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Fun to explore, but mind the bats!

I visited Contilola Cave in Wamena as part of a day trip organised by Dr Weiglein Expeditions... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2016
DSMcComb
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London, United Kingdom
Contilola Cave in Baliem Valley - Wagawaga village Papua . take sometime to visit those cave before return to hotel

I have some photos if anyone to view. take some minute to visit and view the great cave including... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2012
Papua2012
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

The drive up the Baliem Valley to the cave is spectacular. Gourd men, thatched roofs, women with their nokens, sheer cliffs, trees that look like they belong in Africa all made for a great drive. The limestone cave is in a little park whose entrance...More

Thank Tour282591
Reviewed 19 March 2016

n the dry season there is no water and the cave can be explored on foot. Lots of bats inside. I was told that local people catch shrimps in that cave. I tasted them. They are small but delicious fresh water shrimps, and are expensive...More

Thank Svitlana Z
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I visited Contilola Cave in Wamena as part of a day trip organised by Dr Weiglein Expeditions, while I was staying at the gorgeous Baliem Valley Resort. The journey from the car park to the cave itself requires a decent level of fitness; you need...More

Thank DSMcComb
Reviewed 10 May 2015

The very " tropical" cave, in my opinion more interesting than the "Jiwika mummy" nearby. Access from parking requires about 10min of walking up on slippery stairs. If you have no lamp and visit only the first cavern, it is "just a cave" - spacious...More

Thank Janusz R
Reviewed 21 August 2014

The cave itself has little special to offer. It isn't very deep, but still a slipperly climb up and down. Inside the cave you get a view of the jungle exit on the other end. Don't expect any impressive stalagmites or other geological features though.

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Reviewed 21 August 2012

I have some photos if anyone to view. take some minute to visit and view the great cave including the cave of Wosilimo village

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