Jock Safari Lodge

Animals at Jock Safari Lodge

GRACIOUS! IT'S A G-NU! GRACIOUS! IT'S A G-NU!

A family vacation to the best safari lodge - Jock Safari Lodge, in the Kruger National Park - is the perfect choice for continued post-lockdown social distancing…but this time in pure luxurious isolation. With 6000 hectares making up the Jock Concession, it offers plenty of opportunities for adventurous wilderness walks, exciting game drives or even just pure relaxation within the privacy of your suite and deck under the warm highveld sun. But it is the plethora of animals that are the main draw card. We all have a favourite but what about some of the lesser known, slightly odd-looking creatures? Like the GNU.

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PRESERVING AND PROTECTING A UNIQUE WILDERNESS PRESERVING AND PROTECTING A UNIQUE WILDERNESS

Jock Safari Lodge contributes towards, and assists in, various conservation projects in collaboration with SANParks.

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FLYING HIGH WITH THE MARTIAL EAGLES FLYING HIGH WITH THE MARTIAL EAGLES

The Martial Eagle is the largest eagle in Africa. These incredibly powerful hunters can often be seen throughout the Kruger National Park flying high for hours on warm updrafts of air, swirling, watching, waiting, for unsuspecting prey.

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A four-legged Goose flies through the danger zone and survives! A four-legged Goose flies through the danger zone and survives!

The Kruger National Park is full of feel good stories and none more so than that of a little black rhino named Goose. Despite poaching attempts to end her life, she clearly has what it takes to survive.

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World Snake Day at Jock Safari Lodge World Snake Day at Jock Safari Lodge

At Jock Safari Lodge, apart from a good chance of spotting the Big Five, as well as 500 species of birds, you are also likely to spot one of the 54 different species of snakes that call the Kruger National Park home.

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Think Jock, Think Leopard… Think Jock, Think Leopard…

Secretive and silent, the leopard is a creature of the dark and even in darkness, it travels alone. A long, muscular body, thick limbs and heavy paws give it an aura of strength.

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A long walk to freedom for one lucky rhino! A long walk to freedom for one lucky rhino!

We recall the devastation of finding a 6 month old rhino calf wandering around the Jock Concession by itself and her successful rehabilitation.

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The Wonderful Wilderness where we live! The Wonderful Wilderness where we live!

While traversing through the Jock Safari Lodge concession, the wildlife can be staggering in its diversity. Our Rangers and staff photograph and video amazing sightings and lucky for us that they love sharing them with us.

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 Jock Safari Lodge Pays Tribute to World Elephant Day Jock Safari Lodge Pays Tribute to World Elephant Day

August 12th 2017, officially marks World Elephant Day, which is dedicated to help conserve and protect elephants from the numerous threats they face. However, every day is elephant awareness day for us here at Jock Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park! Elephants are truly impressive: matriarchal, social, communicative and creative.

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Hyena VS Wild Dogs at Jock Safari Lodge. Hyena VS Wild Dogs at Jock Safari Lodge.

Early yesterday morning, the Jock Safari Lodge guides found a female hyena fending off wild dogs to protect her dead pup...we are unsure how it died, perhaps killed by lions or another hyena clan. Please Note - Video not for sensitive viewers.

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