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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the lovely room suites with the most amazing daybeds overlooking the river where elephants wander, to our brilliantly knowledgeable guide Jacob who did his best both to give us the Big 5 experience as well as to introduce us to the smaller birds and animals in the park, we really couldn't have asked for more during our short stay....

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Smart camp just inside the south end of the park, close to both local airports and easily accessible from OR Tambo. The food in the camp was the best we have ever had in a lodge, we have stayed with Wilderness in both Botswana and Namibia, as well as Belmont in Botswana, in fact the standards here compare well with...

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Thank Andrew S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely stay,we would like to say a huge thank you to IKE the assistant manager who made our stay a memorable one, nothing was too much trouble for him, he was very helpful. We had most breakfast mornings in outer chalet looking out onto the river bed where Rhino came walking past The only dissapointment was our...

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London, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved Jock Safari! I was a little hesitant about staying at Jock Safari Lodge as it was in Kruger Park, I didn't think we would get the full experience of a Safari, boy was I wrong, it was awesome! I can't get over the knowledge of the guides that took us out, they certainly know where to find the animals....

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Thank ddhealing2
London, UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved Jock Lodge. It has all the right ingredients for a great bush experience. The room was beautiful with a private plunge pool and day bed. The staff were very attentive and well-organised. The game drives were amazing and there were never too many people on the vehicle. I'm a native South African and I highly recommend it.

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Thank bokie
Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were not able to get in to the main lodge as it was fully booked, but instead managed to get a room at the smaller Fitzpatricks at Jocks, which is a 3 room lodge about a mile from the main lodge. There is a spa and bar at the main lodge, but you have to get a lift there...

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1Thank beth1957
Courtenay, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed twice 3 years apart and both times we have had an incredible time - we thought we would never match the game viewing of our first trip but we were wrong - our second trip was equally as good if not better with the Big 5 every day! The guides and staff are amazing and really make...

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1Thank SandJ_FunTimes
Sandbach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we were greeted at airport by Jacob, to the moment we left everything was amazing. Our lodge, the staff, food, safaris out into the bush, everything! Could not fault it! Would recommend it 100%. We saw every animal except water buffalo, but the lions and cheetah made up for it.

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

It's the only 5 star lodge in Kruger, and I'm not surprised at all. Everything from the staff, service and most importantly, the rangers and game drives is exquisite. Our ranger was named Patrick. We were very keen on seeing lions, and he showed us over 10 lions over the course of 4 game drives. He also made sure to...

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Can only repeat all the other comments on Jock JUST AMAZING Jan our guide was great and really good fun. Very passionate about guests having a wonderful experience whilst at the same time very caring about the animals. Saw the big five and so much more. Had the most amazing experience with a female leopard who posed for us in...

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  • Breakfast included
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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 

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Address: Nearest Town Skukuza | Inside Kruger National Park, Kruger National Park 2060, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: €915 - €1,120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Jock Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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