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46KM peg, Matobo Kezi Rd, Matobo National Park - The Matopos Zimbabwe
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#3 of 8 in Matobo National Park - The Matopos
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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 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.
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Free parking
Wifi
Pool
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Hiking
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Secured parking
Paid internet
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Bicycle tours
Walking tours
Gift shop
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Non-smoking rooms
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English

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46KM peg, Matobo Kezi Rd, Matobo National Park - The Matopos Zimbabwe
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Bulawayo Airport57 kmSee all flights
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Irena K wrote a review Apr 2022
Chisamba, Zambia3 contributions
Everyone should experience the Big Cave Camp ... just out of this world... super special. Excellent food, staff and guides. Morning walking to the top of the boulders was spectacular. At night the lit up sky shining on the stones was an unforgettable experience.
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ngamitch wrote a review Apr 2022
Harare, Zimbabwe1 contribution
Amazing place this was! The views and the venue itself really made a difference. Good service from all staff. Highly recommended place to visit just for you to get away from all the hustles of being in the city. You can literally press pause and just enjoy the peaceful environment around
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DayTrip60023558746 wrote a review Apr 2022
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Visited Big Cave for the first time. The staff were very attentive, facilities were clean, the food was fanatatsic, and housekeeping/room was well kept and clean even with the heavy rain. We ordered a packed breakfast to go at 0700. It was superb!
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Response from Dave Waddy, Owner at Big Cave Camp
Responded 05 Apr 2022
Thanks very much for the kind words and for reviewing the lodge! We are so glad that you had a great experience. Best Regards Dave
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Noah M wrote a review Apr 2022
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God's amazing creation is unmistakenly displayed at the Big Cave, one of the few lodges in the Matopos Area. The massive and sprawling rock formations, the precariously hanging boulders sitting on each other over centuries leaves one wondering and dismayed at the display of God's powers as he created this wonderful earth.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Responded 05 Apr 2022
Thanks very much for reviewing the lodge, and we are so glad that you connected so well with the environment and surroundings. Best Regards Dave
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EMLAEngland wrote a review Mar 2022
Colchester, United Kingdom37 contributions9 helpful votes
If you find yourself in Bulawayo city centre you will understand how manic it can be. It's hard to believe that Big Cave is less than a 40 minute drive from the city centre. The staff are absolutely second to none and the views are like nothing i've eve seen before. Rooms are immaculate & gorgeous. I cannot recommend this place more. You don't need to worry that it's not located in the actual reserve as the drivers can take you on a tour regardless of this. Big Cave Camp is an absolute must when visiting Zimbabwe.
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Response from Dave Waddy, Owner at Big Cave Camp
Responded 28 Mar 2022
Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are absolutely thrilled that you had a lovely stay with us and enjoyed the Big Cave staff as well. We hope to see you back again soon ..
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PRICE RANGE
US$205 - US$310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ZimbabweMatabeleland South ProvinceMatobo National Park - The Matopos
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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Frequently Asked Questions about Big Cave Camp
What are some of the property amenities at Big Cave Camp?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Big Cave Camp?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Big Cave Camp?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Big Cave Camp?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Big Cave Camp have airport transportation?
Yes, Big Cave Camp offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.