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Elephant Caves

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We included this a part of our Tanzania Safari Experience. Our safari driver/guide dropped us off... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Carl_MTPSC
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Mr David

Awesome caves and carvings. But no Elephants. The weather was a bit windy so the boat ride over was... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
David D
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Devonport, Australia
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

We included this a part of our Tanzania Safari Experience. Our safari driver/guide dropped us off at a ranger station and asked us how long we wanted this tour. We chose 2 hours and it took us 3 hours. We had a 75 year old...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carl_MTPSC
Reviewed October 25, 2018

With my stay in Karatu i booked the elephant caves with Agama Tours and went excellent We did easy hiking and we enjoyed the beauty of the forest

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Zacky A
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We liked the walk as a change after 4 dusty days in other parks. It is fairly easy to walk even though you should wear solid shoes as there are some up and down parts. Our guide explained quite a lot during this 2 hours...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank calvinhobbes68
Reviewed September 16, 2018

A really interesting and informative and worthwhile walk. Great guide and security. Memorable experience!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Caroline W
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Awesome caves and carvings. But no Elephants. The weather was a bit windy so the boat ride over was scary for some.cost to was reasonable. Cost for foreigners to get into the national park was i think 500 Indian rupee.for non foreigners it was cheep....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Great hike to see nature at its best. There is also a beautiful water falls. Good exercise, guides very knowledgeable!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sandi B
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Guided tour by local guide and a ranger in a national park where we learned about flora and fauna ogf the area..

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Thordis T T
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Was a nice walking trip like 3-4 hours, beautiful coffee plantation view on the way to the caves also we got a chance to see same small animals like vevet monkey around

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Paroholidaysafaris
Reviewed November 5, 2017

It is a very nice half-day trip where you walk in the Park with a ranger and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. You will see a beautiful water fall, the caves where the elephans with their tusks dig for salt etc. It can be very warm...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Per H
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Interesting hike, a bit tougher than we expected due to altitude. We were only there 1 night, and this was 'ok'...we probably should have just enjoyed the other activities on site since we didn't have much time. But if you're there for a few days,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Katie W
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Response from DAK_Hamilton | Reviewed this property |
There is a Park Fee to go in. I have forgotten the amount but I think it was around $15 USD. We also paid the walking guide. I am not sure if it is worth it but it was good to get out for a walk after being in Safari trucks... More
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