Pantanal Jaguar Camp
Located on the banks of the river at the end of the Transpantaneira Highway, the Pantanal Jaguar Camp is a rustic hideaway renown for its consistent jaguar sightings.
Pantanal Jaguar Camp Highlights
Located on the edge of the river, the Pantanal Jaguar Camp is renown for its exceptional sightings of jaguar. This particular camp has been featured on a number of wildlife programs and the travel channel, proving that it really is the place to spot these powerful and lithe cats. Over a 5 day period it’s quite common to enjoy ample jaguar sightings. The Pantanal Jaguar Camp is a comfortable and simple camp, but it’s one of the most popular camps for consistent viewings of jaguars.
Located at the end of the Transpantaneira Highway, within a 2 minute walk to the river, the Jaguar Camp is certainly a gateway for cat sightings. Resting under the shade of the tropical acuri palm trees, each of the 10 rustic rooms have their own balcony complete with a hammock for relaxation.Hyacinth macaws, capuchin and howlers monkeys; and other wildlife. A true Pantanal escape!
The on-site restaurant offers traditional cuisine, imported wines and local drinks. It’s a great place to chat about the day’s sightings and mingle with other guests. In this communal area there is also 24 hour free WiFi, which means you can upload your jaguar photos on a daily basis !
Being located on the banks of the river means that there’s plenty of scope to spot caiman, capybara and even jaguar. A host of activities ensure that your time in the Pantanal is put to good use. Expect boating excursions, land based game drives and walking trails through a thriving ecosystem.
- Located on the banks of the river, means that the camp is perfectly positioned to observe wildlife from up close.
- There are regular sightings of jaguar, giant otters, capybaras, caiman, monkeys and hyacinth macaws.
- A safari of 5 days or more normally leads to abundant sightings of jaguar.
- Rooms are all air-conditioned and offer the basic amenities expected from a lodge.
- Pantanal Jaguar Camp is an eco camp, driven with solar power.
- Jaguar specialises in jaguar tracking itineraries, which are ideal for groups of 6 - 10 people.
Pantanal Jaguar Camp Activities
The walking trail at Jaguar Camp is ideal for birdwatching. The trail provides the best chance of seeing birds such as the blue crowned trogon, hyacinth macaw, fawn-breasted wren and the gray-headed tanager. A different perspective from the boat tour and 4x4 excursion !
Boating tours are extremely popular, and offer sightings of diverse wildlife. This is a popular tour for birding, where an entire world of birds open up. Waders, nocturnal species like owls can be spotted on night safaris. The wet season in the Pantanal is from November to April - a period of time that the vegetation becomes lush and the rivers swollen. The wet season is the time of year to see jaguar and the rare ocelots.
Game drives take place in a modified 4x4 safari jeep that seats 9 people comfortably. Guides have the skills to track and spot wildlife, and to go off road to find animals. There are also night drives and special-interest tour designed for families.