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“Caves” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Cango Caves

The Cango Caves
Ranked #2 of 30 things to do in Oudtshoorn
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Jersey, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Caves”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

Worth a visit, not a long trip by car, totally different from the cave in Europe, excellent facilities for the whole family.

Visited March 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“interesting, but......”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

our guide seemed more interested in hanging out with his friends outside the cave........most of the people were moving on to the 3rd chamber by the time someone had tracked him down......he was a little too disinterested to be a real credit to the caves!

Visited June 2013
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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Adventure”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2013

I loved the Cango Caves! Did the adventure tour and was in for the adventure of a life-time! How often can the average person say "I went caving" it really was amazing, quite physical, and exhilarating time spent crawling and climbing through tiny spaces in between rock formations and caves. Not for the claustrophobic or those who hate physical activity. I would recommend the adventure tour to anyone who enjoys trying something new. The regular tour is easy to walk, not scary at all, beautiful and informative. The regular tour I would advise for everyone else who hates small spaces...as the large caves and open spaces are beautiful!

Visited May 2013
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Lochristi, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“fantastic caves”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2013

In Belgium we know the wet and cold "Grotten van Han", but they are nothing in comparising with the Cango Caves! warm, big, beautiful formations and a very nice guide who told us a lot about all of it!
we didn't do the last part of the tour, that's only for non-claustrofobic people :-) but if you're adventurous, don't miss out on this!

Visited May 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Great fun for everyone”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2013

Been a few times to this place and always enjoy it. I recommend doing the adventure tour as you get to go deeper into the caves. Be sure to wear good shoes though!

Visited July 2012
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