Madikwe Moments Blog

January Camera Trap: Photo Blog

by Jaci's Rangers – 12 January 2014

It’s amazing what happens when we are all fast asleep (especially when there is a kill in a tree)... the most amazing pictures captured on our Jaci’s Lodges camera trap…

Happy New Year

by Diana Becker – 31 December 2013

Today is the 31st December 2013.  Who would have thought that this year would have flown by so quickly?

Meet Munye

by Roel Van Muiden – 29 December 2013

Madikwe is home to many species of animal, but for many guests it is the Leopard that is highest on their list to see. Unfortunately the cats are one of the most elusive creatures in the area.

Camera Trap: Photo Blog

by Paul Slyer – 11 December 2013

Enjoy some of the pictures captured by our Jaci’s lodges camera trap last week while a pack of Wilddogs feast on a kudu female…

Rhino poaching

by Roel Van Muiden – 6 December 2013

By the end of the year 2013 around 1000 Rhino’s will have been illegally hunted in South Africa. This year will mark the first year where we will have negative population growth, so the population in South Africa is actually going down. Just to give an idea, we are losing 1 rhino every 8.7 hours. This is in South Africa alone, what happens on the rest of the continent is not as well-known as in South Africa…

Jungle Lane - Madikwe

by Paul Slyer – 28 November 2013

It’s that time of the year in Madikwe where qualified trails guides have to do their Jungle lane shooting test.
In order to be allowed to conduct a walk with guests in a big 5 game reserve in South Africa you must be a qualified lead trails guide and have your Advanced Rifle Handling. North West Parks then requires trails guides to additionally do there Jungle Lane every 12 months. To keep the standard of walking guides higher in the North West then the rest of the country.

Take a walk on the wild side

6 September 2013

A walk while on safari is an experience not to be missed – all your senses are awakened, allowing you to enjoy other aspects of the “wild side”. Our specialised walking safaris offer just such an opportunity.


New faces at Jaci’s Lodges

8 August 2013

A warm welcome to our two new game rangers, Declan Kofer and Roel van Muiden, at magical Jaci’s Lodges.


Surprise birthday celebration ...

25 July 2013

Planning a special occasion or celebration - Jaci’s Lodges will ensure all the details and planning are taken care of, allowing you to kick back and enjoy your birthday, wedding, anniversary or just a good old “get together”.

Mandela Day the Jaci’s Lodges way

20 July 2013

Jaci’s Lodges had the pleasure to do 67 minutes of good at our Madikwe community creche in Molatedi Village.