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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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Northwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for 4 nights at Jock Lodge in the Kruger National Park. The facilities are excellent, if a very little bit dated. The lodge provides a peaceful haven in the wilderness with extremely hospitable staff and some very fine dinning. The game drives encompass a wide area in which we saw the 'Big 5' in one drive, not once,... More 

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Kavala, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This really was a top class experience. The lodge is beautifully situated (rhinos in front at dawn) and we stayed in the 'Braberton' room - well it's not a room it's just amazingly designed (we even had our very own masturbating monkey outside our bathroom area). The whole atmosphere of the place is energising & the food was superb -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to Africa and our first game encounters, and wow was it great! We stayed at Fitpatrick's where the staff and our ranger was fantastic, and we made some new friends amongst the other guests. Thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience and plan to come back and do it again.

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Kent, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Jock for three nights and it was one of the most memorable and magical experiences of our lives. First, the staff is the friendliest, nicest, and most accommodating of anywhere we have ever stayed. There are only twelve rooms on the property and each is maintained beautifully. Not only does one get a nice sized room on... More 

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Brisbane
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jock's Lodge is a bit rustic after some of the other lodges we have been in. It probably could do with a bit of maintenance in parts. Having said this, we loved the duplex cabins with the outside shower (bit cold in July) and private plunge pool (also a bit cold in July). The room was great and of a... More 

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Saint Francis, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I just returned from a variety of places in Southern Africa, and Jock Safari Lodge was our most memorable part of our holiday! We had no idea how much we would love this part of our holiday. The rooms were big, cozy and came with great views- we saw all sorts of animals from our room. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My adult daughter and I stayed for 3 nights. The staff, game drives, food and accommodations were excellent. We also went to Sabi Sabi which was wonderful, but much more expensive. Everything was perfect and I highly recommend Jock Lodge for a fun, social safari vacation experience. We hope to be able to come back in the future!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed as a family of 3 in the Fitzpatrick lodge part of Jock for the nights of the 13th - 15th June 15. The rooms are fantastic with a view overlooking the dry riverbed where various wildlife can be seen. The food and the service was superb. The team at the the Fitzpatrick are outstanding. The most important part... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My partner and I recently stayed at Jock and we really had a fantastic time. Jan our ranger was brilliant and tried his utmost to find leopard for us, unfortunately the leopard had other plans but that's part of a game park. If you want to be guaranteed of seeing something then go to a zoo. We had a wonderful... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We recently visited the Jock Safari Lodge for two nights. My only complaint is that we should have stayed longer. It was a fantastic experience from start to finish. The rooms are very private and well appointed with a private sun deck and plunge pool overlooking the riverbed. The staff think of everything - even making sure you have ice... More 

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