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Matobo National Park

Matopos road, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
+263 9 241 787
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US$ 1,117.35*
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7-Day Overland African Insight Tour from Johannesburg
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Bulawayo - Half Day Matopos Safari Game Drive
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“cave paintings” (20 reviews)
“cecil rhodes” (28 reviews)
“rock formations” (15 reviews)
Matopos road, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Matopos road, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
+263 9 241 787
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Matobo circular drive and Maleme dam are a breath of fresh air with majestic views. It was a wonderful view and we even visited the white rhino caves. The only disappointment was the fact that we paid at the gate for admission and when we...More

Thank patience c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scenic drive, we enjoyed the water features and the rocks. The Kids were equally fascinated by the walk at the graves monument.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park is home to endangered Rhino’s who really need funds to keep being protected. It is also the magical spiritual land of the ancient SAN people with rock paintings and incredible rock formations. Our guide Ian Harmer:African Wander - Bulawayo - wanderer@yoafrica.com was exceptional...More

Thank kimiora3
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Simply breath taking, words can not describe the magestic value of this place. To see the magnificent rhinos and beautiful cave paintings. Rhodes grave is some where one can appreciate the true beauty of the granite out crops

Thank Talana G
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Matobo is a special place. It has a large diversity of trees and plants and hosts many species of wildlife. One of the highlights of Matobo are the spectacular views across the valleys and the famous balancing rocks seen everywhere. There are many lichen species...More

Thank KevUrs
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the Motopo National Park, we spotted some wildlife and the views are spectacular.

Thank SistaShanice
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We spent a full day touring Matobo by safari vehicle and on foot. The small interpretive center is informative. We saw many impala, eagles and other birds in the morning, but rhino were elusive. Enjoyed a picnic lunch overlooking a large pond, then chose to...More

Thank Sailteresa
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We only had one night at Matobo. We had planned to stay at the campsite, but we found it very run down, and fortunately we able to get a bungalow. The bungalow was totally adequate and affordable. The rock formations are beautiful and very impressive....More

Thank FlyingD
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Good game park, has variety of species including monkeys, leapards and lions. plenty of kudus and good accommodatiion

Thank B7125YUak
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The Matobo National Park is such a beautiful, peaceful place. Kopjes and hills as far as the eye can see, it certainly gives one a 'world's view'. Maleme Dam is a wonderful place to have a picnic lunch; looking out onto the water as the...More

Thank Karl E
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25 July 2016|
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Response from Alessio L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no idea as a local friend brought me there ...
25 November 2015|
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Response from MerimyB | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the delay in answering this , I missed the email. I did not see rhinos on this trip as I was only in the park overnight and out the next morning. I was up at Rhodes grave scattering my mother's ashes. I have... More