Matobo Hills

The Matopos is an area of great beauty......

"Hill of Benevolent Spirits"

Landscaped into the rocks on a granite ridge, Matobo Hills Lodge offers views across the wild Maleme Valley and Mount Ififi. Raised walkways and a swimming pool built into a natural cleft in the rock provide a picturesque setting. There are 17 lodges, all of which have en suite bathrooms. Meals are enjoyed in a thatched dining room or open-air gazebo. A wide range of activities are available and are designed to introduce guests to the many facets of the Matobo Hills.


In an area of exquisite beauty, the lodge's accommodation units are built upon a granite outcrop with outlooks over the surrounding hills. 34 beds in seventeen luxury hilltop lodges; 13 twin bedded and 4 double bedded. All lodges have shower, bath toilet and basin and wall-to-wall carpet. Extra beds on request.


  • Walks and drives to areas of scenic and historical interest include visits to the famous cave paintings, to the historical  battle sites and to the grace of Cecil John Rhodes at "Worlds View".   
  • Local guides are on hand to take visitors into the nearby tribal area where the Ndebele and Kalanga people continue to live a traditonal lifestyle.   
  • Game drives are conducted into the Matopos National Park in search of black and white rhino, giraffe, zebra, sable antelope, leopard and a host of other species.  The Matobo area is famed for the density and variety of its birds of prey and for its population of brightly coloured lizards.