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Worth it for the hot spring and mud baths alone

To be honest, I've visited more impressive caves in the world, as there's many of these places... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Gold Water Cave

Out for a walk whilst spending a few nights in the Yangshuo area, when we decided to visit the Gold... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

To be honest, I've visited more impressive caves in the world, as there's many of these places where the locals historically believe that if you look hard enough and use your imagination (lots of in this case), you can see certain shapes, figures etc. Therefore...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Out for a walk whilst spending a few nights in the Yangshuo area, when we decided to visit the Gold Water Cave. Nice reprieve from the heat. Refreshment stands, vending machines and washroom facilities were convenient and tidy. Next time we return we will bring...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I had some difficulty when I was planning our trip to Yangshuo figuring out if the Gold water cave was different from the “water caves” as well as finding an accurate location on the map! This cave is just north of Moon Hill, maybe 100-200m...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GoodOldSpades
Reviewed May 11, 2018

The cave is well lit with colorful lights. It is a good length, worth the price of the ticket. The cold mud pool wasn't appealing to us, however the hot water spring pools were just for our group. We spent hours soaking there and changing...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Igor K
Reviewed October 24, 2017

For the amateur geologist, this is probably an excellent tourist experience. But for me it was a bit so-so. Entrance was inexpensive but we soon realised why - there are several in-cave shops and even an opportunity to indulge in a hot-water mudbath!! So your...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Roving_Bill
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

The cave tour was awesome but the best part was the mud caves. What an experience. Dont come with many valuables if possible because it makes it easier to just leave your things on the metal shelf by the mud pool and not worry. Read...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank talia679
Reviewed September 26, 2017

We had an excellent guide, the caves were spectacular, the mud bath and slide an experience and to end up in the hot pool a perfect ending! Often I felt that sightseeing in China is a ripoff ... this definitely was worth it!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank patrickmillerd
Reviewed September 18, 2017

The caves themselves are not that interesting, they are lit by rainbow lights and have formed weird shapes, like most caves. The mud bath was highly entertaining, and the hot springs were amazing.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Claire B
Reviewed August 19, 2017

As other reviewers have pointed out, the rock formations itself are nothing special and presented in a rather tacky manner, with frequent souvenir stands. The mud bath was something different but having been in a few other mud baths, this didn't feel particularly hygienic. The...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Dan D
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Some of the formations in the caves are borderline ruined by the lighting but are still impressive enough. The real fun is to be splashing about in the mud pool and hot spring.

Date of experience: April 2017
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