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Address: Approximately 30km (19 miles) from town on the R328, Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Phone Number: 44 272 7410
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Description: Though damaged through shortsighted tourism schemes in the 1960s, these...
Though damaged through shortsighted tourism schemes in the 1960s, these caves are still worth a visit for their eerie dark tunnels and stunning limestone formations.
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Just beautiful!

Wonderful, exciting and breath taking experience! Loved everything about the caves, will definitely be spreading the word about this place!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Potchefstroom, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Wonderful, exciting and breath taking experience! Loved everything about the caves, will definitely be spreading the word about this place!

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Ulladulla, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Great Caves tour with knowledgable tour guides! Very interesting history of the caves and refreshments after were lovely.

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Hermanus, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Fantastic afternoon spent making our way through all the tunnels and caves. And our wonderful tourguide was full of life and she was able to talk to some of the other people in their home language. German and Dutch.

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Cape Town
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This was the highlight for my kids on our holiday and we as adults enjoyed it thoroughly! I had been there when I was last a teenager, but my husband had never been to the caves before. All the press about the caves being run down, etc - we found to be absolute nonsense. Guides were friendly, caves feel in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We have been trying out many places like this but the beauty of the caves were above all expectations! Wonderfully preserved and absolutely beautiful! I would do it again...

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We arrived at about 10am and had not booked ahead as it we thought it would be quiet in the winter months; however, there were several overseas school parties booked in for the Adventure Tour which meant the only time available was 3pm. We booked one Heritage Tour and one Adventure Tour for 3pm and 3.30pm respectively and then drove... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Very nice place to visit. We got a guided tour in Afrikaans but in English is also possible. It was very interesting.

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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A must see once you are in the area. What you see or experience in the caves, you cannot compare to anything. It is a unique experience.

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Poolesville
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A nice set of caves to explore. Genuine primitive art for you to view. Take the adventure tour if you are not overweight.

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King William's Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Easily accessible by a tarred road, the Cango Caves are a national heritage site and a great sight to see. The knowdgeable tour guide takes you on the journey through the stalagmites and stalagtites - breathtaking scenery! Equipped with a restaurant and bar to pass time while waiting for you tour to start. The heritage tour is the most user... More 

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Address: Approximately 30km (19 miles) from town on the R328, Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Phone Number: 44 272 7410
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Oudtshoorn

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