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Matsieng's Footprints

Off A1, Near Mochudi, Gaborone, Botswana
+267 71 366 643
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Historical site

Lucky, the guide, gave us the historical background of the rocks and the site. The footprints on... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
Gauteng, South Africa
Not really imessive

Not really impressive but definitely in a folksie way. The guide we had was full of stories and... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
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  • Terrible6%
17 Apr 2017
“Historical site”
9 Feb 2017
“Not really imessive”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Off A1, Near Mochudi, Gaborone, Botswana
+267 71 366 643
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Lucky, the guide, gave us the historical background of the rocks and the site. The footprints on the rocks take one back in time. Interesting part of History that one is seldom exposed to. Enjoyed listening to the stories.

1  Thank Vuyelwa
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Not really impressive but definitely in a folksie way. The guide we had was full of stories and anecdotes, all very interesting. The footprints themselves are interesting in that no one seems to know exactly how old they are or even who did them. Very...More

Thank ericon991
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Seeing giant footprints on a rock that the guide said were the giant Matsieng's took me down memory lane to my childhood. the guide retold the stories I have heard about Matsieng as a child and shared the cultural importance of the area for the...More

1  Thank Ninie S
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

One of the places I enjoyed the best while on my holiday in Gaborone. Mostly thanks to the guide Lucky, who was very knowledgeable about the geology and the myths surrounding this famous site, said to be where the first man emerged from and where...More

1  Thank Des1963
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Interesting tales from the local folks. The guide was very knowledgeable about the place and its history. Worth a visit. Downside is that it is not easily accessible, sign boards have apparently been removed due to roadworks.

1  Thank Nicole LM M
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Filled with interesting tales and evidentiary footprints etc. The tour guide is knowledgeable and very entertaining. Directions to the place not well marked but the people are very friendly and helpful with directions. Well worth the visit nonetheless!

Thank charlesrembe
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

Matieu will present you with plenty of details this site where, as a matter of fact, you will not find any footprint but a series of petroglyph. Nice place, very characteristic especially from the naturalistic point of view.

Thank carlo g
Reviewed 21 January 2015

We took our family of 8 out to the footprints and were pleasantly suprised .Located not too far from Gaborone ,the kids had fun and enjoyed the outing to Matsiengs Footprints

Thank botfam
Reviewed 21 January 2015

The guide was far from satisfactory and had an irritating, though knowledgeable presentation. These footprints are the subject of local folklore as well as modern explanations. However unless more care is taken to protect them, they will just be worn away by visitors and disappear....More

1  Thank stephen c
Reviewed 28 September 2014

We found the sign to the Matsieng Foot prints on the main road but quickly encountered a gate that said we couldn't go through it because of the airshow. We later found out that we should have gone through the gate and followed the track...More

1  Thank SequimWATraveler
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Alicia v
15 February 2017|
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Response from Vuyelwa | Reviewed this property |
Cost free, Just show up..that's it
26 October 2016|
Response from Vuyelwa | Reviewed this property |
I think an hour is more than enough...perhaps phone the Botswana tourism office and get all the details.
13 October 2016|
Response from Vuyelwa | Reviewed this property |
We visited the site on Sunday around lunch time....so I think they do.