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Address: East of Yapak, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
Description: At twilight every day, thousands of bats awake from the caves and fly over...
At twilight every day, thousands of bats awake from the caves and fly over White Beach.
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The trip is a dangerous one, as the tides could suddenly come up, and trap people inside. Plus being trapped means drowning also. And there were no bats to be found. My... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2014
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Pasig, Philippines
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Try and go here and your told its closed. Maybe local guides go here, but we didn't find one and did ask around. Hotels say closed and locals say you cant get there anymore.

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Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

They were really nice and worth going to. A nice sight, not to scary or expensive. A good way to spend some time......

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Manila, Philippines
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Had an awesome time at this place, its not a tourist trap at all but a full blown genuine bat cave that you need a guide with flashlights to climb down. When you get to the bottom theres a cool pool formation where the ocean is coming in. We saw 3 snakes in here too which was a good laugh.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We visited Boracay, Phillipines in October 2014. We paid for the transfer to Bat Caves however upon near arrival were informed the Bat Caves and Crystal Cave were both closed to the public. Very disappointing.

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Pasig, Philippines
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134 reviews 134 reviews
23 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The trip is a dangerous one, as the tides could suddenly come up, and trap people inside. Plus being trapped means drowning also. And there were no bats to be found. My recommendation is to spend your money elsewhere.

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Beijing, China
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

It's really nothing to see there really, black,weat and you feel like rats going through all those long caves,nothing special...just dont go

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Horndean, null, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

spend your money on a Buko shake, haven't been bats here for years the trip is a lot of money and better spent on other trips instead

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New Delhi, India
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I hate bats, so it is just my opinion. There are lots of those things out there. Go have fun, if you like.

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Amsterdam
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570 helpful votes 570 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Just to give the company a different challenge for the day. We came here to see the inner part but not so much to the dark part of the cave. enough light can illuminate the entrance for picture taking. Enjoyable, We had fun!!!

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Cubao
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

difficult to get in but after that you'll be amazed of what you can see inside.its really more fun in the Philippines!

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