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Kiwengwa Caves

Kiwengwa-Pongwe Forest Reserve, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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Ranked #2 of 2 attractions in Kiwengwa
Type: Caverns/ Caves
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Crowell, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We stayed in Pongwe and the Mchekeni Coral Caves at the Kiwengwa-Pongwe Forest Reserve were just a ten minute cab ride from our hotel. It was clear from the start that the caves don't get many visitors - our cab driver had to look around for the lone park ranger who came out shirtless. We paid a small fee to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The caves were used to hide slaves during the end of the slave trade in Zanzibar. You can climb through them but I highly recommend closed toed shoes and a headlamp. Holding into flashlights can be tricky.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

historical location very good condition the big things i like in is receveing customer it was like home!!!!!!!!

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Shanghai, China
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

It is nice...but tour is so expensive..i believe in zanzibar they dont really have idea of prices. Despite of all it deserves to be visited, once it is necessary to enjoy th opportunity of being there

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