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Matobo Hills National Park

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Just 35 kilometres south of Bulawayo in southern Zimbabwe lies the Matobo National Park, situated in the magnificent Matobo Hills. These hills are a range of domes, spires and balancing rock formations which have been hewn out of the sold granite plateau through millions of years of erosion and weathering.


  • Unique, ancient rock formations and preserved historic rock art
  • Zimbabwe's highest concentration of leopard
  • Area known to hold spiritual and cultural significance to local cultures
  • Uncover immersive and scenic hiking trails
  • Witness critically endangered rhino in their natural habitat

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Enriching encounters


Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect in the Matobo Hills National Park

  • Zebra
  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Sable
  • Rock Hyrax
    Rock Hyrax
  • Leopard
  • Kudu
  • Hippo
  • Black Rhino
    Black Rhino
  • African Fish Eagle
    African Fish Eagle
Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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