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Address: F. D. Rooseveltweg | Willemstad Netherlands Antilles, Willemstad, Curacao
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Description: Old coral reefs exposed when the sea receded.
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Hato Caves with Knowledgeable Guide including Slave History

The Caves (including bats) was well worth the trip. We went on our own with our rental car and the price of admission was very reasonable. It was interesting to learn that the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The Caves (including bats) was well worth the trip. We went on our own with our rental car and the price of admission was very reasonable. It was interesting to learn that the caves were a hideout for slaves that had escaped. The natural beauty of the caves and small "fruit" bats added to the experience. You will walk up... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

beautiful to see the attraction been preserved at its best continue the good job the experience was great tour guide was very detailed in translating history NICE VIEW OF THE AIR STRIP

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Woburn, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

These are beautiful, fairly well-cared-for caves with an interesting history. This is reasonably priced, fun, and informative. I found it worth the time and admission fee. My only criticism was that we had a very large group, and the guide had to present the information in three languages. With the number that we had, I thought they could have split... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great tour of the caves with a VERY knowledgeable guide, Steph! A definite must-do when visiting Curacao! The Indian Trail was a good addition to the tour at the site.

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Compassrose89
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Our guide Steph was very informative, funny, friendly. We enjoyed our tour and learned a lot about how they came to be. Well worth it! Fun for children as the are prompted to ask questions and the definitely added to the experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Whil we did not see all the things pointed out to us it was a great visit. A realy good guide he knew alot. Just a shame i was there 20 years ago and we could wonder thru the whole cave now everything is closed off. A lot is not even possible to go in any more.

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Mason, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I really wasn't expecting much just from first impressions when we pulled up but wow, it was quite impressive. Half the fun was our tour guide whose name I am drawing a blank on. He was phenomenal. Informative and funny. We were the first to arrive at the first tour of the day so we had it all to ourselves... More 

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Oroville, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Caves are some of my favorite places to explore, and being that this is the largest cave in the southern Caribbean, I couldn't pass it up. I have to say, it was a disappointment. To be honest, if it wasn't for all these ridiculous rules, I would easily give it a 4. The formations were beautiful, and first time in... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Decent place to visit with kids. At the very least it creates a break from the sun! It only takes an hour, good value for the cost of $8. The guide was very informative.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The Hato Caves require you to take the tour if you wish to go inside. They do have numerous trails to follow if you decide you do not want to have a look. The Hato Caves are a bit different than the typical caves. These caves are above ground, so they are much warmer than the average underground cave, which... More 

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