Jaci's Safari Lodge

Located in the heart of the splendid Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province, South Africa - Jaci’s Lodges is the perfect safari getaway. Guests at Jaci's Lodges have the benefit of enjoying a variety of safari activities and a comfortable stay with amazing views. Madikwe Game Reserve is also a habitat to an extensive variety of animals, birds, trees and grasses - the reserve is renowned for being a Big 5 safari destination.

Jaci and Jan van Heteren are the dynamic duo and owner-manager couple behind Jaci’s Lodges. Together they have spent more than 30 years working tirelessly to start and keep alive their vision of a wildlife and safari experience that speaks to their authenticity and desire to positively impact those around them. Guests can stay at either Jaci's Tree Lodge or Jaci's Safari Lodge, both options offering an unfortgettable and generous experience.

Whether you are on one of many daily excursions into the wild, or having a rejuvenating spa treatment, you are assured an experience that is tailored to your needs. Relax or explore or do a little bit of both at the lodges and in the surrounding areas… the choice is yours.

Accommodation options at Jaci's Safari Lodge

  • Jaci's Safari Lodge

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    At Jaci's Lodges they offer their guests the original ‘glamping’ lodge, Jaci's Safari Lodge, which has 6 Tented Suites and has a rejuvenating, real safari space…


    from R 7995 / Per person per night sharing


    R3999 Special Offer


What's included

The Rate Includes:

• Twice-daily game drives, including sunset / sunrise stops and night drives

• All meals daily

• Local and specialised teas and fabulous filter coffee

• Select local house drinks including a variety of fine South African wines, spirits, beers and non- alcoholic beverages (subject to booking terms and conditions)

• Eco-friendly amenities

• Complimentary Wi-Fi access

• Access to the submerged “Terrapin” photographic hide and Tlou Deck

• Optional Naledi Treehouse sleep-out experience (Subject to availability and additional costs)

• Transfers to and from the Eastern Airstrip when flying with FedAir / private charter

• 15% VAT

The Rate Excludes:

• Madikwe Game Reserve entrance fees and Madikwe Guest Conservation Contribution

(Prices are subject to change and will be added to your pro forma invoice, to be prepaid with


• Transfers to and from the lodge (other than the Eastern Airstrip) and escorts after dark from

the reserve gates

• Spa treatments, gratuities, laundry, telephone calls and all other incidental costs

• Emergency medical evacuation, travel insurance / travel cancellation refunds

• Premium spirits, cocktails, wines and champagnes


How to get there

  • 4 hrs

    From Johannesburg

  • Jaci's Safari Lodge

    Jaci's Tree Lodge, Madikwe Game Reserve

  • Check in at Jaci's Safari Lodge

    15:00 on day of arrival

  • Check out at Jaci's Safari Lodge

    10:00 on day of departure

R 7,995 / per person per night sharing

R4945.00 SADC resident

R3999.00 Special Offer

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  • Unique Bush Experience

    We stayed at Jaci's Tree Lodge over a long weekend and had an amazing time. The tree houses are unique, service excellent and game drives were fantastic - our guide was extremely knowledgeable

    Conservio.com review

    K. Samson

  • Perfect Bush Break

    Jaci's was the perfect place to escape for a few days and enjoy the wildlife rich Madikwe!

    Conservio.com review

    A. Fairfield

Jaci's Safari Lodge impact highlights

Community is at the very heart of what Jaci’s Lodges. Contributing to the development of the local community is key to all who work at Jaci's Lodges. Apart from the staff trust, which empowers staff with a shareholding in the business, Jaci’s Lodges is involved in a numerous community developemnt projects. Furthermore, Jaci’s Lodges is dedicated to practicing environmentall-friendly, sustainable & conservation initiatives to preserve our precious environment for future generations. To mention a few, they committed tghemselves to rhino notching and microchipping , elephant collaring , branding lions and collecting information for North West Parks Board field rangers to help successfully manage Madikwe’s core species of lion and rhino and African wild dog relocation.