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Lion Cavern

Ngwenya Mine, Ngwenya, Swaziland
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A simple but interest trip

The tour takes about 3 hours. It includes the introduction of the museum, a short hiking to the dam... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Hsu-Wei-Chun
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Cayo, Cayo, Belize
Oldest mine in Africa

On Ngwenya Mountain there is/was a rich deposit of Haematite. 3 Iron Age mines existed, 1 of which... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
kdgarlipp
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Pretoria, South Africa
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12 Jul 2017
“A simple but interest trip”
26 Jun 2017
“Oldest mine in Africa”
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Ngwenya Mine, Ngwenya, Swaziland
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

The tour takes about 3 hours. It includes the introduction of the museum, a short hiking to the dam and finally reaches lion cavern. I also saw some tables and BBQ stove but not sure if needs to reserve. It's only 1 guide (also the...More

Thank Hsu-Wei-Chun
Reviewed 27 June 2017

On Ngwenya Mountain there is/was a rich deposit of Haematite. 3 Iron Age mines existed, 1 of which was totally destroyed during modern mining operations, one was damaged and is hard to get to and this the 3rd was saved by the mining company. The...More

Thank kdgarlipp
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