Welcome to Jaci’s Lodges

Experience the ultimate authentic African safari at Jaci’s Lodges.

“The descent of the African night is never forgotten. There is nothing more complete than to rest by a fire on a canvas seat … as the sky grows blue dark and the stars sharpen with the clarity peculiar to Africa…”
Safari: A Chronicle of Adventure by Bartle Bull

Jaci’s Tree Lodge is available for exclusive use bookings!

With eight double-occupancy treehouse-style suites, (featuring outdoor showers, indoor baths and suspended viewing decks) as well as private main lodge and kitchen, boma areas, swimming pools and private game drive vehicles and field guides – Jaci’s Tree Lodge is the ideal environment for a private, stress-free, exclusive-use safari experience.

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Jaci’s Safari Lodge and Jaci’s Tree Lodge offer authentic safari-style luxury accommodation options in the idyllic Madikwe Game Reserve.

Safari Experience

Experience the splendour of the African bushveld through a variety of tailor-made activities, designed to offer a complete and diverse safari package.


The 75 000-hectare reserve, which lies in the extreme northwest corner of South Africa, is home to a variety of animals, birds, trees and grasses.


Everything you need to know to prepare yourself for your once-in-a-lifetime Jaci’s Lodges authentic African safari experience in Madikwe.

Set in the magnificent Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa’s North West province, Jaci’s Lodges offer guests the perfect destination for unrivaled game-viewing, unique accommodation options, outstanding service and tailor-made safari activities.

With easy access via car or aeroplane, Jaci’s Lodges are a mere 3½-hour drive or an hour’s flight from Johannesburg.

The gorgeous safari-style accommodation at Jaci’s Safari Lodge features two exclusive Starbed Suites, six luxury Tented Suites and two private Family Suites.

At Jaci’s Tree Lodge, eight Treehouse Suites, custom-built on wooden stilts and connected by raised walkways, seem to float high above the ground.

Madikwe Game Reserve is world renowned as a spectacular Big 5 safari destination, and at Jaci’s Lodges we pride ourselves on our varied and exceptional safari activity offerings. Twice-daily game drives with our expert guides provide the perfect opportunity to explore the diverse and game-rich reserve. Our submerged Terrapin Hide is a favourite of amateur snappers and photographic professionals alike. Additionally, conservation safaris and walking safaris under the guidance of experts in their field offer everyday bush lovers the opportunity to experience Madikwe Game Reserve from unique perspectives.

We serve fire-cooked meals under the stars, with authentic South African flavour and flair and our staff takes special pride in their attention to detail, ensuring your Jaci’s Lodges safari experience will be treasured for years to come.

In addition to offering you the epitome of magical Madikwe safari experiences, we are proud to bring you our sister property in South Africa’s famous Sabi Sand Reserve. Jaci’s Sabi House is an exclusive-use, private bushveld villa which accommodates a maximum of 6 guests at a time for exclusive-use bookings. Ideally suited to families, groups and honeymooners, Jaci’s Sabi House is Sabi Sand’s the best kept secret.

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