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Experience the awe of standing at the Point of Human Origins. Visit world renowned archaeological site with earliest evidence for modern human behaviour. Our tour is a dual journey - one in space and time, and one within. Our main goals are to...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Pinnacle Road | Pinnacle Point Beach and Golf Resort, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 79 640 0004
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fascinating a must do trip in the area. thank you Christopher - very knowledgeable -you made this trip very interesting.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

All in all a great experience.. lots of stairs and lots of information - In fact at times a bit too much information to process... I had questions forming but the facts were coming thick and fast that in the end I just absorbed and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide, Christopher, was very informed on the topic and highly entertaining. This trip is definitely one of the top 5 best attractions in and around Mossel Bay. Combine the trip with having a drink/lunch at the clubhouse of the world class Pinnacle Point Golf...More

1  Thank Mignon D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour started with a background intro of human history and the archaeology work that has taken place in the cave. Christopher was careful to explain all the details, which were fascinating. On the way to the cave Christopher pointed out the different types of...More

1  Thank Kath_Lau
PointOfHumanOrigin, Manager at Point of Human Origins, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kath, thank you so much for your wonderful review. Much appreciated!.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide Chris was passionate, knowledgeable and friendly. He truly gave the caves life via his storytelling.

1  Thank Tourist826156
Reviewed October 11, 2018

These caves were some of the earliest inhabited by prehistoric humans. Christopher, our guide, offered a quick review not only of those folks' lives but also of changing geology. An unforgettable memory. The stairs were not bad at all. We had several 80-year olds in...More

1  Thank Alex_Tallinn
Reviewed September 13, 2018

We had a tour with Christopher as a family (with older teenagers). We met at the Golf club lounge, where you can enjoy a coffee before or after the tour and then set off on a very well delivered and interesting tour, which takes a...More

1  Thank FamilyTravels182018
PointOfHumanOrigin, Manager at Point of Human Origins, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! Much appreciated!!!

Reviewed August 15, 2018

Our guide Christopher was super fun on this educational adventure. The information we got from him regarding the Caves (not only 13B) was priceless and it was great that Christopher was a guide that you could have a conversation with not just someone who tossed...More

2  Thank HerRoyalHickup
PointOfHumanOrigin, Manager at Point of Human Origins, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Welcome Home indeed!!!! Thank you for beautiful review!

Reviewed August 8, 2018

The Cave and the landscape was pretty. The Guide was friendly, told us cool stories and know's everythinke about this area. We enjoyed it a lot.

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PointOfHumanOrigin, Manager at Point of Human Origins, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you so much!!!

Reviewed August 8, 2018

Being a teacher at a school, it is always tough to find an experience for pre-teens which they enjoy, as well as being educational. But this is the second year I have brought my Grade 6’s to Mossel Bay and it was an incredible experience...More

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PointOfHumanOrigin, Manager at Point of Human Origins, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you so much and we looking forward to see you again next year! Warm regards.

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August 22, 2018|
Response from PointOfHumanOrigin | Property representative |
Hi there, We offer cave visits with knowledgeable guide and it's not free. Please email or let me know how many people interested and on what date you would like to visit. Best wishes, Yuli
Amo D
July 26, 2017|
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Response from PointOfHumanOrigin | Property representative |
Hi Amo D, Yes, we offer daily guided cave visits on demand... need at least and hour to organize guide for you, but ideal to book day in advance. To book you can either email us or call 0796400004. Look forward to hear... More