Located in a region packed full of history, the Motopos National Park lies is the south western part of the country, just 40kms from Bulawayo.The park offers a fine combination of history, scenery and wildlife, is famed for being the burial place of Cecil John Rhodes, which lies on the top of Malindidzimu Mountain, which Rhodes named "View of the World". Throughout the park are numerous caves, with paintings by ancient bushmen, depicting the life that existed in the area many thousands of years before Zimbabwe was ever discovered.

Most of the animals can be found in the small Whovi Game Park; which holds dense population of wildlife which includes the white rhino, giraffe, ostrich, wildebeest, leopards and number of different antelope and if lucky, the elusive and rare black rhino may been spotted. Matobo national park contains the highest concentration of black eagles and breeding pairs of these birds in the world.

There are several campsites within the park including Sandy Spruit Dam close to the northern entrance, Toghwana Dam, Mjele Dam and a small tent site a Mezilume Dam. The most popular camping is at Maleme Dam, but this gets very crowded at weekends and during school holidays. At Maleme Dam there are also chalets and lodges, including two luxury lodges, the Fish Eagle and the Black Eagle, but booking in advance is essential. There are other lodges scattered throughout the park.