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Hato Caves

F. D. Rooseveltweg | Willemstad Netherlands Antilles, Willemstad, Curacao
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Ranked #12 of 32 Attractions in Willemstad
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
Owner description: Old coral reefs exposed when the sea receded.
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
Owner description: Old coral reefs exposed when the sea receded.
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Conyers, GA
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188 reviews 188 reviews
40 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

This is a beautiful place and your guide will fill you in on the rich history of the caves. Just understand that there is quite a bit of walking up and down stairs both to get to the cave and once you are inside. The temperature is also quite warm. If you are used to caves in the USA where... More 

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California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

For those who think that the Hato Caves are substandard to other well-known caves in the world, this is what Curacao has, and I was very impressed with the Hato Caves. Yes, you do have to climb stairs to the cave entrance, but then your journey begins with a knowledgable guide. Use your imagination when gazing at the stalactites and... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

I went to Hato caves in a raining morning. Is a place were you can see how the slaves used to live and hide In the tour use your imagination when you see a stalagmite and stalactite. You will visit a bat cave, but they wont do anything to you, don't worry... or..do not go there. I wouldn't recommend to... More 

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Suwanee, GA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The guide was very informative and showed true enthusiasm for the history of the cave formation. The groups are small and it is easy to hear the guide. Interesting outing for a nominal fee.

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Hollywood, Florida
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78 reviews 78 reviews
34 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Price for the cave tour was $8.00, and it is a guided tour. Interesting information and formations. Knowledgable tour guide who used to play in the caves when young.

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Went there as side excursion off of a cruise ship (hired a taxi). It was pretty neat. Much hotter than most caves that I've been to because theirs are above ground so be prepared to sweat a lot)! There were lots of bats to see but no worries, they won't get you. Our guide wasn't so great and not very... More 

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Ottawa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

we have visited caves in several states in US, several provinces in Canada and a number of countries in the Caribbean. This set of caves is basic and not very colourful

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

It was decent ride to the caves. Once we got there iguanas walking around the cage area. Turtles inside of the cage display. Quick instructions on the little fruit on the ground that is poisonous and only the Iguana could eat it. Then up the steps to the cave. There was a tour group before us and then a group... More 

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Valley Springs, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Marvelous guide who shared some of the history of the caves, including their function as a hiding place for runaway slaves. The tour included several large underground rooms, many beautiful formations, and of course the interesting bats of the region. The only drawback was the number of steep stairs - some members of our group had to sit this tour... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I was very impressed with the Hato Caves. It was so very clean with very good paths and very knowledgable guides. Along with the stalagtites and stalagmites there were bats but they stay on the ceiling. It was quite humid but they have placed fans throughout to make it more comfortable. There is a small entry fee but well worth... More 

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