Amalinda Lodge
Rock pool at Amalinda African Sunrise
Rock pool at Amalinda
African Sunrise

Amalinda Lodge

An African inspired refuge, where world-class facilities combine with the spiritual energy, allure and unique beauty, for which the Matobo Hills is so celebrated. This exclusive, privately owned safari lodge is in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Matobo Hills, situated only 45kms from Bulawayo. Tucked away into an ancient Bushman’s shelter, Camp Amalinda was voted in the top 3 Safari Lodges in Zimbabwe for 2010 and 2013. The granite domes and castle kopjes of the Matobo Hills echo the essence of tranquility and the majesty of untamed Africa, where mammal and bird species are prolific. Included here are the highest concentrations of Leopard and Black Eagle in the world, as well as a healthy population of the endangered Black and White Rhino.




The granite domes and castle kopjes of the Matobo Hills, Zimbabwe, are among the most spectacular rock sceneries in the world. Nestled in this unique range of hills is Camp Amalinda. It is here that the hopes, trials and tribulations of the San Bushmen are recorded in the ancient rock paintings. Historic trek to Rhodes’ grave and “View of the World” Also see incredible bird-life and sight the endangered species the black and white rhino in Matopo National Park.

Need to Know

Camp Amalinda, is situated 45 kilometers south of Bulawayo on the Matopos road. Bulawayo is the most convenient location to access the camp and the nearest commercial airport is Joshua Muqabuko Airport which is 60 kilometers away. Camp Amalinda is not wheelchair friendly as the lodge is build in and around rocks.

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

The Matobo Hills is one of the last bastions of both black and white rhino in Africa. The most unforgettable safari experience will be an approach up to this endangered species. Matobo National Park is home to a wide variety of animal species including: wildebeest, giraffe, kudu, eland, sable, klipspringer, leopard, hyena, cheetah, hippo, warthog, rock dassies, waterbuck, wildcat, springhare, common duiker, crocodiles, baboons and monkeys. The richness of the Park can also be seen from the diverse bird life. The park is famous for its large concentration of black eagles, which can be seen perched atop the rock formations or soaring along the cliffs in search of prey.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Rhino Tracking Visit to Cecil John Rhodes grave & View of the World Tour of African homestead Tour of famous caveman paintings Safari Spa Day trip to Great Zimbabwe Khami ruins Bulawayo Tour


Spa Pool Library Wine Cellar Bar Sunset Lounge


Amalinda consists of nine individually thatched rooms including a trio of suites, ideal for honeymooners, all of which are set into the imposing boulders. These three suites have recently been refurbished and it brings us great pleasure to introduce to you for the first time “The Lobengula Suite”, “The Rhodes Suite” and “The San Suite”. Each are steeped in African historical artefacts of a bygone era.


Best non-tented safari establishments 2015 in Zimbabwe by AZTA


Green Season (May, June, July, August, September and October) High Season (January, February, March, April, November and December)

Average StayAverage Stay

2 nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

Green Season: US$365 High Season: US$420

Children PolicyChild Policy

Children U12 Half price

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To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at

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