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We took a group o ten to Jock Safari Lodge for three nights as part of a book launch and African Culinary Adventure. The welcome we were met with was second to none. The entire team ensured that our guests experienced South African hospitality at is best. The Suites are absolutely out of this world as are all the amenities...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Jock Safari and had 10 drives and had an absolutely amazing time. We had Patrick as our ranger and he was brilliant. We had great fun with him and the 2 other couples we did our daily trips with and who we were with throughout the trip. Patrick took time to find out what we wanted to...

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1Thank helen f
Hurstpierpoint, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Jock for five nights from Wednesday 9th to Monday 14th November 2016 Jock has its own private concession within Kruger where one is very much alone in the wooded savanna, that forms the landscape of Kruger, and its wildlife. However the safaris also go into the public areas where other vehicles are encountered but this did not...

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2Thank barrymack2016
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for three nights and had six game rides, saw the big 5 and also some wild dogs trying to bring a wildebeest down. We saw leopards in trees two with kills, also a hyena chasing a leopard away from its kill. The rooms are lovely and relaxing on the day bed looking out over the nearly dry...

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Thank Gillian T
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived in time for evening drive and every drive was excellent. Ranger Laserus ensured that we saw everything including the 'big five' all most on every drive. We had 'sundowners' in spectacular places even though the weather wasn't kind to us, it didn't diminish the experience. Nothing appeared to be too much trouble. Hotel was beautiful and all staff were...

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Thank Jo O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know where to start this place is amazing!!!!!! As we entered the park we saw elephant, croc, giraffe, zebra, rhino before we even got to the lodges The whole stay was great - food, staff, accommodation top notch!!!! The boma which is outside eating under the stars, all the different meat and pies and just talking within your...

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1Thank Pepperani1
Guildford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first experience of a Safari. We were met at Skukuza airport by Laz who was to be our ranger for our stay. From the minute we left the airport he was pointing out different animals to us. We loved the lodge. There are twelve rooms for people to stay in and a ranger "looks after" about six...

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Thank SueAndMichael_56
Yarm, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the way in saw 4 of the big 5 already!Then on our first game drive saw the last of the big 5 a leopard very close up with its kill in a nearby tree.Stayed 2 nights in our very nice room with guide books and toiletries.Outdoor shower was an experience. On our 4 game drives and last morning walk...

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Thank julie88888888
Brazil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Jock is a luxury hotel but its service had many problems. First, they forgot to bring my breakfast one morning, they tried to solve that and brought to my room but when we got at night for our safari the dishes were still there and they did not clean the trash, put more toilet paper and put the water...

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3Thank FabioABrazil
Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Private suite with very good facilities overlooking dry riverbed with small waterhole that was visited by rhinos, buffalos a giraffe and impala. Game drives in early morning and in the evening provided viewing opportunities for all of the big 5, although leopards were a little shy. Good catering facilities, more than anyone could possibly eat. Would definitely like to return...

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  • Free Breakfast
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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
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: $990 - $1,355 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Jock Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“all Suites are superb”
 of 5 bubbles lecalabash, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All Rooms look out over the river”
 of 5 bubbles GillianT188, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms overlooked the river so views were the same, but you maintained privacy at the same time. Very quiet at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 277joo, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I think all the rooms are basically the same, all with a private outside deck which has a plunge pool and day bed.”
 of 5 bubbles SueAndMichael_56, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms overlook the riverbed.”
 of 5 bubbles ps-eade, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
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