Main Jock Lodge

Main Jock Lodge

A secluded paradise overlooking serene riverbeds.

Main Jock Lodge ensures guests will experience a stay of seclusion and in pure harmony with the natural surroundings. Twelve secluded thatched suites, offering utter privacy, are veiled with lush trees and reed walls. Each leads on to a private deck with plunge pool and a Sala, an outdoor day bed, all with a spectacular view of the riverbed. Main Jock Lodge will help your soul capture the essence of finding your inner peace amidst the calls of the wild.

Room Configuration

  • All 12 rooms can sleep a maximum of 2 adults per room

Room Features

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

Lodge Facilities

  • Relaxation Retreat with sauna and exercise room
  • Gift boutique
  • In and outdoor dining facilities
  • Library with television and DVD player
  • Pool with deck
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

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

This authentic lodge offers 12 timeless and elegant suites, set on the banks of the seasonal riverbed. Paying homage to its rich history and heritage – with the addition of modern comforts expected by today’s discerning traveler.


  • Rates are quoted and invoiced in South African Rand (ZAR) per person per night, inclusive of: 2 daily game drives, guided wilderness walks, all meals, a selection of house beverages, game drives beverages, 15% VAT and Tourism
    • The rates exclude the Kruger National Park conservation levy, premium beverages, discretional gratuities and all items of a personal nature.
  • Main Jock can only accommodate a maximum of two (2) adults per room
  • 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 staying at Main Jock:

Main Jock accommodate families with children from 6 years and older on the following basis:

  • Applicable adult rate(s) will apply to children of all
  • A private vehicle is reserved for sole use of the family, the daily surcharge of R 7, 500.00 per day for private vehicle use
  • Additional beds can accommodate a maximum of one child each OR two children per bunk bed (11 years or younger)

Persons under the age of 12 years are not permitted on any walking safaris.

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Jock Safari Lodge is an exclusive private concession. With us, you can enjoy the following:


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