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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“rhino tracking”(9 reviews)
“national park”(12 reviews)
“morning walk”(3 reviews)
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Breakfast included
Pool
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3 Star Hotel
Big Cave Camp reposes atop an enormous granite whaleback commanding inspirational views across the famous Matobo National Park. Big Cave Camp has a four star lodge with restaurant, as well as a well equipped camp site with adjacent Ndebele village. Sophisticated African architecture...
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46KM peg, Matobo | Kezi Rd, Matobo National Park - The Matopos, Zimbabwe
35.6 miles to Bulawayo Airport
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All reviewsrhino trackingnational parkmorning walkmatobo hillson the rocksbushman arttour operatorpiping hot waterfabulous sunsetstayed for one nighttwo nightsother guestsenjoyed every minutebase for visitingpanoramic viewexcellent foodmany thanks
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big cave camp was our first camp experience in Africa, and we were delighted by the sight of it! The buildings are built into the surrounding rocks, and we discovered that one of the walls in the main dining room/bar Was a rock face. We...More

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Response from DaveWCapeTown, Owner at Big Cave CampResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks very much for reviewing Big Cave, and am very glad that you enjoyed your first experience of Africa! The rhino is certainly something very special. I hope you have a wonderful rest of your trip :)

Reviewed June 3, 2018

Most friendly warmful relaxing and beautiful hotel. The views and landscapes amazing The hosts fantastic, Lin is a lovely person that makes the difference with her enthusiasm The guides so ffar friendly and helpful I just loved and enjoyed my stay The project to help...More

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Response from DaveWCapeTown, Owner at Big Cave CampResponded June 4, 2018

Hi Maria, thank you so much for your kind words. I must say we are immensely proud of our orphan program, and are thrilled that you have opted to be a part of it. Thank you so much! This year we have reached our highest...More

Reviewed May 18, 2018

Very nice stay, great location. Dinner with the management and other guests are very pleasant moments. The rooms are great and the swimming pool is unique. We also enjoyed the walks and the rhino tracking together with scouts.

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Response from DaveWCapeTown, Owner at Big Cave CampResponded May 21, 2018

Thanks very much for reviewing Big Cave. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to have you back to stay in the near future! Best Regards Dave

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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place. Right on the rocks is this amazingly constructed lodge. On the other side of the rock is the campsite. You’re welcome to use the lodges facilities and they even have a WiFi. At the campsite you’ll find the friendliest staff making...More

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Response from DaveWCapeTown, Owner at Big Cave CampResponded May 13, 2018

Thanks very much for taking the time to review the campsite! We are really happy that you enjoyed the stay and our staff! We hope to see you back soon. Best Regards Dave

Reviewed April 29, 2018

We stayed for 2 nights in the Big Cave lodges and rented 2 lodges for our family. The situation is really gorgeous, with the well-spaced stone-built lodges sitting on top of a huge granite 'dwala'. The views are amazing. We had very friendly service from...More

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Response from DaveWCapeTown, Owner at Big Cave CampResponded April 30, 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to review Big Cave,we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay. I have to agree that sitting around a camp fire in Africa is particularly special! We hope to see you back soon. Best Regards Dave Waddy

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Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
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$165 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
$165 - $270 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
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"Beautiful landscape of every room"
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"all the rooms have beautiful views , Honeymoon suite has an exceptional location and extra frills"
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"Take your pic, can't go wrong."
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"All the campsites are in the shade. Rather go without wifi than buy wifi and be unable to use it."
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