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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 5 days ago NEW

We had a super experience in jocks safari. The food was great, the staff were lovely, friendly and enthusiastic. The game drives were excellent. We missed our first night due to a cancelled flight but jocks made a great effort to accommodate us on our arrival and to include some extra game drive time we had missed.

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Colac, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes that is what you are trying to see, and you see them all. The place is a step up from glamping and is a great experience. The staff are great and the rangers excellent both Jacob and Ben . You will not leave underwhelmed. This lodge is the only one that allows you to travel the creek beds and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first safari experience and Jock and it's team made it unforgettable! Jacob was our guide and every morning around 6 am he would give us a cheery wake up call for the first safari of the day. There was another safari every evening too! Jacob has the sharpest eyes and spotted animals and birds everywhere. We stayed... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent three days and nights in this wonderful old lodge in Kruger. It is the oldest lodge there and shows a little age but still wonderful. The area that they have to explore is smaller than most but has a strong concentration of animals compared to other areas. Jacob was our ranger and really got us... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It’s a Dog’s Life in Kruger Park Until fairly recently the only accommodation in the fabulous Kruger National Park was so-called public rest camps, fairly Spartan affairs. Jock Safari Lodge is one of a new breed of privately run safari lodges, on private concession areas within this world famous game reserve. The lodge is themed around Jock, South Africa's best... More 

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Hoboken, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I had a fabulous time at Jock Safari Lodge. The staff was amazing.... so friendly and all over our every need. Everything about our trip was seamless. Our guide Lazarus picked us up at Skukuza (which is the nicest airport ever, although not very big) and from the minute we left hte airport we began seeing wildlife... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

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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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

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 December 7, 2014

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 December 2, 2014

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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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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