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Mapungubwe National Park

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South Africa
+27 12 428 9111
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Small but amazing park.

This park has numerous large baobab trees, great vistas, large elephants and other game and sits... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2015
Los Angeles
Allow some of most spectacular views in South Africa

Unique and breath taking yet remote. One of most beautiful locations in all of South Africa... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2015
London, United Kingdom
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“limpopo river” (12 reviews)
“baobab trees” (6 reviews)
“tented camp” (6 reviews)
South Africa
+27 12 428 9111

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Reviewed 20 October 2015

This park has numerous large baobab trees, great vistas, large elephants and other game and sits astride the grey green greasy Limpopo River. Very rural, so pack what you need as the nearest town is about 100 mms away. Fuel up, too.

1  Thank TheMulv
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Unique and breath taking yet remote. One of most beautiful locations in all of South Africa. Spectacular views to see South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana separated by Shashi and Limpopo rivers. Game and a good number of elephants. Stay as long as you can enjoy...More

1  Thank fundutzi
Reviewed 18 August 2015

The Mapungubwe National Park is a fascinating red sandstone preserve that offers great animal viewing, the Limpopo River (puddles in the dry winter), and African cultural heritage. As usual, the bird hides are best for viewing animals. Be sure and visit the western side of...More

1  Thank Nhiker
Reviewed 5 August 2015

We stayed at Leokwe rest camp, which is in the eastern part of this park. The scenery and views are simply stunning, The viewpoint at the confluence of the Limpopo and Shashe rivers is great. We went there in the morning and at sunset. The...More

1  Thank Erwin M
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Mapungubwe is beautiful with baobab trees and all game apart from buffalo. The Leokwe Rest Camp was surprisingly nice, with a swimming pool and the chalets were relatively new, clean and private - we were sorry we did not stay for longer. The fences which...More

Thank katyhaf
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Mapungubwe already have the geological features, the flora, the history, all it needs is to be expanded and more animals added and it will be on par if not surpass other more famous parks like Kruger. Being a bit remote and smaller than other parks,...More

Thank Skubarra
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This is a nationalpark site on the Limpoporiver that is the border to Botswana and Zimbabwe. Leokwe chalets (outside shower/ self catering) and Limpopo river tented camp(massive out-of-Africa luxury text Self catering) are fabulous. the former set within a kilometer of the ancientGold Rhino king...More

1  Thank PetaAfricatraveller
Reviewed 16 May 2015

This was inhabited 11-14th century and then mysteriously was abandoned. There is a very good tour by park rangers. The settlement was on top of a very high hill, which was good for defense, but meant that everyone had to be hauled to the top....More

Thank Barbara A A
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Great park in the north of South Africa close to Botswana and Zimbabwe. The sandstone formations are magnificent. I particularly enjoyed the view of the Limpopo river from the confluence point. A great variety of wildlife. We saw lots of elephants, oryx, zebra, kudu, wildebeest...More

1  Thank pknipping
Reviewed 2 March 2015

A beautiful part of South Africa unlike any other. You can sense the history and heritage in the baobab trees and the sandstone formations.

Thank Quinten K
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16 September 2016|
Response from peta_kofi | Reviewed this property |
I'm not too sure if there's hiking, as we didn't do any. Check out the Sanparks website, they'll have more info