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Address: East of Yapak, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
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At twilight every day, thousands of bats awake from the caves and fly over...

At twilight every day, thousands of bats awake from the caves and fly over White Beach.

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Bat cave

I went deep of 150 ft to see bats and the water coming from the sea, not bad but I won't recommend it alot.

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2015
Talotunisi
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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

You will find hundreds of fruit bats all around and inside this cave. This is a nesting ground for bats. Pretty cool place to see.

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Thank Shyam2000
Bangkok, Thailand
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46 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

I visited the bat caves just at sunset. I had been told that the bats fly out of the caves at sunset. Sure enough out they came. So many that they almost turned the sky black.

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Thank ASIATRAVLER
Metro Manila, Philippines
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

The bat caves with their cliff-side forests are best appreciated from the sea. Hire a small speed boat or motor banca and hug the coast until you see thousands of these giant flying foxes hanging upside down waiting for dusk to feed on fruit and insects.

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Thank JEJYulo
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

the bats not in the caves but on the tree. such a new and great experience. beautiful scenic place. thousands of bats were hanging on the trees.

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Thank shana1210
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166 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

I went deep of 150 ft to see bats and the water coming from the sea, not bad but I won't recommend it alot.

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Thank Talotunisi
Medan, Indonesia
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

We are passing by bat caves when island hopping.so we ask our guide how can we go there and he told us its closed. he said " too dangerous and closed to the public". so disappointing

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Rennes, France
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87 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

You need a guide to go there, otherwise they won't let you in. But you can come around on a motorbike trip. Becareful, the visit can be quite tricky, if not dangerous. It's slippery, dark, the tide can come up quickly. So even if the guide isn't really useful, just take it cause he knows the place better than you... More 

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Thank OuneT35
Hyderabad, India
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609 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Located on eastern side of Boracay Island, these are in bit bad shape and seems not visited frequently by tourists. We did not ventured inside, but from outside it was bit scary. Not suggested to go inside if you are with kids.

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Thank seedhunter
Bedford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Try and go here and your told its closed. Maybe local guides go here, but we didn't find one and did ask around. Hotels say closed and locals say you cant get there anymore.

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Australia
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

They were really nice and worth going to. A nice sight, not to scary or expensive. A good way to spend some time......

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