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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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4 Kromdraai Road, Krugersdorp 1739, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent family day. The combination ticket is recommended. We spent a lot of time between the two sites. Maropeng is wheelchair friendly our 80 year mom came with us and Maropeng offered us a wheelchair. No deposit required. Granny was able to go e...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sharon527
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Decided to do this on our first day in Johannesburg as we had nothing planned. Guide was informative. Hard hats were necessary as it is very low in places and all four of us banged our hats at times! At one point you have just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LindaH7071
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Unfortunately, most of the cave that has been accessible in the past is closed off due to research, but it is still beautiful and the guides are friendly and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bekkiekind
Reviewed 16 October 2018

We were warmly received and the cost is not bad (we purchased combo tickets for the Maropeng museum as well for R190). The guide was fun, friendly and informed. the steps weren't too bad and I personally didn't find anything too narrow or steep but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kate W
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The tour guide was very good and knowledgeable. It was a educational historical experience but not spectacular

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rudmana
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

The path (mostly stairs) goes a bit more than 60m down in elevation to a lake. On the way up there were some parts which are narrow and one time I needed to use my knees. The guide was well educated and had lot's of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mick1803
Reviewed 25 August 2018

the natural stalagmites and tites have been destroyed, there is nothing to see, just a whole in the ground.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Miguel C
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Our overseas visitors had a great time in the caves. The guide was very good. The trip was definitely not for old and infirm as pathway was quite steep and narrow

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Look, i love these caves and went there many times... it use to be such a nice drive out with my bike every 2nd month or so, still a good place, but catering gor the $ and £ for sure... i now just drive by...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

A bit too touristy for my liking. The guide was friendly and knowledgeable. I ended up catching swine flu.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Celeste L
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Sorry for delay in replying It wasn't expensive but we booked a combined ticket with the Cradle of Humankind museum and I can't remember the total cost but it really wasn't expensive Re clothing we managed to stay clean... More
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