Jock’s Safari Lodge

Experience a legendary safari at Jock Safari Lodge, the first private concession in Kruger National Park. Choose between private thatched suites along the riverbed or exclusive-use Fitzpatrick’s Lodge for family adventures. Immerse yourself in the tale of “Jock of the Bushveld” as you embark on Big 5 safaris, connect with the wild, and explore conservation efforts in the heart of Africa’s premier wildlife reserve.

Situated at the confluence of the Mitomeni and Biyamiti rivers, Jock Safari Lodge boasts stunning views from its spacious decks overlooking a pool and the river. The lodge has exclusive traversing rights in one of the best areas in Kruger National Park for Big Five wildlife sightings. Enjoy daily game drives in open safari vehicles, bush walks to ancient Bushmen paintings, star gazing sessions, and Frog Safaris during the rainy season.

Jock Safari Lodge offers a choice between private thatched suites at the Main Lodge or the exclusive-use Fitzpatrick’s Lodge. Each of the 12 air-conditioned rooms features a private plunge pool, furnished balconies or patios, and luxurious bathrooms with deep soaking bathtubs. The lodge offers an ambiance of a bygone era, incorporating elements of the past and indigenous Zulu and Shangaan cultures.

The very first private concession granted within Kruger National Park, Jock Safari Lodge is the original safari legend. Situated amongst lush trees and reed walls, guests can relish a luxurious safari experience in absolute privacy within an untouched wilderness.


South Africa, Kruger National Park


One of the best Big 5 game viewing experiences in South Africa.
6000 hectare of exclusive, private concession
Some of the oldest Bushman rock art in Africa
Overlooking the meeting of two rivers

No of Rooms

12 Thatched Suites

Child Policy

Children of all ages welcome.


  • Two daily game drives
  • Guided wilderness walks
  • All meals and afternoon high-tea
  • A selection of house beverages
  • Game drive beverages
  • VAT and Tourism Levy


  • Kruger National Park conservation levy
  • Premium beverages
  • Discretionary gratuities
  • All items of a personal nature.

Jock Safari Lodge offers an authentic and immersive safari experience. Learn about the delicate balance of the bush, local fauna, flora, and birdlife, or indulge in wellness treatments at the spa. Little ones will enjoy the Kids on Safari options, and nearby Leopard Creek offers a day of golf in the bush. The lodge’s dedication to conservation and sustainability allows you to make a meaningful difference during your safari adventure.

Pamper yourself at the spa with massages, body treatments, and facials. Encounter local wildlife on safari, take a dip in the outdoor pool, or relax in the sauna. Enjoy complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and the option of babysitting services. Jock Safari Lodge invites you to create lasting memories in the heart of Kruger National Park.

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