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Cueva de Ambrosio

1.5 Km East of Camino de Las Antillas, Varadero, Cuba
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Ranked #12 of 18 attractions in Varadero
Type: Caverns/ Caves
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Brisbane
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Amazing place to visit, not too far from the hotels, I can say that's in the walking distance. It took 35 minutes from my hotel. First thing you'll notice is that there is never any people in the caves. The guide (well educated University graduate) will tell you everything you want to know, and I used my video camera to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The man was so enthusiastic about the caves, it was 5 cuc to go in with a torch many bats flying about and cockroaches scurrying around. Absolutely amazing ancient cave drawings, very unspoilt. Really worth a visit as long as you're not squeemish !!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

As the caves were only about 15 minutes walk from our hotel we decided to give it a go. We were luck enough to be the only ones there at the time so we had a personal tour which takes about 25 minuets. The guide was really good we saw the drawings on the wall, the ants and cockroaches but... More

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Toronto, Ontario
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This was my family's third visit to the Ambrosio Cave and my fifth. My little girls love seeing the bats and making them fly around by flashing the lights on them. The cave paintings are interesting and the formations are very cool especially the areas that were once under water. Best to see this attraction after 12 noon as you... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This attraction is not very well advertised, but it is worth a peek. It is a connected set of caves featuring ancient pictographs on the walls, an interesting history and bats. What's not to like about that? It's a cool place to visit on a hot day.

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Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

There are tons of bats on the ceiling, and quite a few cave drawings. The natural beauty of the caverns was beautiful and the tour guide made this well worth the $5CUC. It takes less than 30 to complete.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

My tour began with an awesome view of a DVD which heightened my curiosity. I expected to experience and see the same spectacular rocks and crystals. I was a little disappointed. I did see a few interesting rocks and the tour guide who was rushing to and fro between the Spanish and English group tried to give a few jokes... More

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Selkirk, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

My wife and I walked from our hotel Brisas del Caribe to the Ambrosio Cave a distance of about 3.5 km. The attendant at the entrance was a jovial fellow by the name of Jose pronounced hosaiah. He took us into the main part of the cave telling us of snakes, scorpions and bats but telling us that they weren't... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Swimming in this cave was awesome. Of everything I did on my trip, this I think is what will stay with me forever.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Bicycled there from Sol Palmeras, guard kept eye in bicycle. You can pretty much see the whole thing in half an hour.

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