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Mapungubwe National Park flood damage update

Date: 2013-05-23

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An update on the Mapungubwe National Park flood damage as on 23 May 2013.


  • All camps are open.

Hides and Picnic Spots:

  • Treetop Walk is closed as reconstruction is underway.
  • Malotswa bird hide is closed and still submerged under water.

Access roads to and around the Park:

Access roads outside the Park

  • R572 tarred road from Mapungubwe to Pont drift / Alldays is open - This is the only access point to and from Mapungubwe.
  • R572 tarred road from Mapungubwe to Musina is still closed - (bridge washed away).
  • Visitors travelling from Musina's side can alternatively join the road via Venetia mine to rejoin the R521 from Alldays towards Mapungubwe. ***Please ensure that you have enough fuel as the distance covered is +/- 140km.

Access roads within the Park

  • The Denstat gravel road from the Main Gate to Limpopo Forest Tented camp and Mazhou Camping site is not operational - a small bridge along the way, washed away.
  • 4x4 roads inside the park can be used, with caution.
  • All other roads are fully accessible.


For further enquiries, please contact Mapungubwe National Park's Reception on:
Tel: (015) 534 7923/4/5


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