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The Cango Caves

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Address: 328 Approximately 30km (19 miles) from town on the R, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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Though damaged through shortsighted tourism schemes in the 1960s, these...

Though damaged through shortsighted tourism schemes in the 1960s, these caves are still worth a visit for their eerie dark tunnels and stunning limestone formations.

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A fantastic journey into the ancient earth. Unimaginable beauty hidden in the unforgettable Karoo. Very affordable - if you are inquisitive rather take the heritage tour... read more

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A fantastic journey into the ancient earth. Unimaginable beauty hidden in the unforgettable Karoo. Very affordable - if you are inquisitive rather take the heritage tour. Advanture tour is a unique cave experience which takes you deep into the caves through small crevices. Its a must!

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Berlin, Germany
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great visit , we took the 60 minutes tour at 100 ZAR, we had a great guide showing us the caves. Its only 30 minutes from Oudtshoorn.

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Thank guidotrau
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was an amazing experience. The beauty of the caves cannot be described or appreciated without a visit. Would be #1 attraction in Oudtshoorn.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Cango Caves are certainly worth a visit. Our tour guide was very engaging and insightful. The caves are amazing with their stalagmites and stalactites. There is a fair amount of walking up and down steps.

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Singapore
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The guided tour was excellent showing us different formations of stalactites and stalagmites. There is a cafe and a shop there.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had made a reservation via email some months before the date but they didn't have our names down. The tour was fully booked but luckily they let us in. The hour long tour through the caves was really interesting and can highly recommend a visit for all the family - the youngest in our party was 8 and oldest... More 

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Bangalore
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Place is very good and one should visit there. Guide provide more information and make the place much interesting. Professionally take care and exhibit. you can go cycling and spend some time in the place. There is lot of activity in this place so one can explore.

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Centurion, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A truly spectacular tourist attraction! The stalagtites and stalagmites are all very well lit up, great for photos. A very informative guide who answered all questions. The only downside is you only visit 3 chambers on the Heritage Tour, would have been great if you could go in a little deeper. Beautiful and amazing experience!

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Thank Clinton W
kent
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Interesting caves but if possible book the added adventure trip. Quite commercial in the visitor centre and the tour group sizes can be quite large .

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited the Cango Caves for the Heritage Tour at 09h00. The tour guide Lisa was very experienced and work well with our two small kids. The information about the cango caves was amazing! We enjoyed the food at the Cango Caves Restaurant and our waitress was very friendly and helpful.

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