Matobo National Park


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Written on: April 12, 2016   |   I visited in March 2016 Matobo National Park is reputed to have the largest concentration of leopard to be found anywhere and is also home to both black and white rhino. Visit the final resting site of Cecil John Rhodes at Worlds View and breathe in the view over the incredible granite rock formations. If it's rock art you want to see then Matobo National Park is place to see it! Just been to see Matobo Ingwe Lodge on the outskirts of Matobo National Park. This lodge was originally built in the late 1990's and has just been taken over by new management.

Matobo Ingwe has 18 thatched, rondavel rooms. Six have been newly decorated and the rest are in the process of being renovated.

Some are family rooms which sleep up to six people and the rest can accommodate a double bed and a single. This camp is a delightful place on its own 6 000 acres of land bordering the Matobo National Park. Ideal for walking, birding and cultural history enthusiasts. You may be lucky enough to see a
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(4/5 stars) Written on: Dec 29, 2014   |   Visited: Oct 2014.
Matopos National Park is a fascinating natural spectacle with the Matopos Hills and its unique rock formations. The UNESCO world heritage site is only 45 min by car from Bulawayo and thus perfect for a day or half-day trip. Matopos National Park offers something for everyone and is also excellent for family trips. The park can be explored by car, by bike or even by... read more
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(4/5 stars) Written on: Feb 26, 2014   |   Visited: Oct 2013.
Technically known as Rhodes Matopos National Park, Matobo National Park is known to be the oldest park with the name Matobo reflecting the correct vernacular pronunciation of the area.

The scenery of the Matobo Hills makes it truly special. The Matobo Hills has a wide diversity of flora and fauna, with over 200 species of tree and over 100 grass species. Matobo... read more
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