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“Excellent experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cuevas de Sorbas

Cuevas de Sorbas
Paraje Barranco del Infierno, 04270 Sorbas, Spain
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Sorbas
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Amusement/ Theme Parks, Amusement Parks
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Owner description: You can visit the gypsum Sorbas caves in different ways depending on your physical conditions and concerns:Ther tours are quite affordable and prices range between 15 € and 11 € per child. They even offer a three menu lunch at their Restaurant at 13 € per person (10 € if you take a tour) Or if you prefer, you can have just a coffee on the Terrace-Bar.
Swanage, UK
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
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“Excellent experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We, three adults, visited the caves on a dull day in November. We did the Ruta Basica which was about an hour and a quarter long and reasonably easy. You need sensible footwear and a willingness to do a bit of scrambling - oh, and you need to be happy squeezing through fairly small spaces. The caves are completely authentic, no lights, no steps, so you wear a helmet with a light on it. There were only five of us on our tour, us and a Spanish couple and our bi-lingual lady guide was fantastic. I'm sorry I didn't get her name. She was good fun, efficient and very keen to make sure we all had a good, safe time. I would recommend this trip to anyone with a reasonable fitness level, It's also good value at 13 euros per adult.

Visited November 2013
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English first
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
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“Very interesting!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

A really interesting afternoon was spent here. The caves really are quite stunning. Learnt a lot about stalegnites/stalegtites etc. not expensive either. Would like to go back. A scary drive back to Garrucha over the mountains so make sure you take the correct turning. Worth a visit

Visited December 2012
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England, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Went on a trip with my mother (73), husband and step daughter (10) and we all had a really great time, so it's something that would suit any non-claustrophobic family.
Bits of the caves are very beautiful with large glistening gypsum crystals in the walls and ceiling. There are some high bits that are very easily walked through and other bits that involve some crouching, scrambling and squeezing, but our guide made sure we were all comfortable with all of it and in some places gave us the choice to go over or under big rocks.
Parking is in a large car park (though there's very little shade, so your car will get hot in the sun) and then you walk a short distance to the centre where there is a gift shop, bar/cafe and where you get kitted out with helmets, lights, etc.
Wear good shoes (not flip-flops) and clothes that can get dirty and possibly damp. This is not like some tours where it's all on concrete paths with safety barriers - it's really fun!
Once kitted out you'll be taken on a short walk along a lovely gorge until you reach the cave entrance.
I'd recommend this to anyone!

Visited April 2013
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“bit of fun”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

make sure you have trainers and socks on , it is a little bit away from the coast but a bit of fun when you are feed up with the beach . easy to find and easy to park

Visited July 2012
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“An enjoyable experience but wouldn't do it again”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012 via mobile

The caves are gypsum caves and although there is glistening gypsum in the rocks, once you have seen one cave the rest follow suit. We paid 44€ for 2 adults and 2 small children and the tour was just over an hour long. I'm glad we went but value for money isn't great.

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