Jock Safari Lodge Highlights
- Staying in the Kruger National Park
- Amazing wildlife
- Private and intimate suites
- Perfect for honeymoons
- Wilderness walks
- Lodge type; Safari Lodge
- Location; Kruger National Park
- Lodge size; 12 suites
- Recommended stay; 3-5 nights
Jock Safari Lodge in the world-famous Kruger National Park offers up exclusive traversing rights in a private 6000-hectare concession that offers up some of the best game viewings in the Kruger itself.
Jock's is situated at the confluence of the Mitomeni and Biyamiti Rivers with stunning views out over and into bushveld that is teeming with wildlife and birdlife alike.
One of the Kruger Parks more luxurious options, combine this with a private game viewing concession and one is in for a right royal treat of a safari.
Jock Safari Lodge offers guests a private concession covering 6 000 hectares within the Kruger National Park, a concession that is private and only accessible by Jock guests.
A prime wildlife and birdlife area that will certainly not disappoint, this is the Kruger National Park after all.
Rooms and Suites
Twelve luxurious and private thatched suites are available, each with stunning views out into the surrounding Krugernational Park bushveld.
Each suite offers complete privacy, a large King sized bed (or twin on request), large en-suite bathrooms with both indoor and outdoor showers, private plunge pool and private decks and ones own sala (outdoor day bed) overlooking the river.
- Air conditioning and ceiling fan
- Private minibar
- Tea and coffee making facilities
- International dial telephone
- Electronic safe
- Selected books
Cuisine and Wine
The African cuisine offered incorporates an abundance of flavours. The chef and his dedicated team conjure up dishes, with the primal flavours of wild game and local herbs picked from the surrounding Lowveld region.
The cuisine is presented in a variety of locations from the elegant dining room to private dining in the suite or to a boma styled barbeque adventure under the stars.
- Gift boutique
- Library with television and DVD player
- Pool with deck
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
Two thrilling Kruger safaris activities are included in the daily price, game drives and wilderness walks all within truly amazing "Big 5" country. As a general rule of thumb (this can and will differ) the morning game drive is followed by breakfast and then one has the option of going out for a short morning wilderness walk.
Options activities available include (additional costs apply);
- Pilgrims Rest Retreat
- Birdwatching Safaris
- Kids on Safari
- Golf at Leopard Creek
Most certainly, yes, Jock Safari Lodge welcomes families with children over the age of 6 years. A "Kids on Safari" program is available to keep the little ones both educated and entertained.
Activities on offer include;
- Junior ranger training
- Night walk within the camp
- Inhouse Arts, Crafts and Games
- Swimming pool
Spa and Wellness
There is no Spa per se but the lodge does offer a sauna and exercise room.
Rates from R10 835.00 pp
- Per person per night sharing (pp)
- Rates are in South African Rands
- *Rates may vary according to season
- Breakfast, lunch, dinner, high tea
- Game drives and guided walks
- House beverages and game drive beverages
- Tourism levy
- 15% Vat
- Transfers and flights
- Any additional activities
- Travel Insurance
- Premium beverages
- Items of a personal nature
- Speciality meals (i.e. certified outsourced Halaal and Kosher meals)
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