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Mapungubwe National Park and World Heritage Site


Visit the Confluence

Enjoy a view over the confluence of the Shashe and Limpopo rivers where three countries meet...

There is a picnic site with ablution facilities at the Confluence with shaded picnic spots with tables and taps. You can also hire a skottel braai and stock up on cooldrinks at the tuck shop.

Vhembe Wilderness Trails Camp

The Vhembe Wilderness Trails Camp is about 14km from the main gate. The camp is situated on the eastern side of the park on the sandstone rocks not 5 km away from the mighty Limpopo River. The units are made of canvas and wooded plank on the sides, wooden floors and thatch roofs with netted windows. There are 4 cabins at the camp that can accommodate 8 people per night. The trail camp units are as follows:


Cabin only (book directly with the camp)

- One bedroom with 2 single beds, a fan, en-suit showers and toilets.
- Communal kitchen with a dinning area, fridge, gas stove, braai area and fan.


R345 for two

Wilderness trails cabin

- One bedroom with two single beds, a fan, en-suite showers and toilets.
- A communal kitchen with a dinning area, fridge, gas stove, braai area and fan.

Night drives
Morning walks or
Heritage tours

R1 817 for two

Heritage Tours:

As part of this tour, you will be given the opportunity to visit the elite graveyard at the top of Mpaungubwe Hill, view a natural amphitheatre and the entire spectrum of the region… traverse the territory once walked upon by the ancestral Mapungubwe People … now roamed by four of the Big 5.

**Please note: Meals optional @ R220 per person. These include food, drinks and snacks (No alcohol). Visitors are encouraged to bring their own food.**

Do the Tree Top Walk

Take a walk among the riverine forest on a raised canopy walk that takes you to a hide over looking the Limpopo River.

***Tariffs are effective from 1 November 2008 to 31 October 2009***

Departure Time
Tariff per person

Heritage Tour

07:00 & 10:00

2-3 hours


Morning Walk


2-3 hours


Morning Drive


2-3 hours


Sunset Drive


2-3 hours


Night Drive


2-3 hours


* Guided Walks are also available. Please contact the park for more information on this activity.

* Please note that all activities can be booked by e-mailing Mapungubwe National Park or calling +27 (0)15 534 2014 They are subject to the availability of qualified staff and vehicles, and thus, they may not be always available.

Follow the Route of Lost Kingdoms

The Route of Lost Kingdoms stretches from inside the gates of the Kruger National Park at the ancient stone wall site of Thulamela, follows a trail of myths and legends to the Mapungubwe World Heritage site and onwards to the small town of Alldays. The route gives tourists the opportunity to explore this undiscovered region in the north of South Africa, bordering Botswana and Zimbabwe.


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