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Waenhuiskrans Caves

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Address: 500m off Roman's beach | Waenhuiskrans, Arniston, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 28 445 9000

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amazing view

It is really a experience .. Love to go there and such a romantic spot. We sometime drive all the way from Hout Bay just to go to the Cave

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is really a experience .. Love to go there and such a romantic spot. We sometime drive all the way from Hout Bay just to go to the Cave

Walvis Bay, Namibia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just above romans beach at arniston is a parking area where one can leave your car and follow the signed tracks to the caves. about 500m walk you can take the steps down to the rocks and enter the first cave.....at the rear of this cave you will find a small opening through 2hich one needs to climb to tgin... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend taking a 4x4 with a plank and shovel for this one! As for the safety aspect from within the cave and rock pools, please make sure that you know your time limit as the tide comes up quickly and one can get stuck with no where to go.

1 Thank Mymonalisa
Stilbaai, South Africa
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Arniston is a beautiful place! The sea is gorgeous and the houses attractive. It is so worthwhile packing a picnic for the day and heading to Roman beach or pack a rugsack filled with refreshments and take a walk to the Arniston Caves. These are a must to see. This needs to be done at LOW tide. I'd suggest wearing... More 

Thank Maria V
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Just a short walk to the cave, and what an amazing view from within and experience. Must go at low tide, and rocks a bit tricky so wear sensible shoes.

Thank Carolyn H
Cape Town, South Africa
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Stunning location and great backdrop for beautiful pics. Really enjoyed spending a bit of time in the cave watching the ocean and waves splashing..

Thank cunhabradfield01
Hove, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you fancy a long sandy beach walk - go but b prepared to get yer feet wet and be warned fair amount of steep steps, and difficulty to reach second cave entrance

Thank Sue H
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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255 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

These caves are just outside the village and is an easy walk from the hotel. If you have a 4x4, you can drive to the cliff above the caves but beware: it is very bumpy. The climb down to the rocks is over uneven terrain but easily manageable for most people. The indications are scanty but turn right at the... More 

Thank Johann S
Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

It is well worth a visit, but make sure you are there about a hour before low tide, it give you time to explore and take pictures whilst knowing the tide is still going out. We left 2 hours before low tide and had a slow walk down, so beautiful you forget about the walk. You can drive very near... More 

Thank E S
Chepstow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Walk to this interesting cave,unless you have a 4x4. You can only get to see at low tide. We went on a weekend and there was a steady stream of visitors going to this popular site.

Thank colaradopam

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