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“big spaces”(31 reviews)
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Real caving for everybody! Easy, intermediate and technical day trips through fabulous, deserted caves. Educational too - we run presentations on local geology and archaeology. We can supply you with all equipment and protective clothing - bring a...more
Kuching 93500, Malaysia
+60 12-886 2347
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a very interesting day with James on the Lobang Batu trip. James delivered tons of information about the caves and biodiversity in the area. He seemed to know every stone along the way. We give Kuching Caving the best of ratings.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jan Anders s
Reviewed 18 September 2018

One of the best things to do not just in Kuching, but in the wider SE Asia region, and surprisingly accessible from Singapore in particular. Several factors make it so good. The first is James himself and, in our case, Ben, his Sarawakian colleague. James...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank 399sean
Reviewed 26 August 2018

If you have never done this before, get your first adventurous experience with the expert ^_^. spend an awesome day with new world nearby.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jote K
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

An absolutely amazing caving adventure was had by my 6 year old son and I due to several reasons: Even though walking 1km inside a mountain is somewhat outside of my comfort zone, James and Mr Ekol made me feel remarkably safe; I never would...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Esmeinnit
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We were looking for something different to do and this definitely fit the bill. A family with teenagers the Lobang Batu trip was fantastic. James was knowledgeable and friendly providing insights into local life as well as the caves and flora. He also sent us...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Claire R
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Upon researching what to do in Kuching, we came across this page and we saw the name "James" everywhere - So we googled "Kuching Caving James" kuchingcaving.com and found him! What an amazing bloke. His knowledge of the caves made the experience so much better....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Vincent H
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

I went on the Big Spaces tour and was blown away by the caverns, crevasses, stalactite and stalagmites tucked away in the limestone hills outside Kuching. To make one thing very clear - these are not show caves. You will get muddy. You will get...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Katie T
Reviewed 20 December 2017

James took us on a great tour of four caves at Lobang Batu. The website is a bit old-fashioned looking but the information was accurate so we knew what to expect. The hike to the caves is manageable for anyone with moderate athletic ability, and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank maigray2
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Absolut an amazing trip and a fantastic guide! A trip that we will remember forever - and i'm no longer afraid of spiders ;)

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank DinaT96
jameshj, Owner at Kuching Caving, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Thanks! The spiders say 'hi'!

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

James is an awesome guide, knowledgeable and humorous. The hike was beautiful. The climb up to the cave was strenuous. The highlight, though, was the super magnificent caves. The first was both majestic and magical, rivalling the best cathedrals, only better with surprisingly lush views...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank SimonNunis
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22 June 2018|
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Response from Vincent H | Reviewed this property |
Google kuching canning! he's still there!
21 February 2017|
Response from jameshj | Property representative |
Hi Samantha, You should have got an email from me. If not please get in touch by email Thanks James
Gitte O
3 April 2015|
Response from jameshj | Property representative |
Hi Feel free to contact me on 0128862347 Thanks James