THE MATOBO HILLS
RHINO,SAN PAINTINGS,WORLDS VIEW (Rhodes Grave) – We are Pioneers in Rhino walks in the Matobo, offering a Full and Half day Rhino experience with a Professional Safari Guide, who will give talks on the Parks history, and will track on foot giving you a close up encounter with our resident White Rhino population.
In this Unique area of sculptured Granite Hills, weathered by wind and rain, creating a landscape unlike any other, steeped in pre and post Colonial history.
Boasting of the highest concentration of paintings in Southern Africa, one learns the culture of the San Bushman and the many different tribes who have passed through the Hills.
Trip to the Park
At the start of your adventure, a Professional Guide will collect you in a photographic safari vehicle from your Lodge, Camp or Hotel within and around Bulawayo at 8:30am and after the full day expect to be back at your accommodation by 7pm.
It is a half hour drive out to the Matobo National Park where you will begin your morning by tracking on foot the resident White Rhino, found within the park which typically takes a large part of the morning, but a close up encounter with the gentle giants on foot is something to be experienced.
We Serve a buffet style self serve lunch with 5 salads, 2 cold meats and fresh bread rolls.
Climb up to the View of the World (the resting place of Cecil John Rhodes) where you will be given a talk on the early colonial history of Zimbabwe.
The remainder of the afternoon is taken up by visiting one of the many San Painting sites where a talk will be given on the history of the paintings and the culture of the San people who had painted them, some as long as 30 000 years ago.
What to expect...
Activities In the Matobo
White Rhino Tracking
Traditional Ndebele Village visits, which may incude "The my beautiful homes project"
Black Rhino Tracking (Maximum of 4 pax & pre-booking a must)
San Painting site visits
World's View (the resting place of Cecil John Rhodes)
Guided Walks through the Park.