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Sterkfontein Caves

4 Kromdraai Road, Krugersdorp 1739, South Africa
+27 14 577 9000
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Interesting place for Australian visitors

Our overseas visitors had a great time in the caves. The guide was very good. The trip was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carol B
Absolutely not for the s.a peeps

Look, i love these caves and went there many times... it use to be such a nice drive out with my... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
Mr V
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“fossils” (3 reviews)
“cradle” (8 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4 Kromdraai Road, Krugersdorp 1739, South Africa
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+27 14 577 9000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our overseas visitors had a great time in the caves. The guide was very good. The trip was definitely not for old and infirm as pathway was quite steep and narrow

Thank Carol B
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Look, i love these caves and went there many times... it use to be such a nice drive out with my bike every 2nd month or so, still a good place, but catering gor the $ and £ for sure... i now just drive by...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

A bit too touristy for my liking. The guide was friendly and knowledgeable. I ended up catching swine flu.

Thank Celeste L
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

I am glad that I made the visit to this destination but due to the parts of the track where you literally have to get down on hand and knees to get through gaps that are only a couple of feet off the ground I...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

Educational day out for the family with lots to see and learn Kids will love it and prices are reasonable

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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous outing this was. The caves are beautifully preserved and naturally presented. Our tour leader was witty, charming and well-informed. What a tiny speck we are in the greater scheme of existence and time. To think that a stalagmite grows only 1cm in...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Good for all ages and physical ability. Educational and informative. Would recommend this experience.

Thank Heather D
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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I stayed over at Maropeng Boutique Hotel and got to do a combo tour with this at a 20% discount. The day and tour was chilled and pretty straightforward. It takes roughly an hour or so and involves a lot of walking...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2018

The visit and Walk through the caves were interesting, It was nice and quiet during the week, and the group was not to big, which reduces waiting times. Always amazed at how natures work around and underneath us. When you are here, pop around the...More

Thank Johandie v
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Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

Excellent. I bought a combined visit to the cradle and the sterkfontein caves. Highly recommended. Historically interesting. Entertaining yet informative guides. Whilst we were down in the caves there was a storm and rain overheard which began poring through the natural holes in the cave...More

Thank RSweetnam
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Response from adamcaplin | Reviewed this property |
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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