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Address: F. D. Rooseveltweg | Willemstad Netherlands Antilles, Willemstad, Curacao
Phone Number: 59998680379
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Old coral reefs exposed when the sea receded.

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you get a short tour (about 45min) in the caves, with very passionate and friendly tour guides, definitely a must on Curaçao :-)

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Mark S

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Central Texas
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46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Being from Texas, we have our fair share of Caves, most all of which I have been to. This is an above ground cave, so it is not cool as you may be expecting. No big issue, just wear shorts. It is a good stair climb up (yes up) to the entrance of the cave. As caves go this one... More 

Thank philcentraltexas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

you get a short tour (about 45min) in the caves, with very passionate and friendly tour guides, definitely a must on Curaçao :-)

Thank Mark S
Newnan, Georgia
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103 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When you think about caves, you think they will be cool. This one is not one of those, went in October and it was warm so I can't imagine going into them in the summer months. A cave is a cave, had the pathways and the formations, weren't able to take pictures except in certain areas. The history of the... More 

Thank Nancy J
Seattle, WA
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The caves are basically three rooms the very little active (wet) formations and much of the formations/growth has been damaged or removed. Entrance fee is $8/person and you climb up something like 60 steps to get to the entrance. You have to wait for a tour to start (20 min. in our case) and go through with a guide. There... More 

Thank Parafly
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5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Harrison's Caves in barbados is far better. if you rent a car check it out but DONT come on a tour, not worth it

Thank Rideoutwinter
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located close to the airport so it's a good activity to do if you have a rental car. We enjoyed it. The bats weren't too bad. It was warm inside but not too bad (was 90 degree day outside). They have fans going and what not.

Thank marissanep
Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a rental so we drove to HATO caves. Great excursion into the caves. Fun and informative. Would recommend, takes about 1 hour to tour the caves.

Thank Charles L
Vancouver, Washington
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have never seen a cave before then go and visit one of the Curacao caves. But if you've lived in a basement once in your life, it was probably more interesting. Do not go expecting something like the Carlsbad Caverns as you will be disappointed. Due to the fact people lived and camped in these caves for years... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If it is the first time you visit caves you should be impressed by their existence and how deep they are. The tour guide gave sufficient information although in an automated fashion.

Thank Jacques_Alex
The Hague, The Netherlands
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We took the guided tour which was very pleasant. It was rather humid in the cave, but they placed fans. We saw bats. We also received a plan for a walk, explaining the different trees in the area

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