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Bicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to the Jock for our honeymoon and we were not disappointed! We were greeted by Naomi and she made us feel so very welcome. Within a couple of hours we were out on a game drive with David. He was brilliant. We had a total of 10 drives during our stay and he remembered what we had and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Jock safari lodge was too good experience for us . Our ranger Jacob was very friendly and had a good knowledge about the wild life and had a very good expertise in spotting the animals far off . The rooms were good and the lodge it self was a new experience for us

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Simply amazing experience. Kim was our guide and she was awesome-her knowledge of the bush, enthusiasm and her driving skills were incredible. We saw so many animals close up-memorably a leopard so near we could hear her drink from a stream, lions just after kills, a crash of rhinos, a journey of giraffes to name but a few. A highlight... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This fabulous lodge, situated in the Southern part of the Kruger park offered much more than we expected before getting there. We arrived at 4 p.m but where already contacted by the lodge in the early afternoon by phone, asking if we would like to join the evening safari tour with the guide of the lodge. The lodge is situated... More 

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Zeist, Nederland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first experience in the Kruger Park in a fabulous lodge. The GPS inadvertently guided us to the wrong entrance. But after we arrived at the real place we were stunned by the friendliness of the personnel, the beautiful lodges, the food (and the dance). Ranger Jacob took great care of us. He changed a tire while a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Manager Naomi's management style outstandingly effective. David enthusiastic and effective guide. Saw amazing game in curious and interesting situations. Staff superb. We went on two other game lodges - one expensive (Simbambili) - that appeared rip off after the Jock experience. Thank you all. We shall return!

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Handcross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were blown away by the quality of Jock Safari. The game drives with Ranger Ben and Ranger Jacob were superb (they spotted animals from vast distances, were respectful of the wildlife and were so knowledgeable- as well as being fun and friendly). We saw the big five on the transfer to the lodge and the game viewing on the... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in doubt, you're not in doubt. 3 days at Jock gave us close views of lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, giraffs, zebras, hippos, buffels, impalas etc in their natural habitats. Driving and walking with knowledgable rangers early morning and late evenings was so exiting for the whole family. Life in luxury in the spotless lodge or in your private... More 

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

Stayed for 4 nights in July - our first safari and we were not disappointed. The facilities were better than we expected with everything we needed and more. Staff were very attentive and food was excellent. Safari drives limited to 6-7 people per jeep meant good visibility for all and we saw the Big 5 plus many more during our... More 

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Derbyshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Jock Safari for 4 nights in July and we were not disappointed. We went for my wife's 60th, there were 7 of us (6 adults & a 9 year old) and it was magical. We booked through Virgin and there was a major "cock-up" but Jock Safari could not have done more for us to make our stay... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Jock Safari Lodge is nestled where the Mitomeni and Biyamiti rivers flow as one, situated in the South-Western corner of the Kruger National Park. The lodge offers 6,000 hectares of exclusive traversing rights in an area of the park which is celebrated for its big five game viewing. Jock of the Bushveld, the legend that was, served as an inspiration for the aptly namely Jock Safari Lodge. The tale, linked to Sir Percy Fitzpatrick, highlights the canine devotion and stories of African adventures that have excited exploring travellers.Accommodation offered:Main Jock LodgeCarefully screened by lush trees and reed walls, the 12 individual thatched rooms at Jock Safari Lodge, impart a sense of aloneness and oneness with the landscape.Fitzpatrick’s Lodge, offers personal service in an intimate atmosphere. Perfect for small parties and families.The lodge is easily accessible by road, just over 5 hours drive from Johannesburg, or 1 hour Skukuza and 2 hours from Kruger International airports. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jock Safari Lodge

Address: Nearest Town Skukuza | Inside Kruger National Park, Kruger National Park 2060, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: $645 - $1,028 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Jock Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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