The oldest national park in Zimbabwe, Matobo National Park is 50 km to the south of Bulawayo city. Expect to be awed by the dramatic Matopos Hills granite outcrop or kopjes.
Matobo National Park is relatively compact at 445 sq.km. However, while small compared to other parks, Matopo is blessed with striking granite outcrops and ancient cultural resources, including a series of rock paintings.
Visiting Matobo National Park is a unique experience weaving elements of nature, history, cultural heritage and wildlife unlike any other park in Southern Africa. You’ll find more information about visiting this iconic park in the sections below. Alternatively, feel free to get in touch with any of our local accommodation and tour providers for travel advice.
Zimbabwe’s second-largest city, Bulawayo, is the gateway to the Park. Matobo National Park is 35 km south of Bulawayo.
It is also possible to fly to Bulawayo Airport, or drive south from Harare. If going to Matobo from Botswana, one can travel east from the Ramokgwebana Border Post.
Speak to one of our experienced tour operators about how to include this diverse area into your travel itinerary in Africa’s Eden.