My family and I (2 children - 20, 14 years) last week stayed for 3 nights at Jocks. It was our first visit to South Africa. We could not have been more delighted. I cannot say enough wonderful things about our guide, Patrick, and the staff. Be ready to eat delicious food, be amazed by the wild animals and take in the beauty of Kruger. Also be prepared to be quite weary! The early morning wake up call at 5am is all part of the experience. Thank-you so much to everyone for making such a memorable experience for all of us. We would love to come back one day.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Jock Safari Hotel Kruger National Park