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Very informative

The place is out from a tyre road so you have to travel on a dusty road to get to the cave.but it... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Phalaborwa, South Africa
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Echo Caves vs Sudwala caves (visit both)

I battled to find a review comparing the two caves before our trip, so here is a review of Echo... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Northern region of the Drakensberg Range | 15 km West of the Strydom Tunnel, 1122, South Africa
+27 13 238 0015
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

The place is out from a tyre road so you have to travel on a dusty road to get to the cave.but it us worth it.there is a tour guide who will walk inside the cave with you and give you full detailed information about...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

I battled to find a review comparing the two caves before our trip, so here is a review of Echo Caves vs Sudwala caves. Our family recently enjoyed a trip to both the Echo caves and then the Sudwala caves. My opinion is that both...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LinnyWilliams
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The caves themselves are very interesting, but unfortunately the guide could not control the crowd along for the tour. There were many women with small babies along for the tour which I would not recomend. Also don't take the tour if you have a bad...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank richardwildner
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the caves with a group of 14 persons. A guide takes you through the different caves, which are well lit. I would like to get some more real information on the caves, but the guide, as most do, tells a routineous story with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marleon2
Reviewed 19 May 2018

The caves are beautiful but the guide was not the best. She kept speaking even though not everyone was listening to what she was saying. We were only a small group of two families. I would not recommend going in a big group. More information...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Peanut_face
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Loved the cave but the "guide" seemed to be a local woman who "got her turn" Some information given about the stalactites was incorrect. Also felt rushed through it - the signage indicated a 30 - 45min tour but it was more like 20mins. Afterwards...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Zia J
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We popped in after the panorama route. We are local and had both been there before a long time ago. The gardens are lovely and the decor in the lounge and restaurant are quaint and interesting!! We had a quick meal and it was actually...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank junglegirl87
Reviewed 1 March 2018

I remember making this trip out with my primary school. I thought it might be fun for my family and an international guest to experience the wonders of the area. I was sadly disappointed, at the nonchalant protocols of this tourist attraction and cavalier attitude...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Angela H
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

An underwater river long dried out provided refuge for the Pedi people when they need protection from the Swazis. The site has accommodation and a restaurant and volunteers manage the tours. They are most knowledgeable about the cave and why and how it was formed...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Shailendra H
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place we were also lucky to see Emo birds kids enjoyed it but expensive for South African people @ R180 per head

Date of experience: October 2017
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20 November 2017|
Response from TertiusK7 | Reviewed this property |
If I remember, about R70 for adults. For the family of five it was about R300. Well worth it.
Tracy H
8 January 2017|
Response from Paul_E_Pop |
I only know the price per adult: 180 ZAR - very very expensive for South Africa !!!
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