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“Caving experience in almaria spain”
Review of Cuevas de Sorbas

Cuevas de Sorbas
Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Sorbas
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: You can visit the gypsum Sorbas caves in different ways depending on your physical conditions and concerns:Ther tours are quite affordable and prices range between 15 € and 11 € per child. They even offer a three menu lunch at their Restaurant at 13 € per person (10 € if you take a tour) Or if you prefer, you can have just a coffee on the Terrace-Bar.
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Caving experience in almaria spain”
Reviewed August 1, 2014

My partner and I visits the caves with our 2 grandsons aged 7 & 10, we went on the 1&1/2 hr guided tour which they advertise as easy , my partner is aged 65 and is fairly active, but she did find some of the tight gaps and high steps to climb vert difficult.i would not recommend this tour unless you are fit and playable, it was no problem for the rest of us and the guide was very informative.

Visited July 2014
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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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“Amazing experience.”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

Incredibly knowledgeable guide very friendly and spoke several languages. Also very patient with slow middle aged woman!

Visited June 2014
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Jersey, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
65 attraction reviews
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“Tight fit, but really interesting”
Reviewed June 19, 2014

Entrance fee was quite high, but as we had travelled from Mojacar to see them, we paid the 13 Euros each and joined a Spanish speaking guide (no English and we do not speak Spanish). It was actually very good. The route was fairly easy, doing the Ruta Basica, but if you were claustrophobic, this might not be the attraction for you as we squeezed through fairly tight holes in the rock with only our head torches for illumination. The gypsum caves are quite astonishing as there is very little rain, so they are well preserved. We would like to return to do the longer, more "caving" experience. The guide was really friendly even if she spoke no English, she spoke slowly enough that we could get the gist of what she was talking about, and the family and other person in the group tried to give us little translations of the key points. The site also has nice walking trails and a cafe (with wifi) and toilets etc. We will visit again

Visited May 2014
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Manchester
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“An interesting and unusual visit”
Reviewed December 1, 2013

This is an extensive show cave in gypsum, rather than the more common limestone, conducted by a guide. The gypsum deposits of the Sorbas basin are the most extensive in Europe. It is very pleasantly cool to visit during summer time. There is a visitor centre with a bar and restaurante, so it is well worth returning to in the eveing for a meal if you are staying nearby.

Visited August 2013
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Swanage, UK
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent experience”
Reviewed November 18, 2013

We, three adults, visited the caves on a dull day in November. We did the Ruta Basica which was about an hour and a quarter long and reasonably easy. You need sensible footwear and a willingness to do a bit of scrambling - oh, and you need to be happy squeezing through fairly small spaces. The caves are completely authentic, no lights, no steps, so you wear a helmet with a light on it. There were only five of us on our tour, us and a Spanish couple and our bi-lingual lady guide was fantastic. I'm sorry I didn't get her name. She was good fun, efficient and very keen to make sure we all had a good, safe time. I would recommend this trip to anyone with a reasonable fitness level, It's also good value at 13 euros per adult.

Visited November 2013
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