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Comfortable for the Independent Traveler

Wonderful wild place with a small and informative museum about human history in the area. It was... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Nancy D
Portland, Oregon
Fantastic park with great views

This was our first NP in South Africa and what a fantastic one. Saw several groups of elephant... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just getting to this park is an experience in its own! Driving on potholed roads with potholes big enough to hide an ostrich just with its head sticking out is what you can expect from the roads via Alldays and Musina. We stayed at both...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2018

Wonderful wild place with a small and informative museum about human history in the area. It was fun to drive around on our own, which is do-able for much of the park in a regular passenger car without the need for 4X4, though there are...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This was our first NP in South Africa and what a fantastic one. Saw several groups of elephant marching by close to our car. As well as other game. Nice treetop walk to see the river. But most spectacular our the rocky red hills! What...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

What an amazing place! A remarkable mixture of wildlife, natural breathtaking beauty and remarkable and empowering history. The animals and bird life were outstanding - I dont want to be a wildlife nerd and list everything we saw, suffice to say it was extensive and...More

1  Thank Roddy P
Reviewed 8 August 2018

African Wild Life experience up and close. Animals roaming around as we drive under 50 km/hr Mammals always visible with a bit of carnivores if you drive into the wild games. Great rest spots and picture friendly. Very affordable day drives.

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

We recently visited Mapungubwe National Park, for an afternoon of wildlife viewing. The Park did not disappoint! We spent about 4 hours and could have stayed much longer. The Park has ample wildlife, and amazing views. I especially liked the confluence lookout area. I wish...More

Thank loreq
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Mapungubwe nature reserve is a well run national park operated by South African National Parks (SANParks). Mapungubwe consists of an eastern and a western part. The eastern part is more developed (civilized) with neat well maintained gravel roads and a few 4X4 roads. Various camping...More

Thank P0ggie
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Mapungubwe is a very nice place to visit and learn more about the history and the descendants of the park. This heritage site covers both heritage and the cultural tourism n caters for both markets. It was good to take a tour to the hill...More

Thank preciouss282
Reviewed 22 June 2018

...you keep this gem pretty quiet! What an amazing place. Stunning, dramatic scenery, great outlook points (expansive views over the Limpopo and Shashe rivers to Botswana and Zimbabwe where you can pick out lodges and villas...not to mention the large herd of cattle whose protection...More

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16 September 2016|
Response from peta_kofi | Reviewed this property |
I'm not too sure if there's hiking, as we didn't do any. Check out the Sanparks website, they'll have more info