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Westminster Cave

Westminster cave offers 3 to 4 hours of squeezing through tight spaces, narrow passages and getting really dirty. Like all of the other cave adventures offered by Wild Cave Adventures, the cave has no facilities such as lights, stairs, etc.

Crawling through a narrow tunnel in Westminster Cave View of one of the tunnels in Westminster Cave Cave Crawling through a narrow tunnel in Westminster Cave

Cave Information

Facts
  • Adventure caving with an optional abseil.
  • Tight squeezes, narrow passages.
  • A minimum of 6 people is required to set up your own date. Contact the office if you are fewer.
Cave location
  • Cave is on private property, in the Cradle of Humankind, new Krugersdorp.
  • Parking is available at the cave opening.
  • There are no toilet facilities.
Duration
  • Approximately 3-4 hours.
Difficulties
  • Tight squeezes.
  • Upper body strength is required.
  • Climbing is required.
Wet/dry trip
  • Dry excursion.
Safety precautions

The guide is equipped with:

  • A mini First Aid kit at his/her disposal that goes on the excursion.
  • Level 3 First Aid knowledge.
  • Radio access to a backup safety network.
  • The caving group is informed beforehand on what to do if an emergency situation arises.
Equipment provided
  • Safety helmet and torch per person.
  • All abseiling/belay requirements.
Clothing required
  • Old jeans/gardening-type clothing/overall.
  • Shoes with good tread.
  • A jacket in winter for while you're waiting to go in.
  • Wild Cave Adventures overalls are available for hire (optional).
Health problems
  • Please notify the office beforehand as to any health problems/injuries you may have and you can be advised accordingly.
  • Wild Cave Adventures retains the right to halt any of these excursions if the guide feels that the safety of the group is being compromised by the actions of an individual.
Please Note
  • If you or anyone around you becomes distressed or concerned at any time on the excursion, please notify the guide immediately who is trained to help.
  • It is important to eat properly before an excursion so that the body is running effectively - especially on the more challenging excursions.
Importance of Cave and Environmental Ethics
  • Please treat the cave and its surrounds with respect. We are the aliens in the cave!
  • Cigarette butts smouldering cause fire and death to the wildlife in the area.
  • No eating, drinking or smoking in the cave.
  • Many creatures make their homes in the caves entrances/exits. Please tread carefully, and you'll be surprised at what you'll get to see!
  • Please help to keep this piece our World Heritage area clean.