Mnweni (Amangwane)

Caves in the Mnweni area. This area is commonly referred to as Mnweni. The Amangwane Traditional Authority Area includes Abhulesini, Kohkwane and Manzano.

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Corner Cave

Corner Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Corner Cave is in the Mnweni area. This cave can sleep sleep 8 people and offers good protection from bad weather. The cave has no official name and has thus been called Corner Cave. From a distance it looks like its positioned in a corner. North Peak is a further 2km up Nguza Pass. Rockeries pass is to the right after ...
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Cycad Cave

Cycad Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

In Mnweni and is the start of the Ifidi pass route.
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False Ifidi Cave 1

False Ifidi Cave 1

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Not a good shelter, try find the true Ifidi Cave rather which is about 700m South East from this cave.
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Fangs Cave

Fangs Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Found near the top of fangs pass and to the left of Fangs Buttress looking North.
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Five Star Cave

Five Star Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Found just before Mbundini Cave (50m lower down) heading towards Fangs and Mbundini pass in Mnweni.
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Grasscutter's Cave

Grasscutter's Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

A large cave which is found just before the start of Icidi Pass.
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Icidi Cave

Icidi Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Icidi Cave is found 310m above Icidi pass towards Icidi Crown (North Easterly direction) along a long rock band.
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Icidi Pass Cave

Icidi Pass Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

A small cave just before the top of Icidi Pass on the left side of the pass. You would be better of hiking about 360m further towards Icidi Cave itself.
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Ifidi Cave

Ifidi Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The true Ifidi cave, not always found. This large cave can accommodate at least 6 people and offers reasonable shelter. There is enough space to put up a tent if needed. The views from the cave and morning sunrise make the effort to find this elusive cave well worth while.
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Ifidi Cave (Annex)

Ifidi Cave (Annex)

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Not the true Ifidi cave but does offer shelter for about 4 people. The true Ifidi cave is about 280m further in a South Easterly direction.
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Jubilee Cave

Jubilee Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Jubilee Cave is on the Mnewni area
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Lamb Skull Cave

Lamb Skull Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Lamp Skull Cave is in the Mnweni area about 380m from the top of Pins Pass. The cave has a flat floor and offers reasonable protection from bad weather.
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Ledges Cave

Ledges Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Ledges Cave offers magnificent views over Mnweni from the cave only for the brave, there is a huge drop below the cave, don't go to the edge. The 10m walk down to the cave is not to bad and anyone looking to try something different will enjoy this adventure. The path down to the cave can be difficult to find from the ...
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Manxome Cave

Manxome Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Manxome Cave is about 150m below Manxome pass in the Mnweni area.
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Mbundini 2 Cave

Mbundini 2 Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Found just after Five Star Cave (50m further up) heading towards Fangs and Mbundini pass in Mnweni. Mbundini Cave is found near the top of the pass.
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Mbundini Cave

Mbundini Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mbundini Cave is 300m below the Mbundini pass and about 80m in elevation below.
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Mponjwane Cave

Mponjwane Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Mponjwane is found near the top of the Mponjwane (Rockeries Tower) Pass in Mnweni, the views are excellent.
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Nguza Cave 1

Nguza Cave 1

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Nguza Cave 1 is near the top of Nguza pass in the Mnweni area, 80m from the top of the pass.
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Nguza Cave 2

Nguza Cave 2

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Nguza Cave 2 is near the top of Nguza pass in the Mnweni area about 160m before Nguza Cave 1
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Pins Cave

Pins Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Pins Cave is in the Mnweni area about 360m from the top of Pins Pass. The cave has a flat floor and offers reasonable protection from bad weather. The views from the cave are stunning.
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Rat Hole Cave

Rat Hole Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Rat Hole Cave is in the Mnweni area, just above Madonna Pass. The cave is a narrow tunnel about 7m deep and can sleep up to 4 people. This cave is not for you if you have claustrophobia.
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Rwanqa Cave

Rwanqa Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Rwanqa Cave is in the Mnweni area.
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Rwanqa Cave 2

Rwanqa Cave 2

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Rwanqa Cave 2 is in the Mnweni area about 240m before Rqanqa Cave.
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Scaly Cave

Scaly Cave

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Scaly Cave is in the Mnweni area. This is a small cave for 3 people. You would be better off staying in Sunshine Cave on the other side of the valley, about 300m away.
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