Fitzpatrick's at Jock

Fitzpatrick's at Jock

An intimate lodge on the edge of the Biyamiti.

The intimate Fitzpatrick’s Lodge is stylishly appointed to offer the ultimate private villa experience, accommodating small groups and families on an exclusive-use basis. The villa comes complete with its own staff compliment and dedicated ranger with a private game viewing vehicle, offering guided game drives twice daily to explore the 6,000 hectare private concession, which is known for its exhilarating Big 5 sightings and other interesting game encounters.

Perched on the banks of the Mitomeni (Shangaan for ‘Jackalberry Tree’) riverbed, Fitzpatrick’s boasts spacious indoor and outdoor living and dining areas that make the most of the magnificent wilderness setting. It comes with a private boma and swimming pool with sun loungers overlooking the riverbed and the bush beyond, with frequent sightings of elephants and other animals passing by. Each of the three luxurious suites has a private deck, while two also come with small plunge pools. The en-suite bathrooms extend onto the private decks with outdoor showers and baths that offer unforgettable nocturnal soaks under the stars.

Fitzpatrick’s at Jock is child-friendly, and an exciting Kids on Safari programme is available.  The camp is safely fenced and various educational and recreational wildlife activities are offered. The villa is equipped with a TV room, and childminding services are available.

  • Rock swimming pool
  • Lounge with television and library
  • Second lounge with fireplace
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Tea and expresso machine

Room Configuration

  • Room 1 is completely private with its own deck and plunge pool while Room 2 & 3 have been enclosed to create a  family unit with two luxury suites with bathrooms, sharing a private foyer, deck and plunge pool.
  • 2 of the 3 rooms can sleep a maximum of 2 adults sharing with 2 children (age dependent) per room
  • 3 King/Twin bedded Luxury Rooms

Room Features

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

Check In & Check Out Times

For guests self-driving to Jock Safari Lodge, check in is at 14h00 on day of arrival and check out is at 11h00 on day of departure.

Entering Kruger National Park

The camp is situated half way between Skukuza and Malelane gates approximately 29 km in both directions with only 3 km of dirt road. Due to the rules and regulations of the Kruger National Park, nobody is allowed on any Kruger National Park roads during the period of gates being closed. Therefore, guests must be at their destination by the time the gates close.

Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb Mar, Oct Apr, Aug, Sep May, June, July
OPEN 05:30 05:30 06:00 06:00
CLOSE 18:30 18:00 18:00 17:30

What Do I Need to Pack?

    • Sun block
    • Hat/cap
    • Walking boots
    • Comfortable and casual clothing
    • Warm tops for game drives
    • Camera (300 – 600mm lenses for good photographs)
    • Medication for allergies. Jock Safari Lodge is in a low-risk malaria area. Please consult your doctor about prophylaxis before your trip and do not forget to pack it.

Frequently Asked Questions

To assist you in preparing for your Safari holiday, we have put together a list of frequently asked questions.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you are unsure about anything or require further information regarding your stay.

  • Villa Rates are quoted and invoiced in South African Rand (ZAR), inclusive of: 2 daily game drives, guided wilderness walks, all meals, a selection of house beverages, game drives beverages, 15% VAT and Tourism levy for up to 6
    • The rates exclude the Kruger National Park conservation levy, premium beverages, discretional gratuities and all items of a personal nature.
  • Fitzpatrick’s at Jock can accommodate a maximum of 6 adults (2 x adults per bedroom) and an additional 4

children between the ages of 0- 11 years by means of additional bunk beds.

  • Additional children exceeding the 6 persons inclusion will incur the child supplementary rate as specified
  • Additional children between the age of 0- 5 years are welcomed on a complimentary
  • The Villa Rate is the minimum rate applied to secure the lodge, no discounts or refunds will be given should the lodge be occupied by less than six (6) persons.
  • All rates are subject to change without prior
  • All rates exclude specialist meals (i.e. certified outsourced Halaal and Kosher meals)
  • We recommend a minimum stay of two nights throughout the year. A minimum 2-night stay restriction is applicable over the Seasonal Peak Season

Children’s Policy Applicable to Fitzpatrick’s at Jock

  • This policy applies to all persons from 0 up to and including 11 years
  • Persons under the age of 12 years are not permitted on any walking
  • Children staying at Fitzpatrick’s at Jock:
  • Children from 0 up to and including 5 years are permitted at Fitzpatrick’s at Jock
  • Additional beds can accommodate a maximum of one child each OR two children per bunk bed (11 years or younger)
  • Cots can accommodate a maximum of one child per
  • Complimentary child minding is offered during game drive hours, additional child minding can be secured at an additional cost outside of these
  • Additional children from 0 up to and including 5 years old:
    • are accommodated on a complimentary basis when sharing a room with adults – dependent on the availability of cots and/or additional bed.
    • are permitted on game drives conducted within the Jock Safari Lodge Concession
  • Additional children from 6 up to and including 11 years old:
    • are accommodated at 50% of the adult sharing rate when sharing a room with adults –

dependent on the availability of rooms with an additional bed.

  • are permitted on game
  • Persons 12 years and older are considered adults.

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