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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 20 October 2016

1) Superb hotel with lovely ambience 2) Staff is very friendly and helpful 3) The food was excellent and plenty to choose from. The staff even made Indian food one of the days when we requested them. And it was quite good. 4) The rooms are clean, comfortable and well done. The area outside the rooms have comfortable seating to...

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This will always be an experience we will never forget. Staff were so accommodating and helpful and our ranger/guide Jacob made the trip, how he saw the animals in the bush we will never know but truly amazing.

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Fitzpatricks which only has 3 lodges and is just outside the main lodge which made it feel really intimate and personal. The room had an outside shower overlooking the Sabie river which was dry and used by elephants, impala and giraffes for grazing outside our decking. The staff and food were superb as was our ranger Jacob,...

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Thank DanMorehead
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 10 October 2016

One reason to go to South Africa is the safari experience . Jock Safari Lodge offers you an opportunity unlike very many . You WILL see the "big 5" ! All the time staying at a lodge that offers all the creature comforts ... five star accommodations , dining and exceptional staff . A shout out to our guide Patrick...

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1Thank John T
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Words cannot describe this experience. The staff, accommodation, food etc. unbelievable! The first afternoon game drive we will never forget. All of the big five the first time out. Quite how the guide spotted the leopard in the dark on the way back to the lodge I'll never know. Far too much to write about here, I could go on...

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2Thank Ray M
Chicago, IL
Reviewed 9 October 2016

It was my first Safari Experience and I had no idea what to expect and was somewhat worried about these accommodations, but as I booked my safari last minute, I had no choice. The Lodge beat all expectations. The staff was excellent. Food was very good. The room itself was well appointed, very comfortable, and became a home away from...

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1Thank Tim S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This place will always hold a special place in our hearts. The lodge itself is outstanding, the staff amazing and the food exceptional. Our guide jacob was excellent, we saw everything we hoped to and so much more. The big 5 on our first drive! Leopard with a kill up a tree, a glass of wine with a pride of...

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2Thank Johannah L
Cape St Francis, South Africa
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Kim picked us up from Sukusa Airport for the 45 minute drive to Jock Safari Lodge. On the way we saw ALL of the Big 5. What an unbelievable experience it was Then to arrive at our beautiful accommodation. Your own bedroom, bathroom and fantastic outdoor shower if you choose. A plunge pool and a viewing deck with a lounge...

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Fuengirola, Andalucia, Spain
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Wow what an experience we had. 3 days of amazing adventures including 3 sightings of lions, our guide (Kim) even spotted them in the dark. She took the effort to realise that our party wanted quality time with the animals, spending over an hour watching the pride of 12 play and frolic, -- amazing. The range of animals we saw,...

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This review will be in 3 parts the facilities, the food and the safari. First the safari. Our ranger driver was wonderful.. he was experienced, informative and boy did he work to find us the animals and a bit later when we all woke up he was fun with a dry sense of humor that everyone enjoyed. We saw all...

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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: $1,062 - $1,440 (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 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
“all rooms which have dip pools are large and they have decks that face the river”
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