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Address: 1.5 Km East of Camino de Las Antillas, Varadero, Cuba

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A definite hidden treasure - bats, hieroglyphs and an awesome guide! All of this for a reasonable fee and it was even within walking distance of our hotel

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

A definite hidden treasure - bats, hieroglyphs and an awesome guide! All of this for a reasonable fee and it was even within walking distance of our hotel

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is a really different holiday experience as you get up close and personal with the endearing winged inhabitants of the cave, and you also get to examine past artwork of our ancestors etched on the cave walls - so a little bit of a nature lesson intermingled with a history lesson. And kudos to the guide who really knew... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We visited Cueva de Ambrosio while in Varadero this place did not disappoint. The guide was very informative about the 500 Bats in this cave.He took us part way into the cave explaining the drawings on the walls from the natives and explained what the different bats were in the cave. Then he gave us flashlights and said you are... More 

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Slovakia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

When you visit it is possible to see pictures of indigenous people. It's an interesting tour of Varadero.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I have to say now that I didn't go to the nature reserve, just the caves, but am so glad I did. The guides here are so knowledgeable and I simply loved that if they don't know something, they'll honestly say, 'I can't be sure or this may be the case'...very honest indeed. The caves are an interesting place to... More 

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Laval, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I had fun in there. It was dark and creepy, and you have to be a bit adventurous to walk in there. It was rather small, too. They give you a flashlight at the entrance so you can see a bit where you're going. Some places are pitch black! If you'rte scared of bats though, don't go in there.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The guide on Sat. Apr. 11 made this one of my highlights to Varadero. The fascinating spin put on the petroglyphs of the original peoples was both intellectual and erotic. Definitely worth the 5 CUC and 1 hour

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Cookshire, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

unexpensive visit to discover something different in Cuba. The cave is impressive. 750 m cave with 159 steps to go down... not for everyone.

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Welland, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Tour guide was really nice, we had a group with a younger kid along with us too, there's a lot of neat history in Cuba.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Well, actually this place is made of rocks. It's a cave with old paintings and carvings on the walls. You get a guided walk to learn about the history of the area and to see the caves (and bats!). There are also plenty of trails to see the local plants, flowers and trees in the forest. Nice place to spend... More 

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Address: 1.5 Km East of Camino de Las Antillas, Varadero, Cuba
Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero

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