Terrapin Hide

The submerged Terrapin Hide at Jaci’s Tree Lodge provides a truly unique vantage point with uninterrupted 270 degree views from the water level up. Accessible via a tunnel, the submerged photographic hide is open to Jaci’s Tree Lodge and Jaci’s Starbed Suite guests 24-hours a day.

Unique Vantage Point

Photographer's Dream

Whether you want to capture priceless images of wildlife/birdlife from the centre of our active waterhole or simply sit quietly, immersing yourself in your surroundings. Although originally designed for photographers, Terrapin Hide’s proximity to the constant stream of wildlife means that any device will provide exceptional photos and memories to take back home with you!

For Hire

Camera Equipment

For guests’ convenience, our photographic equipment is also available to hire. Whether you require a camera for a particular day’s safari drives or would like to make use of one for the duration of your stay, we are happy to be able to offer our guests quality photographic equipment rental.

Canon 7Dii’s
100-400mm lenses
8GB memory card
Gimpro game viewer mounts
R1250.00 per camera per day which consists of an evening and a morning drive.

Terms & Conditions

  • The Terrapin Hide is only accessible to guests staying at Jaci’s Tree Lodge and Jaci’s Starbed Suites.
  • Camera kit hire is subject to additional costs and availability.
  • Terms and conditions apply.

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