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Wildebeest Kuil Rock Art Centre

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must visit

Another wonderful must see site in Kimberley. A good 20 minute video is shown before the tour of... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Marion H
Johannesburg, South Africa
Excellent setup and guided tour, reasonable price

This attraction is easy to find and very reasonably priced. There's an excellent video that was... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Canberra, Australia
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R31 Barkly Road, Kimberley 8301, South Africa
+27 82 222 4777
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Another wonderful must see site in Kimberley. A good 20 minute video is shown before the tour of the site that gives a good account of the trials and tribulations of the San. Very knowledgeable guide.

2  Thank Marion H
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Lovely venue on the road between Kimberley and Barkly West. Small museum with displays highlighting the Border War in Namibia and the role of the San in the war. Watch the short video before you venture into the veld to see the interesting rock art....More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

This attraction is easy to find and very reasonably priced. There's an excellent video that was made when the centre was set up about 15 years ago. The history remains the same so the passing of time doesn't really matter. The centre itself was really...More

1  Thank AdamLeaves
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We did a tour that starts with a movie. The guide was excellent, spoke excellent English and we learned not just about the rock art but the surrounding community.

Thank meandros
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Really interesting hours visit to see the 1-2000 year old rock engravings made by the Kul indigenous people's of this area. We were taken round by a really informative guide who explained the background and struggles of the small minority bushmen group that are linked...More

2  Thank Alex W
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Guided walking tour of indigenous rock etchings great value at R30. Etchings are in great condition and there are many to look at. Great vista across the surrounding area. Excellent video of 20 mins of the history of the Ixun and Khwe. Craft for purchase...More

3  Thank Tonya W
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We stopped at this centre and immediately liked the gentleman who was to take us around the site. He was fun, knowledgeable and a nice guy. He answered all our questions. The rock art is wonderful - more people should see this centre!!!

2  Thank TorontoNigel
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Interesting Rock Engravings by Ancient Native Inhabitants, as well as People from the Anglo Boer War.

Thank Danny D
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Wanted to visit. Fortunately called ahead. Disappointed to hear that closed all day on a week day in mid December. Gentleman said that a private visit could be arranged, gave me another number, but sounded tricky to arrange.

Thank Galaxyhiker
Reviewed 13 November 2015

While we have explored numerous painted rock art sites, this was my first experience of rock engravings. The interesting hilltop site was brought to life by Petrus, the resident expert.

1  Thank louisageary
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