Jack's Camp

Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, Botswana


In the midst of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, this 1940’s campaign style camp rises majestically with its green canvas tops. One of Africa’s most iconic camps, this is an exciting stay to make the most of all that the Kalahari has to offer in its exclusive, evocative setting.

Key Features

  • Seven twins and three doubles with en-suites
  • Main mess tent for dining and lounging
  • Fully catered including alcoholic beverages
  • Library and gift boutique
  • Spa tent
  • Swimming pool
  • Guided activities such as quad biking, bushman walks, classic desert game drives, meerkat visits, and horse rides


Decorated with intricate textiles from all over the world, these recently refurbished tents are extremely spacious and luxe. They feature either twin beds or a double, Natural History Museum cabinets and wood burning Morso stoves. Each tent has a deluxe en-suite bathroom with both an indoor and outdoor shower. In the large mess tent, there is a jovial, communal atmosphere with a large dining room, serving authentic cuisine and premium drinks and champagne, a Natural History Museum library, and ample room to relax in and soak up the vibrant African sunsets.


When visiting Jack’s Camp, you will directly support conservation initiatives such as Mmogo Coexistence Programme and Makgadikgadi Large Mammal Migration project. The camo also has organic toiletries and bathroom amenities.

Why we love it

Each room comes with its own private veranda with a sparkling plunge pool. After a day in the intense heat of the Kalahari, take a dip, unwind, and immerse yourself in the views of the expansive plains all around you.

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