Mpumalanga Caving

Mpumalanga is the home of several caves where you can go Caving or Spelunking.

The biggest and most well known cave system is the amazing Sudwala Caves. In the early 1900’s, during the Second Boer War, Sudwala Caves were used to store ammunition. Legends also claim that the caves may be the hiding place of the famous Kruger Millions, the large freight of gold bullion that disappeared somewhere between Waterval Onder and Nelspruit. Some people are still hopeful that this treasure…

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Caving in Mpumalanga
Caving in Mpumalanga

Mpumalanga is the home of several caves where you can go Caving or Spelunking.

The biggest and most well known cave system is the amazing Sudwala Caves. In the early 1900’s, during the Second Boer War, Sudwala Caves were used to store ammunition. Legends also claim that the caves may be the hiding place of the famous Kruger Millions, the large freight of gold bullion that disappeared somewhere between Waterval Onder and Nelspruit. Some people are still hopeful that this treasure remains buried – and if you do find it and become rich and famous, please remember that you got the tip from Dirty Boots!

Today, visitors explore the chambers of the Sudwala Caves for the amazing stalagtites, stalagmites and flowstone formations. If you are adventurous, you can also join the Crystal Tour and take a journey into the bowels of the earth.

For something different, try Caving by candlelight in the depths of Sabie’s Caves. Get your Boots Dirty on this muddy crawl into tunnels and chambers.

Caving in Mpumalanga Operators

Mpumalanga | Caving - Kestell Adventures - Caving

Kestell Adventures offer you the opportunity to explore the depths of the mysterious Sabie Caves by candlelight! Walk, squeeze and crawl your way through this cave with its unique rock formations. We supply an experienced guide, overall, helmet and – naturally - a candle! Book your caving adventure with Kestell Adventures in Sabie....

Mpumalanga | Caving - Sudwala Caves

Experience the magnificence of Mother Nature at the extraordinary Sudwala Caves. Adventures in this network of natural caverns will both educate and fascinate! Find us 35km from Nelspruit in Mpumalanga. Sudwala Caves are part of the Malmani Dolomite Ridge area of the Drakensberg escarpment. The dolomite rock was first deposited 3800 million years ago in the days of the Gondwana supercontinent...