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Sudwala Caves

R539, Nelspruit, South Africa
+27 83 446 0228
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Nature at it's best

It's a wow experience!I was impressed by the history of the Swazi people as explained by the tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daphney Tebogo B
via mobile
HIstory and the feel of caves

The different between the outside world and caves inside is excelent - The history around the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edward Teboho T
Johannesburg, South Africa
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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 amazing formations including stalactites, stalagmites, flow stones and pre cambrian fossils. The most famous formation is the Screaming Monster. This is actually a stalactite that has joined with a stalagmite and has formed a column that is 200 million years old.
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R539, Nelspruit, South Africa
+27 83 446 0228

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a wow experience!I was impressed by the history of the Swazi people as explained by the tour guide.I enjoyed every moment in the caves from weeping Madonna,"KFC" & the overall beauty of verland. Hoping to take my family there one day

Thank Daphney Tebogo B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The different between the outside world and caves inside is excelent - The history around the stones and the roots - The animal in the caves with the sami plants and the water circles and thee tour inside is amazing - I like the way...More

Thank Edward Teboho T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

About 90 minutes in total. One of the oldest caves in the world. The Tour guide was very informative on the history of this beautiful sight, well worth the visit.

Thank Chien Te W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice expierence in the caves. Tour guide very friendly and funny. Always nice to do a cave tour with the kids.

Thank BevAM1
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great informative fun guide. Sudwala Caves is spectacular, absolutely phenomenal ! What an amazing experience

1  Thank vicky i
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We visited the caves on Heritage day. It was exceptionally busy and we visited with a group of 96 children. The staff were friendly and efficient. Our guide was knowledgeable and handled the group very well. A worthwhile experience at a lovely venue!

1  Thank Petro G
Reviewed 8 November 2017

As caves go this one is quite nice, worth a visit. Our Tour Guide was very nice and if you have never been to a cave before she was very educational. If you are in the area it is worth a stop.

1  Thank DCody
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The Sudwala Caves are a very interesting detour for any trip between Joburg and the Kruger. They are very impressive, beautiful and full of history. Our guide, Martha, was very interesting and funny. We had a good time visiting those caves.

1  Thank Mathieu R
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The guides are well trained and show you the most amazing things, and teach you new things. Staff are friendly and helpful. Definetly a must!!!!

1  Thank NicoleMunn
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Walking in the caves is amazing. Learning about the past life is also interesting. Feeling the natural water popping up is a wow! The foot - FISH massage is interesting and lovely. We took our friends from church from all Provinces to see the Caves,...More

1  Thank thokozileglorian
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cece n
17 December 2017|
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
22 July 2017|
Response from Guy E | Property representative |
Hi. The cost of the tour is: R95 for adults, R80 for Pensioners, R50 for kids under 16 and free for kids under 4. You can find more information on our website