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Wind Caves

| Bau, Kuching, Malaysia
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Ranked #15 of 35 Attractions in Kuching
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Cave is always filled with strong wind, feels cooling but usually with bats' leftover smells. Beside there's a river with BBQ facility.

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Bukit Baru, Melaka, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

It was a great place for nature lovers and families who want some adventures. However, it was very dark and the floor were slippery and uneven. You need to be careful and better bring an extra torch as rental fee for a torch is RM3.

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malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

As the cave was occupied by fruit bats and insect bats mostly, the cave was meant to be dark and humid. Smelly as the caves were filled with bat droppings BUT beautiful in its very own way. The entrance fee was RM1 and that visitors can rent a torch at the fees of RM3. The torch is necessary as the... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Easy access and walkways through out, easier access than Fairy cave. A very unforgettable experience by walking through the dark cave with own torchlight. Can see many bats on the top of the cave, and unexpectedly found an egg of swallow in the bird nest!! Quite fun for this visit. Recommended for nature lover.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

It's good experience when you are inside the cave, many to see and view. My son always thought that there are something abnormal living creatures inside it. When he saw the bats fly around, it's really fantastic view. You can hear a lot of sound in the caves and guess what is it. the formation of granite is great. The... More 

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Worksop, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

well I still trying to work out why they are called wind caves, no wind at all, loads of mosquitos and bats, personally I would rename them bat caves as thousands of bats live there :-)

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is a series of long narrow caves...3 of them that you walk through with your own torch. Only takes about 40 min. many bats and they are noisy. there is also a ,lovely spot to swim in the river about 500m past the cave entrance

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We took a bus from Kuching city to Bau using service 3. Leaving a 0740 hrs, we managed to catch the 0900 hrs service 3A to Wind Cave. The driver alighted us at the road junction and we hiked 300 m to the cave entrance. The path is well signed both inside and outside the cave. Make sure you have... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Easy access and walkways through out. Bring a flashlight to see 1000's of golf ball size bats hanging from the walls and ceilings. Nothing to be scared of because they preferred to stay away from us.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We were really impressed with this cave system, the ceilings are low and there are thousands of bats around. There are a number of routes to follow, we had taken head torches and they were really useful. The river near the main car park was lovely to have a splash in. Word of warning - do not trust the tourist... More 

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