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Kiwengwa Caves

Kiwengwa-Pongwe Forest Reserve, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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Great Caves to experience that are not over commercialised

these caves are perhaps not as well known as the others , and therefore are not as over... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Different and Enjoyable

There are 2 caves there; the northern and the southern. You go inside with a flashlight for each... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cairo, Egypt
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  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“bats” (8 reviews)
“flashlight” (4 reviews)
“historical” (2 reviews)
Kiwengwa-Pongwe Forest Reserve, Kiwengwa, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

these caves are perhaps not as well known as the others , and therefore are not as over commercialized as some tourist spots can get. this is most defiantly a positive. it cost around $3 / 5000tsz to enter. you go with a tour guide...More

Thank ChellyR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are 2 caves there; the northern and the southern. You go inside with a flashlight for each person along with a guide. It was like going inside a haunted house in a theme park with the big spiders running and the flying bats. An...More

Thank AshrafBadr
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Since there is not much to do in or near Kiwengwa, this is a perfect break for your beach days. It will take you a short taxi ride and give you a great experience. The local guides are very friendly and tell you a lot...More

Thank Marcel G
Reviewed 31 July 2017

close to the villa bahati, you can walk. there are guids waiting on you with a falshlight. the jungle trial was poor.

Thank edwinvanl
Reviewed 11 July 2017

There caves were the highlight of my time in Kiwengwa. They are definitely for the adventurous type. I went with two other travelers, we walked from our hotel down the highway and found them using Google Maps. Note that from the highway the sign says...More

Thank JacquelineMN
Reviewed 13 February 2017

These caves might not be insanely big, but very pretty and real. If you're adventurous you can crawl through to the other side...

1  Thank Charlotte J
Reviewed 25 November 2016

i recomand to visit here it was so ammaizing place that you can wouder wat was happen before it like rock did it

Thank joanederick
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We coupled this trip with a spice tour which I would really recommend! A great insight into a dark history, it allows you to touch and feel a very historically significant time in history. Steps into the cave are a bit steep so take care,...More

Thank sarah b
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

first i'd like to state, that some of the reviews seem to be about another attraction. today we took a half day trip from pongwe to the caves and kendwa beach via the turtle sanctuary in nungwi. we had a really good time, although we...More

Thank Egil B
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I am not sure if these were the caves we visited, but the small cave was entered going through a local village and then down a wooden bridge and steps. The local children were very curious and we were invited into a home. That left...More

Thank Nicole L
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