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Cueva de las Maravillas

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Address: Carretera la Romana - San Pedro de Macoris, KM 16, Autovia Del Este, La Romana, Dominican Republic
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Elegant cave

This wonderfull cave was prepared to be walked easily and with some modifications that may make you not so much happy if you love the nature. You have to go there and be the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Natalia V
Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
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Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This wonderfull cave was prepared to be walked easily and with some modifications that may make you not so much happy if you love the nature. You have to go there and be the judge. But you have to recognize that these modifications make the cave looks very elegant and make possible all people ca visit it.

Thank Natalia V
Preston, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered this on Google maps, it was only about a mile or so from our hotel. We took a taxi $30 for four of us and$10 entry fee with an English speaking guide. It costs a lot more as part of an organised trip. The stalagmite and stalactite formations were beautifully lit to show them at their best. The... More 

1 Thank Shaun B
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like caves you'll love this. We travelled independently in our hire car from Bavaro, 1 hour 20 mins. Beautifully lit and atmospheric. Cost DP300 pp- cheaper than dollars. Waited 10 mins for English speaking guide. Lots of steps down! No photography allowed.

Thank Lothlorienlass
Yonkers, New York
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50 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour guide was funny, helpful and insightful. These caves were discovered around the 1940's and the government invested a lot of money to expand and make them accessible with even an elevator going down five levels. Beautiful rock formations but be careful, it's very very hot and super humid down there, Worth seeing.

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Carrollton, Texas
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104 reviews
70 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful caverns I have ever been inside. The view is simply breathtaking! Beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Lovely pools. There are some places where the stairs are a little steep, but don't let that stop you. You can choose to ascend or wait at the bottom while the more agile people go up. You will... More 

Thank bobsboy_texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2017

We took a cab from LA Romana which was $50 US. The cave tour cost $10/person. This tour was very well presented and lasted perhaps 45 minutes. There are a lot of damp steps so if you are not real mobile you may reconsider. There is an elevator which I suppose could get a wheelchair down for a shortened tour... More 

Thank somerj
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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

If you have never been here you should make it a point. This Cavern is as fascinating as it should be. Is extremely deep so make sure you have good shoes to go down. The only things is that their elevator is not always working therefore, going up is quite a climb. If you are traveling with a handicap person,... More 

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Bauru, SP
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Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

This is a site to visit. There is this cave excursion walking or by elevator for accessibility. There is a iguanas creation site to visit in the park. The visit includes a guide.

Thank CelsoSO
Fairbanks, Alaska
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

My family and friends-- 16 in total visited the caves recently. We were staying in Casa de Campo which is about 20-25 minutes away. It wasn't very busy, so we had the tour guide pretty much to ourselves. Amazing caves and native drawings. The pathways are easy to navigate and the elevator was working. Easy for a 3 year old... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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Reviewed February 3, 2017

We went on our own. Once we arrived, we bought our tickets and we went it right away. Not busy at all. Guide comes and explains a bit...I do not understand why they do not allow people to take pictures?? even without the flash....really? Ok....Caves were nice, they did a really nice job with the lighting and ramps. They have... More 

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