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Address: Northern region of the Drakensberg Range | 15 km West of the Strydom Tunnel, 1122, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 13 238 0015

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Charming caves , with lots of stairs

The guides are helpful and the caves capture the imagination. Great historical value. Beautiful gardens and accommodation on site.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
Elsabe B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The guides are helpful and the caves capture the imagination. Great historical value. Beautiful gardens and accommodation on site.

Thank Elsabe B
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Evans...young man you were brilliant. You know your subject. Very informative learned a lot about the history of the caves. The caves by itself takes your breath away.

1 Thank Sias7213
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

We visited the caves as part of a road trip through the area. The local guide was fabulous with many historical anecdotes and interesting facts. He was also very patient with the kids.

Thank TravellingSage
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The history of it all is interesting but personally there are much better sights to see and things to do in the area. If on an international visit it is most definitely worth the experience but if South African I doubt you would find it rewarding. Great history and experience walking in a mountain however....

Thank mishkaw2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the caves and all the history that goes along with it. lunch was great and affordable. its really nice. having had our children coming along was not that bad.

Thank Deon En Judy D
Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

We visited in December 2015. It's quite a drive to get to the caves. The fee paid to enter the caves is too much considering what you see/ your experience. The guide was not very knowledgeable and it seemed like it was such an effort to take us on a tour. They emphasised that the guides are volunteers. At the... More 

Thank shan12015
Thohoyandou, South Africa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 08h00 and we were told that they will start working at 08h30 but a volunteer told us she will attend to us as her master has gone to fetch other employees from the village nearby. The entrance fee is too much compared to what we saw inside.The words ' I am a volunteer' was the order of... More 

Thank Lydia T
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

A bit of a drive to get there and it's only about 10min walk through it. Takes longer cause you have to wait for the group in front. Some areas closed and lots of litter.

Thank Dave L
Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We visited earlier this year. There is a sign next to the road but start slowing down after the Shoe. The road is very busy. When we arrived we were informed that university students were busy working there. There were beer bottles standing in full view and the students were atanding around smoking and listening to music. Our guide was... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

A really good half day out very informative guide very impressive history on how the caves where found very interesting.

1 Thank Jon2412

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