Jaci's Tree Lodge, situated in the Big 5, malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, is a collection of luxurious tree houses on stilts high above the ground, connected by wooden walkways. These unique tree-top rooms offer you a magnificent safari experience: you can watch the wildlife passing below and enjoy superb views from your elevated vantage point.

  • Unique tree-house safari experience
  • Incredible viewpoint from on high
  • Excellent birdwatching opportunities as you're almost a part of the tree canopy
  • Private lookout balcony for excellent private game viewing
  • Luxurious, private accommodation, great for honeymooners
  • Fantastic birding and game-viewing hide overlooking the waterhole where sleep-outs can be arranged
  • Excellent location within the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve

This tree-top lodge provides a unique tree-house safari experience as you're 'perched' up high, with great lookout opportunities. If you sit quietly on your private deck, you can often witness the resident birds and smaller mammals going about their daily business, undetected.

The tree houses at Jaci's Tree Lodge are individually decorated in a vibrant, ethnic theme. Made from natural wood and thatch, they blend seamlessly into their surroundings.

Romantic Tree Houses

The king-sized beds, stone en-suite baths and private outdoor showers are romantic touches enjoyed by honeymooners seeking the perfect safari hideaway. All creature comforts are catered for, including air-conditioning in summer and heating to keep you warm in winter.

Getting there

By air - There are daily scheduled flights from OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg) to Jaci's Lodges – flights are about one hour. Private charters can also be arranged.

By road - Jaci's is an easy four-hour drive from Johannesburg or only two hours from Gaborone. Road transfers can be arranged with pleasure. Please note! If self-driving, get updated travelling directions from us before departing. Roads do change and specific gates need to be used for specific lodges.

Our take on Jaci's Tree Lodge

Jaci's Tree Lodge offers a unique tree-house safari experience that's perfect for honeymooners or those looking for a relaxing hideaway away from (and high above!) it all. The lodge has one of the best locations in Madikwe from a game-viewing viewing point-of-view.

  • Accommodation
  • Brunch and dinner
  • Game drives
  • Return transfers in an open game vehicle from the Eastern Airstrip when flying with FedAir
  • VAT at 14%

In Suites - As above plus:

  • Exclusive-use game drive vehicle and field guide
  • Selected spirits, wines and beers, soft drinks (excluding mineral water)
  • Babysitting is available during game drives and dinner
  • Lunch on the day of arrival (please arrange with them beforehand if you'd like this too)
  • All drinks, including mineral water and sundowners
  • Curio purchases
  • Massages
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Madikwe Game Reserve entrance fees/airstrip tax
  • Laundry

In Suites:

  • As above, plus premium brands spirits, wines and beers
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