Shashani Matobo Hills is your best choice for fun safari day trips close to Bulawayo. This stunning lodge sitting on top of a rock escapement is one of the top spots to see the sun set! While it delivers breathtaking views,
Shashani Matobo Hills Lodge
SHASHANI | MATOBO HILLS, ZIMBABWE | GPS (GOOGLE MAPS) -20.4916569, 28.1864676
Shashani Matobo Hills Lodge is situated on a private game reserve only a short drive away from Plumtree and approximately an hour’s drive from Bulawayo on the border of Matobo National Park. From the lodge, you can watch many species of plains game.
10 individual en-suite lodges are spaced widely on the edge of a huge rock dome with views over a wooded valley and the characteristic Matobo granite hills. All rooms are comfortably furnished and have private verandas.
The main building has a comfortable lounge and bar with an adjoining dining room, all open-fronted towards the breathtaking view. A large fireplace takes the chill out of winter evenings. The swimming pool is ideally placed to gather the sun’s warmth and offer beautiful views over the surrounding landscape whilst relaxing in Matobo Hills.
In less than an hour’s drive through beautiful landscape, you can visit the iconic giraffe paintings at Nswatugi Cave or Worlds View and Cecil Rhodes’ Grave.
Each lodge comes with twin beds and a spacious bathroom. The lodges, widely spaced on the edge of a huge rock dome, have stunning views over scenic Matobo Hills.