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Address: Concan, TX
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Tourists come to this cave at sunset to see the thousands of bats who live...

Tourists come to this cave at sunset to see the thousands of bats who live there as they fly out for the night.

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Great Bat flight

Took a little doing to get there, but if you have never seen a bat flight up close and personal than this is the trip for you.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Phillip K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a little doing to get there, but if you have never seen a bat flight up close and personal than this is the trip for you.

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Thank Phillip K
Alvin, Texas
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165 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Grab a camera and take a sit enjoy the bat fly over head as hundreds gather to aw and the amazing animals fly.

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1 Thank Scott S
Wayland, Massachusetts
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207 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Over 10 million Mexican Free Tail bats fly in and out of this cave from March - October. It takes 90 minutes for them all to fly out. There was a docent there the night we went who explained all about their behavior. Get there at dusk and be amazed!

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Thank SeaJay26
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

I have been going to the Frio Cave for the past 15 years and it still is amazing to see all the bats come out at sunset. This is a must see for families and couples. You think you have seen bats but not until you visit this place.

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Thank purple_moon_12
Houston, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The River Inn resort was a big disappointment, I would not recommend staying there. The pictures DO NOT depict what the views. It is misleading, the back of the cabin overviews some neighbor’s house cistern and there is no front view.

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2 Thank Marcia B
Devizes, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

To see millions of bats leaving the cave at dusk whilst birding the area was amazing. Really breath-taking and an experience all would enjoy not just those interested in natural history. Access must be arranged.

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Thank PLONKSTER
Austin
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We travel all over the place to find the unique, but sometimes it's right there, at home. Barbara has relocated to the Hill Country of Texas and on a recent weekend we went to the bat cave outside Concan, a small town on the Rio Frio. The bat cave is open for guided viewing most evenings in the summer. Some... More 

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4 Thank panamaboutique
Montgomery, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Awesome experience! The guide was very knowledgeable and offered some very interesting facts on the cave and bats. Only reason I didn't give 5 stars was the price, $12 for adults.

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1 Thank Christopher J
Katy, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This was a pretty amazing experience. Old and young can enjoy it. The guide was knowledgable. The point when the bats start flying out is awesome.

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2 Thank Jen D
Deer Park, Texas
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Very remarkable experience- I would recommend you go. We went in the cave during the day also and it is huge

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3 Thank Lisa55726

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