Fitzpatrick’s at Jock

Safari Lodge | Kruger National Park | South Africa Fitzpatrick's at Jock is located in the southwestern part of the famous Kruger National Park. The lodge is named after Sir Percy Fitzpatrick, who wrote the South African literary classic 'Jock of the Bushveld.'

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At Fitzpatrick's, you will enjoy an intimate and luxurious safari on a private concession inside the national park.

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Rating | Luxury

Highlights & What to Expect

  • At this lodge, you will enjoy one of the most personal private villa safaris in Kruger National Park.
  • The villa is privately staffed and has a dedicated ranger and game drive vehicle.
  • Morning game drives are conducted shortly after dawn. There will also be late afternoon safaris that extend into the early evening.
  • Fitzpatrick's is the ideal destination for families and groups of friends who wish to share the excitement of a Big Five safari.
  • In addition to the Big Five, you will encounter many mammal species and rich bird life on safari in the southern Kruger National Park.
  • Cheetahs and wild dogs are some of the rare species you could encounter.

Location & Setting

The lodge is built on the banks of the Biyamithi River in the southwestern part of South Africa's Kruger National Park. Fitzpatrick's is easily accessible from Skukuza Airport with a leisurely transfer/game drive of just over an hour. The southern part of the park is renowned for its high concentration of black and white rhinos.


The three rooms can all sleep two adults with either twin or king-size beds. Two of the rooms can also accommodate an additional two children each. Fitzpatrick's at Jock is the perfect destination for a small group of friends or a family excursion. All rooms are equipped with en suite bathrooms and outside showers. The rooms feature air-conditioning, minibars, hairdryers, tea and coffee stations, electronic safes, and ceiling fans.


Three meals are served daily in an open-plan lounge and dining area leading to a large outdoor rock pool. There is a television area with a library and a lounge with a fireplace. Fitzpatrick's at Jock offers complimentary WiFi for guests to stay connected. An electric perimeter fence around the lodge allows for safe property exploration. An on-site spa offers a wide range of treatments for the ultimate relaxation in the wilderness.






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