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Amalinda Lodge

  • Specialist guide Paul Hubbard

    Majestic view of the Matobo Hills whilst Camp Amalinda's specialist guide, Paul Hubbard, tells the tales of bygone eras.
  • Silosizwane Cave

    Credit: Heiko
    The incredible rock art paintings found at Silosizwane Cave dating back 10 thousand years.
  • Cecil Johns Rhodes Grave

    Credit: Oevans
    Final resting place of Cecil John Rhodes, pioneer and founder of Rhodesia.
  • The My Beautiful Home Bicycle Ride

    A well-plotted and carefully planned cycle route through the villages and rural homes in the Matopos - A once in a lifetime experience.
  • Rhino Tracking

    A 'bucket list' activity and opportunity to get up close and personal with these rare and endangered animals.
  • The Home-Stead lounge area

    Two thousand years ago, the Bushmen called Matopos their home. Now you can too. For 26 years, the Stead Family have shared their beautiful family home in quiet harmony with furry and feathered residents of matopos. The only noise pollution being that of their children's laughter bouncing off the rocks. The Steads would now like to share their idyllic lifestyle with you and your family. Unfenced and untamed - this is your private wilderness of granite. A wonderful opportunity to disconnect from reality and reconnet with family and nature.
  • The Home-Stead dining area

    Two thousand years ago, the Bushmen called Matopos their home. Now you can too. For 26 years, the Stead Family have shared their beautiful family home in quiet harmony with furry and feathered residents of matopos. The only noise pollution being that of their children's laughter bouncing off the rocks. The Steads would now like to share their idyllic lifestyle with you and your family. Unfenced and untamed - this is your private wilderness of granite. A wonderful opportunity to disconnect from reality and reconnet with family and nature.
  • The Home-Stead breakfast set up

    Two thousand years ago, the Bushmen called Matopos their home. Now you can too. For 26 years, the Stead Family have shared their beautiful family home in quiet harmony with furry and feathered residents of matopos. The only noise pollution being that of their children's laughter bouncing off the rocks. The Steads would now like to share their idyllic lifestyle with you and your family. Unfenced and untamed - this is your private wilderness of granite. A wonderful opportunity to disconnect from reality and reconnet with family and nature.
  • The Resident Zonki

  • Experiencing the cultural aspect of Matopos

  • Matopos is know for it beautiful granite rock formations

  • The Home-Stead dining area

    Two thousand years ago, the Bushmen called Matopos their home. Now you can too. For 26 years, the Stead Family have shared their beautiful family home in quiet harmony with furry and feathered residents of matopos. The only noise pollution being that of their children's laughter bouncing off the rocks. The Steads would now like to share their idyllic lifestyle with you and your family. Unfenced and untamed - this is your private wilderness of granite. A wonderful opportunity to disconnect from reality and reconnet with family and nature.
  • The Home-Stead - beautiful outside deck

    Two thousand years ago, the Bushmen called Matopos their home. Now you can too. For 26 years, the Stead Family have shared their beautiful family home in quiet harmony with furry and feathered residents of matopos. The only noise pollution being that of their children's laughter bouncing off the rocks. The Steads would now like to share their idyllic lifestyle with you and your family. Unfenced and untamed - this is your private wilderness of granite. A wonderful opportunity to disconnect from reality and reconnet with family and nature.
  • The Home-stead - lounge and dining area

    Two thousand years ago, the Bushmen called Matopos their home. Now you can too. For 26 years, the Stead Family have shared their beautiful family home in quiet harmony with furry and feathered residents of matopos. The only noise pollution being that of their children's laughter bouncing off the rocks. The Steads would now like to share their idyllic lifestyle with you and your family. Unfenced and untamed - this is your private wilderness of granite. A wonderful opportunity to disconnect from reality and reconnet with family and nature.
  • Room 10 Private Swing Bridge

  • Room 8 - Honey Moon Suite

    This room is hiding its own little secret, its own private "Bush Man Painting" - spot it if you can!
  • Room 9 - Lobengula Honeymoon Suite

    Suite 9 – The Lobengula Suite is elevated amongst the granite boulders & situated behind the main area and library. There are 90 steps up to Suite 9 so would be most suitable for those guests that don’t mind a little uneven terrain. The suite consists of an ensuite bathroom with toilet, shower, outside shower, his & hers rock basins, tea & coffee stations, a lounge area, fan, mosquito net, mosquito coils, open wardrobe, private outside deck, king-size bed (suitable for extra tall guests), hairdryers & electric blankets.
  • Room 3 - Standard Family Room

    Room 3 is a Standard Family room on the ground level of Camp Amalinda and still incorporates some of the granite structures. There are no stairs to Room 3 and it is an open plan bedroom, lounge & bathroom area with 2 double beds. The ensuite bathroom consists of a shower & bath, toilet and single rock basin. If required, there is space for an extra single bed in the family room. Amenities include tea & coffee stations, fan, mosquito nets, mosquito coils, open wardrobe, private outside veranda, hair dryers & electric blankets.
  • Bar & Upstairs Lounge

    Built into an elevated granite cave, the bar and lounge area provides the perfect setting for pre-dinner refreshments and snacks.
  • Room 10 - Cecil Rhodes Suite

    The Cecil John Rhodes Suite is the most secluded lodge, elevated to the back of the main area and behind Suite 8. There are 36 steps up to the room so would be most suitable for those guests that don’t mind a little uneven terrain. The suite consists of an ensuite bathroom with toilet, his & hers showers, outside bath, rock basin, tea & coffee stations, a lounge area, fan, mosquito net, mosquito coils, open wardrobe, king-size bed, hairdryers & electric blankets. This suite boasts a swing bridge leading out to a private viewing sala overlooking the waterhole.
  • Infinity Rock Pool

    The beautiful infinity pool, carved into the granite rock offers you the opportunity to relax & refresh in its cool waters or on the comfortable sunbeds, with breathtaking views over the Matobo Hills and the waterhole below. Situated next to the sunset lounge, which holds the safari spa where guests can pamper themselves with a range of treatments from full body massages to facials, pedicures & manicures.
  • Room 8 - San Suite

    The San Suite, our Room 8, is one of our most popular and sought after rooms. With ingenious architecture and incorporation of the natural granite boulders, Room 8 allows travellers to be at one with nature. The Loo with a View is the only one of its kind at Amalinda Lodge, with epic scenery out across the countryside. The room is also home to an original San Bushman painting, making your stay fell authentic and natural.