Matobo National Park reviews


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Matobo National Park, also known as Matobo Hills National Park, is a place of divine beauty and is the soul of Zimbabwe. It lies 35 kilometers (21 miles) south of the country’s second largest city, Bulawayo. It covers an area of 424 kilometers² (164 miles²), at the core of the Matobo Hills. The Hills are made out of granite, which was forced to the surface over 2 b... ...

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(3/5 stars) Written on: Apr 12, 2016   |   Visited: Mar 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 b... read more
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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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Safari suitability: 7 / 10
Perfect for animal and archeology enthusiasts. A rhino safe-haven. Watch out for the spectacular granite formations!
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