Matobo National Park

Matobo National Park

Day Trip

Tour Duration
1 Day


Your day trip to Matobo National Park will begin with a pick-up from your hotel or lodge in Bulawayo. You will then be driven to the park, which is about an hour away.

Once you arrive at the park, you will meet your guide and begin your tour. You will visit the park’s most famous attractions, including the Matobo Hills, the Stone Age rock art, and the grave of Cecil Rhodes. You will also go on a rhino tracking safari, where you will have the opportunity to see these magnificent creatures up close.

At lunchtime, you will break for a picnic lunch in one of the park’s scenic spots. After lunch, you will continue your tour and see more of the park’s wildlife and scenery.

At the end of the day, you will be driven back to your hotel or lodge in Bulawayo.

Tour Highlights:

  • Day trip to Matobo National Park
  • Private tour—only your group participates
  • Lunch and snacks included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

Departure & Return

  • Departure Point: Your chosen accommodation anywhere in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
  • Return Point: Your chosen accommodation anywhere in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe


Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please note all National Park fees, Museum and Monument Fees, and Rhino Conservation Fees are not included and must be paid on arrival by clients directly at the entrance gate to National Parks
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

What to expect:

This 7-hour tour of Matobo National Park will take you to some of the park’s most popular attractions, including:

  • Rhodes Grave: The gravesite of Cecil Rhodes, the British businessman and politician who founded Rhodesia
  • World View: A panoramic viewpoint that offers stunning views of the Matobo Hills
  • Rhino Walking: A guided walking safari where you will have the opportunity to see rhinos up close
  • Bushman Cave Paintings: A series of cave paintings created by the San people, who inhabited the Matobo Hills for thousands of years
  • Other animals in the National Park: Matobo National Park is home to a variety of other animals, including elephants, lions, leopards, and zebras. You may be able to see some of these animals during your tour.


  • Be sure to bring sunscreen, insect repellent, and a hat.
  • Wear comfortable clothing and shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty.
  • Bring a camera to capture the amazing scenery and wildlife.
  • Be respectful of the environment and the animals.


  • Private transportation to and from Matobo National Park
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Guided tour of the park, including rhino tracking on foot
  • Entrance fees to the park


  • Personal expenses