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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 23, 2014

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...

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Reviewed November 18, 2014

The staff at the lodge can't do enough to make you feel welcome and well taken care of. EVERY meal was exquisite - THE best food I have ever experienced at an all inclusive. We also enjoyed hot stone massages. Our Ranger Lazurus made it his mission to find the animals for us on each "drive". I highly recommend Jock!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed November 11, 2014

Jock's lodge is the perfect mix of rustic and luxurious. It's setting fits every image of a Safari Compound, yet the hot water is there when you want it, as well as chilled drinks in the fridge. Greater than the accommodations were the people. Always helpful, always eager to please and provide any comfort needed. Perhaps the greatest joy of...

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1Thank littledickens
San Jose
Reviewed November 8, 2014

This lodge is one of the best lodges in Kruger National Park. It's located in southern part of Kruger. The closest entrance is Malelane Gate. it's about 1 hour 45 minutes from the Nelspruit airport (an hour drive from the airport to Malelane Gate and another 45 minutes from the gate to the lodge). It has 12 suites in total...

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1Thank Geminican
East Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 8, 2014

Stayed at jock lodge for 3 nights during early October , we were with two other friends and had arrived after driving garden route from cape town to port Elizabeth, Ranger picked us up from skukuza airport and within an hour of arriving at jock were out on an afternoon game drive. We found the ranger to be very knowledgeable...

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3Thank dennis s
Reviewed October 30, 2014

There are not enough words to describe how perfect Jock Safari was! Each room is extremely private and is decorated like a luxurious cabin over looking the national park. The cabins also have very large patio's with small pools. The hotel is not too big which is nice since the hotel staff has more time to customize the trip for...

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2Thank Nivedita V
Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stayed at Fitzpatricks for 3 nights and the main lodge for 4 nights on our honeymoon. I can honestly say this was the best place I have ever stayed. Not only are the lodges amazing and so well designed, the food is excellent and the staff could not do more for you. The sights you see will stay with...

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2Thank Sian C
Harlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 26, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at Jocks Lodge. A lot of thought has gone into this place. The rooms were great. Lovely comfortable beds. All modern ammenities but cleverly built to look like old traditional lodges. Loved the outside shower! The food was fantastic and the friendly chef (Attie) was passionate in his cooking and it certainly was top class....

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4Thank Lynda K
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed October 20, 2014

We spent the first 3 days of our honeymoon at Jock Safari Lodge and it was one of the greatest places and experiences of our lives! Friendly staff, walking safari's out into the bush, amarula and poured bubble baths after chilly evening safaris, sundowners in the bush, the Big 5 and then some, glorious private plunge pools and decks, incredible...

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1Thank Kathy L
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed October 9, 2014

Instead of staying at the Lodge, we chose to experience Jock's Explorer Camp. This includes staying at the tented camp set up by Jock's and undertaking morning and afternoon walks over a weekend. There are only three tents, so only a maximum of 6 guests at any one time. During our visit my husband and I were the only guests...

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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: $904 - $1,185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Jock Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“There are only 12 lodges, we stayed in number 6 but they all looked identical standard”
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“The all overlook the bush”
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“Our lodge was fantastic, overlooking river and th rocks where the baboons play.”
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lilleelollipop, Mar 1, 2017 | Read review
“Best Game Drives”
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“We had room 3 was perfect”
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