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Address: Lucayan National Park, Grand Bahama Island
Phone Number: 1855700
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This underwater cave is the only one on the island that can be dived:...

This underwater cave is the only one on the island that can be dived: experienced divers only, please!

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Bahamas East End and Lucayan National Park Tour

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chad4nature tour

This was an interesting stop on the way to the east end of the island. We hiked to see Ben's cave and the Bats.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2016
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Walker, Louisiana
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here on a cruise tour to see the bat caves. The cave was a short walk up a hill from the parking lot and then you have to take a rickety spiral staircase down into the cave. No one seemed to have issues with this. The cave was smaller than I expected, but PLENTY of bats (and spiders) to... More 

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Grand Bahama Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Here you will find a most unusual combination of salt water and fresh water meeting in Ben's Cave. If you are a more than great Scuba diver, arrange a dive of Ben's Cave. It requires a level of skill to deal with the combination of the waters as it requires weight adjustments. If you are not a diverse, walk down... More 

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Marlton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best part of this trip were the bats! Nothing special bout the cave but across the street is Gold Tree Beach I believe. The mangroves are beautiful and the ocean the most beautiful I've ever seen. Enjoy

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Visited Ben's Cave at Lucayan National Park with our private tour guide, Anthea, from At YOUR Pace Private Tours. This was totally an awesome experience. This cave had flower bats that migrate to the cave during the summer months and leave during the winter months. It connects to the ocean miles away via an underground tunnel.

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Walker, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This was an interesting stop on the way to the east end of the island. We hiked to see Ben's cave and the Bats.

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Located very close (almost adjacent) to the other cave: Burial Mound cave. Historically the caves are very interesting as they were sacred places of the native inhabitant of the island (the Lucayan Indian). It is also located close to Gold Rock Beach, which is a very amazing and pristine beach.

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Beautiful area, accessible by car if you are visiting the island by cruise for the day. Rentals are cheap enough, and give you the flexibility to explore this area and the surrounding beaches at your leisure.

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Rented a car and took it out to National park. Visited the caves, bats were fun to watch, No mosquitos thank goodness. Took path to both caves and then crossed street and went to park.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

We definetly wanted to see the caves and caverns after reading about the history of the Lucayan people. What we really wanted to do was dive the 6 plus miles of caverns but the weather and time did not allow. Either way it was a good way to spend the day and certainly worth the $5.00 addmission

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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Mysterious and enchanting........part of the National Park and right across Gold Rock Beach. In the caves Yiu can see the spongy limestone where the water from the surface percolates down and on the walls you can see the changes in strata caused as water levels changed in the past. Another indication of past water levels is the presence of fossil... More 

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