Waenhuiskrans Caves, Arniston

#3 of 8 in Nature in Overberg District
Delve into Waenhuiskrans Caves, a large sea cave and a landmark of the surrounding nature reserve. Take care making your way down to the cave: the route includes a couple of crevices to climb over, and the rugged rocks covered in barnacles are sometimes slippery. Once you reach the cave and your eyes adjust to the dark, you'll see just how large it is--as they say, big enough to fit a wagon and a full span of oxen in it. Plan to see Waenhuiskrans Caves and other attractions that appeal to you using our Arniston travel itinerary planner.
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  • The walk to the cave from the Arniston hotel is an experience on its own - wander through village or walk along the beach. Quite a steep climb down to the cave but definitely worth the effort  more »
  • Such a hidden gem, totally breathtaking. Safe to visit early in the morning during the low tide, this is a definitely must see  more »
  • Probably one of the most beautiful cave structures to be found anywhere. Like people say, go there during low tide for the best experience. And watch your footing :)
  • Better time to Visit the place is at the time of low tide or else you wont be even able to go near the cave. Also take precaution while walking the whole way to the cave as chances are there for sandy winds. Need to walk around 1 km if you are not going in a 4*4 car.
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