Step into the welcoming arms of a luxury lodge with character, people with heart & the bushveld alive with possibility.
Jock Safari Lodge incorporates the romance & elegance of the past colonial era, & reflects in its unique style the indigenous Zulu & Shangaan cultures.
This luxurious lodge is situated in the southern area of the Kruger National Park at the confluence of the Mitomeni & Biyamiti rivers, half way between Skukuza & Malelane. It is approximately 35 km to the Skukuza airstrip & 150km to the Kruger International Mpumulanga airport in Nelspruit.
Magnificent trees & an abundance of bird life surround the Lodge. From here our two track roads take you into 6000 ha of exclusive traversing in the first private concession set in over 2 million hectares of Kruger National Park. The lodge is easily accessible by road, just over 5 hours drive from Johannesburg, or 1 hour Skukuza & 2 hours from Kruger International airports.
LUXURY LODGES ...
MAIN JOCK ... Twelve individual thatched suites, screened by lush trees and reed walls, offer guests utmost luxurious privacy, creating a unique experience of gracious old world elegance surrounded by unspoilt wilderness.
LITTLE JOCK ... With only three suites, Little Jock will ensure that personal service is always a priority for the lodge’s friendly staff.
ACTIVITIES AT JOCK SAFARI LODGE ...
GAME DRIVES & WALKS ... 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.
PILGRIMS REST SPA ... The Pilgrims Rest Retreat offers an escape to enjoy some pampering. Awaken your senses & allow us to rejuvenate body, mind & soul. Inspired by surrounding elements that guide us, our selection of body & beauty treatments cater for men & women.
FLORA & FAUNA ... Personally assigned rangers will delight in sharing their knowledge of this astounding natural treasure trove of the bushveld & slowly the mysteries of the wild unfold.
BIRDWATCHING ... For the avid birdwatcher, abundant species of bird are regularly seen on the concession including raptors such as the Martial, Tawny & 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 & lives of the San.
STARGAZING ... With the absence of artificial light, the stargazing at Jock Safari Lodge is phenomenal & amongst the best in Southern Africa.
FROGGING SAFARIS ... For veteran bush trekkers who’ve been there done that, Jock Safari Lodge is offering something new under the sun – a Frogging Safari