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Address: Varadero, Cuba

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Really interesting, worth a visit

A much more extensive cave than you think, with tiny clusters of bats and ancient cave art. The guide, make sure you tip him, is so nice, kind and informative.m

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Perth, Canada
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Perth, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

A much more extensive cave than you think, with tiny clusters of bats and ancient cave art. The guide, make sure you tip him, is so nice, kind and informative.m

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Make sure you have a good camera, loved everything about the Cave. The Cave is so unique in structure, you are provided a large flashlight, the bats will not come near you. I have yet to do my research to identify the bats.

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Sylvan Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Lots and lots of bats! But a cool place to see - my son loved it! Nice little place you can go on your own - take a cab or even drive a scooter there.

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

% cuc's will get you into this cave. No lights inside so your are given a large flashlight. There are plenty of openings in the sealing to let it light so you are never completely in the dark. Lots of bats and a few paintings. Interesting to visit.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I could have spent all day here. For 5 CUC admission per person, you get a short talk from a guide, then are given a flashlight to explore the caves. Wear running shoes, as the floor is uneven and sandals are not appropriate. There are cave paintings and 5 different kinds of bats. The caves have weathered into interesting patterns,... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

You are given a talk by the guy in the kiosk, handed a large flashlight and you are on your own - no problem. There are a few small cave paintings and lots of bats. At various points the roof has collapsed so there are shafts of sun light occasionally filtering through. Ground is quite uneven so if there are... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

These caves were absolutely amazing, and really unexpected. There are paintings on the walls done by the original indigenous people (the tainos indians), and it is believed that the caves had a religious and ceremonial purpose, thousands of years ago. Today the cave are home to several types of very beautiful and very active bats !! The guide is a... More 

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Saskatoon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The pictures on the walls are amazing! The smaller the group the better as more people stir up the bats and I don't know if that is good for them. They do allow pictures and it is a great little stop half way out to the end of the resort area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I love this cave. I've been to Varadero twice and always get a kick out of dragging my friends inside. It costs 5 cuc to visit, and the last time we went they guy working there gave us a hilarious tour and taught us a lot of history. It's a neat little attraction that everyone should check out.

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Guelph, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This is the only thing my daughter wanted to do while visiting the Varadero area, we missed it the first time around on the double decker tour bus because it literally looked like a little shack on the side of the road. It cost 5 cuc per person and was worth it for sure, cool paintings lots of interesting things... More 

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