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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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1Thank Karan P
Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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2Thank jmb5060
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jock Safari Lodge is the only 5 star Lodge in Kruger and deservedly so. It is situated in the south of Kruger National Park and we reached it by flying in to Skukuza Airport. Suritha our ranger met us at the airport and was our guide for our 5 night stay. She conducted our morning and afternoon/evening safaris and joined...

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1Thank simpkin1970
Saint James, New York
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Spent three days at the jock Safari Lodge and was very impressed with the entire facility. The private rooms are excellent, and the staff could not have been more friendly or helpful through the entire stay. Our guys, Lazarus, was excellent and made the trip even more fulfilling. The meals were excellent and the evening dinners completed, busy, but exciting...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

... the rest on day 2 - cheetah, monkeys, jackals, monitors, tortoise, terrapin, chameleon... all there (plus many more). The lodge is very cool, big rooms, private plunge pools, great and friendly staff. Everything worked out just fine! One thing I would love to mention is the absolute professionalism everyone displays- we had Jan as a ranger and he was...

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1Thank Chrispe1
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We loved our room and in particular having air-conditioning helped in the heat of summer in the Kruger. Very comfy and the room was clean and we loved the design and layout. The service from the staff in the camp was superb and being met by the manager, Louis, on our arrival was special. Our specialist guide, Estiaan, was incredible...

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2Thank LizHart
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We saw the Big 5 plus many other animals while we were at Jock. Our ranger was brilliant at explained all about the animals we found. The room was clean and comfortable with brilliant views of the animals as they wandered past. The food was varied and the hospitality by all the staff was faultless. If we return to Kruger...

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2Thank Graham R
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We spent three nights at Jock at the end of our holiday. We had never been on a safari before so did not know really what to expect. We flew into Skukuza airport and were met by one of the Jock Rangers. We had a very speedy trip to the lodge in time for afternoon tea and the first game...

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5Thank Lynn B
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016

My wife and visited here in 2014 so when we decided we were taking our 13 yr old grandson on safari this is the place he was going, on arrival we had a lovely greeting by Freddie and the girls, we had two lodges with connecting door because there were 3 of us, our game driver Sue was very good...

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1Thank Ross P
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We loved Jock from the moment we arrived - it was blistering hot and the WiFi room is air conditioned! We felt spoiled from the start by Busi, Lee Anne and Lazarus. The lodge is rife with nice little surprises like the variety of beverages provided at the end of game drives. The game drives were simply fabulous, and Micah...

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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 

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: R10 318 - R13 910 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Jock Safari Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Get a lodge with views of the river-even if the riverbed is dry, there is still an appeal about such location.”
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