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About Jaci's Madikwe House

Located in the heart of the vibrant Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West Province, Jaci’s Madikwe House is the perfect safari getaway for those seeking a variety of safari activities and a comfortable stay with amazing views. Madikwe Game Reserve is also a habitat to a wide variety of animals, birds, trees and grasses, renowned for being a top Big 5 safari destination. Jaci's Madikwe House, inspired by owners Jan and Jaci and Heterens' 'Love for travel', is an exclusive bush hideaway decorated with vibrant colours and distinctive charm.

Accommodating up to 10 guests, the house includes a personal chef, housekeeper, waitron, and sought-after amenities like a private pool, KolKol hot tub, pizza oven, and a dedicated game viewing vehicle with a field guide. With its expansive deck offering breathtaking views of the reserve, this retreat is a prime spot for observing elephant herds on their way to and from the waterhole, witnessing waterbuck graze beneath the trees, and catching glimpses of bushbuck casually strolling by.

Jaci's Madikwe House Setting

Jaci's Madikwe House offers a luxurious and enchanting setting for an unforgettable retreat in the heart of the Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa. The highlight of the lodge is undoubtedly its beautiful deck, featuring comfortable seating and a cosy fireplace, providing the perfect spot to unwind and soak in the breathtaking African surroundings. Overlooking the vast landscape is a sparkling swimming pool, where guests can take a refreshing dip while enjoying panoramic views of the untamed wilderness.

Guests can enjoy a memorable boma dinner under the stars, offering an authentic safari experience to connect with fellow travellers and share stories of the day's adventures after safari excursions. The lodge's crown jewel, the Thutlwa Lookout, is the ultimate place to enjoy a morning coffee or sundowner as the African sun shows off its glory.

Accommodation options at Jaci's Madikwe House

  • Jaci's Madikwe House

    Min 1 guest - max 10 guests
    1 Private House

    Jaci's Madikwe House is an exquisite retreat boasting four bedrooms and an additional double-occupancy suite nestled in the adjacent guest cottage, accommodatin…


    from R 59995 / per-accommodation-per-night


    R42900 SA Resident Rate Peak Season

    Private Pool
    Private Pool
    Fully-equipped kitchen
    Fully-equipped kitchen
    Mini Bar
    Mini Bar
    Tea & Coffee Station
    Tea & Coffee Station

What's included

  • Private game viewing vehicle and field guide
  • Private hospitality team including chef, housekeeper and waitron.
  • Twice-daily private game drives, including sunset/sunrise stops and night drives
  • All meals daily
  • Local and specialised teas and coffee
  • Select local house drinks including a variety of fine South African wines, spirits, and beers.
  • Non-alcoholic beverages (subject to booking terms and conditions)
  • Eco-friendly amenities
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Access to Thutlwa Deck at Jaci’s Safari Lodge
  • Transfers to and from the Eastern Airstrip when flying with FedAir / private charter

The inclusions listed above are subject to change and are only applicable when booking at full rates.
Special offers and SADC Rate bookings exclude all beverages.
Bookings are subject to a minimum of 6 guests.



How to get there

  • 4 hrs


  • Jaci's Madikwe House

    Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe, 2838

  • Check in at Jaci's Madikwe House

    15:00 on day of arrival

  • Check out at Jaci's Madikwe House

    10:00 on day of departure

Frequently asked questions

  • What is the weather like?

  • Can we drive to the Madikwe House ourselves?

  • What is the best time to visit during the year?

  • Is Malaria prevelant in this region?

  • Can we see the Big Five on Madikwe Game Reserve?

  • How many days should we stay at Jaci's Madikwe House

Jaci's Madikwe House impact highlights

Jaci's Lodges is more than just a luxurious retreat—it's a conscientious steward of the environment and an active contributor to the local community. Jaci's is not only a spacious and inviting haven but also a testament to the lodge's commitment to sustainable practices. Jaci's Lodges take pride in their eco-friendly initiatives, such as recycling, redirecting food scraps to a local pig farm, eliminating plastic bottles, and harnessing solar power. Notably, they are pioneers in implementing hydrogen power, marking a groundbreaking step toward eco-conscious energy solutions. The lodge's dedication extends beyond environmental efforts, with a focus on community development projects. Apart from the staff trust that empowers employees with a share in the business, Jaci's Lodges actively engages in various community development initiatives. Moreover, their commitment to conservation is evident through projects like rhino notching, microchipping, elephant collaring, lion branding, and aiding in African wild dog relocation. At Jaci's Lodges, the symbiotic relationship between luxury, sustainability, and community engagement forms the very essence of their mission.

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