Jock Safari Lodge

Situated in a private concession within the Kruger National Park Jock Safari Lodge is inspired by the classic African tale of Jock of Bushveld. With an air of luxury and elegance Jock Safari Camp is reminiscent of a time when adventurers and fortune seekers roamed this land. The natural surroundings of the camp are as pristine and wild as they ever were. The Kruger National Park is known for excellent Big 5 game viewing. Operating in a private concession of the Kruger Park Jock Safari Lodge offers its guests exclusive sightings and a romantic escape in one of two luxurious lodges.

Accommodation

Jock Safari Lodge consists of two lodges within a private concession in the Kruger National Park.

Main Jock

The main lodge offers 12 free-standing thatched rooms that subtly blend into the environment. All rooms can sleep two guests and offer the following facilities:

  • Air conditioning
  • Private minibar
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Private plunge pool
  • International dial telephone
  • Electronic safe
  • Ceiling fan
  • En-suite bathroom, with outdoor shower
  • Sala (outdoor day bed) overlooking the river

Little Jock

Little Jock is an exclusive lodge with only 3 rooms. With its intimate atmosphere and personal service this lodge is ideal for small groups and families. The rooms offer the following amenities:

  • Air conditioning
  • Private minibar
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • International dial telephone
  • Electronic safe
  • Ceiling fan
  • En-suite bathroom, with outdoor shower

Activities

Jock Safari Lodge offers the full range of classical safari activities in a private concession of the renowned Kruger Park. Whether you are looking for adventure, relaxation or something completely different: Jock has it.

  • Game drives depart in the early morning and late afternoon. Explore the pristine bushveld, stop off for sundowners and see nocturnal animals on your way back to the lodge.
  • Walking Safaris give you a new perspective of the Kruger Park. The little things come to life when viewed on foot and the big things seem even bigger.
  • The Pilgrim’s Rest Spa is allows you to pamper yourself in the unique environment of African bush. The spa offers blissful treatments from head to toes.
  • Walks to rock art sites are a special cultural experience. The paintings and engravings of the San people have survived more than 3000 years.
  • Birding safaris focus on the 360 bird species in the Kruger Park area. Raptors such as martial, tawny and fish eagle are always popular sightings.
  • In the absence of artificial light the star gazing at Jock Safari Lodge is excellent. The game rangers are experts on astronomy and will let you in on the secret of the heavens.
  • Jock Safari Lodge is possibly the first operator to offer frogging safaris. The wealth of amphibians in the environs of Jock Lodge is the ideal place to start discovering the diversity and fascination of frogs.

Perched on a wooden platform Jock Safari Lodge is protected by lush vegetation and still offers sweeping views of the surrounding bushveld. The dining and lounge areas take advantage of the view allowing you to savour this pristine environment even while you relax between game drives. 3 meals a day are included in the lodge’s package.

A swimming pool on the viewing deck is the ideal venue to relax and escape the midday heat. The Pilgrim’s Rest Spa offer pampering and relaxation for all guests who want to refuel and rejuvenate.

Jock Safari Lodge is located in a private concession in the south of the famous Kruger National Park. While the entire area is famous for Big 5 game viewing, Jock Safari Lodge uses its concession exclusively. With no other vehicles in the area the game viewing at Jock is that much more rewarding.

At the confluence of the Mitomeni and Biyamiti Riveres Jock has access to an unusual wealth of amphibians allowing for frogging safaris.

Jock Safari Lodge is a 5 hour drive from Johannesburg.  Airport in the vicinity are Eastgate/Hoedspruit Airport and Nelspruit.

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