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Mapungubwe
is located in the Limpopo Northeast area of the Northeast region in South Africa.

Situated on the southern bank of the Limpopo River, Mapungubwe is one of the country's most recently annexed reserves and is also one of its least visited. It is a very beautiful area of hidden valleys and rocky hills, with magnificent views north over the river to the wild landscapes of Botswana and Zimbabwe beyond.

The reserve is centred on an impressive iron-age site known as the Hill of the Jackals, thought to be a precursor to the pivotal civilization at Great Zimbabwe. The park authority offers daily archaeological tours of the site. There is also a modest amount of wildlife in the reserve, although you should not expect to see elephants or larger predators.

The ultimate ambition is to turn this area into a tri-nation park, something which we wholeheartedly support. The more people who visit, the more likely this dream will become a reality, although the removal of local citrus farms is a substantial obstacle to this re-wildification.

Most of our guests come into this area in order to cross the border at Pont Drift pontoon across the river into the Tuli area of Botswana.


Mopane Bush Lodge ... is the best of a rather modest range of accommodation.
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