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The Cango Caves

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Address: 328 Approximately 30km (19 miles) from town on the R, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
Phone Number: 44 272 7410
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Though damaged through shortsighted tourism schemes in the 1960s, these...

Though damaged through shortsighted tourism schemes in the 1960s, these caves are still worth a visit for their eerie dark tunnels and stunning limestone formations.

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Oudtshoorn, Cango Caves and Little Karoo Day Trip from Knysna

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Great family outting

We wen on the full tour of the caves and really enjoyed it! Would recommend to anyone that is able to do it! Does get hot and humid but well worth the time and money! We got a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Yvonne962
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We wen on the full tour of the caves and really enjoyed it! Would recommend to anyone that is able to do it! Does get hot and humid but well worth the time and money! We got a slush puppy drink at the little shop on exit which topped it al off! Great way to make happy family memories!

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I, plus our two children aged 11 and 13, visited here as part of our Garden Route tour and we thoroughly enjoyed it! The caves were stunning and easy to negotiate, with clear, well-maintained paths to follow. Our guide was excellent - very informative and interesting and she sang beautifully to demonstrate the wonderful acoustics. We did... More 

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Mubende
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a great guide. Everything was explained in detail and the guide burst out in song a couple of times that made the experience even more worth while

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Hillcrest, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful time, it was my wife's greatest wish to see the caves, she thoroughly enjoyed it and made her day. We did the basic tour and not the adventure tour. If you are wanting to do the adventure tour you have to be be quite fit and reasonably thin to fit through all the small spaces. Also the... More 

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worcestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A wet day so we headed for the Cango caves. We picked the Heritage tour. Which was around an hour long and was 100 rand per adult and 60 rand for a child ( our 17 year olds classed as kids) so very good value. Great guides keep the group interested the caves themselves are truly amazing. worth a visit.... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The guided tour is very interesting & well put together. Fantastic photo opportunities. The guides are informative & friendly, although sometimes a little difficult to understand. Not suitable for people with mobility issues.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The kids finally reached the age that we could take them to Oudtshoorn (8 yrs old) and for them to enjoy the Cango Caves. They easily managed to climb and slide thru all the very narrow passageways and steps and thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly as well as patient with the little ones. Awesome... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

very nice cave but not more then that, there are 2 kinds of tours regular and adventure The cave is not so beautiful therefore I will prefer going to the adventure tour ( take attention it is needed to book in advance).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the tour was just awesome . you will fall in love with the caves . I would love to live a bushmen's life if caves are such gorgeous . Some limestones simply looked like a chandelier. A must visit . The guide i dnt remember her name accurately though may be karren was awesome. She was such a sweet heart... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tchooo what an amazing experience. Next time I will be raking my daughter, nieces and nephews for them to experience such beauty and learn

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