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Jock Safari Lodge

5.0 of 5 Nearest Town Skukuza | Inside Kruger National Park, Kruger National Park 2060, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The drive from Nelspruit airport to Kruger National Park was beautiful. Inside the Kruger by the river is this beautiful safari lodge The Jocks. From the moment the one enters to the moment one leaves the lodge and its surroundings will keep you spell bounded. The welcome drink, easy check in, the souvenir shop everything adds to the whole 5... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent amazing 3 days at this lodge with my family. The drive from Skukza airport to the lodge was like a safari drive and we saw so many animals on the way. Our ranger Jacob was extremely knowledgeable and delightful person. On our first day at the lodge, while having our lunch there was an "elephant show". A herd... More 

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Hoboken, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where Jock Safari Lodge really shines is it's service. Everything was absolutely seamless. We arrived into Skukuza (cutest airport in the world, highly recommend flying in here) and our ranger, Lazarus, picked us up. He was our transportation to and from the airport and also our ranger on our two daily game drives and was excellent! Amongst other things, he... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place absolutely took our breath away. Beautifully presented accommodation. Food was incredible as was the service. The ranger was incredibly dedicated in finding the animals we needed to see before leaving...for us... the elusive leopard. As we laid on our day bed overlooking the riverbed, we witnessed a rhino 'show down'. We had a beautiful dinner under the star... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From collection from the delightful Skukuza airport to the game drives, secluded accommodation and dining experiences everything was handled exceptionally well by this long established lodge. The staff were helpful and friendly, the food plentiful and delicious. The game drives were interesting and tailored to individual requirements. Well worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are considering a safari holiday then you will surely do no better than Jock. The location, accommodation, food and staff - particularly the rangers - are all awesome. Driving the dried river beds is something pretty much exclusive to Jock within the Kruger and is a stand-out experience for me. Ben the ranger was an amazing guide spotting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic location, incredible food, amazing staff and the best trackers around. We saw all of the big five within 24hrs, then went on the hunt for the small five. Saw a male rhino attacking a female rhino and her calf from our balcony (all balconys overlook a dry river bed which the animals flock to in search of water). trackers... More 

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

We had a fabulous time at jock safari, the food was excellent and the rooms all overlook the dry river bed so when you look out on a morning you can see either rhinos or elephants going past or any type of animal really. This experience was part of my husband's 70th birthday celebrations and they made him a cake... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 4 days at Jock Safari were some of the most enjoyable and memorable of all our travels. Even though you are in the middle of the African wilderness the luxury of the rooms and ground is what we call "posh spartan". Very comfortable but wild enough to give you the feel of the safari. And getting up at 5am... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Fitzpatrick's (Little Jock's) for 4 nights and the whole experience exceeded our expectations in every way.The place was amazing with excellent rooms,amazing food and wonderful staff,Lillian and Precious plus those whose names i did not get made the stay extra special and helped me put on a stone in 4 days! There are not words to do... More 

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Address: Nearest Town Skukuza | Inside Kruger National Park, Kruger National Park 2060, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Jock Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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