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A nice 1-hr walk underground

Hatchet Bay Cave was a recommended visit by a local we met on the plane over. As previous reviews... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
John N
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Need a guide

My husband and I were excited to discover this cave, it it a dangerous walk and I would highly... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2018
Newport, North Carolina
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Full of bats, this mile-long cave is best visited with a local guide.
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Reviewed July 17, 2019

Interesting caves complete with bats and graffiti dating back to the late 1800s. Bring flashlights and step carefully!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 23, 2019

Great caving site. Cave was longer than I expected, a flashlight is a must for all members of the group.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mark D
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Hatchet Bay Cave was a recommended visit by a local we met on the plane over. As previous reviews stated Turn AT the Sign. The road in was bumpy/rocky with the vegitation at roof top. Just a short drive in and there was a clearing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

Was told this was easy t o get to but we couldn't get through the path to get to the cave. SO disappointing.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

My husband and I were excited to discover this cave, it it a dangerous walk and I would highly recommend a tour guide, I hear there are companies who do that!

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 759lyndseyt
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Not much to really see here - its a small cave with a steps and a hand rail going down into in. Unfortunately not too spectular.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank blessedb
Reviewed June 18, 2018

It's worth a visit, anyway, even if a lot of stalagmites and stalactites were ruined by the usual morons who think they have to leave a sign of their passage. The upper level it's easy to walk, only at the exit you have to crawl...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Anton P
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

The caves were alright (but to be fair I’ve been through the protected, extensive caves in Belize so this doesn’t compare at all). The signage from the main road is decently direct- turn off the queens highway (go west- there’s a sign for the caves)...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank 80feetdeep
Reviewed January 29, 2018

We turned at the road sign and drove our rental car along a track through a field. We parked when we could drive no farther. We gave up when there was no obvious place to go to find the cave.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Tess379
Reviewed January 2, 2018

We saw the sign for this cave and took the road leading to it. It is not well marked when you drive the long grass road leading in. We saw a grass opening along the road with a weird sign saying "Try Me" - however,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank SanibelMomof3
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