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Wondercave

Address: Route A | Just off Kromdraai Road, Johannesburg 2040, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 11 957 0106
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Ranked #18 of 57 Attractions in Johannesburg
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Thornbury, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

It was a bit difficult to find the Wondercave but it was worth it. The cave is located within a game park so one can visit both or just the caves. I was traveling with two seniors and two toddlers. All ages enjoyed the visit. Please note that there are many steep steps to the elevator and uneven ground and... More 

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Edenvale, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you have any interest at all in the history of mankind, you have to add this to your itinerary. It is visitor-friendly and fascinating. Be prepared to get a bit dirty and remember to wear walking shoes!

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Absolutely amazing day the cave tour was fabulous ! Guides are very friendly and well educated about the caves and their history. Very well kept and truly beautiful. Can highly recommend this tour and the sights are too die for. Would not advise it for elderly people or those who have trouble walking as the stairs are very steep. Be... More 

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Pune, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Located approx. 40 kms from Sandton is the Lion and Rhino Nature Reserve. Inside this is a limestone cave called the Wonder cave. A 1 hour paid tour takes you inside this cave which is at quite a depth. Amazing scenes of stalactites and stalagmites greets you as you descend in the elevator. A wonderful experience for the kids especially.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The wonder cave was awesome! We went down a long flight of stairs and descended into the cave via a rickety old lift. The cave was massive and really cool, and the tour was really informative. I wouldnt recommend if you are extremely claustrophobic, or have trouble walking as the climb back up out of the cave was quite intensive.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We discovered that this more affordable subterranean cave exploration, although not as glamourous as Sterkfontein and Cradle of Humankind, was a terrific opportunity, in an already superb nature reserve with big cats and rhino, to see very old, huge stalagmites and stalagtites.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This truly is a must. The guides are really interesting to listen to and the cave is an absolute wonder to behold. It is not difficult to walk around, however there are around 89 steps that you need to climb down ( and up at the end) which are set at a 45 degree angle.

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Leesburg, Georgia, United States
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is an ok attraction, but hardly a wonder. The entrance is a steep 85 steps, closely arranged and descending at a 45 degree angle, so be careful, going down and gather your strength to go back up. It is a small cave and for a first cave venture you will not be disappointed, but if you have been to... More 

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Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

It certainly lives up to its name. Its something that you have to do.and is for all ages. Very affordable and the plus is that we were fortunate to see six different animals on the way to the cave. Wonder cave will compete with Cango caves and Sudwala caves

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Wonderful cave to visit while at the Rhino and Lion park. Initially the steep walk down the stairs to get to the lift was a bit daring, after which I throughly enjoyed the cave. The constant 16 degrees Celsius is very refreshing during the hot summer months. Tour lasts about an hour.

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