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Echo Caves

Northern region of the Drakensberg Range | 15 km West of the Strydom Tunnel, 1122, South Africa
+27 13 238 0015
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Bit run down, but well worth a visit

Never heard of these caves previously, but well worth a visit. A 45 minute tour takes you 100m... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
VonVintlo
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Excellent Experience

My children truly enjoyed exploring the caves. The most interesting part was actually seeing water... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Karen01052017
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3 Oct 2016
“Charming caves , with lots of stairs ”
5 days ago
“Bit run down, but well worth a visit”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Northern region of the Drakensberg Range | 15 km West of the Strydom Tunnel, 1122, South Africa
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+27 13 238 0015

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Never heard of these caves previously, but well worth a visit. A 45 minute tour takes you 100m below ground, through various caves. Kids loved it. Easy walk, but lots of seps and a few places were adults need to bend down low. Good lighting...More

Thank VonVintlo
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

My children truly enjoyed exploring the caves. The most interesting part was actually seeing water in the cave almost like a small dam Tour guide was brilliant

Thank Karen01052017
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Wow. Just a quick stop an the way home from Kruger. What an amazing place. The guide that took us on the tour was very knowledgeable and kind. A lovely bit of South African History. Well worth the visit.

Thank wendyb4146
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We went with our family of 4 for a visit in the caves beginning of January. Due to the visit, I cought up with histoplasmosis disease wich is found in bat droppings. It infects the lungs and I'm having problems now already for 2 months....More

Thank Julius K
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The second cave we visited on our road trip and although our guide was a little too soft spoken it was a great tour. I will admit and say that although the guide was knowledgeable, had I not had a prior cave tour there would...More

Thank potlakol
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

On of the nice stops along the Panorama route. We had a nice guide guiding us though the caves. It takes approx 45 min en is a nice change when you are driving all day. Beautiful stalagmites and stalactites in special forms. Worth to stop...More

Thank TripleOne
Reviewed 14 January 2017

On our way back from Kruger National Park to Ohrigstad we visited the Echo Caves (about 25 km's before you reach Ohrigstad). And what a worthwhile stop it was. All the staff are so friendly and the caves itself is spectacular. There are 4 main...More

Thank Marika M
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Very informative and interesting. Good place to stop on your road trip and visit. Beautiful scenery and surrounds.

1  Thank Monika J
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We had to pay FULL price & noticed the tour was VERY short. Worker said during December they close the Full Tour of caves to push more people through. But why must we still FULL price. VERY VERY disappointed.... and their groups are way too...More

Thank Goggabekkie
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The guides are helpful and the caves capture the imagination. Great historical value. Beautiful gardens and accommodation on site.

1  Thank Elsabe B
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Tracy H
Good afternoon Please would you let me know the price for both adults and children. Kind regards Tracy Hart
8 January 2017|
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Response from Paul_E_Pop |
I only know the price per adult: 180 ZAR - very very expensive for South Africa !!!
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