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46KM peg, Matobo Kezi Rd, Matobo National Park - The Matopos Zimbabwe See on map
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Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the friendly staff . We met interesting people and made new friends Would highly recommended . The location was perfect . A beautiful setting .easily assessable . There were great options available regarding game viewing walks and mountain bike rides etc . The highlight...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from DaveWCapeTown, Owner at Big Cave CampResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time out to review Big Cave. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and so enjoyed time spent with Shepherd. We look forward to having you stay with us again!

Reviewed 30 November 2018

Matobo is a unique part of Africa with the magnificent balancing boulders and the Big Cave Camp set amongst it all, makes for a great experience. From the moment you arrive, Lin, the manager, makes you feel welcome and the staff are extremely friendly and...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from DavidW12603, Owner at Big Cave CampResponded 2 December 2018

Hi Anne. Thanks so much for the wonderful review. Lin and the staff will be thrilled that you had a great time. We are currently commencing with renovating our rooms, so you will have to come back again and visit us once that is complete!...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

This was a experience of a lifetime, staying in the rocks and boulders, the views magnifasint,the staff very nice ,the food great ,tawanga and Shepard where great guides saved us during a rhino encounter,lmao✌,thank you , Lynn is a great inn keeper, we recommend you...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank Candi K
Response from DaveWCapeTown, Owner at Big Cave CampResponded 13 September 2018

Thank so much for the enthusiastic and fun review!! We are so pleased you enjoyed the rhino and staff. The rhino encounter is certainly special. Hope to have you back soon. Best Dave Waddy

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Can’t rave enough about Big Cave Camp and the incredible hospitality, food and experiences we had. The setting, atop a massive rock outcrop is amazing. Essentially the lodge is built amongst all the boulders that make up the vast landscape. There are even bush paintings...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Jason S
Response from DaveWCapeTown, Owner at Big Cave CampResponded 29 August 2018

Hi Jason. Thanks so much for your incredibly enthusiastic review, and the staff and myself are thrilled that you had such a memorable stay. Cant wait to see you back with us again!! Best Dave Waddy

Reviewed 23 August 2018

What a wonderful and surprising lodge! It is built directly into the hills and gigantic boulders of the region. The rooms are very comfortable with nice working showers. Dining is delicious and it is fun to meet other guests in the dining room or around...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Response from DaveWCapeTown, Owner at Big Cave CampResponded 24 August 2018

Thanks so much for taking time to review Big Cave. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Matopos is certainly something fairly unique, so we are thrilled you managed to take the tours and enjoy it! Best Dave Waddy

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Description
Big Cave Camp reposes atop an enormous granite whaleback commanding inspirational views across the famous Matobo National Park. Big Cave Camp has a four star lodge with restaurant, as well as a well equipped More camp site with adjacent Ndebele village. Sophisticated African architecture incorporates colossal boulders into a luxuriously appointed thatched lodge positioned amidst ancient Khoisan rock art.Retire at a day's end to the natural rock-pool and sundeck, the Leopard`s Lair lounge and bar, a cave-style boma for pre-dinner drinks or the popular lodge library. The seven thatched A-frame lodges, each with en-suite bathroom and private balcony, resonate African creative flair.Find solitude within an intimate retreat as secluded as the original Kalanga grain bins that nestle amongst the rocks. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$194 - US$298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Zimbabwe > Matabeleland South Province > Matobo National Park - The Matopos
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$194 - US$298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Zimbabwe > Matabeleland South Province > Matobo National Park - The Matopos
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