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Kiwengwa Caves

Kiwengwa-Pongwe Forest Reserve, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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Beautifull place for a nice morning out

Since there is not much to do in or near Kiwengwa, this is a perfect break for your beach days. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marcel G
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Batcave

close to the villa bahati, you can walk. there are guids waiting on you with a falshlight. the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
edwinvanl
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“bats” (7 reviews)
“flashlight” (3 reviews)
“historical” (2 reviews)
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Kiwengwa-Pongwe Forest Reserve, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since there is not much to do in or near Kiwengwa, this is a perfect break for your beach days. It will take you a short taxi ride and give you a great experience. The local guides are very friendly and tell you a lot...More

Thank Marcel G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

close to the villa bahati, you can walk. there are guids waiting on you with a falshlight. the jungle trial was poor.

Thank edwinvanl
Reviewed 10 July 2017

There caves were the highlight of my time in Kiwengwa. They are definitely for the adventurous type. I went with two other travelers, we walked from our hotel down the highway and found them using Google Maps. Note that from the highway the sign says...More

Thank JacquelineMN
Reviewed 12 February 2017

These caves might not be insanely big, but very pretty and real. If you're adventurous you can crawl through to the other side...

1  Thank Charlotte J
Reviewed 25 November 2016

i recomand to visit here it was so ammaizing place that you can wouder wat was happen before it like rock did it

Thank joanederick
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We coupled this trip with a spice tour which I would really recommend! A great insight into a dark history, it allows you to touch and feel a very historically significant time in history. Steps into the cave are a bit steep so take care,...More

Thank sarah b
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

first i'd like to state, that some of the reviews seem to be about another attraction. today we took a half day trip from pongwe to the caves and kendwa beach via the turtle sanctuary in nungwi. we had a really good time, although we...More

Thank Egil B
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I am not sure if these were the caves we visited, but the small cave was entered going through a local village and then down a wooden bridge and steps. The local children were very curious and we were invited into a home. That left...More

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Only if you are nearby and having nothing else to do, need a cheap activity, or love caves. Honestly I wasn't too fond of the bats and spider looking creatures crawling around. I wasn't adventurous to go deep down. We made it out safely.

Thank Indira H
Reviewed 18 December 2015

There maybe 2different caves in Kiwenga but the ones we went too weren't worth the trek. It wasn't far from the hotel but it just wasn't worth it, you have to walk down a little mud path, through where the Masai have a shelter of...More

Thank jeniben
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