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Panama City Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is our most memorable vacation to date. My friends and I stayed in both Jock Safari and Little Jock for 3 nights a couple of years back. Our rooms were private and so comfortable. The food was absolutely gourmet for every single meal. The snacks on the hunt were refreshing. The staff is so friendly and hard to forget... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Jock Safari lodge is a very intimate game lodge located in the Southern part of Kruger National Park. Located at the intersection of the Mitomeni and Biyamiti riverbeds (which are about 90% dry in their summers,) the lodge has unrivalled views of the game life which adds to an already amazing experience. With only 12 luxury rooms, which comprise of... More 

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We stayed at Jock Safari Lodge from 29th June for 3nights and we had a most wonderful and exciting time. The Lodge was beautiful, very private, with views of river bed from our suite as well as the outdoor area. The staff were All very attentive and well trained as would be expected. Food was great and plentiful, from early... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stayed at Fitzpatrick's at Jock Safari Lodge from 16 to 19 July 2014 as a family of four. This is truly a great experience - we have previously stayed at the Kruger Park in the park facilities but this time decided to treat ourselves...and it really was just that. Estian our guide was incredible considering that this is not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We stayed at the Fitzpatrick house with our family of 8 and it was everything we could have asked for. The rooms and beds were extremely comfortable- it felt modern but rustic. There were also several nice living spaces that were great for socializing when we weren't on a game drive- they looked out over a riverbed where lots of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Our family of 8 had the entire Fitzpatrick Lodge, while 2 more members stayed at the Jock Main Lodge. The entire experience was exceptional. The staff, led by Lillian, were highly attentive. Breakfast, high tea and dinner was consistently fabulous. And finally, our safari guide, Jan, was terrific. We wouldn't change a thing about this one of a kind vacation!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

A resort that does safari tours. This is an ideal first place to go for those who have never gone on safari. Great accommodations - large cabins, outdoor shower, soaking pool, and platform deck looking over a wash. Food was very good though we had better at a different lodge. Our guide - Jacob - was the best. Knowledgable and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I have never been on safari before so have nothing to compare this to but Fitzpatricks at Jocks Lodge definitely has the wow factor. With just 3 rooms this lodge has very much a family feel which we loved - as a family of four we were generally the only ones on our drives. I was a little bit worried... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Jock safari lodge is the best game lodge I have ever been to. The staff are extremely well trained, friendly and helpful. Each room has a private pool and overlooks the river where animals roam. The food is fantastic too. Highly recommended!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Dear Jock Safari Lodge I only recently became a member of Tripadvisor - however we stayed at Jock last year 23 - 26 June 2013 and we stayed in room 2, but we will never forget this wonderful place. The food, service, rooms, game drives and overall experience was truly amazing. We will defenitly be back in the future....... Keep... 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: $641 - $1,025 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Jock Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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