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Jock Safari Lodge

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Nearest Town Skukuza | Inside Kruger National Park, Kruger National Park 2060, South Africa
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to Jocks in August 2015 for 4 nights. Family of 4 (with 16 year old and 13 year old) so had 2 rooms and wondered how the teenagers would get up for the early morning safari drives! I cannot recommend Jocks enough - there are only 12 rooms (lodges), each beautifully decorated and maintained with lovely views over... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed 2 nights as part of a tour group. Accomodation is great. Nice bathroom, plunge pool and large outdoor deck and shower. The staff were lovely and the food provided was excellent. The game safaris were great. We saw leopards, elephants, hippos, lions, wild dogs. A very large park so you need to be patient to spot the animals as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to Jocks at the start of our trip for a second honeymoon. From the moment we got there we were impressed with the level of service from all the staff. The suite was great food amazing and the game superb. Many thanks for the superb start to our trip. We would recommend Jocks to anyone and only sorry... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had 4 nights at Jock in August. The lodge is in a great location (2hrs drive from Nelpruit airport) and a private concession inside the Kruger. The camp has a small calm feel about it. It has some great private drives to capitalise on viewing the wildlife. Game drives are in converted Toyota Land cruisers, early morning 6:15 -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 4 nights and had one of the best holidays of my life! The staff were incredible and soooo attentive! Phil was great in the restaurant and he would do anything for you! Paddy was our ranger and found the big 5 within the first 24 hours!!

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lodge is situated on a river bed,it was dry during our visit.all the rooms had a jetty which stretched out onto the riverbed where you could watch the world go by on a mattress or chair. Many animals visited the beds and while I was there I saw giraffe,elephants ,eland,kudu and warthog roaming around. The staff were warm and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The three night stay was excellent. We could not praise the team, especially our wonderful guide Jacob enough.We saw all the main birds and animals and were given some great backgrounf info. Food and accomodation were fabulous too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've grown up at the KNP. I've been to many self drive and private camps around the Kruger region, madikwe and timbavati regions. Since leaving South Africa 8years ago I've missed the nature of the park so much. Going to Jock's was an absolute treat and an incredible way to relight my love for nature at her best. The grounds-... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights at Jocks Lodge and had a truly incredible stay. The staff could not be more friendly or welcoming, the rooms were superb and the food was a delight. My son particularly enjoyed the Barbeque and his first taste of Wart Hog. Our Guide on the game drives was Jacob and he was utterly brilliant. How he... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Jock Safari Lodge is one a few private concessions within Kruger National Park itself. They have a section of private reserve for guests to explore as well as full access to the rest of the public park. Jock Safari Lodge guests can generally enjoy the park for much longer as the public can’t be in the park before dawn... More 

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