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Mapungubwe National Park

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+27 12 428 9111
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Pro's - Fantastic rock formations, great Forest Boardwalk, decent accommodation at Leokwe... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2016
james l
In a class of it's own!

Although this park is quite distant from the main cities, it is definately a must for all South... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2016
Castillos, Uruguay
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“limpopo river” (13 reviews)
“leokwe camp” (8 reviews)
“baobab trees” (6 reviews)
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+27 12 428 9111

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Reviewed 11 June 2016

Pro's - Fantastic rock formations, great Forest Boardwalk, decent accommodation at Leokwe campsite. Con's - museum complex needs to be jacked up - it looks weather beaten. Fantastic buildings that seem like an unnecessary expense for the contents - small number of fossils and archealogical...More

1  Thank james l
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Although this park is quite distant from the main cities, it is definately a must for all South Africans and foreign tourist. The camp is excellent, roads good and lots of animals to see.

2  Thank silage
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Visiting Mapungubwe National Park being the most northern park requires some planning and a lot of effort to reach due to the appalling condition of the road R521 from Alldays. As we are interested in ancient African history and love the bush we decided to...More

Thank Reinette L
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Beautiful landscape. Impressive views of the neighbouring countries and confluence of the rivers. Make sure to book your tour in advance, so that a guide is available. In low season that may not always be the case.

1  Thank groenethee
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

There for 3 days 14/3 37 deg Mapengubwe National Park. Well worth the money. Lots of wildlife to see but unfortunately we didn't see leopard, lion, rhino or crocodile, BUT we did wake up at 7a.m. one morning and find a whole herd of 14...More

1  Thank harene
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

We spend 5 nights at Tshugulu Lodge in the western part of Mapungubwe National Park. The guest cottage met all our needs. The swimming pool was a huge attraction as the temperature during our stay peaked at 46 degrees Celsius. The cottage aircon worked well...More

1  Thank LizellReinecke
Reviewed 3 January 2016

This is one of the most extraordinary, off-the-grid places we've visited. It's a haul to get there and the roads are pretty awful, but worth every bit of the 1,000-or-so km we travelled. It has a fearsomely rugged landscape and an extraordinary history. Well worth...More

2  Thank Hughp0
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
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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