For a chance to truly be immersed in Mapungubwe National Park’s magical and mystical heritage, join SANParks for its annual Lecture Series, Mapungubwe: The Beginning.

For one whole weekend, guests will explore Mapungubwe National Park’s rich archaeological and ancestral history presented by some of Africa’s most influential academics. With explorations of Mapungubwe Hill, the Mapungubwe Interpretive Centre and Museum, and the Confluence of the Limpopo and Shashe rivers, it’s an exclusive opportunity to experience this World Heritage Site’s cultural, historic and spiritual significance.

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Did we mention dinners under the stars and ample game drives in search of Mapungubwe’s many wildlife wonders? This evocative landscape, where grey giants roam and stately baobabs tower, will undoubtedly steal your heart.

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This year, Mapungubwe welcomes keynote speaker Dr Mathole Motshekga, renowned author of numerous articles on African renaissance, philosophy, heritage and religion. Motshekga will be discussing Mapungubwe’s archeo-astronomical and cultural history, and its significance for nation building and social cohesion.

When: 21-23 September 2018
Where: Mapungubwe National Park

Want to have a peek at what went down at last year’s event? Click here to read more about Wild’s extraordinary weekend.

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Pictures by Rudolph de Girardier