Tshabalala Game Sanctuary

Status Open now

Tshabalala is situated about 10 km from the city centre on the Matopos Road. It is a wildlife sanctuary of thorny bushveld and hosts a variety of birdlife and wildlife.Some of them include guinea fowl, francolins, giraffe, zebra, warthog, impala, tsessebe and other smaller antelope, and many species of wild birds and waterfowl.

Visitors are allowed to leave their cars in Tshabalala and walk through the wilderness and experience the sights and sounds on foot. Driving and cycling is also permitted and horse rides can be arranged.The Sanctuary is open from 06:00 to 18:00hrs and there is an entrance charge.

Entrance Fees

Day Visitors Locals $3.00 per person

Accommodated  Local Visitors $1.00 per person

Fees Day Visitors SADC  $8.00 per person

Accommodated Visitors SADC $2.00 per person

Fees Day Visitors International $10.00 per person

Accommodated International Visitors $3.00 per person


Matopos Road,



Open Mon – Sun
6am – 6pm

(May be closed between January and February due to heavy rains that affect the road)