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Saiko Bat Cave

2068 Saiko, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 400-0334, Yamanashi Prefecture
+81 555-82-3111
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Interesting place

interesting cave to explore but there is not more Bat there. interesting to see how the lava... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
melinayoonglih
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Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
No bats in the day

Don’t bother going for the bats, you won’t see any. But this is a lovely lava tube, with cool... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
Scrubs1973
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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2068 Saiko, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 400-0334, Yamanashi Prefecture
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"hard hats"
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"low ceilings"
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"an interesting experience"
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"lava flow"
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"mobility problems"
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"formations"
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"crawl"
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"forest"
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"glimpse"
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

interesting cave to explore but there is not more Bat there. interesting to see how the lava flows in the cave.

Thank melinayoonglih
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

Don’t bother going for the bats, you won’t see any. But this is a lovely lava tube, with cool features for you to discover withoit a guide.

Thank Scrubs1973
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

As many other reviewers have mentioned, there are hardly any bats here. Still it was an interesting experience. We paid our entrance fee in exchange for hard hats and access. A short walk through the woods and we arrived at the entrance. As it had...More

Thank thngk2016
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Reviewed May 26, 2018

We visited here with a private guide who took us through the walkways and into the bat cave. We were already aware that the bats would not be seen as they sleep during the day, so visitors should be aware of this before they visit....More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018

We didn't know what to expect. We got there, paid our money, were given hard hats and told to walk up that path. Once you reach the cave there are no staff, you just walk around the cave on your own for as long as...More

Thank Nick_2112
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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Nothing to see in this cave. No bats seen in this bat cave. Waste of time and money. Doing something else instead is a better idea trust me !

3  Thank Ai Tien N
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Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Saiko Bat Cave owes its name to the different species of bats who made it their home during winters. But for a visitor to the dark caverns beneath the ground there’s not one in sight. The birds have flown with the advent of development. However,...More

Thank ChinmayHota
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Reviewed May 27, 2017

there is only 1 bus that goes to this area and it is about 1/2hours ride so you must ensure that you have enough time to catch the return bus for the ferry. we were there during the sakura bloom and the road was lined...More

3  Thank 1mightymouse
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Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

The cave is accessed via the green line (about a 25 minute drive). Entrance is 350JPY per adult though the 2-day bus ticket gives a 50JPY discount (this is true for all the caves). Before you get to the cave entrance you take a short...More

4  Thank Amit S
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Reviewed January 9, 2017

There are no bats in this cave but it's quite interesting. You'll need to wear a helmet to enter, and the ceiling is so low in some parts that you almost have to crawl!

1  Thank NataliaTan2014
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