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Bodden Town Pirates' Caves

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The Bodden Town Pirate Caves have been a family favorite for several years. We visited again this year and were sad to see what a desperate state they were in. The girl in the... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike H
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Plano, Texas
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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't waste your time at this pseudo zoo with some limestone caves full of plastic beads, skeletons and treasure chests. I wouldn't even give this attraction one star if I could have rated it a zero or minus one.

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Plano, Texas
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Bodden Town Pirate Caves have been a family favorite for several years. We visited again this year and were sad to see what a desperate state they were in. The girl in the shop said that they were being renovated but she would let us in at a reduced rate if $5 each. We declined. I really hope they... More 

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Jerome, Arizona
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42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really pathetic, from what I have read, but the cave was never opened in past years when we stopped in - only a gift shop. Don't drive all the way here, drive all the way to North side and see the real caves: Crystal Caves. The easy hike along paths and fabulously opened and lit caverns are the best tour... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Stopped on way to Starfish Point. Had an all fruit smoothie and coconut candy with ginger like you can get in Jamaica. Walked thru gardens, saw some different animals, went thru the pirates cave. Not a bad stop while driving around the island.

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Thank Sarah C
Montgomery, Texas
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298 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

We stumbled upon the pirate caves and my son was very excited. It was a little boys dream to see a real pirate cave. It was set up with pirate booty laying on the ground with fake gold and skulls. You actually walk into the cave and it gets quite dark towards the back where the colony of bats live.... More 

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Orlando
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122 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016

This place at one time, was pretty amazing. With a small zoo in the back, and the pirate cave. The cave had fun things you would expect to see in a pirate cave, with treasure chests, skulls, fake gold (live bats)! Yes, I know for a fact this place is now closed. But it is up for sell! Im just... More 

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Thank Jason N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016

Yes for all purposes this is closed. However, we went in 2013 and while in need of repair and attention, it does give an account of the history if not only the geography of Grand Cayman. Too bad, we would have gone again.

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Thank freddombski
Athens, Alabama
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2015

Stopped by for a visit and the place is not in business anymore. The office had a closed sign on the door, but I called the number and it is out of business.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

Went to visit today (Saturday) The sign says open but the door was locked and on looking through the window the shop has been cleared of stock Maybe time for someone to take down the sign!!

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Thank Graeme J
Sherbrooke, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Although where bad, I still visited pirate cave because I don't always believe them. It was worst the any review. 2 min walk for 10 CU, which showed animal with no food no water and no pleasure. And there is no real cave, it's a oaks from my point of view. I have nothing against zoo and animal in cage... More 

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