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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.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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328 Approximately 30km (19 miles) from town on the R, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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+27 44 272 7410
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We visited with a group of 20 teenagers. We split into the two tours, the one where you climb through everything and the one that was a little shorter with a little less intense stairs. My daughter went on the more challenging one and she...More

Thank Barbie48025
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took a tour through the caves and although there quite a few steps, up and down, it wasnt too hard. Very interesting formations and our guide was imformative.

Thank malleegirl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

we did the one hour your with a 14 and 8 year old - it was effortless. Extremely impressive chambers and an informative guide. Do book on advance if you want a particular time slot or you risk having to wait if a large tour...More

Thank Llama44
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been to different caves before but Cango caves are really spectacular! What made it extra special was the Adventure Tour, where you get to crawl, squeeze, climb, get on your belly through really narrow tunnels! It was more exhausting than we thought but...More

Thank SimSimBamBam
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the heritage tour which was enough with small children and my 75 year old mum. You get to see the fantastic formations and the guide will give you good detail about the formations and the history of the caves. My children were fascinated...More

Thank Fay W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing heritage and adventure tour. If you're scared of tight spaces, their guides offer an excellent heritage tour which doesn't lead you to the depths of these breathtaking caves. Good for family and all ages

Thank Khotso M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never expected what I saw. Being in a place which has hardly changed in the last 150 million years, real wow moment in life. Beautiful, amazing... We did only the Heritage tour which is short and requires little walking through massive cave chambers. Stalactites and...More

Thank abhishekrai12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a family of four with two teenagers and were recommended by several friends to visit the Cango Caves when staying in Oudtshoorn. We had booked ahead from home and were not disappointed. We had booked onto the straightforward 'heritage' tour as I was...More

Thank J992014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful place to visit and need to book on time cause the ques can become very long. A Must Do ...

Thank HeidiPap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth visiting. We did the normal tour, but the adventure tour looked great fun (not everyone in the family was up for crawling through confined passageways). If you’re in the area, definitely worth seeing.

Thank Mark C
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Phumla P
21 December 2017|
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Response from Jorge B |
Yes, there are different levels of ‘complexity’ ranging from R110-R160 per person.
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Phumla P
21 December 2017|
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Response from Lucy N | Reviewed this property |
hi .. there is a ticket office at the entrance. tours are regular so you should be accommodated
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18 May 2017|
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Response from Dermot J | Reviewed this property |
Yes not an issue you can just take your time .
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