Waenhuiskrans Caves, Arniston

4.6
#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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  • We misjudged the tide and it was turning as we got there - make sure you go at low tide's lowest point. Neap tide would definitely not be an option either. My husband explored part of these spectacula...  more »
  • Can only visit the caves at low tide. It is an easy walk to the caves but there could have been better signage. The warnhuiskrans caves is a must see  more »
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  • 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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