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This was for sure the most unique thing we did during our trip to Mexico and it was free. We got... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
Rusty R
Amazing view of 1000's of bats

We arrived about 5:30 on an evening in April and waited about 1/2 hour for the first bats to start... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

This was for sure the most unique thing we did during our trip to Mexico and it was free. We got there early and ended up waiting more than an hour but it was worth it. In about 5-minutes it goes from zero bats to...More

Thank Rusty R
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We arrived about 5:30 on an evening in April and waited about 1/2 hour for the first bats to start coming out. By 6 there was a tornado of bats spiraling up from the cave, you could feel the wind from their wings. It was...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

This was quite impressive, as a large stream of bats (about 3 millions are supposed to live in the cave) came out of the cave starting at sundown. They went out of the valley in form of a tornado! Highly recommended if you are around...More

Thank TimoG375
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Exactly what you see on national geographic. As soon as the sun sets tens of thousands of bats exit the cave and circle up the crater and then funnel out into the sky. The swirl makes such a wind tunnel it cools down fast. An...More

Thank CanaMum2
Reviewed March 9, 2018

We arrived when it was almost dark, having spent the day at Calakmul. Having seen tens of thousands of bats exit a cave in Carlsbad New Mexico, I figured we may have missed the main show but as we looked down into what is apparently...More

Thank craigbialick
Reviewed March 5, 2018

I didn't really have time to make it here in the evening to see the volcano of bats coming out. But I stopped by on my way out of town and hiked the 300 meters from the road to the cave. Its an interesting deep...More

1  Thank TravelingFamilyTrip
Reviewed March 2, 2018

A large rural bat colony emerges nightly from an amazing cave. Would be fun to have equipment to lower into the cave to explore. The path from the parking area is clearly marked. Only a dozen people in late February. They create quite the wind...More

Thank afish25
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of 4-5 different types of bats erupt from a cave (or denote) at sunset. It looks like a tornado, spiraling up from below and then heading out over the jungle. Free, and and five minutes walk (but no wheelchairs or walkers) from...More

Thank thayersn
Reviewed January 9, 2018

You have to plan getting there by sunset or you will miss an unique spectacle. I can tell you MILLIONS of bats leave the cave during 30-40 uninterrupted minutes, you can see black clouds in the sky, you can actually feel the wind they create.......More

Thank HolmesSaltillo
Reviewed December 30, 2017

The guide said we must arrive before sunset and wait to watch the bats come out of their caves. We arrived around 4:20 and walked about five minutes into the cave. We waited and he said as soon as sun goes down, the bats will...More

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