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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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Lots of stone images to see

Very interesting images and lots to see. the accessibility is difficult and involves climbing over rocks in places - not for those who have walking difficulties.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Twyfelfontein is the most impressive "site" in the neighborhood. There is an entrance fee but you get a private guide in return who explains all the drawings to you. If you want to avoid the heat, go in the morning or late afternoon because it can become extremely hot mid day. Especially in September and October

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tervuren
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk on red Rocks with old pictures scarved in stone. All kind of animals scarved in the rocks. Look like ancient school boards. Friendly and gold guide. Tour takes about 1 hout.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting images and lots to see. the accessibility is difficult and involves climbing over rocks in places - not for those who have walking difficulties.

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Safe and secure parking. Pay small fee to enter. Bring hiking boots or walking shoes. Very hot and you must take water with to prevent dehydration. Take hat with, sun very hot. Take camera with for great photos.

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La Ciotat, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set in the rugged Brandburg Mountain Tweyfelfontein (unreliable spring) is set in a superbly rugged valley. The walk is not easy but not arduous and much shorter than the white lady access. Our guide Marcia was well informed and chatted about the history the local peoples. The carvings are a wonderful gallery of rock art depicting animals. Water holes and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an interesting place. It tells you something about our ancestors. They made pictures of many animals in the stones. It must be hard work. But the most curios thing is, that they also painted animals, which are not typical for Namibia, meanse the people travelled long ways around to see such animals. But also hints for water wholes... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The engravings at Twyfelfontein are unique, I have not seen something of this variety before. They are of different age, all several thousand years old. The walk to get thera is a round trip, approx. 45-60 minutes. You have to walk over some big rocks, but it is not climbing. If the sun is shining like most of the days,... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had a good guide here which brought the story of the rock paintings to life. It's a not too strenuous but hot walk to see them.

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I recommend the visit here and the trip to visit elephant as well. A jump into the history... a lot of draws and great view of big stones

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Chadderton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This is an unique opportunity to see ancient rock drawings. You have to go with a guide, who explains the history and meaning behind the drawings. Go early if possible, the tour takes 45 minutes, and it's all outside with no shade. Worth a stop.

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