro, boating and fishing take place seasonally, with day and night game drives usually all year round.

Accommodation: Jao has nine luxurious tents, each individually handcrafted and with an open-plan design, vintage-style fittings and a sala for afternoon siestas. A romantic Star Bed is a seasonal option when water levels permit. An elaborate two-storey main area also includes a plunge pool, library, gym and boma for dining under the stars, complemented by an excellent wine cellar. The spa has a wide range of massage therapies.

Purpose: Jao is committed to supporting the Sedie Clinic Direct Feeding Programme in Maun, which provides food to underprivileged children on a daily basis.

Unique Selling Points

  • Luxurious, sophisticated camp with individually-designed tents
  • In the midst of archetypal Okavango floodplains with access to Hunda Island in the dry season
  • The best spa experience in the Delta

Jao is to be rebuilt towards the end of the year.