As a US transplant in South Africa, I frequent many safari lodges with visitors from abroad. My experience at Jaci's Tree Lodge started out good enough but turned into a bit of a horror show and not one I would recommend to anyone particularly those with children. Our room had a surprise visitor in the form of a potentially deadly Cobra snake that became quite aggressive. Management's response was that "people pay to have that kind of experience." To the contrary, one pays the high prices in these lodges to view wildlife but to be protected by the staff from dangerous encounters. I was appalled by the blasee attitude of management. There are many beautiful lodges in South Africa -- no need to subject yourself to this one,
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Jaci’s Lodges promise personal attention to detail from effervescent staff each indivdually committed to outstanding service and united in assuring you enjoy an supurb African Safari with memories to be cherished.Jaci's Tree Lodge, with breathtaking raised walkways & only 8 “tree houses” eachhidden amongst the ancient riverine trees, ensures the ultimate, luxurious forest hideaway in the african bush veld.… complimented with daily game drives in expansive madikwe, conducted by knowledgable and attentive guides your wildlife sightings and memories will be unforgettable. Perfect for romantic safaris, weddings, or just to escape the urban jungle...we look forward to pampering you. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Jaci`s Tree Hotel Madikwe Game Reserve