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Sterkfontein Cave

Address: Sterkfontein Caves Rd., Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 14 577 9000
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

The caves was an experience my husband and I will never forget! The caves are cool and spacious. Be sure not to wear white pants or slippery shoes because some parts of the caves are moist and slippery!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

As a JHB local, I was one of the many guilty people who had no experienced this local attraction. I must admit, I was expecting a tourist trap, but I was pleasantly surprised. It is a very professional and interesting experience - the caves are much larger than I assumed and are well maintained. The guide, Steven, was professional and... More 

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Mafikeng
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I really enjoyed the tour through the Sterkfontein Cave. The information provided was up to the standard. For the first time in my life i can differentiate between the fresh air and the normal oxygen that we get on our daily basis and the one at the Sterkfontein is the best. Flat rubber shoes are the best. A bottle of... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I liked the cave experience but don't believe in the whole evolution and apes so did not love everything about it and all the info

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Very interesting hour guided around the caves. Need to be physically fit to do this ,at times you are on your hands and haunches getting through tight gaps/small tunnels.,also lots of steps. The physical effort is worth it though. Only went to caves part and brief small museum bit on the site although there is other sites close by.

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mafikeng
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I went there with my husband and will never forget the day i visited the caves, AWESOME! i will tell friends and family about the caves and so on.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Great, I love the guide sense of humour. She is great and deserve all the praise. Well done your lady!!!

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Was an interesting and educational visit. The exhibition was great and informative, The cave system was fantastic to visit. The guide was wonderful, great knowledge and tried best to answere questions. Also a wonderful feeling to visit a place where once our ancestors lived.

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Rotselaar, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The beautiful caves are a bit of a challenge for people who are not so nimble anymore, but those -a bit narrow- passages do give the visitor a feel of how it is to explore caves :-) The guide was very good: we learned a lot, both about geology and history.

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Roodepoort, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised, this was my first visit here in many years & how much has changed. The tours were well organised, prompt, our tour guide was well spoken & very informative. Any age group would enjoy this trip but I think unless your child is very adventurous maybe more appropriate from about 3 years old. One section of... More 

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