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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good tour into the caves, knowledgeable and nice tour guide. You will go 60m down into the cool caves, about 17C down there. Admire the formations, one that looks like an elephant. Be prepared to crouch down and walk 200 stairs back up. Worth seeing....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BrookeMorales
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly, accomodating and knowledgable tour guides. I have been into a few caves around the world, and what stands out about this cave system (although smaller), is that they restrict how many people can enter at any given time. This means the space is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Going out to Sterkfontein caves was very interesting and a all all fun day out. Leading to the cradle of human kind

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Shlee1984
Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

The Sterkfontein Caves are interesting for the discoveries of human fossils over time and thus helping us to understand the concept of our evolution. However, there are no fossils preserved or kept inside the caves at present. The guide only points out to the spots...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 19, 2019

Wonderful and interesting. There are a lot of steps going down but it is more challenging going up with narrow areas in the cave. The cave is massive. We had a demonstration of how pure the water was. A lot of children were there and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Charl0tte2012
Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

It's my 4th visit and I still enjoyed it! A good lot of stairs to enter and exit but it was nothing that my mum couldn't handle. Guides are good, combination ticket is advised. You have to experience the journey through time and the vortex....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank YR_cdworld
Reviewed February 13, 2019

Fantastic day out for the whole Family. put on your takkies. One thing to keep in mind there are narrow passages and you will have to bend to get threw, if you have a bad back I would give it a miss. Keep to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vixen76SA
Reviewed January 25, 2019

.... but a little boring. The stalactites have been chopped off for access so renders the inside of these caves pretty ordinary if you can call limestone and dolomite ordinary. Bigger than the Wonder caves but not as 'architecturally' interesting. Pathways are rubber mat coated...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fairlywelltravelled3
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

An excellent family day. The combination ticket is recommended. We spent a lot of time between the two sites. Maropeng is wheelchair friendly our 80 year mom came with us and Maropeng offered us a wheelchair. No deposit required. Granny was able to go e...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sharon527
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Decided to do this on our first day in Johannesburg as we had nothing planned. Guide was informative. Hard hats were necessary as it is very low in places and all four of us banged our hats at times! At one point you have just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Sorry for delay in replying It wasn't expensive but we booked a combined ticket with the Cradle of Humankind museum and I can't remember the total cost but it really wasn't expensive Re clothing we managed to stay clean... More
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