Jack's Camp Location and Access: One may charter to Jack’s Camp from Maun or any other camp in Botswana, or self-drive to Planet Baobab, from where a Jack’s Camp vehicle will collect you.
Accommodation: ten green spacious and stylish canvas tents with en-suite bathrooms, indoor and outdoor showers, all set in a palm grove. With a 1940’s style, with Persian rugs and cotton sheets, Jack's has some of the most tasteful and luxurious tents in Botswana. With the rebuild of 2021, each Tent has been enlarged and now also boasts a private plunge pool and lounge area.
General Camp Details:The spectacle of Jack’s Camp upon arrival, is one of an oasis in a lunar landscape. The whole camp has been designed with a high regard to the taste and luxury of the 1940’s. Its uniqueness sets it apart. There is Natural History Museum, Library, antique pool table and well stocked drinks chest. In addition there is also a beautiful Persian tea tent. A swimming pool housed in a beautiful tent with deck and deck chairs and a lounge / dining area complete the setting.
The camp has one of the most comprehensive collections of ancient artefacts in Botswana collected and curated over decades.
There’s an impressive choice of activities to be enjoyed including quad biking, bushman walks, classic desert game drives, and meerkat visits. Enjoy a visit to the site of the historic Chapman’s Baobab. Once one of the three largest trees in Africa and a national monument of Botswana, Chapman’s Baobab was visited by many a tourist and was originally even used as a landmark for travellers.
Enjoy game drives in the Makgadikgadi National Park during longer stays or embark on an adventurous horseback ride (for all level riders and at an extra charge).
After an afternoon exploring the Kalahari desert, enjoy a refreshing sundowner while watching the sun set over the pans.
Jack’s Camp is a year-round destination - the dry season, from April to October, is the desert as you imagine it. This is the time of year for whizzing across the pans on the back of a quad bike, sleeping under the stars, and enjoying the pans in their most iconic state.
When the rains start to fall in November, the Makgadikgadi Pans are transformed. It’s a time of plenty, and the salt flats are turned into watery grasslands, almost unrecognisable from the previous months. A layer of emerald-green grass stretches out in every direction, pink clouds of flamingo and flocks of migratory birds arrive to nest, and Africa’s second largest mammal migration of wildebeest and plains zebra fill the plains. The green season in the desert is one of Africa’s, great unpredictable spectacles, and a magical time to visit.
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