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Cool Caves!

Only accessible in the dry season - as will become obvious when you approach the 'natural bridges... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
carole h
Adelaide, Australia
Amazing natural place

We dragged our reluctant 11-year-olds to look at the natural bridges and they were soon caught up... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hemel Hempstead, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only accessible in the dry season - as will become obvious when you approach the 'natural bridges'- it is incredible to see how nature has shaped these enormous caverns over the millennia - and to imagine how they have been used by human beings during...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dragged our reluctant 11-year-olds to look at the natural bridges and they were soon caught up in them - a bit scared of walking into a dark cave until they realised there was daylight ahead, and then taken aback by the field of stone...More

Thank ELloyd
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Visiting Minerve was wonderful and the Ponts Naturels were a bonus. My boys (ages 10 and 7) had so much fun exploring the cave, marvelling at it's size and building little rock towers. It was also a welcome break from the heat of the day....More

Thank Marney29
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We came to Minerve to see the town, only vaguely being aware that it was surrounded by a rock gorge, but we were not prepared for what we found. Visiting at the end of June meant that the beds of the rivers Brian and Cesse...More

3  Thank NickBrum
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Looking across from a path leading into Minerve you see this amazing cliff face, reminiscent of the Yorkshire Dales. Above the cliffs we could see hikers walking the numerous scenic footpaths, and below a dried up river bed once sporting a corn mill. The whole...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

you can walk all the way under the village of Minerve thru the underground river. Very unique in the world.

Thank patrickfiat21
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I really enjoyed this walk in Minèrve's cave. The river that passes through Minérve passes in this cave, but in November 2016 was completely dry. Comfortable shoes (sneakers) are required to do this activity. A lantern would help as well to cross the cave, but...More

1  Thank SofiaBaptista
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We only walked through the one cave, didn't have time to find the others. It's a bit uneven so wear sensible footwear and of course it is a little dark. The floor of the cave is littered with man-made cairns with look a little bit...More

Thank AGuide
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We came to Minerve simply after a suggestion as somewhere to go in our vicinity. We geocache too, so downloaded a few to our GPS device. BUT we had no idea how awesome (in the real sense of the word) Minerve is. Spectacular geology. Beautiful...More

1  Thank paul d
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Walking within the river bed and going from one open cave to another (the so called 'natural bridges) is just stunning thing to do. Kids loved it too, playing the explorers.

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