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Matobo National Park

Matopos road, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
+263 9 241 787
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Go for Giant Rock Formations, Views from Cecil Rhodes Gravesite, Bushman Rock Art! You May Also See a Rhino or Leopard!

A unique park where you can enjoy giant rock formations and Bushman rock art while you search for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Beautiful but no Rhino

Spent a couple of days here, beautiful national park with amazing balancing rocks. We saw hippo and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Matopos road, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
+263 9 241 787
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Reviewed yesterday

A unique park where you can enjoy giant rock formations and Bushman rock art while you search for rhinos and leopards. For an impressive view of the landscape below, take the time to climb up the large granite rocks to Cecil Rhodes gravesite. If you...More

Thank WonderfulWorld59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a couple of days here, beautiful national park with amazing balancing rocks. We saw hippo and a few other small game but however no Rhino, which was sad considering it has the highest concentration of Rhino in Zim. Park rangers were alright, tried to...More

Thank lsipo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say, beyond amazingly awesome. Was staying in Bulawayo for a month volunteering at a wildlife sanctuary and this place kept being mentioned. We finally got to go with a group of friends on our last week and OMG it was overwhelming!!...More

Thank Lefty73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very peaceful setting and beautiful rolling hills. Didn't see any animals and the cost is high for foreigners but it was good to see actual history and Cecil John Rhodes resting place

Thank Bergs401
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Not far from Bulawayo. Absolutely stunning scenery seeped with true history. If you have time make sure you visit the Mother and Child rock, the cave paintings and the tomb of John Rhodes. Advisable to book a tour guide as you may miss some of...More

Thank Zoey A
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Well its hard to review Matobos in one short paragraph. But i'll give it a go, first off the common spot are accessible by most cars but better to have something with decent clearance. The common picnic spots have decent settings but the facilities are...More

1  Thank Mikewzim
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Go to Rhode's grave! Must add for bucket list! Super peaceful and beautiful! Does involve a bit of walking up a hilly area though!

Thank Kelly P
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Matobo National Park is known for the Matobo Hills --a range of balancing rock formations created by erosion of the granite plateau, sttone Age rock art. The park has significant populations of black and white rhinos.

Thank hikwam
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely time away. Crisp clean white linen. Accommodation spacious and clean. View out of this world in the heart of the Matopas, and a beautiful peace broken only by the cry of the fish eagle. Well worth a trip.

Thank Sargant_12
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Our group went for an afternoon hike in Matobo National Park. The rock formations are fascinating. The history supplied by our guide about the history of the founding days of Zimbabwe was fascinating and inspired me to read more. The best part of our trip...More

Thank EJCarter756
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26 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