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Sudwala Caves

R539, Nelspruit, South Africa
+27 83 446 0228
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Interesting history and rock formation

Sadwala caves is a popular tourist attraction in Mpumalanga. One hour tour is run during the day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SHDD
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DURBAN SOUTH AFRICA
Panarama Adventure

A first for me and I was amazed. Had always driven past the sign and thought "should definetly go... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Victor S
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Johannesburg
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The Sudwala Caves is the oldest known caves in the world and lie in the Drakensberg escarpment.Regular guided tours take you 600 meters in and 150 meters underground. Tours leave every 10 min (approx) and take about 30 minutes.The caves have some...more
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R539, Nelspruit, South Africa
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+27 83 446 0228
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"stalactites and stalagmites"
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"wear comfortable shoes"
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"hour tour"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sadwala caves is a popular tourist attraction in Mpumalanga. One hour tour is run during the day and a monthly 5 hour long tour takes tourists/ visitors 2000 meters through the caves. Well you have a tour guide who is very knowledgeable and very informative...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A first for me and I was amazed. Had always driven past the sign and thought "should definetly go there" and this time we did. The tour guide was fantastic and very knowledgable. Some fantastic examples of Stalactites and Stalacmites.

Thank Victor S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very interesting visit at the Sudwala Caves - lovely guided tour - was very informative Took some amazing photos There is steep steps to climb in order to reach the entrance so this might be a bit challenging for the unfit but well...More

1  Thank luvandrang
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learnt a lot about the Oldest cave in the world. Enjoyed the tour and the tour guide was friendly and entertaining

1  Thank Candice F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW the caves were very interesting and the views were out of this world thoroughly enjoy our day there .

1  Thank Marion N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh. Only another cave? We were amazed and delighted to make the .visit. We joined a family from Australia for a guided tour. Not only was it a surprising educational experience,we noted that the children were enthralled too. Although we spent <1 hour in the...More

1  Thank manddjones
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The caves are well preserved and it is a very interesting and educational trip. The guides were excellent, well informed and full of jokes.

2  Thank suzette215
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The kids enjoyed the scenery and the tour instructor was excellent. It was a great exposure to the wealth of the country

1  Thank Peter M
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I loved everything about this. The tour guides are so resourceful and from a geologist, they know their story. I loved the whole history behind everything. It was fun

2  Thank florahletswalo92
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The guide delivered a great tour of the caves, explaining some of the geological processes on how various formations come to be, as well as the historical significance of the caves. It is difficult not to be awestruck when looking at such magnificent formations, which...More

1  Thank Andrew S
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cindydebeerl
January 7, 2018|
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Response from Guy E | Property representative |
For an able bodied, regular person the stairs are not that challenging. It does have a sturdy handrail and rest benches for those that want to take it more slowly. There is an alternative route via the top car park. This is... More
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cece n
December 17, 2017|
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Response from Becks J M | Reviewed this property |
Hello :) I have never made a booking before. Just arrived and paid, and waited for the next available tour. I think if you want to do the deeper tour that goes way further into the caves, you have to book in advance. It's... More
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granut
July 22, 2017|
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Response from Guy E | Property representative |
Hi. The cost of the tour is: R95 for adults, R80 for Pensioners, R50 for kids under 16 and free for kids under 4. You can find more information on our website
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