Amalinda Lodge (Matobo National Park) Zimbabwe
Discover the outstanding beauty of the Matobo Hills near Bulawayo, steeped in tribal history and ancient magic. Get close to the White Rhino - in cave paintings and for real. Contemplate the lonely grave of Rhodes, or wander amongst the massive granite boulders, under the watchful eye of the proud Black Eagle.
Visits a traditional Matebele village, and meet the spiritual wardens of the sacred places, where past and present co-exist.
..."A Wilderness of Granite"
The natural granite domes and castle kopjies of the Matobo Hills, Zimbabwe are among some of the most majestic rock sceneries in the World. Nestled in this unique range of hills is Amalinda Lodge. Tucked away into an ancient bushman's shelter, Camp Amalinda's charm will leave an indelible impression on every visitor.
Amalinda Lodge consists of 8 individually thatched suites, including a romantic honeymoon suite, which are all carved into the huge boulders. Each have en suite facilities and a unique character. The lounge and entertainment area are tucked away into a bushman shelter with a panoramic view of the Matobo Hills. Delicious meals are served on a massive teak table in the open air dining room.
A cozy library contains some of the old 'African classics',
whilst a secluded chess room, located amongst the tree tops,
guarantees peace and tranquility. For the wine connoisseur,
we recommend a visit to our natural cave wine cellar.
Sundowners can be enjoyed around a warm fire in the enclosed
Facilities / Amenities / Activities:
For those who wish to partake, there are many other varied activities available:
Game drives into the Matobo Park. Tracking Black and White Rhino. Horse riding from the camp. Elephant back trails. Bushman caves and paintings. Walking and hiking the majestic rock formations. African village, Traditional Healer, Rural School & Clinic Tours. Cecil John Rhodes' Grave and The View of the World. Highest concentration of Black Eagle and Leopard in the World.
Natural rock pool overlooking the Matobo Hills and a water hole below. Visit to Cyrene Mission. Bird watching. Night drives for nocturnal wildlife. Curio hunting. An option to overnight in a Traditional African Village. Other activities can be arranged upon request.
Accommodation Rates:- From $490 per person per night sharing. Please contact us for a quote and suggested itinerary