It was our intention to visit this place last year but was put off by the prices charged by tour companies some as much as fifty euros for a half day trip nothing else included.
So this year hired a car and went, what a surprise only nine euros to get in….
You certainly need good footwear for this place, however I did see a few people in flip flops/ thongs or even sandals, some had cuts to their feet, put on a pair of trainers its worth it!!.
The trip round the park in the parks coach is approx one hour, the drivers seem oblivious to the road and the drops and the nearness of large rocks, they do stop frequently to allow you to take photographs. They use a pre-recorded cd/dvd over the coach PA system so they stop to allow for the multi lingual to roll over, I have to say I did learn a couple of things from it.
We did go into the restaurant only had a coffee and a bun but was fairly priced and enjoyable, the menu for there was interesting and again seemed reasonable for where you were.
Went to see where they cooked the food over a vent, some YOUNG lads tried to lean over but were forced back by the heat and the vapours of the meat/chicken being cooked, it did throw out some heat.
The trick with the water into a vent very amusing just find which way the wind is blowing and be upwind not down if you do not want a shower.
They stuff some cut bushes into a whole and it caches fire, again check the wind or get covered in smoke.
The shop well standard fare and standard fare, what do you expect from a tourist attraction.
The views from the car park is fantastic you could sit for an age just admiring the views, I can understand why they will not allow people to wander off or not use the coach could be lethal….
Great trip well worth it – but use a car if possible.
NB if in a car visit the museum down the road where the camel rides are worth it.
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