Jock Safari Lodge Game Lodge in the Kruger National Park South Africa
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  • Property TypeGame Lodge
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Jock Safari Lodge is a 5 star graded game lodge offering Kruger Park accommodation in 14 guest rooms.

About Jock Safari Lodge

The luxurious Jock Safari Lodge is situated in the southern area of the Kruger National Park at the confluence of the Mitomeni and Biyamiti rivers, half way between Skukuza and Malelane. It is approximately 35 km to the Skukuza airstrip and 150km to the Kruger International Mpumulanga airport in Nelspruit.

Nestled amidst lush vegetation and with its exclusive riverbed traversing rights, Jock Safari Lodge offers some of the best Big 5 game viewing experiences in South Africa.

At a Glance

  • All meals included
  • All of the Big 5
  • Guided game drives included
  • Safari / bush walks by arrangement
  • Conservation fee applicable
  • Kids' programme

Accommodation

Main Jock
Twelve individual thatched suites, screened by lush trees and reed walls, assuring guests utmost luxurious privacy, creating an exceptional experience of gracious old world elegance surrounded by unspoilt wilderness. Each suite, with queen or twin beds enveloped in a canopy of voluptuous white netting, has its own personal “sala” (thatched viewing deck), plunge pool, romantic victorian ball and claw bath, his and her vanities and outdoor shower.

The suites have been built overlooking the rivers and offer breath-taking river bed frontage, bushveld vistas and game viewing. Each suite is also fully equipped with five star amenities such as air-conditioning, fans, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar and digital safe.

Fitzpatrick's Lodge at Jock
With only three suites, Fitzpatrick's Lodge at Jock is the perfect private enclave for small groups, families and individuals seeking to unwind amidst the natural beauty of the Kruger National Park. The elegant lodge assures guests a serene and secluded stay designed in pure harmony with that of the natural surroundings.

Each of the three luxurious suites are equipped with their own viewing deck, indoor or outdoor showers and guest amenities. While the dining and entertainment area offers both alfresco and indoor dining facilities allowing guests the unique opportunity to experience the gracious style of old world elegance surrounded by unspoilt wilderness.

Fitzpatrick's Lodge at Jock suites boast beautiful views into the unspoilt Kruger bushveld and guests can also relax in the comforts of the central lounge overlooking the banks of the Biyamiti River. This new lodge can either be booked as a whole lodge with its own personal chef & game ranger or as individual suites.

Additional Information
Rates are inclusive of two game drives per day, one in the late afternoon and one early in the morning, guided wilderness walks, all meals including High Tea before the late afternoon game drive and a unique Boma dinner experience, a selection of house beverages and game drives beverages.

GAME DRIVES AND ACTIVITIES

Game Drives & Walks
Morning and evening drives are performed in covered 4x4 Land Cruisers conducted by highly experienced rangers. Traversing through the reserve, the wildlife is sometimes staggering in its diversity. Enthralling sightings of elephants, a sea of buffalo horns rising from the grass as they lie resting in the growing heat as well as prides of lions, awaits one. En route back to the lodge after the evening game drive , nocturnal animals such as leopard, hyena and lion are often seen.

Flora & Fauna
Personally assigned rangers will delight in sharing their knowledge of this astounding natural treasure trove of the bushveld and slowly the mysteries of the wild unfold.
With the Kruger National Park being so vast it naturally has a tremendous botanic diversity. Simplistically the Kruger National Park can be divided into 16 macro ecozones. The northern half of the park, north of the Olifants River is predominantly mopane veld, while south of the Olifants River the ecozones are thornveld. There are 404 tree species in the park. The sheer wonder of Mother Nature at work in this microcosm makes one eager to experience and understand more and to experience untouched Paradise in its pure form.

Birdwatching
For the avid birdwatcher, the lodge is surrounded by an abundant species of bird that can be regularly seen on the concession including raptors such as the Martial, Tawny and Fish Eagles as well as Steppe Buzzards.

Rock Art
Throughout the concession, rock art sites dating back more than 3 000 years are found depicting the spiritual beliefs and lives of the San.

Stargazing
With the absence of artificial light, the stargazing at Jock Safari Lodge is phenomenal and amongst the best in Southern Africa.

Children Activities
We offer a variety of arts, crafts and games as well as outdoor activities including junior ranger training and night walks within the camp.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Concierge
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (24 hours)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room
  • Room service

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Transfers

  • Airport transfers
  • Other transfers available
  • Tour assistance
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Fitzpatricks at Jock

A perfect and completely private haven and suite complete with its own deck and plunge pool. Fitzpatricks at Jock is child-friendly and offers the Kids on Safari programme to encourage educational and recreational wildlife activities.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 0-11 years are allowed; over 11 years treated as adults

Fitzpatricks at Jock - Family Unit

A perfect haven retreat for small groups or families. Our family room comprises of two suites with en-suite bathrooms, a shared communal mini bar station as well as a deck and plunge pool.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 6 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 0-11 years are allowed; over 11 years treated as adults

Main Jock Lodge

Secluded thatched suite, offering utter privacy, are veiled with lush trees and reed walls. Leading onto a private deck with plunge pool and a sala, an outdoor day bed, with a spectacular view of the dry riverbed. Children over 6 years are allowed.

Qty: 12
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 6-11 years are allowed; over 11 years treated as adults

RATES INCLUDE:
Luxury Accommodation
Breakfast, lunch, dinner, high tea.
Game drives and guided walks
House beverages and game drive beverages
Tourism levy and 15% Vat.

RATES EXCLUDE:
Kruger National Park entrance fee.
Specialty meals (i.e. certified outsourced Halaal and Kosher meals)
All other items and premium beverages are excluded and can be settled upon departure.

Need to Know

Response timeJock Safari Lodge typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren 6 years and older can be accommodated in the main lodge. Younger children can only be accommodated in Fitzpatrick at Jock.

Closest airport(s)Skukuza Airport - 35km
Kruger Mpumalanga Airport - 98km
OR Tambo International - 428km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 12h00
Check-out by 11h00

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Payment methods accepted by the propertyDiners, American Express, Visa, Mastercard, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since November 2004

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