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Address: Paraje Barranco del Infierno, 04270 Sorbas, Spain
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+34 950 36 47 04
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10:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 16:00 - 18:00
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You can visit the gypsum Sorbas caves in different ways depending on your...

You can visit the gypsum Sorbas caves in different ways depending on your physical conditions and concerns:Ther tours are quite affordable and prices range between 15 € and 11 € per child. They even offer a three menu lunch at their Restaurant at 13 € per person (10 € if you take a tour) Or if you prefer, you can have just a coffee on the Terrace-Bar.

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Very helpful staff and good visit

We had a very good visit here and the most important aspect of that was how helpful the staff were. There had been a mixup on our arrangements and the staff at the caves worked... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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Odense
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33 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Don´t trust them or their reservation-system. We send them an email about opening hours, and they replied within a few hours. We then replied their e-mail and made a reservation. When we arrived at the caves, the said we had no reservation. They claimed, they had not recied our email, and that is a lie. I think someone judst deleted... More 

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OFICINCuevasdeSorbas, Director General at Cuevas de Sorbas, responded to this review

We are realy sorry for your bad experience with our service!We didnt answer because sometimes it can happen that the Internet doesnt work how it should,or takes longer time .That is why we couldnt answer your Reservation. Usualy the E-mails are reliable.Again excuse the Trouble you had here! More 

Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had a very good visit here and the most important aspect of that was how helpful the staff were. There had been a mixup on our arrangements and the staff at the caves worked hard to give us as good a tour as they could in the time available. Particular thanks to Heike (not sure if that's spelt correctly)... More 

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Spain
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55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Three accompanied tours are available, we did the mid level which was a little challenging in place, but amazing fun scrambling through and under rock formations. ( only do level.1 if you suffer from any form of claustrophobia!) The guided tour is interesting and very informative,but these are not 'decorative' caves, it's more about the climbing and squeezing through small... More 

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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Have done the basic tour before. This time we were disappointed with the English guide. Unfortunately she was very difficult to understand and we ended up missing half the tour as we simply could not understand her. Make sure you ask if the guide speaks the language you require well

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Poitiers, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Caving trips for all levels but we took the easiest which was challenging enough. Very friendly staff who were really encouraging. Afterwards? GREAT tapas and a welcome beer in the on site bar. No tourist prices here! Great value for money!

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1 Thank 34mrsp
Competa, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect, but all the family loved it (7yr old & 14yr old boys) normally it's quite hard finding activities that both boys enjoy, this ticked the box big time!! We did the basic route, had to wear hard hats with Miner's torches and there was a little bit of crawling and climbing, not too much, don't... More 

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Turre, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Very interesting guide who spoke English, German and Spanish. This is my second visit. It requires some scrambling around and you will get your clothes dusty. Not suitable for people with mobility problems but if you can walk, clamber over rocks, duck low down, you will be fine. A good half day out.

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Gronau, Germany
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We just went into the caves. We have 3 children of age 6 (twins) and 7. If your children like climb, this is really fun. It takes approximately 1 hour in the cave. And the guide is explaining in spanish ánd english. It is not cheap for a family (€15 for adult and €10,50 for children).

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Madrid, Spain
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

We did the 3h tour in a group of five people (friends/family) and it was amazing! We were provided with overcoats, helmets with a light and shoes to wear in the caves. The first visit was to a smaller cave followed by a rest and then the big cave system. We absolutely loved the raw nature of the visit -... More 

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Nice way to spend about an hour, be sure to wear good gripped shoes and trousers or shorts as there is a few parts of the caves where you have to crouch down low and go into tight places, I would say that if you are a larger person this may not be possible. The rocks can be quite slippery... More 

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