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Full of bats, this mile-long cave is best visited with a local...

Full of bats, this mile-long cave is best visited with a local guide.

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Caves again

Some pics of Hatchet Bay caves. Heading toward Gregory Town from James Cistern, the caves are on the left. Watch carefully or you could miss. Take a walk down and check it out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Marion, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought it was silly to worry about getting lost, especially when I saw the string that lead the way....but after going to the end we had some difficulty. Another family actually came to find us to get our help out since they were lost and getting disoriented in the dark caverns. Once you see the organic silos on the... More 

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Marion, Virginia
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56 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Some pics of Hatchet Bay caves. Heading toward Gregory Town from James Cistern, the caves are on the left. Watch carefully or you could miss. Take a walk down and check it out. Unfortunately over time, people have written graffiti on the walls of the cave. Still a good visit in 2009 and 2015.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Anywhere WAY south of the Bahamas has got to be better weather! Here now. Incredibly frustrated. Staying in North Eleuthera and explored as far south as Tippy's Bar in Governors Harbor. Totally COLD!!!!!! Maybe 67 degrees if that and wind is blowing like crazy.....4 days now. Not what we expected. So disappointed. Would NOT recommend anyone to come here to... More 

1 Thank Nugen2
Brecksville, Ohio
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

If you can't relax here, you have a problem, one of the most beautiful places on earth and the clearest water.

1 Thank RL440
Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Lucky for me I like caves, my hubby, not so much. I had to pay a guy at the resort to go with me. It was cool, but would have been cheaper if I had just talked my husband into going. Take a headlamp or flashlight and just go! It takes about 30 minutes and you might see a few... More 

2 Thank Elizabeth D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

There's a mystery about the cave and it's just the perfect length of time to get through. Very cool to see the bats at the entrance and love the climb to get out. Might want to have a GPS when you exit to find your car!

Thank LJP63
Longmont, Colorado
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222 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This cave is long and dark. There are bats inside the entrance so be careful not to point your flashlight up but you'll need it to lead the way for your feet. There is a small ladder to climb down near the entrance and to reach the lowest level there is another ladder. We didn't do that area since we... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Pretty adventurous if you enter the cave! I hear that people do...not for us. We found this during our second visit to the island.

Thank dawn201
Sao Paulo, SP
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39 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I expected to see something, but no one was there to explain anything, lots of junk, graffiti, mosquitoes... a pity, the place could be nicer if anyone invested there

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We went here on a whim.....not really prepared for the challenge! Bring bright lights and water gear if you plan to enter the lowest cavern to the crystal. Also go at low tide to prevent being in water up to your chest! Be safe on ladders and always be aware of directions. There are two entrances/exits but the verticals exit... More 

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