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This resort lacks nothing of the most beutiful landscapes in our country. Rock formations and birds abound. Be careful when driving in wet conditions. Restaurant a bit... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Midrand, South Africa

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Midrand, South Africa
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107 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort lacks nothing of the most beutiful landscapes in our country. Rock formations and birds abound. Be careful when driving in wet conditions. Restaurant a bit disappointing, but lovelu building.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mapungubwe is a very good choice if you are looking for an experience that will bring you close to the African bushveld. It might not have the variety of game (particularly cats) as Kruger but it is not as busy. The landscapes are outstanding and the historical/ cultural dimension as additional interest.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This National Park is definitely worth the effort that it takes to get here. The Trek South Africa team and I drove all the way to the park from Johannesburg (a 6 hour drive) and didn't really know what to expect as we had not heard to much about this park until our project with Drive South Africa lead us... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A wonderful and enchanting place that is little known to most tourists. We went in May and weather was very warm. We almost had the place to ourselves. Sitting in a hive watching an elephant scratching on the tree by a beautiful watering hole. The confluence was stunning seeing three countries come to one. South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana. Lots... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The sunset from the view point at the confluence of the three rivers is magnificent. Unfortunately the park is in two sections, east and west which disjoints the park. The juvenile male elephants are aggressive.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

A lovely and little-known national park with excellent birdlife, plenty of baobabs, and stunning landscapes. Definitely worth staying for several days to experience the sublime peace. Staff is very friendly and competent (though sometimes bogged down by SANParks' ridiculous admin). Mapungubwe hill at sunset is a real treat, guide Johannes was a pleasure to walk with. Make sure you spend... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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56 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

As a lifelong amateur archaeologist, Mapungubwe has always held a fascination for me. When we finally made it to this iconic location, I was charmed by the inspiring architecture, we loved the spacious, modern, comfortable and well-equipped Leokwe Camp; we enjoyed the River Boardwalk and the look-out points where we had our lunch; though an extra fee was levied, we... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Mapungubwe is home to an extraordinary archaeological find: the largest kingdom in Southern Africa. It's history is fascinating. Sadly the park is run by tired, unenthusiastic staff who couldn't really be bothered if you were there or not. From reception staff to the restaurant to the manager Conrad Strauss. This place has so much potential but for now it ticks... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This National Park is 70kms away from the nearest town, and so really is in the middle of nowhere. It is beautiful with so many things to see. Although they only have 4 out of the Big 5, you won't be disappointed. If you take your time and drive around, you'll find this park has so much more to offer.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

My visit there was a great one. We drive there coming in through musina. The whole route there is tared if you are coming in from the N1. In 2013 we paid an entrance fee of about R70 if I remember well. Paid an extra R190pp for the heritage tour. You can take the self drive and see some wild... More 

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