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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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85%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
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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8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Very educational experience. The exhibit was very well done, interesting and informative. The cave guide was very knowledgeable. It is worth the effort

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

My visit to the caves was actually a birthday gift from my girlfriend. That place was amazing. Our tour guide was very clever and knowledgeable about the caves. It was like a practical class of my history of mankind. Fortunately I was dressed properly to go for the "cave hiking". Trust me it's actually a long walk with narrow winding... More

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Agoura Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We enjoyed our tour through the cave and museum and seeing the excavation sites. All in all it took about 2 hours after arriving. It was a beautiful day so we also enjoyed the good views of surrounding areas. The local guide who took us though the cave was very good and knew all about the history of the area,... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

It's a short trip but a bit strenous, wearing trainer shoes would be very appropriate . And it's advisable in summer because the cave might be too cold in winter. Children under 10 might struggle in the cave

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

We visited after a morning at Marapeng and had a very tasty lunch before going down the caves. At this World Heritage Site you do a guided tour. Our guide, Ms Kahdanga, was an Anthropology student who passed on her excitement to the tour group - her stories and explanations were excellent. Some of the access is restricted, with low-ceiling... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It was fascinating to visit the cave where Little Foot was discovered and also see the start of the underground lake which continues on for miles and miles.

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