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Address: Paraje Barranco del Infierno, 04270 Sorbas, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 950 36 47 04
10:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 16:00 - 18:00

You can visit the gypsum Sorbas caves in different ways depending on your...

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.

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A real caving experience

Seven of our family did the intermediate trip. Our ages ranged from 10 to 72 years. We were joined by two other men so there was nine in our group overall. Firstly we were... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2015
Truro, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

We visited the caves while on holiday, very average, I wouldn't recommend it. I didn't think it was worth the money. The plus side is the guide could speak English so she was explaining in Spanish to the group then translating in English. You need to be good on your feet as it's a bit slippy in places and there... More 

1 Thank p1xi
Truro, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

Seven of our family did the intermediate trip. Our ages ranged from 10 to 72 years. We were joined by two other men so there was nine in our group overall. Firstly we were provided with overalls, to protect our clothing and hard hats with lamps. Shoes were available but we stuck to our trainers and walking boots. We visited... More 

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35 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

Gets you out of the heat and into the near constant cool of this gypsum cave system. The basic route was the one we did. Good to see they offer more challenging experiences as well. The guide was bilingual between English and Spanish, which was a great help. Upsides - unusual experience. Downsides - it is what it is -... More 

1 Thank IamthatDan
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Had a great time on the basic tour. Good value and guide was great. Not your average cave tour as some scrambling is required, which adds to the experience. Now I know where all the gypsum in plaster comes from and what is being loaded into the bulk carriers in Garrucha harbour! Makes a good break from the beach.

1 Thank QJs
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Reviewed 1 May 2015

Went with my brother. Tried booking online but had trouble so phoned. It was quiet we had our own guide who spoke excellent English. It was harder than I thought but we managed. Some climbing and scrabbling required. It was brilliant, highly recommended. Not touristy at all. Going to take my husband soon.

1 Thank Bailey50
Bury St Edmunds, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 October 2014

Not for claustrophobics and for the Ruta Básica you need to be able to handle rough paths, clambering over sometimes slippy rocks and a dash of crawling on all fours. We booked online (13€ pp low season) and were lucky enough to be the only couple with personal attention from the charming multilingual guide. Asthmatics may find it dusty. Top... More 

2 Thank Ajfornham
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 September 2014

I have just experienced the 'easy' tour €15. A lovely walk up to the cave and lovely and cool inside after a week of 40 degrees! A young lady also found the climbs and crawls challenging and told me that although the web site advertised suitable for small children, she was pleased she hadn't taken her 4 year old. The... More 

2 Thank Pauline J
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 August 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... More 

2 Thank Stevebutt1953
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

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

1 Thank AlanJuliet
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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110 reviews
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Reviewed 19 June 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... More 

1 Thank KarenPUAE

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