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Jaci's Lodges promise personal attention to detail from effervescent staff each indivdually committed to outstanding service and united in assuring you enjoy an suburb African Safari with memories to be cherished. Jaci's Safari Lodge with only 8 "tents" and 2 exclusive suites -features eclectic combinations of vibrant colour, earthy canvas, stone and shaggy thatch. Enjoy fire cooked & starlit meals - heaven indeed!... Complimented with daily game drives in expansive madikwe, conducted by knowledgeable and attentive guides your wildlife sightings and memories will be unforgettable.
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Madikwe Game Reserve South Africa
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Sir Seretse Khama Intl Airport36 mi
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Totally blown away by this reserve and safari. Got to see all the Big Five plus lots of other animals, including a live kill. Jaci's Lodge is great with accommodations that are so close to nature but still safe even at night. Great for kids with a kid's program. Great service
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Response from Charlbergh83, Manager at Jaci's Safari Lodge
Responded 18 Jan 2019
Good afternoon Charles K. We are glad that you have experience amazing wildlife sightings and enjoyed the comfortability of the accommodations, and enjoyed the service and food experience. I will make sure to get the across to the Jaci's Safari Lodge team. We sincerely hope for your return in the near future. Regards
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This was our first safari—we waited until our daughter was 6 so she would remember the trip. We were super lucky and saw the Big 5 our first 2 days. We chose Jaci’s because it was family friendly and we’re lucky to have a guide in training that was also a primary school
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Response from Charlbergh83, Manager at Jaci's Safari Lodge
Responded 5 Jan 2019
Dear whenifnotnow Than you for the positive feedback. It was a pleasure having you and your family part of the Jaci's Lodges family. We are in summer season and experiencing out of the ordinary temperatures, but we are happy to hear that you were pleased with the animal sightings that you have seen, and that Andrew and Allison were entertaining the kids with activities. Thank you for the feedback regarding the food and I am happy to hear the chefs were accommodated regarding the vegetables and that you enjoyed the "braai". Have a prosperous 2019 and we hope to have you and your family back soon.
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When it comes to safari experiences, South Africa is filled with luxury lodge selections. But what sets Jaci’s Safari Lodge, and the adjacent Jaci’s Tree Lodge, apart is their location in off the radar Madikwe Game Reserve (Big Five territory), their amazing hospitality and
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Response from Sarikaramjee24, Manager at Jaci's Safari Lodge
Responded 8 Dec 2018
Dear PlanetBlond Thank you very much for the review. We at Jaci's Lodges are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We are happy to have met your expectations when it came to wild life, accommodation and the professional and friendly service from out staff. We hope to have you back soon. Regards
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This is our third visit to the wonderful Madikwe Reserve, really a great place for interesting, varied and up-close game viewing. Having experienced many natural reserves of this type Madikwe remains a favourite. So much for the reserve. It was our first visit to Jaci's Safari
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Response from Sarikaramjee24, Manager at Jaci's Safari Lodge
Responded 13 Nov 2018
Dear Jimboza Thank you for your lovely review. Madikwe is a truly special reserve and we are very blessed. We are currently working on a new, and very exciting breakfast menu which we hope to start very soon. I will pass on your beautiful comments to the staff here at Jaci's Safari Lodge. Thank you once again and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future!
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We first stayed at Jaci’s over four years ago and we loved it. It was ideal for our family. We returned with our four now teenagers and we loved it just as much. We had seen the big five on our first visit so we just took things as they came this time. We saw the big five and
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Response from Sarikaramjee24, Manager at Jaci's Safari Lodge
Responded 13 Nov 2018
Dear lisdilure Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay again with us.I will definitely pass on your lovely comments to the staff and Darren. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
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You can arrange for lunch before hand with the lodge for the day you are arriving. Meals are usually coffee and rusk in the morning before the game drive and brunch around 10h00. There are snacks around 16h00 before the afternoon game drive and dinner after. They do a menu for kids as well. As for the dress - the mornings might be cool so a light jacket is recommended. It should be fairly hot so sunhats and sunblock is important. The vehicles usually has a rain poncho on them. The weather will be warm enough to swim.
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Hi, we flew into Jo'burg, stayed over one night, then had a car pick us up about 9:00 in the morning. We were traveling with children, so this seemed the easiest and least stressful. It is about a 4 hour drive from Jo'burg to Madikwe, but our driver was great, full of interesting facts, and pointed out things along the way. We stopped about halfway, to stretch & grab something to eat. Through the Lodge you can reserve a car service, City Hopper, which was excellent for us. We also had the same driver for the return trip. I don't know about flying into Botswana, but the Lodge could have more info on this. Good Luck!
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Gibt es ein Spielzimmer oder einen Spielplatz?
Hi, Duesseldorf Yes we do have a children play room at Safari lodge and our lodge is more on the ground children can walk and play including at the swimming pool
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"For a honeymoon or a special romantic trip I recommend the StarBed Suites."
"I don't think there would be a bad room, they are all similar. If you are older then you may prefer a room closer to the main building."
"Request Warick as your field guide and do yourself a favor when booking, book to stay in the Starbed Suite."
"Every room is fantastic"
"Safari lodge is for families with children. Tree Lodge is only for plus 16 years old."
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PRICE RANGE
US$741 - US$1,156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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jaci`s safari hotel madikwe game reserve
LOCATION
South AfricaNorth-West ProvinceMadikwe Game Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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