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Sudwala Caves

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Amazing place to be,so refrshing, for the caves you get a personal tour guide very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Johannesburg, South Africa
via mobile
Very good daytrip

The caves are beautiful and the tour is well done! We really enjoyed it! Moreover, the landscape... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Sudwala Caves is the oldest known caves in the world and lie in the Drakensberg escarpment.Regular guided tours take you 600 meters in and 150 meters underground. Tours leave every 10 min (approx) and take about 30 minutes.The caves have some...more
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R539, Nelspruit, South Africa
+27 83 446 0228
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing place to be,so refrshing, for the caves you get a personal tour guide very knowledgeable,then after you can go to dinosaur park also filled with rich history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 909dumisanem
Reviewed 1 week ago

The caves are beautiful and the tour is well done! We really enjoyed it! Moreover, the landscape outside of the caves are very lush and green with beautiful views. I recommend going! It is also worth spending some time at the buttefly park down the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place for a pit stop. The caves, the restaurants, the warm smile of the locals. One hour tour went very fast and worth every moment.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank juliod163
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our boys, age 4 and 7 to the caves. Interesting and well kept. Entrance fee included visit to the butterfly park which was also a lovely excursion.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank candyandbrian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff here are what make this place great,Thanks Stef and her team are so friendly and helpfulthanks. The caves are not expensive the guides are good and worth the visit. Thanks

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank krugerandmore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (Modise family) would like to say…keep the good job up and stay friendly as you are. The Tour Guider was very informative and well prepared to share the history of people and Cave back dated history. We will definitely see you soon and highly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Modisefamily
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Although resident in Nelspruit since 2000, this was my first visit to the Sudwala Caves. I have been to many much bigger caves like the Kango Caves in Western Cape and other caves in USA and Australia, so these caves are quite small but anyway...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank tommyjav
Reviewed 14 November 2018

want to go back in time...visit the Sudwala caves. Inside temperature cool and fresh. wear takkies - recommended. An exilirating experience

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Stay16282694590
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Had a personalised tour of an ever changing cave - interesting seeing that the earth is only 6000 yrs old. Awesome natural formations.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sandra Sue K
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing tour. We had a very young guide who easily answered all the questions we had. He excelled in the tour and joked with everyone. The caves have a great history I would recommend everyone gets to know. There is a few amazing views in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leroy B
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7 July 2018|
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Response from Angela H | Reviewed this property |
The cave is not recommended but all other areas are pet-friendly.
7 January 2018|
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Response from Guy E | Property representative |
For an able bodied, regular person the stairs are not that challenging. It does have a sturdy handrail and rest benches for those that want to take it more slowly. There is an alternative route via the top car park. This is... More
17 December 2017|
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Response from Becks J M | Reviewed this property |
Hello :) I have never made a booking before. Just arrived and paid, and waited for the next available tour. I think if you want to do the deeper tour that goes way further into the caves, you have to book in advance. It's... More