Jao Camp

Jao Camp: Information from the owner

All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.
For Expert Africa's view, see our own report, which contains our own observations and views.

Type Safari Lodge
No. of rooms 9
Last updated 23-Nov-2016

Main description of Jao Camp

Jao Camp: Facilities

Property facilities Bar
Room facilities Balcony / Deck, En-Suite, Lounge Area, Outside Shower, Shower
Available services Credit Card, Laundry Service
Activities on site (some activities may be seasonal) Bird Watching, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Boating, Catch-and-release Fishing, Mokoro Excursion

Room types at Jao Camp

Family Tent

Family Tent

1 x family luxury tented unit with two three quarter beds in each bedroom (separate mattresses with shared base). Consisting of two bedrooms with their own bathroom and entrance however sharing a deck. Second bedroom has one vanity basin only and no outside shower and bathtub.

Standard Tent(s)

Standard Tent(s)

There are eight tents consisting of six twin bedded tents, two king sized bedded tents. All of the twin beds can be pushed together to create double beds. There is one twin guide tent (smaller than guest tent).

Activities at Jao Camp

Jao Camp - Boating

Jao Camp - Boating

Trips in our boats in the waterways to the east of camp allow for good game viewing in the channels further away. We have one eleven-seater and one thirteen-seater.

Jao Camp - Entertainment Room

The entertainment room is furnished as a lounge and dining area. It is suitable for private dining, children's entertainment, watching wildlife documentaries and conducting lectures.

Jao Camp - Fishing

Fishing with a limited supply of basic equipment (spinner rods and a small range of lures) is on offer seasonally on a catch-and-release basis.

Jao Camp - Full-Day Game Drives and Picnics

Jao Camp - Full-Day Game Drives and Picnics

A 45-minute boat ride from Jao Camp, you can enjoy a full-day game drive, along with a picnic, on wildlife-rich Hunda Island.

Jao Camp - Game Drives

Jao Camp - Game Drives

Morning and afternoon game drives are offered in open 4x4 Land Rovers each accommodating a maximum of seven people allowing each guest a window seat. We have five Land Rovers including a private vehicle.

Jao Camp - Gym

Our gym is equipped with an elliptical cross trainer, rowing machine, stationary exercise bicycle, exercise mats, medicine ball and a range of free weights between 2.5 and 25 kilograms; and beautiful views over the water.

Jao Camp - Hide and star bed

A raised hide located about 20 minutes from camp is a great place to watch the comings and goings of wildlife. The hide can also be used for sleep-outs for a maximum of four people at a time. The hide is equipped with a long-drop toilet.

Jao Camp - Jao Spa

Tucked under magnificent African ebony trees overlooking lush waterways, the Jao Spa is an enchanting setting where you can rest and feel utterly restored. Here, we offer a full menu of therapies from facials to manicures, and a range of massage options.

Jao Camp - Mokoro Excursion

Jao Camp - Mokoro Excursion

There is no better way of viewing the Delta and its wildlife than by traditional mokoro (dugout canoe). We have ten two-seaters.

Jao Camp - Night Drives

Jao Camp - Night Drives

Night drives with spotlights allow you to find those nocturnal animals you wouldn’t see during the day. Please note that during high water levels, night drives are not possible.

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