Arnhem Cave day tours

Information on Namibia's largest and longest cave and tours we offer to this place of interest.

The Arnhem cave is the longest cave system in the country and located about 125 kilometres from Windhoek. The length of the cave is 4.5 kilometres. The cave was discovered in 1930 by farmer Bekker and for some time was a source of guano.

There are five species of bats inhabiting the cave:
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1. Giant leaf-nosed (Hipposideros commersoni)
2. Long-fingered (Miniopterus schrelbersi)
3. Leaf-nosed (Hipposideros caffer)
4. Egyptian slit-faced (Nycteris thebalca)
5. Horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus denti)

Day tours are conducted on request. Torches are supplied. Duration of the tour is approximately 8 hours. Old clothes are advised as the cave is dusty.

Contact & reservations:

Reservations are only accepted in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Final availability confirmation: in writing: by fax or via e-mail.

Terms & conditions, Payment options and Cancellation policy

Related: Namibian cave register, History of caves in Namibia, Guide for cave visitor

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