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Hato Caves

Address: F. D. Rooseveltweg | Willemstad Netherlands Antilles, Willemstad, Curacao
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Ostrich Farm and HATO Caves Combo Adventure
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Ranked #24 of 112 things to do in Willemstad
Type: Caverns & caves, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Old coral reefs exposed when the sea receded.
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Type: Caverns & caves, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Old coral reefs exposed when the sea receded.
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Well ! our guide was a young man. Quiet knowledge he gave us during the tour. He was funny and kept care of all languages he was translating

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Littleton, Colorado
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Went on a weekday when the cave first opened for the day. Keep in mind this is a cruise ship activity stop. Even with several buses the facility and staff keep up with tours very well. Well maintained facility and well preserved caves. The tour leaders have great information about the history of the cave along with interesting details about... More 

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winnipeg
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Beautiful caves, Guides were very knowledgeable, easy to understand. Very historic island history. Lots of info on flora and fauna on island and advised what was safe and what wasn't. Mountain goats up high in rock overhangs.

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Merritt Island, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

I had never seen a cave before and this one is awesome. The guide is very information and explains everything. The grounds are well maintained. If you go to Curacao, you must go see the Hato Caves.

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Marysville, Washington
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71 reviews 71 reviews
8 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 NEW

A part of our cruise ship tour, we chose this destination. It was part of an island and city tour and interesting in a unique way. These caves were a hideout for runaway slaves. Sooty ceiling attest to the torches they used for light. Fruit bats, important for pollination, flitter about. Our guide shared historic, geologic, and cultural information to... More 

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Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The guide was very good and explained a lot of things to us. Walk round after the inside visit as is is nice.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very interesting tour, saw iguanas and bats, nice history lesson, not too strenuous a walk had a nice like self guided park walk after the cave tour.

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you're going all the way to this lovely Island you need to see it's history. These caves were found by Slaves on the run centuries ago! So interesting...but HOT HOT & HUMID! Oh and TONS of steps to get in

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Willemstad, Curacao
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75 reviews 75 reviews
34 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I have been to the caves many times, but it was the first time that I took my then 5 year old granddaughter there, who was impressed by the caves, and was amazed by the fact that it was so hot inside, she loved it when the lights were switched off and we could hear the bats flying, the guide... More 

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2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

A short tour, with little info. It's OK if you have done everything else. But I would put this at the bottem of your list.

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