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Address: Varadero, Cuba

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Historic cave

Guide was very informative and gave a detailed history of the caves and tainos people, explained the historic drawings. Lots and lots of bats and although they fly around the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The eastern tip of Varadero peninsula is teeming with limestone caves containing aboriginal pictographs, being this cave one of the main local attractions. It forms part of Varadero’s Ecological Reserve

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Fort St. John, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Very informative staff member at the entrance of the cave, small fee to enter, lights provided, amazing hieroglyphics in the cave walls. Up close and personal with the bats. They are not afraid of the lights, the caves are very light with many holes in the roof and walls. Loved this little spot

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Saint John, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We walked to the cave from our resort (Royalton) it was only about a 5 min walk. I'm not a great lover of bats, but it was certainly an experience. The cave paintings are really great and there are certainly lots of bats. It was really neat to see the openings in the tops of each room and the tree... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Guide was very informative and gave a detailed history of the caves and tainos people, explained the historic drawings. Lots and lots of bats and although they fly around the cave they never come near you. Bring your camera as lots to photograph.

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Elmira Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Was beautiful when you get in there but holy bats there were so many and I am terrified. Had to get out of there! But all the rest of my group went in to see them.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Seeing bats up close is great, but you also get to see ancient hieroglyphics which are very impressive. Make sure you bring a good camera with a good flash.

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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 a very nice guy, showed us some drawings and such. He let kids in for free but for 5cuc, its so cheap - its nice to tip. About 30 minutes a tour and he will probably let you explore if you are responsible.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

A group of 5 went through this cave and we were pleased with the tour given by Rene. This sweet older man was entertaining and funny. Wasn't a big tour, maybe 15-20 minutes. Cave drawings were neat. Bats all over the place.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

It was really nice to go inside and touch the roots of the trees and see a lot of bats :) Nice adventure-

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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Very cool and interesting cave to just look at or swim in. There are a lot of steps to climb down to get to the pool but it is worth it. Take a camera. Not wheelchair accessible. There is a covered snack bar area at the top of the stairs for those not up to walking.

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Address: Varadero, Cuba
Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Matanzas Province  >  Varadero

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