Cave Tours at Wonder Cave

Home / Travel Ideas / Cave Tours at Wonder Cave

Cave Tours at Wonder Cave. The Wonder Cave is an enormous single limestone cavern situated in the Kromdraai Valley. It has ancient dripstone formations that are largely intact. Formations include stalactites, stalagmites, a rimstone pool, cave pearls, and more. The Cave is located within the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. It is close to the Sterkfontein Caves and the Maropeng Visitor Centre in the Kromdraai Valley, northwest of Johannesburg. The cave is surrounded by game farms and the area offers family friendly activities for weekend getaways. The Wondercave features its own fully-functional restaurant. It serves hungry and thirsty travelers before or after their adventures in the cave.

Cave Tours at Wondercave - West Rand

Cave Tours at Wonder Cave. Hourly Tours are conducted by guides along well-lit pathways. Reasonable fitness is required to tour the Wonder Cave. There are 88 steps that lead you into, and out of the cave, and these tend to leave most visitors a little breathless! The Wonder Cave is a natural limestone cavern, measuring 125m long, 54m wide and 60m deep. It was formed between 5 and 10 million years ago, and its ancient dripstone formations are still growing. Some stalagmites resemble weird mushrooms, jellyfish and fingers. The variety of stalactites are also impressive. There are clusters that resemble crystal chandeliers, as well as slender and delicate flowstone.

Cave Tours at Wonder Cave Information:

  • Hourly Day Tours: Tours are conducted by guides along well-lit pathways. No crawling is necessary, thus reducing the likelihood of claustrophobia.
  • Evening Tours and Abseiling available (these must be booked in advance). For more info and to book
  • Abseiling and Evening Tours: www.wondercave.net
  • Wonder Cave Facilities: picnic area, kiosk shop and restaurant outside the cave.
  • Visiting Hours:
    Monday to Friday – from 08h00 to 17h00 (last tour is at 16h00)
    Saturday and Sunday – from 08h00 to 18h00 (last tour is at 17h00)

Cave Tours at Wonder Cave Contact Details:

Website:
www.rhinolion.co.za/wonder-cave-index/

Physical Address:
Valley of Kromdraai
within the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site
West Rand
Gauteng

Travel Journal