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Water Caves

Yiling Village, Yangshuo County, China
+86 773 877 6999
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Uninspiring cave formation with good hot springs

As other reviewers have pointed out, the rock formations itself are nothing special and presented... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dan D
Interesting few hours.

Some of the formations in the caves are borderline ruined by the lighting but are still impressive... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Hong Kong, China
via mobile
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Yiling Village, Yangshuo County, China
+86 773 877 6999
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As other reviewers have pointed out, the rock formations itself are nothing special and presented in a rather tacky manner, with frequent souvenir stands. The mud bath was something different but having been in a few other mud baths, this didn't feel particularly hygienic. The...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Some of the formations in the caves are borderline ruined by the lighting but are still impressive enough. The real fun is to be splashing about in the mud pool and hot spring.

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Don't do what I did and spend time doing the gold water cave tour just to get to the hot springs. Go in the back door straight to the place of intent and SOAK. My husband thinks the Chinese government installed hot water plumbing into...More

1  Thank kristina s
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

These caves are a bit of fun! They have some sections of the cave network covered in lights (very arty and very commercial) which are s decent enough attraction themselves however it's the mud and "hot spring" parts of the cave that are truly hilarious!...More

Thank Hooverhappy
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Don't waste your time or entrance fee. Many of what were authentic villages are now closed off and are by admission ticket only. They are re arranged to fit what might be expected. It was vulgar- assuming that 'native' people wore only skins and had...More

1  Thank Karene W
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Impressed with the whole arrangement. If you have many westerners, they will group you with an English speaking guide. If you are having a mud bath you change into their slippers and all your personal belongings are locked up in their lockers for RMB15 per...More

2  Thank CassavaHK
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is also called the Cold Water Caves. ¥74 gives you entrance to these magnifisant series of caves that seems like they go on forever and are on four different levels. Inside you can swim in the hot springs as well as take a mud...More

Thank Georgesmall
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

As many reviewers have pointed out, it is very touristy here and there are lots of people trying to sell things to you, or charge you for photographs. However, we didn't find that the people were not pushy and left us alone to enjoy our...More

1  Thank jtaylor946
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We went to Gold Water Cave, formerly known as Buddha cave, and were in the hot springs section when the grossly incompetent staff turned the lights off. It was pitch black, cold, and we had no way of knowing when the lights would come back...More

4  Thank James O
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Visiting “Water Cave” in Guilin Yangshuo, I unintentionally sightly walked over a camera tripod installed in the middle of the walkway by people selling photos inside the cave. The tripod was very poorly installed with its legs almost closed, unstable, and unattended by its owner...More

2  Thank Regis V
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