Kiwengwa Caves, Kiwengwa

#4 of 6 in Nature in Zanzibar Island
Located in a forest reserve, Kiwengwa Caves allows adventurous travelers to delve deep underground. This rustic site lets you experience caves more naturally than other cave tours, with only a concrete path and some stairs provided. You must carry your own flashlight (no other light is provided) and don't be surprised to see bats and spiders. The cave literally crawls with wildlife, including snakes and owls. Bear in mind that exploring this cave means you will get dirty; visitors should be able to crawl and climb without difficulties. Plan your visit to Kiwengwa Caves and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Kiwengwa trip planner .
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  • Interesting visit to these caves located in the area of Kiwengwa. You can visit two caves and in them you can see countless white stalactites and stalagmites, you can see bats and some very rare insects. The visit can be done in a little over an hour and if you come to Zanzibar in time it is advisable to see them.
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  • Equipped with a Red helmet and a light, you can see stalactites and stalagmites with the bats to the out the monkeys jumping in the higher branches...
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  • Quite interesting history class here that is almost forgetten, a route developed post slave trade abolishment so to say.
  • Absolutely awesome place, with its stalactites and stalagmites and crystal that forms on the walls. Many animal species live there, whose frightening (but not dangerous) bats and spiders. Another phenomenon interesting the roots of trees that pierce the soil and find themselves in the middle of the basement. Finally there are also holes of light that break by time the absolute darkness of the cellar.
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