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

We booked Jock through Hayes and Jarvis and from start to visit our 4 night stay will always be memorable. We arrived near the end of lunch so they took us straight to the restaurant to have something to eat. Once we were finished they then showed us to our room and explained how everything worked. In the room there... More 

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Rehovot, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights at Jock's. Wide and comfortable rooms with great private balcony. Good food. Rhinos and bush bucks walking just in from of our eyes. Great location and good ranger (Kim) made our stay a very good one. During the short winter days, I believe they will have to change the game drive hours in order to have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Jock Safari Lodge for our trip to Kruger National Park and that decision made all of the difference. The facilities were wonderful, the staff was outstanding, and our ranger (Jacob) was so amazing that we jokingly asked if he would be showing us a unicorn - since he'd already shown us the Big Five, the Ugly Five... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Myself and my husband stayed here for 3 nights on our honeymoon in June 2016. We could not have wished for a better lodge!The service, rooms and food were all exceptional. I suffer from coeliac disease so require a gluten free diet. I had plenty of choice and even had gluten free bread made for me!They could not have gone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Amazing facilities. Beautiful location. Food is absolutely delicious and plenty of it. The room had everything you would need. lovely bean bag bed on the balcony over looking the river. Our game driver DAVID was the best driver we have ever had on drives. The Staff was very helpful and friendly, the spa was relaxing. Cant wait to go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We travelled as a small family and enjoyed a superb experience. The Lodge was well equipped and very comfortable. The dining experience was excellent, that is breakfast, lunch and dinner and all the food provided at other times - you will never be hungry! The twice daily safaris produced an amazing display of wildlife and their behaviours which even surprised... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Myself and my wife stayed at Jock’s Safari Lodge for 4 nights in May 2016. This was our first visit to Kruger National Park and indeed our first safari. Whilst I can’t compare it to other safari locations what I can say is it surpassed all of our expectations. I’ll start with the accommodation. The room itself was luxurious with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We have recently returned from a four night stay at Jock Lodge and I can only describe it as the best experience of our life! We flew from Nelspruit and it was a couple of hours drive but even on this drive we saw so much. We were greeted by the lovely Naomi who quickly showed us everything and gave... More 

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Booked out the smaller camp for a long weekend, absolutely magical experience. Brilliant staff (shout out to Lazarus our ranger, and Precious, the chief in charge of the camp). Food was incredible, we will have to fast for a month to get back into shape! Great experience for kids as well (ages from 5 to 12). We will certainly be... More 

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Kollam, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

I spent two nights and two days with my teen-aged daughter @ the Jock Explorer Camp in early April. After lunch at the Main Jock, Jan our Ranger drove us to the Explorer Camp through the dried-up river-bed. The camp is far away from anywhere, and is used by Jock's Rangers to patrol the concession, and keeping an eye out... 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: $602 - $946 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Jock Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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