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Proclaimed a national monument in 1952, this is one of the most famous rock...

Proclaimed a national monument in 1952, this is one of the most famous rock art concentrations in Africa featuring more than 5,000 petroglyphs and 200 rock paintings.

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Interesting site - great guides

This a nice site - fascnitating setting, beautiful rock carvings giving an insight to life thousands of years ago. The guides brought it all to life. Knowledgable, fun and really... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Orange, Australia
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40 reviews
21 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our guide was Sharmaine and she was very informative. She was very patient and her English was excellent. It was very hot to do this around lunch time. It was very interesting to find out the history. There was tourist gifts and written information within the centre.

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London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This a nice site - fascnitating setting, beautiful rock carvings giving an insight to life thousands of years ago. The guides brought it all to life. Knowledgable, fun and really enthusiastic about their job, they made all the difference. Bring water as it's hot out there.

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singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Guides at this place were very knowledgeable and full of information. Very nice rock painting and rock formation.

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Maputo, Mozambique
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you drive all the way out here, you probably already know what to expect. The tour to see the stone images is a semi-strenuous hike up and down the rocks, which was a bit of a challenge for my mobility impaired wife. Luckily we did it the first thing in the morning before it got too hot. Our female... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful spot to stop and go for a walk, soaking up the history while letting your imagination fill in the (extensive) gaps. These rocks glow in the morning light, so get here early if you can, not only to make it more beautiful, but you'll appreciate not having to do the walk in the heat of the day. This... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way from one lodge to another and it was very well done. Well preserved and easy. The guided tour is about 45 min and you can do another trail that is about 30 min on your own if you want. Tour guide was knowledgeable and would recommend it as a day trip.

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Newport Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a bit of a hike for some people. Rocky, but worth the trek to get there. They aren't as colorful in real life and some are difficult to see, but they haven't been protected from the elements.

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Beauvais, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We made the error of only starting our visit after 11 am (visiting the Organ Pipes and Burnt Mountain first), by which time it was already very hot. The shorter of the two guides walks offered is supposed to last 45 minutes and the longer walk an hour and a half. However, since we are reasonably fit ans used to... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Worth the trek and time of scrambling over boulders to see the stone images. Do go early before the heat of the day. Trek was too much for my husband ( 70's and recovering from surgery) so he enjoyed the educational display. Our guide was really good and always ready with a steadying hand.

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Rotterdam
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

While interesting, the obligatory local guide did not add much to the visit. Worth a stop when passing by but we would not drive a great distance just in order to visit it.

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