Monday, March 1, 2010

Cango Caves – Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo

Attractions and activities in Oudsthoorn

The spectacular underground wonder of the Klein Karoo, the Cango Caves, is 29 km from Oudtshoorn in the Cango Valley. For years the Cango Caves have been on of the most popular tourist attractions and activities in the Oudtshoorn area.

Cango Caves – Oudtshoorn

Situated in a limestone ridge parallel to the well known Swartberg Mountains near Oudtshoor, you will find a series of dripstone caverns that open into vast halls of towering stalagmite formations with names like the bridal couple, glass flower fantasy, weird cango candle and the hanging shawl. In totality, the extensive system of tunnels and chambers in the Cango Caves stretch for over 4 km. The section open to visitors, about 1km, takes place as part of supervised tours.

Cango Caves Adventure Tour

Cango Caves is the only show cave in Africa which offers a choice of Standard (easy) or Adventure Tours.

Cango Caves – guided tours

All tours are lead by experienced, knowledgeable and accredited Caves Guides. Tours are offered in English but Afrikaans, German, French and other language guide may be available (please check guide availability when making reservations).

Restaurant at Cango Caves

Facilities at the Cango Caves include a restaurant, a curio shop, and an interpretive centre where one can learn more about the history and geology of the caves.

Cango Caves information
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