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Address: Lucayan National Park, Grand Bahama Island
Phone Number: 1855700

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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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 1 week ago
Walker, Louisiana

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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.

Thank containerport
Walker, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank lsumom3
Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Andreas I
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.

Thank Strayedfar
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.

Thank Theresa W
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

1 Thank jpgarvin
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 

1 Thank loulou47
Edmundston, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

This was a nice experience, but we thought the caves were bigger and there was not much to see. Loved the last part, going to the Gray Rock Beach.

1 Thank mamicyr
Ottawa, On, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Short walk to see all of them. We coupled this with gold rock beach right across the street. It's nice to see the bats and the clear water here. but the beach is the real attraction here.

Thank Rambocj7
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

If you're checking out gold rock beach you might as well check out the caves. It only takes a 5 min walk to see both caves and they are neat. Nothing spectacular but the water is very clear and colourful with fish. Good educational experience for kids. We were glad we went.

Thank Michelle K

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