My friend and I stayed at Jock in April as part of a wider trip to SA (which included several safari stays), and had a truly unforgettable experience.
Everyone, from the friendly welcome staff, the brilliant GM, the wonderful cook and the amazing rangers, contributed to making this a truly special experience. Each went out of their way to make our stay (and that of all the other guests) special, and there is a true family atmosphere at this lodge which makes it unlike any other we have experienced.
I could give many details as to why we found it so special - but I recommend people go with an open mind and make their own experiences!
As for me, I am saving in order to go back in 2 years time, this time with the hope of being able to share the experience with my family!
- 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