Jack's Camp


A real adventure in an unreal world

A visit to Jack's Camp is certainly something out of the ordinary. Set in what seems like the middle of nowhere, this camp along the awe-inspiring Ntwetwe Pan of the Botswana’s Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, is quite unique.

The rains that transform the landscape attract herds of zebra and wildebeest and the ever-looming predators. Flamingos and migratory birds also arrive in their thousands and just like that, the desert comes alive. Jack's Camp allows you to discover all this and the ancient hunting ways and rituals of the Bushmen. Learn about a fascinating culture that is fast becoming extinct and marvel at how they live off the land and track animals.

An oasis if ever there was one, the camp’s 10 East African canvas Tents are scattered along a palm grove in this arid desert landscape. Boasting en-suite bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers, Persian rugs and cool cotton sheets, the tents cosset you from the rugged wilderness yet display it all to you from the private veranda. The contrast could not be more pronounced or more exhilarating.



  • Remote location in the Kalahari Desert alongside one of Makgadikgadi’s Salt Pans
  • Learn about the Bushman culture, traditions and way of life
  • Sleep out under the stars among giant boulders and ancient baobabs
  • Take an epic quad-bike journey across the pans and watch the stars come out at night
  • Horse-riding across the pans 
Restaurant on premises Safari destination Swimming pool


Jack's Camp
Makgadikgadi Pans

With accolades from the likes of Condé Nast Traveller and Jeremy Clarkson, Jack’s Camp is certainly one of the world’s most extreme desert vacation destinations. The remoteness and stark beauty of the camp and its surrounds are astounding, as is the luxury, service, activities and unique ambience.

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From: 1,151 USD
per person per night sharing


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